Technical Operations Support Officer


Arlington, VA
Contract - W2


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Job Details

ECS is seeking a Technical Operations Support Officer to work in our Arlington, VA office. Please Note: This position is contingent upon contract award.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will provide scientific, engineering, and technical assistance (SETA) support to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Fields of expertise include, but are not limited to semiconductor processing and VLSI design. nderstanding of research and development of novel semiconductor devices and hands on experience with various silicon processing techniques. The candidate will support a DARPA Program Manager in all technical aspects of program development and execution, including: planning; solicitation preparation; proposal/publication evaluation; independent review, analysis, and summary of relevant research; interaction with individuals from academia, industry and government; preparation and presentation of briefing materials, technical reports, and other program documents as required; and other tasks as needed. The candidate will identify, assess, prioritize, and offer recommendations on proposed and emerging technologies to program manager and performers. This position does not entail direct experimental research.

Individuals will be expected to work on a multi-disciplinary team environment and work independently. Individuals must demonstrate exceptional professionalism, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task effectively.

The position requires interaction with government customers at all levels of authority and technical acuity, and therefore the individual must be able to effectively communicate technical information through excellent verbal and written skills. Due to the fast-paced environment, individuals must have a dedicated work ethic, be responsive to challenges that arise on the job, be flexible to schedule changes, show initiative and creativity, and be capable of developing new research concepts.

Required Skills:
  • Must possess an active Department of Defense (DoD) TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Bachelors degree in Physics, Engineering or Optics.
  • Implement and manage the client's support programs.
  • Provide ad-hoc services upon request from the client's leadership and in coordination with the contract statement of work.
  • Maintain an understanding of the client's mission and work environment.
  • Contribute to the team goals by accomplishing related projects.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
  • Maintain composure and effectiveness under pressure.
  • Occasional domestic travel may be required (up to 20%).
  • Relevant client experience to include strategic planning and corporate finance/instruction/training.
  • Extensive subject knowledge.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Desired Skills:
  • Masters degree in Physics, Engineering or Optics.
  • Superior written and verbal communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to explain ideas and concepts in a clear and concise way.
  • Capability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Results oriented with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of basic financial management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and various office equipment with demonstrated ability to learn new software systems.
  • Ability to interact with internal and external customers.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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