Genomics Scientist, Senior in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0005582

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Genomics Scientist, Senior

Key Role:

Provide scientific, engineering, and technical assistance (SETA) support to the government program manager (PM) and provide technical support and expertise in the area of genomics, particularly in methods for detecting direct or indirect signatures of genome editing. Assimilate and integrate technical inputs from performers, and analyze performers' technical deliverables and reports. Conduct technical writing, development and refinement of briefing materials, and other program documentation using Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. Conduct independent review and summary of related technical literature and emerging technologies, and participate in conferences and workshops related to program technical areas. Develop and document testing methodology and protocols, ensuring they align with program technology components, and assess performer results against program metrics. Coordinate, align, and schedule technology development tasks across multiple performers and perform continuous analysis of technical progress in comparison to planned cost and schedule. Perform technical and programmatic risk analysis, review, and tracking.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with research in genome editing

-2+ years of experience in Bioinformatics

-Secret clearance required

-MA or MS degree in a biological science with sub-disciplines of Genomics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, or Biochemistry

Additional Qualifications:

-Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently within a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment

-Ability to write concisely

-Ability to accurately convey technical and scientific issues to people with varying levels of expertise

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

-PhD degree in Genomics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, or Biochemistry

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.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

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