Biosurveillance Scientist

Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2022 11:30 AM)
Requisition #
20755
Security Clearance
Secret
FT/PT/On-Call
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-DC-Washington
Minimum Salary
USD $67,770.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $152,450.00/Yr.

Responsibilities

 

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. 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 awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, hairstyles historically associated with race or other characteristics protected by law.

 

Noblis is positioned to provide a Biosurveillance Scientist to decision makers in the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) office under DHS to address threat anticipation, identification, and analysis support to DHS components and other decision makers.  Threat understanding at its earliest point possible is critical to driving counter activities employed by DHS components and partners, and protecting the U.S. population and assets from naturally-occurring and man-made threats.

 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to help develop and advance DHS’s new approach to countering WMD and other threats, 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 DHS CWMD.  Responsibilities include:

  • Technical editing and writing of biosurveillance products, standard operating procedures and other relevant documentation. 
  • Briefing key CWMD staff and external stakeholders on high priority biological events and analytical products and services. 
  • Surveying stakeholders for requirements and user satisfaction with delivered outputs.
  • Training and mentoring new analysts
  • Innovating around new processes and products to enhance early detection and improved analysis of biological threats globally. 

Qualifications

  • Active Secret Clearance or ability to qualify for a Secret Clearance, if sponsored.
  • Ability to obtain Department of Homeland Security suitability adjudication (i.e., security screening)
  • Master's Degree
  • 3+ years of professional experience
  • Excellent communication skills to include technical writing and editing, and oral presentations.
  • Well organized, critical thinker, exceptional customer service skills for engaging with federal government clients.
  • Ability to work tasks autonomously and follow through to completion.
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to quick turn-around requests.
  • Competence to function efficiently in a fast-paced, demanding work environment focus improving health security and public health. 

Desired skills and knowledge:

  • Previous professional work with federal, state or local governments entities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of biofefense, public health, CWMD and/or CBRN areas of work.

Client Engagement

• Extensive client engagement with federal staff and leadership of the National Biosurveillance Integration Center, CWMD office, and interagency partners.

Overview

At Noblis, we recognize your impact, offer you opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings may include healthcare, retirement and savings plans, paid time off, disability and life insurance programs, learning and development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Regular full and part time staff are incentive plan eligible.

 

With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.

 

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD 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 awards. Noblis 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.

 

Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org.

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