• Human DNA Forensics Scientist

    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/14/2019 9:03 AM)
    Requisition #
    6520
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
    FT/PT/On-Call
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Forensics
    Location
    US-VA-Reston
  • Responsibilities

    The Sponsor has a need  for expert assessment of CBW related activities, to further development and planning for future capabilities to meet critical mission priorities and objectives. Technical support is required for lab analysis, threat assessment, and strategic technical targeting to provide CBW (chem/bio weapons) intelligence to key customers and policy makers that are critical to the Intelligence Community counterproliferation and counterterrorism missions.

     

    The program is chartered to deliver expert technical assessment, opinion and advice, technical assistance, feasibility studies and reporting products, and other specialized subject matter expertise and perspectives to the Sponsor on CBW technologies, capabilities, and R&D programs. The employee will be responsible for providing precise assessment and reporting to enable and support the Sponsor’s critical CBW mission requirements. Primary responsibilities include:

     

    •                Provide Subject Matter Expert-level technical expertise in technical field of interest

    •                Manage and execute project activities under the direction of the Program Manager

    •                Provides technical support for contract reviews, design reviews, technical interchanges, and performance meetings.

    •                Prepares and maintains written reports

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Expertise in human DNA forensics, SNP/STR analysis, familiarity with hDNA Databases, ancestry and familial analysis
    • Master's Degree and at least 10 years of hDNA forensics and CBRNE experience; OR Ph.D. and at least 5 years of hDNA forensics and CBRNE experience
    • Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph Security Clearance
    • Excellent writing skills and communication skills
    • Experience conducting technical assessments, feasibility studies, threat assessments and evaluations, and support to field exercises.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Previous IC and SETA experience
    • Experience working with large data sets and/or analytics tools
    • Experience with IC databases
    • A background in population genetics and/or clinical genomics and diagnostics a plus
    • Ability to interpret laboratory analyses and generate associated analytical rand technical reports.

    Overview

    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.

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