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Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2200042

Technology Generalist

ICF is seeking a Technology Generalist 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 Alexandria, 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

  • Based on where you best align, you will support one of the following:

    • support Learning, Workforce, and Development programs and the Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation cross‐cutting program

    • supporting the breadth of a division’s programs

    • support on Networking Technology and Systems and Computer Systems programs

    • support a program making large‐scale, multi‐sector awards (i.e., the National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes)


  • Master’s or Ph.D in Computer Network System fields (e.g., Computer Science is encouraged, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity)

  • Technical background in Networking, Cybersecurity, IoT, Cyber physical security, embedded systems, or related, to understand the funded research at a high level

  • Differentiate between an innovative proposal and one regurgitating requirements

  • Proofread reviews

  • Follow subject matter debate and discussion to an extent

  • 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

  • Familiarity with research, project, and program management

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Community outreach

  • Recruiting experts for panels

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote

  • Advocate of agency collaboration tools: Zoom, OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint


  • Ability to script and automate (using Python, R or Visual Basic)

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Generous vacation and retirement plans

  • Comprehensive health benefits 

  • Flexible work location

  • Diverse workforce that values equality and inclusion

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities

  • Friendly community with lots of social events

  • Participation in charity initiatives

  • Employee support program

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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