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Senior CBRN Analyst

Washington, Ohio, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Project Management
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Full time
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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) Office of Mission & Capability Support (MCS).

Technology and threats evolve rapidly in today's ever-changing environment. In response, DHS S&Twas established by Congress to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions to the nation's homeland security challenges.

This Senior Analyst role provides scientific and technical programmatic support to the DHS Science and Technology Directorate, as part of a multidisciplinary team of high-performance professionals supporting the client's most vexing technical challenges, and developing solutions to counter current, emerging, and future homeland security threats. Specifically, the selected candidates will support S&T on programs including, but not limited to: biological and chemical hazard characterization, risk assessment, and management of the resulting knowledge and data. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, operate well in a matrixed environment, be able to learn, digest, and provide scientific and technical guidance on a broad spectrum of biological and chemical subjects, and be able to distill and communicate complex technical concepts to enable nontechnical managers to make informed decisions.

The successful candidate will be proactive in optimizing their contributions to ensure successful outcomes.

The responsibilities of the team member may include:
  • Managing multiple chemical and biological defense projects
  • Evaluating the feasibility of technical approaches to problems,
  • Reviewing biological and/or chemistry-related technical reports,
  • Developing and evaluating scientific capability development strategies,
  • Monitoring chemical and biological projects and technical performance against goals,
  • Developing test and evaluation methodologies,
  • Assessing the efficacy, safety, cost lifecycle costs of proposed or realized scientific solutions,
  • Developing scientific program status reports, PowerPoint briefings, and read-ahead materials,
  • Developing, monitoring, and maintaining a central repository of chem/bio scientific and technical program information (e.g. reports, requirements, etc.),
  • Organizing, coordinating, and participating in meetings, discussions, and seminars on biological and chemical threat and detection technology topics,
  • Communicating scientific findings to technical and non-technical audiences as needed.
  • This role may require non-local travel (limited- 6x/year), and some DC metro area local travel.

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

Required skills and knowledge:
  • Advanced Degree (PhD or Masters) in chemical, biological or related field
  • 8 years working experience
  • Demonstrated Threat Characterization Experience (i.e. types of work within mission space, working with DOD, IC, etc.)
  • Required Secret with TS/SCI eligibility
  • Demonstrated experience working in secure/classified programs
  • Applicants selected must be eligible to receive DHS Suitability

Desired skills and knowledge:
  • Demonstrated experience with DHS acquisition.
  • Demonstrated Program/Project Management Experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency providing program management and analytical support to programs and projects serving DHS Mission Areas.
  • Experience monitoring project development performance and reviewing deliverables to ensure technical, programmatic and financial goals and objectives are met and identify possible program risks.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills. Proven results-oriented problem solving abilities. Experience with presentation graphics and/or spreadsheet tools.
  • Experience providing guidance, feedback, and consulting services to federal program managers.
  • Experience developing budgets and prioritizing resources.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, demonstrate teamwork and initiative, and function productively in the face of new assignments and the re-prioritization of existing assignments.

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 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to approved ADA or religious accommodations. Proof of vaccination will be required with employment and all unvaccinated employees will be subject to additional health and safety requirements. Restrictions may be aligned to federal, state, and/or client requirements.

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems 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
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