Staff Health Scientist, Senior in Lorton, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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    Lorton, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0024175

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.

Staff Health Scientist, Senior

Key Role:
Work with a team of science, biosafety and biosecurity, bio–surveillance, engineering, and program management professionals supporting a defense client program as a biological scientist. Provide leadership in scientific and technical areas of expertise to support the full range of the program’s missions and activities in a designated country or set of countries, provide the capability to assess clinical and veterinary diagnostic or biomedical research, infrastructure, technology, and activities, support the development of new laboratory research or field epidemiology programs and the implementation of laboratory diagnostic programs, and support full range of programmatic science activities, including scientific or technical conferences and workshops and functional and research meetings. Leverage oral and written expertise, including proficiency in standard office computer systems. Apply experience with North American biological safety or biological security standards. This position requires the ability to travel overseas >25% of the time and is located in the Washington, DC National Capital Region.

Basic Qualifications:
-7+ years of experience with conducting research in a biological laboratory
-Experience with Microsoft Office
-Ability to work on a team
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-MS degree in Biological Science

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with US biodefense research or policy
-Experience with the DoD acquisition framework
-Experience with US cooperative threat reduction programs
-Experience with high containment laboratory design and operation, including BSL-3/4
-Experience with consulting
-Experience with international work
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-PhD degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, or a related field

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

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.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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