Senior Associate, DoD Energy Resilience

Company Summary

Converge Strategies, LLC (CSL) provides consulting services focused on the intersection of resilience, national security, and clean energy. Our mission is to integrate resilience and security as first principles in the clean energy transformation. CSL takes new approaches to resilience strategy development in the face of climate change, vulnerable infrastructure, and determined adversaries. Clients include the military, private sector, and all levels of government with rapid growth in each sector of engagement. CSL has offices in Boston and Washington, D.C. This position would be in-person at the Pentagon, with some flexibility for partial remote work. CSL is focused on the following opportunities:

  • Rapidly deploying clean energy technologies such as solar energy, wind energy, and battery storage to support critical infrastructure and disaster preparedness in states and cities.
  • Scaling-up Department of Defense energy and climate resilience strategies for domestic and global missions.
  • Supporting energy and climate partnerships between companies, governments, and the national security enterprise.

Position Summary

The Senior Associate is a full-time position that emphasizes a candidate's professional adaptability, team-based engagement, and willingness to learn. This Senior Associate position will support installation energy and water management policy development within the Department of Army on behalf of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability (DASA (E&S)).

Specifically, the Senior Associate will be expected to:

  • Organize, direct and coordinate the planning and production of a new Army regulation for installation energy and water management.
  • Demonstrate exemplary writing skills related to DoD and Army energy policy, including comporting with AR 25-50 writing requirements and style.
  • Support high-profile clients to achieve their policy objectives and business goals, and be comfortable in a client facing role.
  • Coordinate across multiple stakeholders within the Army installation management community, adjudicating comments and aligning to senior leader objectives.
  • Develop high-quality project deliverables such as white papers, playbooks, and briefing decks.
  • Demonstrate expertise in written and oral communication skills.
  • Participate in proposal writing for new business capture by coordinating among CSL colleagues and external partners.
  • Connect and leverage professional networks to create new opportunities for collaboration.
  • Travel approximately 25% or as needed, based on safety restrictions.

Preferred technical experience:

  • Expertise in DoD and Army energy resilience goals and mandates, mission assurance assessments, and public-private utility partnerships.
  • Knowledge of DoD installation energy management data, policy, funding, and contracting.
  • Experience with interpreting and/or translating public law, statute, and executive orders into executive or legislative branch Federal Agency policy is preferable.
  • Technical knowledge of renewable energy, energy storage, energy finance, and/or advanced energy policy preferred. Including:
    • Experience with electric transmission and/or distribution systems.
    • Experience with power generation (microgrids, energy storage, engines/turbines, renewables, etc.).
    • Operational experience with electric utilities, interconnection, demand response, etc.


  • Experience working with the Department of Defense, such as the Office of the Secretary of Defense or the Military Departments.
  • Experience writing and coordinating federal policies and supporting documentation.
  • Ability to thrive within highly collaborative and dynamic teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree in public policy, business, engineering or law (MA, MS, MBA, JD, PhD) or equivalent functional certifications preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.

Commitment to Diversity

Converge Strategies, LLC, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against due to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition including pregnancy, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.


Converge Strategies, LLC, offers a competitive salary, vacation, and benefits package, including health insurance and retirement benefits. This is a full-time, salaried position commensurate with relevant work experience and education. The salary range is $90,000-$110,000 and employees are eligible for an annual bonus.