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Job Title: Physical Scientist – Senior
Job Number: 19-007-PHYS-SCI-SENIOR-01
Location: Patuxent River, MD
Clearance Requirement: Active Secret
Status: Full Time
Salary: Based on experience
Benefits: 401K, Life/Health/Dental/Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Tuition Reimbursement
The candidate will provide physical scientist support services for the planning and execution of Navy programs at different acquisition category levels and in all phases of a program life cycle.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Apply standardized mathematical formulas, principles, and methodology to technological problems in engineering and physical sciences in relation to specific industrial and research objectives, processes, equipment, and products.
- Ability to solve major problems in a narrow specialty field, or over a broad scope of specialties.
- Offer recommendations and conclusions of the person are considered authoritative and are seldom questioned from a technical point of view.
- Ability to exercise a high degree of originality and sound judgement in formulating, evaluating, and correlating broad engineering/scientific concepts, guiding the analysis of unique problems, and developing new and improved techniques and methods.
- Capable of interpreting, organizing and executing projects concerned with unique or controversial items having a major effect on the programs.
- Ability to apply intensive and diverse knowledge to problems and makes independent decisions.
- Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.
- Investigate atmospheric phenomena and interpret meteorological data gathered by surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses. Includes weather analysts and forecasters whose functions require the detailed knowledge of meteorology.
- Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.
- Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass.
- Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Includes glass scientists, ceramic scientists, metallurgical scientists, and polymer scientists.
- Secret clearance required.
- MA/MS Degree in a physical science field.
- Over ten (10) years’ experience performing work related to the labor category functional description.
Candidate must possess and be able to maintain a government security clearance at a secret level.
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