Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Science Project Leader
KBR is seeking just the right person to provide Science leadership for one or more projects supporting U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) initiatives providing an authoritative satellite-derived basis for regional, continental, and global scale identification of historical change, monitoring current conditions, and helping to project future scenarios to facilitate impact assessments and strategic development for adaptation and mitigation. This position is well-suited to candidates with a science background, but with skills and interest in project management.
KBR , headquartered in Houston, Texas, is the primary contractor to the USGS for performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center (http://eros.usgs.gov/) near Sioux Falls, SD (http://www.siouxfalls.org). Sioux Falls residents enjoy small town friendliness in a big town atmosphere, year-long outdoor recreation, professional sports and entertainment events, and no state income tax.
Education : B.S. or M.S in Science and or Business
Experience : 0-10 years
The USGS EROS Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC) Science Division is seeking to grow its leadership team to support the research, development, and operation of satellite-based information products. Its current portfolio provides technical support to USGS projects that integrate land, water, and fire science programs through an evolution towards high performance computing platforms such as the Cloud to facilitate investigations, data processing, visualization, and distribution of products that inform environmental change studies.
The TSSC Science Project Lead will catalyze versatile and talented teams of scientists and engineers to fulfill USGS mission goals within well-managed schedule and budget definitions. This role supports the larger Science Division Management team and may focus on daily technical task coordination, overall project management, or a combination of both.
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This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the KBR website ( https://www.kbr.com/careers ).
This position may be filled by a KBR teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on-line.
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