Columbia, SC 29201
DHS Science & Technology Directorate: Senior Mission Analyst
Our HEARS group is growing, and we are currently seeking a Senior Mission Analyst to support our work for the DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T). Technology and threats evolve rapidly in today’s ever-changing environment. In response, S&T’s mission is to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions to address the nation's homeland security challenges.
This position will support S&T’s Technology Transfer and Commercialization program, which facilitates the transition of technology solutions to homeland security operators in the field. The position is located in Washington, DC.
Coordinating with DHS intellectual property attorneys to move DHS S&T inventions through the patent prosecution process.
Coordinating the efforts of the DHS Invention Evaluation Board.
Assisting with the preparation of technology transfer documents.
Reviewing documents for technical accuracy in accordance with applicable regulations.
Identifying and developing methods, plans, and documentation to streamline operating procedures, reports, and systems to improve Technology Transfer program processes and encourage long-range planning.
Maintaining, organizing, and tracking S&T’s technology transfer records and providing regular reports and statistics on technology transfer activities.
Performing follow-on inquiries with partners to determine the final outcome and impact of technology transfer activities.
Conducting technical assessments of selected research and development projects; communicating assessment results and technical issues orally and in writing.
Reviewing Technology Transfer and Commercialization-related agreements, capability transition plans, and supporting documents and providing comments to the Technology Transfer program manager (PM).
Reviewing and summarizing changes in laws governing technology transfer and intellectual property in federal laboratories and providing findings to the Tech Transfer PM and leadership.
Reviewing and summarizing changes or events in theories and techniques of research and development in engineering or science and providing findings to the Tech Transfer PM and leadership.
Researching and documenting best practices for the commercialization of products and services in coordination with DHS program managers and stakeholders.
Monitoring and tracking S&T’s extramural invention disclosures, licenses, and royalties.
Bachelor’s degree (in a related discipline preferred)
Minimum 10 years of experience in project support activities.
Active Secret-level security clearance and ability to obtain DHS suitability.
Direct or support experience with Federal and/or State & local government clients (focus on research and development and/or technology assessment programs preferred; policy and/or regulatory background a plus).
Ability to work on a dynamic team-oriented project, to demonstrate initiative, and function productively in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to interface effectively and professionally with government leadership.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE-Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)
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