Senior Analytical Chemical Scientist - 30333 in Albuquerque, NM at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

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Alion Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a Senior Analytical Chemical Scientist to provide Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) support to a major DoD Agency located in Albuquerque, NM at Kirtland AFB for operational test events. Minimal travel (<10%) to the National Capital Region (NCR) may be required.


  • Independently plan weapons effects phenomenology and scaling effects for chemical CWMD testing on mid, large and full-scale test plans and methodologies.
  • Review technical activities including data collection, analysis, and provide a report supporting this testing.  Assess new analytical instrumentation and technology including standoff detection and point sampling technologies.
  • Provide analytical knowledge in collecting, detecting, and identifying chemical components from air and other substrates to assist in collateral effects assessments.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences, or related fields of study and a minimum of 6 years’ experience working directly with radiological monitoring in a test and evaluation (T&E) environment is required.
  • A Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering is preferred.
  • US Citizenship is required: Active/current Top Secret (TS) with ability to obtain TS/SCI.
  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of analytical instrumentation and technology including sampling technologies; ability to perform data collection and analysis for test plan development and execution; ability to perform collateral effects assessments by detecting and identifying chemical components of interest; demonstrated ability to independently review and evaluate data based on test plans and results.
  • Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • MS Office proficiency and ability to work in an individual and team environment.
  • Experience in supporting C-WMD test planning and execution.




Security Clearance: Top Secret


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