Employer: The Department of Commerce - Commercial Law Development Program
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: January 24, 2020

1.20.5 Are you an experienced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) attorney with program organizational skills who is interested in an international career with travel to developing countries?  The Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) is seeking an attorney to support its Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Initiative (DCCP) activities in South Asia.  Successful candidates should have broad experience in telecommunications and information matters and specific experience in data flow and privacy issues.  The attorney would serve as both a subject matter expert and program manager to conceptualize, design, and implement programs to assist countries in their ICT development and to further opportunities for U.S. businesses.  The position requires regular overseas travel.  Foreign language ability is preferred but not required.

CLDP furthers U.S. foreign policy goals in developing and post-conflict countries through commercial legal reforms.  CLDP’s technical assistance programs draw upon highly-experienced regulators, judges, policymakers, business leaders and attorneys from both the public and private sectors to deliver results that make meaningful and lasting changes to the legal and business environments of our host countries. (https://cldp.doc.gov/) The U.S. Department of State funds CLDP’s DCCP programming.

The Department of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.  The Department of Commerce does not discriminate on the base of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

Candidates must meet federal hiring standards for attorneys.  This is a Schedule A Excepted Service Position.  The 2019 federal salary range for this position is projected as $99,172 – $117,191 (GS 13/1 -14/1) depending on experience.

For consideration, send a cover letter and resume to Joe Gattuso at jgattuso@doc.gov.  For questions about this position or the process, please send an email to Joe Gattuso at the same address.