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Senior Geologist


Senior Developer


Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

The Sr. Geologists will provide daily broad-based understanding of geological and geotechnical engineering disciplines in a defense environment. The selected candidate will have experience in drilling, core logging, mining, tunnel construction and design, trenchless technology, rock mass characterization and intelligence analysis skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use exploitation products, intelligence resources and geological/geotechnical expertise to produce intelligence to characterize selected sites.

  • Provide geological/geotechnical guidance and judgment throughout the characterization process to produce accurate intelligence estimates.

  • Work within a matrixed team to include intelligence & imagery analysts, geologists, and engineers to translate characterization analysis to construct Underground Targeting & Analysis System (UTAS)/ Integrated Munitions Effects Assessment (IMEA) 3-D models for weaponeering.

  • Brief senior officials regarding capability trends and analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Geology, Geology or Mining/Geotechnical Engineering discipline with 8+ years of experience conducting geotechnical research and field collection.

  • Strong background in geomechanics, computer modeling, field geophysics and tunnel/slope rock mass characterization geotechnical engineering.

  • Familiar with Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) and MATLAB.

Security Clearance Required to be Considered

  • TS/SCI with Poly is required or TS/SCI and willingness to get a Poly.

  • Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Polygraph

  • Professional Geologist accreditation

  • Military targeting experience

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