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2018-06-202018-07-19

Senior Counterproliferation Engineer/Scientist - ACL

Atlanta, GA
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    493494
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Senior Counterproliferation Engineer/Scientist - ACL

ID: 493494
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Other

Job Description

The Counterproliferation Technology Program Office (CPTPO) within ACL fuses information from operational arenas, subject matter experts, and intelligence assessments to meet the needs of the war fighter. CPTPO 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 the Counterproliferation Engineer/Scientist is to further working relationships with the weapons of mass terrorism (WMT) threat communities including the counter weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) and the improvised threat proliferation communities by:

 a) leveraging the strengths of GTRI to meet the needs of these communities,
 b) by executing war fighter-centric CWMD and improvised threats technical programs and
 c) determining how to meet future CWMD and improvised threats proliferation needs in the field. 

The position may involve use of or development of state-of-the-art modeling and simulation tools to perform critical analysis of system performance.  Additionally, the position may involve field-based experimental/testing activities.  A solid operational and technical analytic ability is a major asset in this position.

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering/Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering/Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering/Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering/Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering/Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Five to ten years of relevant experience with a focus on military operational or government experience in countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) is required.   
  • Familiarity with modeling and simulation of complex systems and analytic tools
  • Communication skills, both written and oral, are critical. This person will be responsible for briefing program activities directly to sponsors at senior levels within the government.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A working knowledge of the National Security (DoD) environment is desired.
  • Preference will be given to those with experience in a mix of theoretical and experimental problem sets with applied operational (DoD) context.
  • Current Top Secret Clearance is preferred.

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

 

Ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance upon hire

 

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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Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

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