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Research Chemist, SETA
ManTech International Corporation Arlington, VA
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Research Chemist, SETA

ManTech International Corporation
Arlington, VA
Expired: January 24, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you'll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

We provide Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, VA. For sixty years, DARPA has held to a singular and enduring mission: to make pivotal investments in breakthrough technologies for national security.

We are seeking a Research Chemist (Technical SETA) in the Defense Sciences Office (DSO) to support and lead activities in project management, technical and programmatic risk analysis, and program-funded test coordination. The Tech SETA will also be responsible for coordinating meetings, assessing performer technical progress, projecting performer outcomes, and ensuring that project management best practices are followed by performers, independent verification and validation (IV&V) entities funded by DARPA, and within DARPA itself.

  • Lead periodic (monthly or bi-weekly) performer assessments to analyze program, technical and schedule risks; develop risk mitigation strategies; communicate findings to program manager
  • Evaluate and guide technical reports, briefings, and other performer communications
  • Engage stakeholders and collaborators across the various DoD agencies and services
  • Shape and oversee early operational analysis
  • Administer programs, including development of technical analyses, identification of technology gaps, technical risk management, project cost estimation, technology transfer efforts, as well as supporting technical reviews
  • Prepare DARPA work products including presentations and reports
  • Attend and organize program reviews/site visits/field tests
  • Support further research solicitation development and source selection activities associated with lidar systems and signal processing

Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least 7 years of experience with any combination of synthetic, porous, and solid materials engineering
  • Experience with fuel cell materials development

Clearance Requirements:
  • DoD Secret clearance required

Desired capabilities and characteristics:
  • Combination of experience in porous materials for adsorption, separation; solid materials for gas adsorption; synthetic materials chemistry; developing materials for engineering applications, with specific applications in the field of Chemical Engineering, and thermal and pressure management
  • Combination of experience in solid oxide fuel cell catalyst development; fuel cell material development; catalysis to produce fuels; carbon capture methods leveraging catalysis; CO2 reduction for carbon capture
  • Experience in engineering and complex system design, prototype design using standard modeling and engineering design software tools

Physical Requirements:
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office
  • The person in this position will need to be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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