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Web and Applications Development Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The principal function of DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate is to support Research and Development, and Test and Evaluation services to expand the understanding of current and new solutions. The Office of University Programs (OUP) supports this S&T function and manages a complex and broad portfolio of scientific investments focused on the investigation, experimentation and evaluation of emerging science and technology in response to DHS Component needs.

S&T OUP is organized in three focus areas:

  • Centers of Excellence (COEs) - OUP manages ten lead COEs that form a consortium of hundreds of universities conducting research to address homeland security challenges
  • Education and Workforce Development (Ed&WF) - OUP has initiatives to education and train current and future homeland security workforce in science and engineering professions
  • Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) - OUP MSI programs aim to diversify the academic institutions involved in the homeland security mission. MSI programs include grants and cooperative agreements for Scientific Leadership and Summer Research collaborations that engage early career faculty and students with the COEs


Position responsibilities provide support to the DHS Science & Technology (S&T) directorate, specifically Office of University Programs for research and development of solutions to current and emerging threats to homeland security. Involves supporting government staff in engineering specific solutions to enhance collaboration in conjunction with centers of excellence located at Universities around the country.

  • Web Portal and Application Development - provide maintenance for collaboration site and build new capabilities, functions and utilities on applications (e.g. SharePoint 2013 (or later versions, Office 365, etc.) to enhance communications, collaboration and operational functions.
  • Creation and distribution of best practices in the use of collaborative applications.
  • Maintain expertise in current versions of collaboration site application
  • Coordinate user requirements, conduct requirements gathering and analysis, and provide documentation support;
  • Keep records of, update or develop technical documents as to what was customized and why; or develop end user documents and provide user training, advise and consultation.
  • May require highly specialized knowledge and expertise to support S&T requirements or issues related to threats and vulnerability, policy and regulations, intelligence, and optimizing organizational processes and needs.



Requires 5 years with BS/BA or 3 years with MS/MA

US Citizenship required

Active SECRET clearance preferred, however ability to obtain and maintain SECRET is required

Active DHS EOD for HQs or any DHS component desirable

Ability to obtain and maintain DHS S&T EOD required

Requires web design and development experience.

Desirable to have experience interacting with academia and research and development centers of excellence.

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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-21

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