Bioengineer IV - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-MD-Frederick
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/7/2024 9:59 AM)
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LMI is seeking a qualified Bioengineer IV to support our Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (JPEO-CBRND) Joint Project Manager for Medical Countermeasure Systems (JPM MCS) client at our Ft. Detrick, MD location. This position requires an active Secret clearance. You must be a U.S. citizen.

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.


  • Serve as the technical representative/integrator on project teams, supporting risk planning efforts and providing advice and assistance in implementing process improvements for advanced development efforts (i.e., clinical, non-clinical, and manufacturing).
  • Serve as the technical/programmatic lead on internal and external IPTs, responsible for organizing meetings, preparing agendas, documenting meeting minutes and action items, etc.
  • Serve as the technical/programmatic point of contact, participating in contractor site visits, assisting in monitoring performance and quality standards, and providing technical oversight during study execution.
  • Serve as the technical representative at conferences and stakeholder meetings.
  • Provide scientific/technology advice, technical oversight, and acquisition support in the areas of science and technology availability, technology maturity, and applicability of proposed candidate CBRN prophylactic and therapeutic drugs, biologics, and devices through advanced development, production, and fielding.
  • Provide technical knowledge to guide the product team in establishing a link between clinical and non-clinical efficacy, developing a robust manufacturing strategy, and defining product development schedules.
  • Provide written technical opinions to guide the decision making process of the IPT.
  • Collaborate with project teams and participate in the evaluation of technical results in multiple developmental areas, developing strategies to move the program forward.
  • Conduct research projects to produce effective solutions for maintaining cost, schedule, and performance parameters.
  • Provide periodic update reports to leadership.
  • Assess schedule risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Prepare acquisition documentation and presentations in support of major milestones, program reviews, or other program presentations.
  • Review and provide edits/comments to technical documentation (i.e., development/technology transfer reports, batch records, standard operating procedures, and regulatory submissions).
  • Author, edit, and contribute in the development of robust product development plans to support FDA approval under the Animal Rule.
  • Review documentation (e.g., draft protocols, study plans, etc.) pertaining to a range of developmental efforts (i.e., manufacturing, non-clinical, clinical, and assay development), providing feedback in support of advanced development efforts - these activities will include collaboration with both internal and external partners.
  • Assist in leading the project team and coordinate responsibilities, oversee quality management, and encourage timeliness of completion of drafting or reviewing protocols, IND applications, other regulatory submissions, and technical reports.
  • Prepare documentation/presentations to summarize technical results, to include displaying results in “Layman’s” terms, formulating conclusions, and developing technical strategies in response to the data outcomes.
  • Maintain current knowledge on new technologies and methodologies that may benefit the program, assessing technical proposals critically and effectively, providing written technical opinion on the feasibility of new technologies.
  • Review and search scientific literature and databases in order to identify technical information and to provide references to support product development efforts.
  • Communicate results of assigned tasks and efforts, both orally and in written form, in a clear and concise manner, to include executive summaries, meeting presentations, documentation, and reports.
  • Deliver written work products no later than the assigned suspense (which will be earlier than those established by external sources (e.g., SASI, DSS, higher headquarters suspense dates, etc.) to allow for Government review, revision, and coordination prior to Government approval and submission).
  • Assist Government personnel in leading requirements generation efforts and development of RFPs, RFIs, SOOs, and other source selection documentation.
  • Participate in source selection activities, providing advice and assistance on the technical and programmatic value and feasibility of proposals to the Government.
  • Assist Government personnel in leading the analysis and documentation required for all contracting actions.
  • Assist Government personnel in leading the development and implementation of program planning budget and execution strategies, tracking and monitoring obligations and expenditures.


  • Standard Requirement: Master’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering Management, or a related discipline, as well as ten (10) years of general experience and six (6) years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Tradeoff Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering Management, or a related discipline, as well as twelve (12) years of general experience and eight (8) years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Possess a DAU Level II equivalency in Program Management or senior level DoD experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology vaccine and drug development portfolio management (i.e., investment decisions based on the risk management process). DAU courses will be at Government cost; however, travel costs (ex: Per Diem, lodging, mileage) will not be at Government cost.
  • Possess ten (10) years of Industry experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology advanced development (i.e., IND to FDA approval).
  • Possess five (5) years of experience in pre-clinical and clinical drugs, vaccines, biologics, assays, or diagnostics advanced development (IND to FDA licensure).
  • Possess senior-level DoD experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology vaccine and drug development portfolio management (i.e., investment decisions based on the risk management process).
  • Possess familiarity with, and have participated in, the discussion, preparation, and review of cycles required for program management, product development, acquisition program strategic planning, contract guidance, oversight, and advisory services.
  • Possess five (5) years of working experience with Microsoft Office, to include Outlook, Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Active Secret clearance. You must be a U.S. citizen.


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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