Planned Systems International

Chemist (Mid-level) w/clearance: MS or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Atmospheric Chemistry

Location US-VA
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/1/2023 1:43 PM)
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ATL has an immediate opening for a person with a strong technical background in chemistry to work in the government customer’s facility at Fort Belvoir, VA.



Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will provide operational, research and development, and training support along with subject matter expert advice and decision support to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) as part of its 24/7/365 Technical Reachback Support program. Technical Reachback’s primary function is responding to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and (high yield) Explosive (CBRNE) requests for information (RFIs) from the Combatant Commands (COCOMs), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff (JS), Intelligence Community (IC), command elements, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), other U.S. Government agencies, and first responders. 

Minimum Requirements

Candidate must possess an MS or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Atmospheric Chemistry or a related field.

Strong communication skills, technical presentation, teamwork mentality, graphic visualization, and Microsoft Office proficiency skills are required.

Experience working with organizations within the Department of Defense as well as other government agencies would be a plus.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. This position will require the applicant to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance w/SCI eligibility.

Physical Demands

Candidate must be able and willing to work rotating shifts.

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Applicants and employees are protected under federal law against discrimination. Please click on this link is the "EEO is the Law" poster to view information regarding these rights.

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability insurance; pension benefits*; 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match; life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance; vacation/sick/holiday pay*

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing, or by dialing 703-575-8400.


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