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Technical Expert

Fairfax, VA

Provides technical advice on projects or tasks that are highly complex. Applies expertise to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans. Performs highly specialized technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies. Known as a Subject Matter Expert in the technical field or area.

Job Responsibilities• Works with user groups to solve business problems with available technology including hardware, software, databases, and peripherals. • Develops and implements processes that enable agile teaming to maximize talent utilization across the customer organization. • In depth understanding of emerging IT technologies in order to create directorate level business processes • Partners with various stakeholder organization's to lead planning and business process improvement efforts. • Establishes needed processes, governance structures, performance metrics and reporting. • Applies expert functional knowledge and experience to significant business projects or processes. • Maintains expertise by in-depth involvement in the state-of-the-art research and technology development in the field. • Monitors and/or participates in industry user forums, working groups in area of expertise. • As needed, identifies the most qualified internal resources and/or contractor team to assist with tasks. Selects contractors, frames statements of work, and directs the work of the team to assure technical and financial milestones are met. • May lead a small team of capable technical staff members and advises/mentors developing technical staff, does not have direct management responsibility. • Coaches and mentors internal staff in associated technical areas of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in a related field; Master's Degree preferred
15+ years of experience in a technical field

Other Job Specific Skills• Process oriented, conceptually driven and possess the ability to think strategically and work collaboratively in a highly technical setting. • Demonstrated success in developing strategic goals and leading complex programs. • Experience with project development lifecycle and systems operations. • Proven ability to interact with customers, senior leadership and program managers in a highly matrixed environment. • Proven ability to develop and extend network of working level contacts to facilitate behind the scenes coordination. • Proven experience in designing, developing, and delivering executive level communication on organization transformation and business process changes. Ability to prepare presentations and to present information to senior managers. • Ability to work and apply creativity in a fast paced environment.• Utilize creative problem-solving and communication-oral and written-skills, emphasizing the abilities to articulate, explain, and deliver technical concepts and issues to non-technical business leadership. • Recognized in field of expertise as an expert.

Industry leading certification for technical expertise preferred

U.S. Citizenship Required: Yes


Light office dutieswhich may include sitting for prolonged periods of time, viewing digitalscreens for prolonged periods of time, lifting up to 10 pounds, use of a deskor mobile phone, typing on a keyboard, writing with a pen, pencil, or stylus, etc.

EEO Requirements

It is the policyof ASM that an individual's race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexualorientation or national origin are not and will not be considered in anypersonnel or management decisions. We affirm our commitment to thesefundamental policies.
All recruiting, hiring, training, andpromoting for all job classifications is done without regard to race, color,religion, sex, disability, or age. All decisions on employment aremade to abide by the principle of equalemployment.


The physical requirements described in"Knowledge, Skills and Abilities" above are representative of those which mustbe met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of thisjob. (For example, "light office duties' or "lifting up to 50 pounds"or "some travel" required.) Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with qualifying disabilities, who are otherwise qualified,to perform the primary functions.


The preceding jobdescription has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of workperformed by employees within this classification. It is not designedto contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to thisjob.
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ASM Research operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Fairfax, VA and San Antonio, TX. ASM Research was founded in 1978. It has 1180 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 36 open jobs at ASM Research, click here.
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