Research Chemist

Posted Date 1 month ago(7/2/2020 12:59 PM)
Requisition #
8615
Security Clearance
Top Secret
FT/PT/On-Call
Full Time
Job Category
Biology and Chemistry
Location
US-VA-Quantico

Responsibilities

Are you an experienced research chemist looking for an exciting opportunity in the law enforcement and intelligence community? Do you have experience working on complex studies that are focused on RDT&E problems pertinent to explosives characterization and detection?  Do you want to work for a great company while also impacting a valuable national security mission?

 

 

In the Research Chemist role you would support explosive scientists and forensic examiners in RDT&E of explosives and their material properties, in particular the explosive properties that affect the bulk and trace explosive detection of such materials. Support the Explosives Unit that work with EU by performing operations and logistic duties as directed by the EU Senior Scientist and PM of the joint FBI/DHS/TSA program titled “Physical, Chemical, and Detection Characteristics of Improvised Explosives”. Mastery in the areas of chemistry, physics, engineering, materials science, or mathematics, sufficient to enable the Research Chemist to direct complex studies that are focused on RDT&E problems pertinent to explosives characterization, and detection is required.

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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Materials Science, or Mathematics with 5+ years of experience or Masters degree in 3 years of experience or a PHD an1 year experience in the areas of chemistry, physics, engineering, materials science, or mathematics, sufficient to enable the Research Chemist to direct complex stuides that are focused on RDT&E problems pertinent to explosives characterization, and detection is required.
  • Experience in bulk and trace explosives detection technologies of interest to DHS and TSA, such as but not limited to, advanced technology x-ray, explosives trace detection, explosives detection systems, bottle liquid scanners, advanced imaging technology, and computed tomography.
  • Experience in explosives characterization RDT&E, such as but not limited to, material properties, physical and thermal hazards, and effects testing
  • Expereince authoring detailed, technical tasks relating to explosives characterization and bulk/trace detection RDT&E
  • Top Secret Clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Materials Science, or Mathematics
  • TS/SCI preferred

Overview

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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