Senior Scientist/Engineer I

Company Name:
Bowhead Holding Company
Senior Scientist/Engineer I
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Job Description
UIC Technical Services (UICTS) and its Bowhead family of companies are an Alaska Native Corporation owned by Ukpeavik Inupiat Corporation (UIC) of Barrow, Alaska. UICTS/Bowhead provides innovative business solutions while delivering top quality customer support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
Bowhead is seeking a Senior Scientist/Engineer Ito perform Scientific & Engineering research and analyses in areas such as:
Advanced and novel energetics
Theoretical chemistry and physics at multiple length and time scales to increase knowledge of current and next generation energetic materials
Small scale characterization and formulation of energetic materials
Experimental characterization and analyses of physical, chemical and thermal properties of energetic materials
Integration of lethality mechanisms (such as penetration, fragmentation and blast effects) into all types of ammunition, missiles, rockets
Artillery and bombs
Designs of less than lethal and non-lethal mechanisms for weapons and weapon systems
Improvements for the fundamental understanding for lethal mechanisms and target interactions
Exploitation of materials, concepts and technologies to design and develop advanced mechanisms
Theoretical, computational, experimental solid mechanics and structural dynamics to enhance the structural dynamics to enhance performance of ballistic Structures and launch dynamics
Propulsion science research using specialized diagnostic techniques and modeling
Development and application of flight science design tools, models, and engineering to study advanced concepts and prototypes
Applications of flight dynamics, flight control systems, maneuver controls and signal processing to improve guidance technologies
Modeling and simulations with physics-based models, system engineering and combat simulations to mature and analyze weapon and weapon system concepts
Physical Requirements:Ability to lift up to 30 lbs, work in a laboratory environment.
Required Skills
2 years ofexperience in one of the areas listed in the job description.
Desired Skills:
Publications related to the job description.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must be able to obtain a clearance at the SECRET level.
Required Experience
BS (preferred) and 2 years of relevant experienceor an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Candidates must follow all company Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements.
All post-secondary education listed on a Candidate s application and resume must be verifiable, including but not limited to dates of attendance and degree/diploma awarded. Post-secondary education includes any courses taken through an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree.
UICTS/Bowhead will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes. The applicant's job offer may be contingent upon this driving record check. The driving record check will include review of any appropriate state records based on the employee's application and resume. If driving is required for the position and the applicant does not have a valid driver's license, or has a driving record that meets or exceeds the criteria listed under the Unacceptable Status, the applicant will not be hired.
Candidates must apply onlineto be considered.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.
UICTS/Bowhead is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Job Location
Aberdeen, Maryland, United States
Position Type
Closing Date

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