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Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2105189

Research Data Analyst

ICF is seeking an experienced Research Data Analyst to support a new science and engineering analytical program.  Your work will contribute to enabling the U.S. to uphold its leadership in computing, communications, and information science and engineering. You will promote understanding of the principles and uses of advanced computing, communications, and information systems in service to society and support advanced cyberinfrastructure that enables and accelerates discovery and innovation across all science and engineering disciplines.

This role is based in Arlington, VA. This is an opportunity to contribute to an important project from its beginning, work with the latest and emerging technologies, and all while building a great career at ICF!

What you will be doing:

  • Assisting program officers in reviewer identification and recruitment, scientific support on merit review panels, post‐award management, program portfolio analysis, and community outreach
    • Assist in Program Planning
    • Assist in Review Management
    • Assist in Program Management
    • Assist in Award Management
    • Assist in Post-Award Oversight
  • Working in collaboration with or in a similar capacity to National Science Foundation (NSF) innovation programs such American Seed Fund SBIR/STTRI-CorpsPFI and the Convergence Accelerator


  • Technical background to understand the primary areas of the supported research.
  • Adaptable to related research and technology sectors in supported multidisciplinary research.
  • Experience in managing research projects such as on a large research team, or experience providing this kind of support to government funding agencies as a Science and Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) contractor
  • Project management/proven business acumen in managing complex projects and budgets
  • Effective and collaborative communicator. Adept at soft skills such as facilitation and building rapport. Strong written communication.
  • Ability to assist in solicitation development
  • Provide programmatic support of funded workshops and Principal Investigator (PI) meetings
  • Ability to assist in panel organization and logistics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools: Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote
  • Advocate of agency collaboration tools: Zoom, OneDrive, Teams, Box, Slack, SharePoint


  • Highly valued: experience with late-stage research, entrepreneurship, go-to-market.
  • Experience with large-scale, federally funded research (e.g., NSF Centers/Institutes, DARPA programs).”
  • Master’s or Ph.D in NSF‐supported fields
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Virginia Client Office (VA88)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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