The incumbent will serve as an ICT Technical Lead for the Ebola response, recovery and resilience efforts. In this capacity, the ICT Technical Lead will function as a Senior Telecommunications Advisor. The position is located in the Africa Bureau and will serve as a senior member of USAID’s team focused on the various elements ICT infrastructure as outlined above.
The ICT Technical Lead will play a key role in supporting and expanding affordable access to voice and broadband infrastructure in the affected countries. This would include assessing feasible technologies for last and middle mile infrastructure deployments, as well as enhancing the fiber ring, particularly around Monrovia, Liberia. The position will also call for experience in identifying, understanding and shaping policy and regulatory reform with respect to broadband expansion. The incumbent may also lead on the technical aspects of developing a public-private partnership around digital infrastructure investments and expansion in the affected countries.
A reminder of upcoming deadlines for the spring semester, 6 Feb is the last day to add or drop a course without academic penalty using a RTF.
Does your loan package require registration in a minimum number of credits? Educate yourself on the terms of your loan prior to registration. Remember, compliance with the terms of your loan is your responsibility.
• Have You Met Pilar Little at the F. David Fowler Career Center? Pilar Little is the designated Graduate Career Consultant for MSPM students. Schedule a meeting with her to discuss your resume, job search, upcoming career fairs, to negotiate a job offer, or to answer any questions about the services available to you through the F. David Fowler Career Center. Remember, these services continue once you graduate from the program.
•Federal Contracting: An Option for Government Employment
For those interested in federal contracting jobs in the DC metro area, attend the 10 Feb event at the Marvin Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Lockheed Martin, Leidos, LMI, and AgileX are among the companies represented at the event. RSVP in GWork.