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Senior Scientist – CBRN

Region, KY
Chimera Enterprises International

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Job Description:

Responsibilities: The person selected for this position will assist the federal Biodetection Director of Field Operations (DFO) with managing the day-to-day operations. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to the defense of the Nation in a new and developing office.

This position will be located on a client site. Finalists must be able to pass a DHS Suitability Check and Secret Clearance.

  • Assist CWMD NBIC with comprehensive short-term and long-term strategic planning.
  • Provide analysis to support program direction.
  • Support the ongoing development and implementation of the NBIC Strategic Plan, which includes the development of an NBIC Implementation Plan and related follow-on activities.
  • Support the management and facilitation of NBIC oversight bodies such as the NBIC Interagency Working Group (NIWG), NBIC Advisory Board, and any associated sub-working groups.
  • Conduct operational scientific and technical analysis in support of CWMD programs and mission areas.
  • Lead the development of a variety of analytic decision support products that meet National decision makers' and stakeholders' requirements.
  • Perform the functions of a technical expert in the relevant scientific field in support of CWMD programs.
  • Apply scientific expertise in defining and resolving system issues, performing analysis, and developing plans and requirements for further analysis.
  • Coordinate and manages the preparation of analysis, evaluations, and recommendations within CWMD programs in support of federal personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field.
  • Ability to obtain high-level clearance and DHS suitability clearance
  • 10+ years of experience in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field such as biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bacteriology, virology, epidemiology, toxicology, immunology, environmental science or engineering, physics, mathematics, geology, or other related discipline
  • Must have at least 4 years of experience providing direct or consultant scientific support to major programs or system development efforts related to human, animal, or plant health and medical consequences of CBRN events or a combination of experience in these areas and the homeland security pillars of prevention, protection, response, or recovery

Desired Qualifications:

  • PHD level of education
  • Active high-level clearance (current DHS Suitability preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience in CBRN material as well as an understanding of the hazards associated with their manufacture, transport and use.

Location: National Capital Region, Washington, D.C.

About Us:
Chimera Enterprises International (Chimera) is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Company with headquarters in Maryland. We are built to inspire growth for our clients with innovative solutions, that helps our clients succeed. Chimera is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability.

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