Public Safety Information Technology SME (Part-Time)

Vienna, VA posted on February 12

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Founded in 1994, Lafayette Group helps public and private agencies enhance the American quality of life through innovative technologies, strategic planning, and technical support services.  Key areas of work include managing public safety communication programs, development of advanced technology, and outreach to State and municipal agencies. Lafayette Group offers its employees a great working environment with a competitive salary and benefits package.  

Position Description: 

Growing consulting firm seeks talented professionals on a part-time basis to support dynamic and highly visible federal, state or local government projects to include; training and outreach, technical reviews and consultation efforts. The successful candidate will work directly with senior staff to support project management and stakeholder engagement efforts, including planning, preparation of analyses and recommendations, and developing and providing presentations and training courses.

Basic Qualifications:

Requires at least 5 years of experience either working in the public safety field, or in the public safety industry collaborating with public safety agencies and/or membership-based organizations. Experience required in one or more of the following areas:

Technology Requirements:

  • Data networks with focus on wireless data
  • Public safety applications and functional requirements
  • Device technologies
  • Information technology security
  • Voice and video communications including land mobile radio 

Public Safety Requirements:

  • Public safety broadband concepts and requirements
  • Familiarity with federal, state and local public safety interoperable communications programs and operating procedures
  • Knowledge of incident response processes and protocolsData networks with focus on wireless data

Consulting Requirements:

  • Capability to gather, synthesize, and analyze data, and make recommendations to leadership pertaining to program operations
  • Capability to manage projects autonomously, and present products and recommendations to clients and stakeholders
  • Writing skills and the capability to communicate complex ideas and concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Public speaking/instructor experience 

This position involves working on federal contracts that require all workers on the contract to be U.S. Citizens. Additionally, some contracts may require the ability to obtain a security clearance.