Veterinary Specialist in Lorton, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0020072

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.


Veterinary Specialist

Key Role:

Provide technical capabilities to assess foreign country capacity and capability to detect, diagnose, and report outbreaks of pathogens and diseases of security concern. Perform research, conduct interviews related to, and assessments of animal health systems or programs, including medical practice and diagnosis of dangerous infectious disease, veterinary infrastructure, human resources, and related laws and regulations, and write reports on the outcomes of research and assessments of disease surveillance programs and systems, including recommendations. Interface with client science, technical, and program management personnel and work collaboratively with a team of technical subject matters experts, including science, disease surveillance, biosafety and biosecurity, and project management specialists.


Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with working in a veterinary medicine or public health environment

-Knowledge of veterinary public health

-Ability to work on a team

-Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of the time

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-PhD degree in Veterinary Medicine


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience with active surveillance in a veterinary medicine environment or active vector surveillance program, international work, or consulting

-Knowledge of lead international animal organization missions and disease reporting requirements

-Knowledge of the US Select Agent Program preferred

-Ability to analyze complex subject matter

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-PhD degree in Epidemiology or a related field

-PMP Certification


Clearance: 
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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