Scientists - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-07
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Washington

United States

United States of America - , Washington

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking talented and experienced

Scientists for employment in Washington, DC offices. These positions are to support the Department of Homeland Security, contingent on award of future task orders.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researches, analyzes and computes mathematical, physical and scientific data to inform polices or programmatic decisions.

  • Applies advanced methods and techniques in a particular field of scientific specialization.

  • Develops, recommends and refines methods, theories and techniques to evaluate solutions to complex problems and to enhance performance standards, quality and productivity.

  • Provides input to strategies, plans, guidance, etc.

  • Conduct investigations to improve existing or develop new products or procedures.

  • Conduct analyses to determine the feasibility of a concept or prototype.

  • Analyze projects and programs to identify critical risk elements and failure susceptibilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 4+ years of experience

  • Due to the nature of this work US citizenship is required

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/clients are security sensitive.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain Top Secret or Secret security clearances.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in an indoor/office environment. Position requires often keyboard/mouse operations; occasionally standing/walking; rarely working with arms above shoulder level, repetitive bending/stooping, climbing stairs, repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting 50 pounds or less.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS and 10+ years of experience or Master’s degree and 5+ years of experience.

  • Applicable Certifications; work experience with DHS S&T, other DHS, and/or other consulting for the federal government.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Power & Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233981BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.