Research Project Scientist and Engineer

Key Role:

Leverage expertise across the Research and Development (R&D) program planning life cycle in the areas of ground, maritime, space, and air systems. Solve, and report future Consult R&D and science and technology (S&T) organizations on the best-of-class and enterprise mandated and prescribed policies, processes, and procedures to define, develop, acquire, and field prototype systems or knowledge product and services to satisfy stakeholder needs, including R&D sponsors, S&T constituents, and end users. Apply expertise in the particular field of specialization to the analysis of new or proposed S&T efforts. Cross fields, as needed, and consult on the application of strategies and processes across a logical grouping of programs to ensure strategic alignment with agency objectives and reduce investment overlaps. Leverage expertise across the S&T domain and within the R&D enterprise and comprehend emerging technologies, industry challenges, and best practices.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with performing detailed technical analyses in the areas of ground, maritime, space, or air systems
  • Experience with providing assessments of new ideas for physical consistency, military utility, technology risk, and cost impacts
  • Ability to translate complex technical ideas and issues into easily comprehensible, clear, and concise briefings
  • Ability to assess and analyze in detail complex technical problems; functioning as a hands-on SME
  • Top Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree and 10 years of experience with detailed technical analysis in the field of physics or engineering, MA or MS degree and 5 years of experience with detailed technical analysis in of physics or engineering, or PhD in Physics or Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with providing support to senior-level government officials, including SES
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment supporting multiple clients 
  • Ability to commute daily to Arlington, VA
  • TS/SCI clearance preferred

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

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

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