Lead Specialist, Research Operations

    • KBR
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Posted 45 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Research and Development
Training and development
Data acquisition
Technical writing
Test plans
Reporting
Security clearance
Leadership
Research
Operations
Science
Testing
CBRNE
Analytical skill
Budget
Electronics
Chemicals
DoD
Military
Sustainability
Collaboration
Law

Job Details

Title:

Lead Specialist, Research Operations

BELONG. CONNECT. GROW. with KBR.

Around here, we define the future. We are a company of innovators, thinkers, creators, explorers, volunteers, and dreamers. But we all share one goal: to improve the world responsibly and safely.

KBR is seeking a Lead Specialist, Research Operations to support our RECO/DTRA contract for KBR's Science and Space division. Provide R&D and test support for environmental testing on CBRNE experiments at Kirtland AFB, WSMR, Dugway, and other US testing grounds.

Scope and Responsibilities:

Recommends solutions to new and complex problems, develops innovative strategies, quantifies the competitive performance of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Requires CBRNE expertise.

Solves complex problems and identifies innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

Interprets DTRA challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services.

Guides multidisciplinary team to solve complex problems; uses analytical thought to exercise judgement and identify innovative solutions.

Provides input into research and development activities and budget allocations.

Supervises team members at a project level to include verification of timecards, oversight of daily tasks/schedules and input into performance appraisals.

Primary customer contact for R&D projects and CBRNE tests.

Skills and Abilities:

High degree of knowledge concerning electronics and electronic systems for data acquisition

Experience regarding Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Radiological and Explosives (CBRNE) research, testing, and technology

Strong technical writing skills for project/test plan and technical report development

Special Requirements (Licenses, Clearances or Certifications):

10 years of relative experience

Requires ship

DoD SECRET Security Clearance

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Education and Experience: Typically requires a college or university degree in a related scientific or technical field. In some disciplines, advanced degree may be a requirement to reach this level. Typically requires 7 to 10 years of relevant experience.

KBR BENEFITS

KBR offers a wide range of benefits for their employees; we offer medical, prescription, dental, vision, AD&D, disability benefits, retirement 401k, travel benefits, PTO, holidays, flexible work schedules, parental leave, military leave, education assistance, and the list goes on and on! We also support career advancement through professional training and development.

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY AT KBR

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture.

These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.