Job ID: 2018787
Location: LORTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Nuclear Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
Benefits: Click here
SAIC is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Experimental Scientist (Electronic engineer, experimental physicist, or similar) to join our team at Fort Belvoir, Virginia to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career. This position provides Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Nuclear Technologies Department, developing state-of-the-art capabilities to ensure DoD weapon systems and facilities are hardened and survivable against the effects of nuclear weapons.
The successful candidate will analyze nuclear weapon effects on weapons and communications systems; support development, application and integration of nuclear environmental and effects protection standards; support development of electromagnetic (EM) electronic system effects tools; and provide technical guidance on EMP and high power electromagnetic (HPEM) test planning, witnessing testing and data analysis; and EMP and HPEM hardening solutions.
The candidate will assist with development and execution of a portfolio of software, hardware and testing projects; research new DoD EMP survivability requirements, conduct market research for qualified performers, and translate technology areas and concepts to meaningfully to others on the DTRA and DoD nuclear survivability missions. Provides advice and facilitates government acquisition actions by writing statements of work, evaluating proposals, and monitoring contractor performance. Assists the government in aligning the portfolio for rapid transition of emerging tools and analytical capabilities to key end-users.
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 saic.com 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.