Position Description

Emerging Technology Analyst
Location Crystal City, VA
Req # 13696
# of openings 1
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ECS is seeking an Emerging Technology Analyst to work in our Crystal City, VA office.


Job Description:

Are you looking to help the Department of Defense (DoD) identify emerging technologies that might help develop the future joint force and our nation's civilian workforce? As an experienced professional, you know that innovative technologies offer a range of applications that may influence future military and civilian capabilities. We are looking for someone like you to help a Defense client identify early-stage research with the potential to accelerate innovative solutions to complex DoD challenges.


As a member of the Civilian Harm Mitigation Response (CHRM) team, you will: (a) conduct detailed analyses of emerging technologies that may have military and/or civilian significance; and (b) identify game-changing technologies with commercial and defense applications in development outside of U.S. Government-funded initiatives for further investment. To support your analysis, you will research new technology services and solutions that enable strategy development, requirements determination, organizational analysis and design, and innovation adoption. You will develop and analyze functional specifications, and coordinate with developers to build and implement technology solutions; design efficient technology systems that meet organizational and strategic priority needs; devise and provide technical training, remain aware of technology trends and developments, and make suggestions to client and team.


Work with us as we help the DoD invest in the next set of emerging technologies.  Join us. The world can’t wait.


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years experience in a professional work environment
  • 2+ years experience in a technology or engineering field
  • Experience conducting market research to analyze and report on new/innovative technologies
  • Experience writing summaries of emerging technologies and integrating new technologies with software and/or hardware capabilities
  • Experience with leading meetings and developing presentations and briefings for use by senior leaders
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and SharePoint
  • Knowledge and understanding of current, emerging, and deep future Science and Technology (S&T) and “big data" trends and solutions relative to civilian protection
  • Knowledge of defense technology areas
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering field


Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in conflict zones with international partners, allies, multinational forces, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and/or foreign governments
  • Experience in S&T and/or Technology Scouting fields including knowledge of firms with innovative and emerging technology solutions
  • Experience in the application of future technologies in military warfighting concepts and operational environments
  • Experience in research and development activities of future technologies
  • Experience presenting findings to senior leaders and decision makers
  • Knowledge of DoD and Army organizations, culture, and processes
  • Knowledge of the DoD Adaptive Acquisition Framework (DoDI 5000.02)
  • Ability to work independently and be flexible to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Master's degree in Science or Engineering field


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 3800+ 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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