Job Description

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Materials Engineer Generalist

Key Role:

Perform as a member in our team to build next-generation technologies for our defense clients working our materials and science engineering efforts. Participate in a dynamic team responsible for developing, integrating, and testing solutions to create emerging technologies and products for the next generation of warfighters. Develop, characterize, and support the scale-up of advanced materials, emphasizing high-temperature materials and high-performance composites for defense and aerospace applications and using various levels of testing for characterization and process development for manufacturing of materials. Advise organizational leadership on emerging technologies and market targets of opportunity for marketing and implementation. Work alongside leadership to ensure soldier solutions are fully integrated to increase business capability and value, reduce cost and risk, foster innovation, and maximize accountability and return on investment. Interact frequently with internal and external management and senior-level customer representatives concerning Booz Allen customer projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and contractual clarifications. Advise organizational leadership on how to implement emerging technologies and work alongside leadership to ensure soldier solutions are fully integrated on a continuous basis to increase mission capability and value to our clients. Maintain responsibility for evaluating technical specifications relating to the design objectives of processes or products and evaluate the impact of materials processing on the environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with a broad range of materials science engineering
  • 2+ years of experience supporting programs in the DoD
  • Experience in agile project management, lean six sigma, or kanban
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematical concepts
  • Ability to provide solutions for multiple clients and stakeholders simultaneously
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science or Mechanical Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with advanced materials, including metals, ceramics, composites, and polymers
  • Experience coordinating with production and material processes for low-rate initial production and manufacture of materials solutions and product applications
  • Experience identifying, selecting, and recommending materials for various extreme conditions and environments
  • Experience with the in-product testing process and improve overall testing process improvements
  • Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills in highly complex environments
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Master’s degree in Materials Science or Mechanical Engineering
  • Agile, Lean Six Sigma, or Project Management Certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
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  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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