Counter WMD Engineer

Employer
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 17, 2021
Ref
145643173
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview: Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the DC Metro area. We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team. SPA assists the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in developing leading edge technologies to counter WMD in support of CCMDs and transitioning these technologies to services and SOCOM. SPA provides expertise across the full range of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) WMD, Counter Improvised Threat and Countering Threat Network technologies to support understanding, detection, identification, characterization, denial, control, disabling, defeating, disposing, safeguarding the force, managing consequences, and test and evaluation in support of military and civilian operations. #CJ #IN123 Responsibilities: Provides critical decision and analytic support to the Urgent Solutions Division in the Counter WMD Technologies Department of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Conducts assessments, demonstrations, analysis, scientific codes, and other decision making in evaluating systems to counter WMD - biological and chemical threats, and counter threat networks. Develops knowledge regarding a stipulated issue through analysis of complex data sets, identifying actionable trends and problems. Prepares technical documentation and presentations to explain the approach, associated assumptions, and conclusions of design and development efforts. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge on subjects such as Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Interprets results from multiple sources using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining, sensor analysis and learning techniques. Designs, develops, and implements technical solutions in support of concurrent analysis. Supports data models and defines the structure, attributes, and nomenclature of data elements. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field (Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related scientific or engineering field) 5+ years of experience in seismic or acoustic sensing and analysis Expertise in sensors, data analysis and tradespace analysis DoD Top Secret level clearance with SCI eligibility, and the ability to maintain both Preferred (eg Education, Certifications) MS or PhD in Engineering and/or knowledge of siesmic and acoustic sensing Familiarity with scientific program development, planning, programming and reporting

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