Job Description

Indian Head,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Chemical Engineer

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big-picture thinking to make an impact in developing munitions? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

As a chemical engineer, you have the chance to solve complex challenges and shape industrial systems or facilities by assessing the design of chemical production, refining, or research and development. As part of the Ordnance Assurance and Safety team, you will review laboratory processes for the elimination of hazards associated with industrial chemicals and mixing formulations for explosives ingredients. You'll provide consultation on mixing operations, small-scale safety testing, thermal analyses, physical characterizations, and output characterizations. You will aid in energetic material characterization efforts designed to understand small-scale explosive hazards. You'll facilitate meetings and assist working groups. You will develop reports and specialized papers, review and revise policies, and conduct briefings related to explosive formulations and mixing processes. The work is challenging, dynamic, relevant, and important to the security of the client. Come grow and empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience working in a manufacturing, research, or lab setting for chemistry or explosives

  • Experience with manufacturing processes of chemicals, inspection, maintenance, and storage of explosives

  • Knowledge of thermal and mechanical properties of materials

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to hazardous and non-hazardous waste generation and waste disposal

  • Knowledge of policy and procedures related to Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)

  • Knowledge of the theories, procedures, and analytical techniques necessary to produce reliable reviews, consultations, results, and conclusions of chemical process assessment

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or Science

Nice If You Have:

  • Knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Plan (RMP)

  • Master's degree in Chemical Engineering

  • Professional Engineer License 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.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

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

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

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 $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (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.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • 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.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

Not ready to apply? Join our talent community and sign up for job alerts.