Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.
We are seeking a Technology Transfer Coordinator in Pittsburgh, PA. This work supports the Strategic Partnerships group under Science & Technology Strategic Plans & Programs at the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL). NETL is part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory system and supports the mission to advance the energy security of the United States. NETL implements a broad spectrum of energy and environmental R&D programs that will return benefits for generations to come.
The position is directly related to NETL’s Technology Transfer work across NETL, but especially the Research and Innovation Center. Technology transfer is the process of transferring new technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace, transforming research into new products and companies so inventions benefit the greatest number of people as quickly and efficiently as possible. At NETL, researchers work every day to develop technology solutions to difficult problems. NETL Technology Transfer works with entrepreneurs, companies, universities and the public sector to move federally funded technologies to commercialization.
Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:
Manage NETL’s invention portfolio. Types of inventions can include: (1) Carbon capture, utilization, and storage. (2) Advanced energy systems. (3) High performance materials. (4) Geological and environmental systems. (5) Rare earth elements and critical minerals.
Assist in the preparation and evaluation of new inventions.
Review NETL patents and assist in developing strategies for developing IP/patent positions in select areas.
Organize, support, and participate in the monthly Invention Review Board meetings.
Prepare and deliver Patent/IP Awareness Training for NETL Staff.
Develop/maintain an invention tracking/management system for housing all relevant information related to the various NETL inventions and patents.
Report NETL inventions to iEdison/DOE HQ.
Support the national lab's researchers and their teams; this includes engineers, chemists, physicists, material scientists, all with a focus on energy-related research.
Maintain process guidance documents and draft legal agreements.
Communicate processes to internal and external clients.
Prepare and administer routine correspondence, memoranda, and related documentation.
Interface with potential partners, including universities, other national labs, and businesses, regarding joint inventions.
Provide customized reports to varying audiences.
Track and report weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual metrics.
Bachelor’s degree in business, social sciences, STEM, or related field and five years of experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
This position will require extensive interface with all levels of the federal client (NETL) and potential collaborative partners, so excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
The complexity of information to be managed will require excellent organization and documentation skills; attention to detail is a must; and an ability to troubleshoot, resolve administrative problems, and quickly respond to inquiries.
Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.
Key Programs and/or Capabilities:
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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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