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SME hDNA Forensic Scientists (TS/SCI w/Poly Required)

Job ID: 2014716
Location: DULLES, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 3, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced, humanDNA forensic to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic team working on a cutting edge program in support of national security objectives. The candidate shall provide subject matter expertise to support the Sponsor’s hDNA forensic program and must have expertise in the following areas: Next Generation DNA Sequencing, Whole Genome Analysis, hDNA Forensics, Human Genetics, Population Genetics and related statistics, and mitochondrial hDNA. The individual is expected to collaborate with other forensic domain experts to deliver comprehensive analysis as requested, while also proactively anticipate upcoming needs.


Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Must have active/current TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in one of the areas of expertise or related field, and at least 5 years’ of relevant post-graduate experience within the last 8 years and 18 years of experience
  • Must have experience conducting threat assessments in one or more of the areas of expertise
  • Must have experience providing assessments of existing and novel hDNA-related technologies
  • Must have experience triaging samples of hDNA
  • Must have experience providing kinship analysis
  • Must have experience providing advice, assessment, and insight related to Epigenetics, Clinical Genomics/Diagnosis, Biostatistics, and Genetic Counseling.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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