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AECOM Senior Scientists in Washington, District Of Columbia

United States of America - Washington, D.C., Washington

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking for a talented and experienced Senior Scientist for employment in our Washington, DC office.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 6+ 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 15+ exp or Masters and 10+ exp highly recommended

  • Previous Department of Homeland Security S&T or other Directorate experience

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241299BR

Additional Locations US - Germantown, MD - 12420 Milestone Center Drive

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.

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