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Are you interested in working in the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO)?

We’re looking for the best and brightest! Send your résumé to and note the position you are interested in the subject line. We look forward to receiving and reviewing your résumés.


**This position is at the GS-15 level.**

The chief scientist will lead cross-cutting strategic projects to inform and shape the direction of Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), and will provide technical evaluations of selected topics.  The chief scientist reports directly to the SETO Director.  The chief scientist should have a deep knowledge of the solar industry, strong analytical skills, and the ability to speak and write clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences. This position is expected to be based in Washington, DC.

Apply by August 7 to be considered for this position.

We are currently reviewing applications for the following positions, but they are considered open until filled:

Technology Manager - CSP Team (1)

**This position is at the GS-13 level**

The CSP candidate will manage research and development projects that support the development of novel CSP technologies, including optics and controls of solar concentrators, high-temperature materials and thermal transport systems and components, advanced power cycles, and solar thermochemical processes and systems.

Technology Manager - Systems Integration Team (2)

**These positions are at the GS-13 and GS-14 level**

The Systems Integration candidates will manage research and development projects that advance the reliable, resilient, secure, and affordable integration of solar energy onto the U.S. electric grid. These projects explore planning and operation, solar-plus solutions, and power electronics, among others.


To apply, submit your résumé to If selected for the position, you will also need to supply a transcript demonstrating a physical science or engineering degree (or relevant coursework) to meet the basic eligibility requirements.