Senior Nuclear Engineer

Posted Date 4 months ago(4/7/2021 12:19 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


The Department of Defense’s (DoD) works cooperatively with allies and partners to reduce or eliminate weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threats.  The cooperative nature of the DoD’s activities yields a secondary benefit of strengthening regional alliances, deepening existing partnerships, and attracting new partners.   



Role Description:    

At Noblis and Noblis ESI, we have excellent teams of smart, collaborative, proactive experts, and professionals. We are actively seeking to identify personnel to join our team of talented professionals who possess the experience, vision, commitment, and integrity to successfully support the strategic goals of the Department of Defense’s program.  


Noblis is looking to hire Senior Nuclear Engineer to support the mission in cooperation with partner nations. Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:  


  • Serve as technical expert in guiding the handling and destroying of nuclear weapons and delivery systems.  
  • Review technical deliverables to ensure effective and safe technical processes to handle and eliminate nuclear WMD threats, as well as known delivery systems to include submarines, aircraft, rockets, munitions projectiles, and missile propellants (liquid and solid). 
  • Assist in the design of security system requirements for WMD transport and storage systems.  
  • Conduct needs assessments, gap analysis, procurement support, and performance validation and sustainment on behalf of DOD. 
  • Work across project and contractor teams to meet science and policy objectives in accordance with program cost, schedule, and performance requirements. 
  • Support program leadership in defining regional and technical requirements, establishing long-range plans, defining project and program success factors, and implementing assessment methodologies for achieving consistent, systematic processes. 
  • Make recommendations to the program leadership and facilitate the identification of trends and the desired future state for the program abroad. 
  • Document best practices across all programs, draft lessons learned, and make recommendations to adapt, apply, and embed those practices throughout the project life cycle. 
  • Provide support for organizational development, process implementation, trend monitoring, and continuous process improvement with an emphasis on ensuring critical needs are addressed in a timely manner. 




Client Engagement

· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions.
· Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions




  • The candidate must possess either: 
    • Master's degree degree in nuclear engineering (or related science/engineering field) and over 10 years of nuclear experience; or
    • Bachelor's degree with 18 years of experience; or
    • No degree with 22 years of experience.  
  • Expertise in nuclear and fissile materials, to include the nuclear fuel cycle, radiological safety, and spent fuel storage. 
  • Knowledge of nuclear WMD, component materials, and WMD delivery systems.  
  • Knowledge in the destruction and dismantling of WMD to include warheads, delivery systems, and support infrastructure. 
  • SECRET clearance or higher, or ability to obtain a U.S. clearance.   




  • Experience with Naval nuclear delivery systems.  
  • Experience working with the U.S. government on areas concerning national security 
  • Familiarity with State-level and regional WMD threats. 
  • Familiarity with nonproliferation obligations, approaches, and objectives. 
  • International engagement experience. 
  • Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills.  
  • Ability to work on multiple projects which includes prioritizing, tracking, attention to detail, follow-up and follow-through to project completion.  
  • Flexibility/adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Candidates with a Secret, Top Secret, or Top Secret/SCI clearance are preferred. 




Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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