Vacancies in the World of CBRNe


Research Scientist - Bruker

Job Summary: Bruker Daltonics offers an immediate opening in Billerica, MA HQ for a Research Scientist in the area of mass spectrometry instrumentation with a focus on ion sources.

Responsibilities:

• Work in a team environment to carry targeted ion source technologies through feasibility testing. • Design or assist in the design of experimental apparatus, assembling and testing such apparatus, and reporting results. • Assist the company in protecting the intellectual property associated with new technologies through the prosecution of patent applications. • Assist others in bringing successful technologies into production and must assist in the resolution of any serious issues that might be found with the company’s ion source technology at the product level. • Work in a laboratory with applicable instrument hardware, vacuum pumps, electronics, and workflows representative of end-user application.

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CBRNe Program Manager- Defense Government- Teledyne FLIR

Job Summary: The Program Manager will be responsible for successful execution and management of one or more Contract Research & Development (CRAD) programs to meet contractual budget and schedule commitments, inclusive of DoD Defense Acquisition programs of record. The Program Manager will develop and maintain a good working relationship with US Government customers and manage a complex team of employees and subcontractors who are geographically dispersed.  This includes contract tasks and deliverables, coordination across teams of resources of external partners through subcontractors and internal science, engineering, and production teams, resource planning, financial budgeting, program revenue, and expenditure forecasting for US Government contracts.

Responsibilities:

• Lead a complex, geographically dispersed program/project team to meet or exceed SOW, on budget and schedule. Manage personnel and material resources to ensure efficient execution of program activities, ensuring they meet contractual timelines for the Government customer and FLIR internal Phase-Gate development timelines. • Brief internal and external customers on progress regularly; work with government and other customers to secure follow work and/or expand scope and budget of on-contract work. • Support technology transition activities associated with meeting Government technology readiness level specifications. • Project revenue and delivery for divisions Annual Operating Plan and on a quarter-by-quarter basis and execute effectively to achieve forecast. • Working with Engineering and Science leads, ensure programs are adequately staffed with either internal or external personnel, and advocate for program priority. • Lead and coordinate proposal efforts, as needed. • Manage a team of indirect reports to deliver program objectives on time and budget, teams may be geographically dispersed. • Serve as site Facility Security Officer (FSO) and manage and maintain site facility clearance inclusive of training and certifications for DoD cleared personnel.

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Project Associate, Chemical Security Program (CSP), CRDF Global

Job Summary: CRDF Global is looking for a CSP Project associate to support projects assigned under Chemical Security Program’s portfolio covering chemical security, nonproliferation, and counter-terrorism focused priorities. Under the supervision of the Senior Project Lead, the PA will have the primary responsibility to support designing, planning, and executing projects, as well as independently planning/implementing grant competitions, online webinars, and pass-through projects assigned to them.

Responsibilities:

Support research, planning, and organizational tasks for site visits, conferences, meetings, workshops, trainings, grant competitions, webinars, and other events. • Support planning, implementation, technical and financial reporting of projects to meet the stated grant and project objectives. • Draft reports and correspondence for funders, grantees, and consultants. • Contribute significantly to proposal development efforts specifically in researching priority topics and developing written material of findings that may be used for publication to a variety of audiences. Oversees document and information management to ensure records and databases, including electronic and physical files, are current and complete. • Support other programs and staff, as required. • Other duties as assigned.

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CWMD Production Manager- ARA

Job Summary:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is seeking an individual to support the technical management of counter WMD research analysis activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with government program managers to assist in coordinating tasking analysis for a mid-size team of contractors in providing proliferation and procurement-focused analysis on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threats. 
  • Prepare summaries, reports, assessments, and briefings
  • Track analysis products and notify leadership of time-sensitive events.
  • Recommend improvements to processes and quality control procedures.

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Chemical Defense Senior Scientist- Battelle

Job Summary:

Battelle is currently looking for an individual to serve as a Chemical Defense Senior Scientist. The position is located in Colombus, Ohio.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute laboratory research to develop capabilities to detect, identify, and quantify chemical agents and other high hazards in air, water, on land, personnel, equipment, or facilities.
  • Responsible for leading efforts involving test design, laboratory execution, sample extraction/clean-up and analysis, interpretation of results, and data reporting from protection and hazard mitigation studies.
  • Identify new technologies and techniques to drive business in the chemical defense area.
  • Present data at client meetings and conferences.
  • Train and mentor junior staff.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory by creatively troubleshooting and correctly interpreting results to resolve technical challenges.
  • Perform complex analysis to check accuracy, applicability, and reasonableness of project work to meet project technical requirements and laboratory data quality objectives.
  • Generate documentation (white papers, proposals) required to secure new business.
  • Execute as a leader on proposal efforts.  Collaborates with the Business Development staff to establish overall proposal strategies and themes which differentiate Battelle from other potential providers of service. 
  • Submit technical input and cost and schedule estimates on proposed projects.
  • Ensuring compliance to in-house specifications.
  • Follow all safety guidelines while working around hazardous materials.

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CBRN Specialist- US Army

Job Summary:

The US Army Nashville Recruiting Battalion is recruiting Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Specialists. CBRN Specialists are primarily responsible for defending the country against the threat of CBRN weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the establishment of CBRN defense measures
  • Provide training advice and supervision regarding CBRN equipment and operations
  • Train military and civilian personnel on CBRN response operations
  • Operate and maintain CBRN detection and decontamination equipment
  • Serve on Biological Integrated Detection Teams, STRYKER NBC Reconnaissance Platoons, Technical Escort Battalions, Special Forces and Ranger Units

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EOD Specialist- US Army

Job Summary:

The US Army Houston Recruiting Battalion is enlisting soldiers to become certified Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialists who locates, identifies, renders safe, and disposes of foreign and domestic conventional, chemical, or nuclear ordnance and improved explosive devices (IED); supports VIP missions for the U.S. Secret Service, State Department, and other Federal agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Disable and defeat explosive devices and weapons of mass destruction.
  • Research and identify military weapons, assist leadership in the preparation and use of advanced robotics, dispose of hazardous objects.
  • Perform missions in support of Army units worldwide, across all environmental conditions.

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CBRN Junior Incident Response Specialist- Leidos

Job Summary:

Leidos is seeking a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Subject Matter Expert for the CBRN Incident Response Program. As part of the vacancy, the Junior CBRN Incident Response Specialist will provide on-site support to a customer in the NOVA/Washington D.C. vicinity. The position will be based in Bluemont, VA.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide varying degrees of CBRN-related training and CBRN-related physical assessments to a diverse range of customers.
  • Perform logistical, and maintenance functions on Commercial off the Shelf (COT) CBRN Equipment and conduct mission-related travel and serve as the primary instructor/trainer to the client.
  • Utilize knowledge in CBRN equipment logistics planning and operations experience for equipment research, requisition, accountability, maintenance, calibration, & sustainment.
  • Demonstrate experience in the establishment of positive and productive work relationships with clients based on individual level of expertise, quality of work, personality, and ability to deliver the desired product.
  • Instruct various CBRN tasks and procedures effectively to a wide range of audiences and skillsets while being able to adapt to their expectations.
  • Research, write and develop client-based procedures related to CBRN defense.

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