Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Researcher - ACL

Atlanta, GA
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Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Researcher - ACL

ID: 495027
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Hardware Development/Design, ISR & Tactical Systems, Modeling/Simulation, Sensors Integration, Testing, Threat Systems

Job Description

The Counterproliferation Technology Program Office (CPTPO) in the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL) provides world-class, forward-looking thought leadership and turn-key, best-of-class technical solutions to the countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) and improvised threat enterprise for U.S. Government and other sponsors.

The role of this position is to provide operational perspective to support the development of prototypes and concepts that deliver tailored solutions to counter chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats. The position may involve use of or development of state-of-the-art modeling and simulation tools to perform critical analysis of system performance.

The job duties for this position include prototype design, requirements development, sensor/platform integration, modeling and simulation, research and evaluation of candidate solutions, and development of concepts of operation/employment. Additionally, the position involves field-based experimental/testing activities.

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate I

  • A Bachelor's degree.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Master’s degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of operational military CBRN defense experience
  • Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Former Army CBRN officer
  • STEM degree

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Secret Clearance with ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



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