Senior Scientist

Job Location US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/23/2018 2:57 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Minimum Clearance
% Travel
Relocation Eligible

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


A qualified candidate must have demonstrated skill in conceiving, planning and conducting research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity requiring unconventional or novel approaches and sophisticated research techniques. 

Candidates that have a security clearance sufficient to allow unsupervised entrance and work within the DARPA facility are preferred.  Candidate should hold a Ph.D. in a field relevant to the support of neurotechnology-related programs for the DoD, with the breadth of expertise to assess technologies across a broad range of applications.


Required Qualifications


  • MS or PhD in Engineering:   Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, Bioengineering; Synthetic Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent field of study and 10 to 15 years of experience at progressively more difficult levels in planning and developing for technical projects of a research and development (R&D) nature.
  • Active/current Secret clearance is required. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting to make decisions and resolve R&D engineering challenges Self-starter with excellent communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

Desired Qualifications

  • Active/current Top Secret clearance is desired.
  • Experience in mammalian cell biology, biomedical devices, robotics, and/or biologically-inspired systems is highly desirable 10 years of DoD project management and/or acquisition experience in research and development. 
  • Working knowledge of DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process



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