Nuclear Engineer (NTD)

Systems Planning and Analysis
Arlington, VA
Oct 21, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
OverviewSystems 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 (CIT) and Countering Threat Network (CTN) 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 #IN123ResponsibilitiesServes as a technical/scientific resource to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) on projects, analyzing problems and applying theoretical techniques to develop nuclear detection solutions. Works on advanced, complex technical projects that require state of the art technical or industry knowledge on subjects such as mechanics, fluid mechanics, quantum mechanics, geology, optics, acoustics, electricity, pneumatics, magnetism, and electromagnetic and particle radiation. Uses, maintains, tests, and develops mathematical and scientific models to study complex systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues, conducts advanced engineering research, and recommends alterations to development and design. Prepares technical documentation and presentations to explain the approach, associated assumptions and conclusions of scientific investigations. Integrates and coordinates work within the department and other departments. Responsible for risk management and quality control efforts. Applies technical expertise directly to work efforts.Qualifications Master's degree in Nuclear engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related curriculum 5 years of related experience in an engineering or scientific function, including research and development or acquisition. Demonstrated success in engineering programs or projects. TS Clearance or ability to receive a TS clearance; SCI eligibleDesired Qualifications TS/SCI Clearance PhD in Nuclear engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related curriculum Working knowledge of nuclear weapons effects and their battlefield effects on equipment, and/or understanding of T&E, acquisition Knowledge of DOD weapons systems, aircraft survivability, DOD survivability, EMP, nuclear blackout, radiation, radiation transport, nuclear engineering, survivability, nuclear weapons effects Project Management Experience