Senior Licensing Specialist

Clearance Level
Bethesda, Maryland
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Patent Licensing

Technical Agreements

Technology Transfer

REQ#: RQ145826
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Job Description
Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Senior Licensing Specialist supporting the Department of Research Infrastructure Support at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC).

GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career. At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Licensing Specialist, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.


  • Process, negotiate, execute and revise agreements in support of WRNMMC investigator's collaborations with parties outside the Federal government
  • Be a point of contact for incoming request forms for agreements including CRADAs, MTAs, Collaborative agreements, SLAs, IAAs and others
  • Maintain records including adding information in databases and tracking them for future reference
  • Identify external entities with interest in faculty research area(s), and developing research partnerships.
  • Assist with outreach to potential partners by assisting scientists in developing statements of work, directing them to in-house personnel for budget development and assuring that they follow all in house policies for establishing agreements with potential partners
  • Review and evaluate intellectual property (IP) held by partner as well as in-house IP to determine the possibility of new IP and value of the collaboration
  • Help inventors with their invention disclosures and assist with other laboratory or outreach projects as needed. This includes working with other members on special projects and assignments
  • Manage the development of and implementation of technology transfer initiatives, oversees the organization of strategic partnerships and alliances, and maintains knowledge of relevant scientific activities at WRNMMC, other Federal agencies, non-Federal government organizations, and non-government organizations. When called upon, participate in the development of new policies regarding the technology transfer


  • Education: Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience; An advanced degree in health life sciences or related field preferred
  • Required Experience: 5-8 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering with 1-3 years of technology transfer and patenting
  • Required Technical Skills: Expertise in various agreements (CRADAs, MOUs, MTAs, etc)
  • Security Clearance Level: Must be clearable for a NACLC(T3) background investigation
  • Location: Hybrid (onsite 3 days per week) in Bethesda, Maryland
  • US Citizenship required


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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