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Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2300495

Technology Advisor- Digital Strategy and Programs

Technology Advisor

ICF is seeking Technology Advisor candidates for an anticipated USAID- funded Digital Strategy and Programs activity in Washington, DC. The project will build the capacity of USAID Missions, Washington Operating Units (OUs), and partners to advance digital initiatives that enhance security and economic prosperity in partner countries while safeguarding individual rights, freedom of expression, and democratic norms and practices. The Technology Advisor is responsible for advising the activity, buy-in clients, and USAID on emerging technologies and cybersecurity.

Our Technology Advisor work to support the functions and missions that are vital to the USAID’s 2020-2024 Digital Strategy, through proactive planning and strong partnerships and promoting innovation.


  • Advise the activity, buy-in clients, and USAID on emerging technologies and cybersecurity,
  • Drive strategic thinking, digital-sector partnerships, and behavior change that will equip USAID for the digital age, and supporting the growth of open, inclusive, and secure digital ecosystems in partner countries.
  • Manage technical deliverables from consultants and partners, including providing technical inputs and quality assurance.
  • Provide strategic guidance on emerging technologies, cybersecurity, and digitization.
  • Provide technical guidance to inform development of activity’s strategic plan, work planning, and reporting.
  • Serve as a thought leader in innovative technologies and their application to international development programming.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key sector partners, donors, consultants, host country counterparts, and stakeholders.
  • Ensure the activity remains up to date with innovations in the digital development sector;
  • Develop and manage relationships with key sector partners, donors, consultants, host country counterparts and stakeholders. 


  • The candidate must have client service experience and strong communication skills (both oral and written) and presentation skills
  • Has demonstrated Superior leadership ability to lead, inspire, and direct a team of instructors and/or engineers.
  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to a team of driven communicators.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business, Informatics discipline or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience working on USAID-funded projects.
  • 10+ years of experience working in technology, cybersecurity, and/or digitization, in LMIC environments including understanding of digital innovation, digital strategy, and change management, digital workforce development. 
  • 10+ years of experience building and leveraging relationships with counterparts at various levels of local government, and private sector and USG interagency SMEs.

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.

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:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$77,890.00 - $132,413.00

Rockville, MD (MD18)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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