Senior Radiation/Nuclear Test Scientist - 28744 in Albuquerque, NM at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:

Job Description

Position Summary

Alion Science and Technology Corporation is seeking a Senior Radiation/Nuclear Test 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. Some travel (<5%) to the National Capital Region (NCR) may be required.


  • Provide review of technical activities including data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Use knowledge of radiological and nuclear detection systems to create specific test protocols to characterize systems in both developmental and operational settings.
  • Develop test plans and methodologies to meet measurement objectives to support customer testing and provide post-test assessments to determine diagnostics and system performance, and how well diagnostics met test objectives.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering 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 Nuclear Engineering is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in radiation and nuclear engineering.
  • Knowledge of and experience using a variety of radiological and nuclear detection devices, including personal radiation detectors, handheld survey meters (teletectors), radiation isotope identification devices (RIID), and radiation portal monitors (RPM).
  • US Citizenship is required: Must have active/current Top Secret (TS) with ability to obtain TS/SCI.
  • Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • MS Office proficiency and ability to work in an individual and team environment.
  • Experience in instrumenting High Explosives test events required.


Security Clearance: Top Secret

Next Steps

Next Steps


Join the Alion Talent Network today and stay up-to-date on our openings as they continue to become available! As a member of our network, you will receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests and have the ability to share job opportunities through social media or email. Join now!

Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.