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    This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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    This position is being filled under DoD Modified Direct Hire Authority, Section 1109; PL, 116-92, dated 12/20/2019 .

    As a Physical Scientist at the GS-1301-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Planning, coordinating, integrating, implementing, and evaluating research and development programs.
    • Leads and participates in cross-disciplinary teams that synthesize future science and technology programs to pursue.
    • Obtains, interprets and documents user requirements, and coordinates performance targets for technology transition.
    • Manages specific programs and projects for cost, schedule and performance, and assures compliance with applicable contracts, and recommends work scope changes where appropriate.
    • Coordinates and reviews statements-of-work to ensure projects provide needed deliverables and advance the technology readiness.
    • Reviews Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs), and Interagency Cost Reimbursable Orders (IACROs) for consistency with technical and programmatic objects; reviews and coordinates Economy Act compliance.
    • Recommends budget and project scope adjustments to project in order to meet transition deliverables and comply with OSD expenditure targets; or cancellation of the project when aims are not achievable
    • Maintains familiarity with the overall scope of division and directorate programs and establishes and maintains liaison with organizations (national and international) having similar problems and activities.
    • Analyzes functional and technical deficiencies in chemical and biological defense to determine applicable scientific issues and makes recommendations on future program direction.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Periodic CONUS and occasional international travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590701600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.