Biosurveillance Scientist

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $91,000 – $130,000 a year5 hours ago Qualifications – Technical support – Bachelor’s degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description Responsibilities: Responsibilities Include: Noblis is positioned to provide novel technology and operational solutions to key decision makers in the CWMD office as it transitions its efforts to include more threat anticipation and threat identification support to DHS components using information obtained from its distributed sensor network capabilities and other sources. Threat understanding at its earliest point possible is critical to driving counter activities employed by DHS components and future CWMD research and development and acquisition activities. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to help develop and advance DHS new approach to counter CWMD, we are actively seeking to identify personnel to join our team of talented professionals who possess the experience, vision, commitment and integrity to successfully support the strategic goals of DHS CWMD by providing support in the following areas Conducts operational scientific and technical analysis in support of National biosurveillance. Supports the development of a variety of analytic biosurveillance decision support products that meet National decision makers’ and stakeholders’ requirements. More broadly, performs the functions of a technical expert in the relevant scientific field in support of major biosurveillance programs or system development activities. Applies scientific expertise in defining and resolving system issues, performing analysis, and developing plans and requirements for further analysis. Researches, analyzes, and computes mathematical, physical and scientific data for integration into, and prepares analysis, evaluations, and recommendations for inclusion within CWMD biosurveillance products in support of federal personnel. Produces analytical products, formal reports and breifings to be presented to senior government staff. Client Engagement: – Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management. * Participate on proposals Qualifications: Qualifications BS degree in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field. Certain personnel will require MS. Has 5+ years’ experience, or a Masters Degree and 3 years experience Qualifying experience must be in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field such as biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bacteriology, virology, epidemiology, toxicology, immunology, environmental science or engineering, physics, mathematics, geology, or other related discipline. An active secret is required. Desired skills and knowledge: Preferred Specialized Experience: 2 years of experience providing scientific or technical support to major programs or system development efforts related to biosurveillance. Ability to obtain DHS Suitability Overview: Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation’s toughest problems and advanced solutions to our clients’ most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us Why work at a Noblis company? Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace. Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Show full job description Apply Now