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Research Engineer II

Company: Battelle Memorial Institute
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.---

The Health and Outcomes and Biotechnology Solutions (HOBS) business line is currently seeking a Research Engineer II to support our government customer in Portsmouth, VA (partial remote available). This Public Health (PH) program enables our government customer to maximize readiness through force health protection (FHP) strategies and solutions for current and potential Public Health (PH) threats. The core scientific and technical capabilities and product lines in this program are to conduct Health Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Analysis; Disease and Injury Prevention; and PH Consultation and Support for the benefit of active-duty service members, retirees, and their families. Battelle shall enable these capabilities and product lines by providing Scientific and Technical Information (STI) deliverables, by performing Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and other Research and Development (R&D) related analytical services.
**This position is contingent upon award of work.------**
Job Summary
Applies expertise and knowledge to technical projects, finding innovative, cost-effective means to improve research, techniques, procedures, and/or products and technologies.

  • Provides research engineering, technical, and managerial direction for problem definition, analysis, requirement development and implementation for complex systems in the engineering discipline.

  • Developing, conducting and evaluating new approaches to meet technical requirements faster and more efficiently.

  • Perform inquiries, assessments, analyses, studies, reviews, and investigations through data analysis, modeling, predictive analytics, and interpretation.

  • Makes recommendations and advises on research development, improvements, optimization, or support efforts.

  • Performs risk assessments and innovative use of new research concepts or improved techniques and procedures.

    Key Qualifications

    • Possess Bachelor's in a related field.

    • At least 5-12 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

    • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

    • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • A Master's degree is desirable.

        Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life
        We care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life.

        • Take time to recharge : You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.

        • Prioritize wellness : Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.

        • Better together : Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.

        • Build your financial future : Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that.

        • Advance your education : Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.

        • Flexible work arrangements : You have options for where you work and when you work.

          A Work Environment Where You Succeed
          For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity's most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world.
          You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to:

          • Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects

          • Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery

          • Collaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environment

          • Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders

          • Give back to and improve our communities

            COVID-19 Vaccine
            In compliance with President Biden's Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors, Battelle requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).
            Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
            The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.
            For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

Keywords: Battelle Memorial Institute, Portsmouth , Research Engineer II, Engineering , Portsmouth, Virginia

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