Senior Biological Scientist

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/14/2020 7:06 PM)
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LMI is seeking a Senior Biological Scientist for the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office to oversee a full range of program management and technical support services for the Systems Support Directorate (SSD) to enhance the nation’s abilities to prevent terrorists and other threat actors from using weapons of mass destruction and support operational partners in closing capability gaps along adversary pathways.


LMI is a private government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. Founded in 1961 as a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.


We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


  • Applies applicable management analysis processes, modeling and simulation tools, and technical techniques to provide the services required.
  • Employs process improvement and reengineering methodologies and principles to conduct process modernization projects.
  • Provides group facilitation, interviewing, training, and additional forms of knowledge transfer.
  • Serves as key coordinator among multiple project teams to ensure enterprise-wide integration of management efforts.
  • Provides daily supervision and direction to personnel performing management analysis tasking.


  • Bachelors degree required; higher level degrees preferred.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience performing management analysis
  • 10+ years of professional experience in the natural or physical sciences, engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, informatics, or related fields (higher level degrees may substitute years of experience: 2 years for a Masters or 4 years for a PhD).
  • Must have experience developing, or evaluating the development of, systems, algorithms, and approaches for complex large-scale data analysis across a range of different types of data.
  • Preferable if specialized experience described is in the area of biosurveillance.
  • Active Top Secret (with SCI eligibility preferred) clearance desired.
  • Candidates must be able to pass a DHS Suitability Check (US Citizenship required).





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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 (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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