Senior Scientist - Decontamination

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/23/2023 6:26 PM)
Requisition #
20992
Security Clearance
Suitability
FT/PT/On-Call
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-DC-Washington
Minimum Salary
USD $87,210.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $214,830.00/Yr.

Responsibilities

Location:  Offsite 

 

Responsibilities 

 

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 Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). 

 

Technology and threats evolve rapidly in today’s ever-changing environment. In response, DHS S&T was established by Congress to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions to the nation's homeland security challenges. DHS S&T supports basic and applied research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E) that provides the tools and knowledge products to support the Homeland Security missions of DHS components and first responders. DHS S&T supports these RDT&E activities at a range of performer and government facilities, including DHS S&T-run research facilities across the U.S. 

 

This position leverages extensive scientific subject matter expertise to provide technical input to assist engineering discussion and decisions on large-scale biological decontamination efforts, including engagement with government and industry partners to establish best use technologies and policy. 

 

Role functions may include: 

 

  • Serving as a scientific SME supporting engineering decisions regarding the application and appropriateness of biological decontamination technologies and development of interagency biosafety standards and decontamination policy.  
  • Leveraging scientific expertise to provide technical input on procurement planning, and assistance with inter-agency engagements. 
  • Engaging with industry partners to establish current state of the art technologies for effective large-scale biological decontamination. 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree and 18 years of relevant experience. 
  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 
  • Ability to obtain DHS Suitability.  

 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Operational, programmatic or management experience supporting DoD and/or DHS components (e.g., TSA, CBP, FPS, CISA, CWMD, USCG, ICE). 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a high pressure, fast paced atmosphere. 
  • Demonstrated experience in a biological field such as microbiology, infectious diseases or animal science, including decontamination, detection and countermeasures regarding biological agents. 
  • Demonstrated experience in interpreting and/or support the development of public scientific policy. 
  • Demonstrated experience in DHS or DOD acquisition strategy. 
  • Demonstrated experience in interagency engagement to elicit and provide scientific input.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Experience writing and editing technical documentation for both technical and non-technical audiences. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • DHS suitability. 

Client Engagement

• Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively share information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management.
· Participate on proposals

Overview

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.

 

Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.

 

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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