Chemical/Biological Entry Level Engineer

Employer
Watermark Risk Management International
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 29, 2022
Ref
334149179
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Come make your mark with Watermark! We're a rapidly growing Service- Disabled, Veteran- Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in risk management and security. Founded by USAF Veterans in 2007, we're intimately familiar with DOD security programs and mission requirements. Along with our core values of innovation, effective communication, integrity and work/life balance, our employees are the key to our success.At Watermark, our people come first. We offer comprehensive benefits to address our employees' physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. This includes 100% employer- paid medical insurance, ample paid leave, a free employee assistance program, and a competitive 401k savings plan. Additionally, to protect our workforce against COVID-19 and its variants, and in compliance with Executive Order 14042, Watermark will require all current and new employees will be fully vaccinated from COVID-19, unless eligible for a religious or disability accommodation.We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Systems Engineer to join our talented team.Position Description:Assist in various systems engineering processes in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Systems Support Directorate (SSD) and Front Office in its effort to combat the catastrophic use of weapon of mass destruction within the US and its territories.Follow established DHS Acquisition and Systems Engineer Lifecycle (SELC) policies, procedures and frameworks to develop, acquire and deploy counter- WMD Detection systems to our Federal, State , Local and Tribal operational partners.Work with Project Manager to develop project documentation requirements and schedules.Conduct systems engineering tasks in support of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) systems.Provide Research & Development, Test & Evaluation, Acquisition, Program Integration & Mission support or Front Office support as needed and assigned.In this role you will Provide administrative, programmatic, systems engineering, research analysis, test management and scientific support services including assistance required by the federal staff to effectively administer and manage programs and projects as well as to contribute to scientific and engineering assessments of existing and evolving counter-WMD technologies.Responsibilities may include:Develop Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Integrated Master Plans (IMS) and resource-loaded integrated master schedules for acquisition programs as well as Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs)Develop interface management plans for the acquisition of systems.Derive and decompose system functional requirements to field an acquisition system (eg, Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) develop and analysis)Coordinate with Government personnel to ensure requirements are met.Develop disposition plans for disposal of systems when end-of-life is reachedAnalyze proposed systems to determine capability of proposed systems to meet end-user requirementsPrepare and submit acquisition artifacts for oversight reviews and develop briefings for oversight officialsExperience Requirements:0-3 years in systems engineering or related workEducation Requirements:BS degree, or equivalent (4 years of work experience), in engineering disciplineM.A./MS degree in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field is desired.Certification Requirements:N/ASecurity Clearance Requirements:DOD Secret Clearance is desiredAbility to obtain a DOD Secret ClearanceAbility to obtain DHS SuitabilityKEYWORDS: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Weapons of Mass Destruction, WMD, Biodefense, Biotechnology, biochemistry, biohazardousWatermark Risk Management International, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021 all current and new Watermark employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment, unless the employee is eligible for a religious or disability accommodation.OFN8WZvach