Peraton is seeking a mid-level Chemist to provide support for our NAVAIR customer in Lexington Park/ Patuxent River, MD.
The primary duties include performing a wide range of analyses on aviation turbine and marine diesel fuels and lubricants. Applicants should be comfortable in the use and routine maintenance of a wide array of analytical instrumentation. Instrument specific training will be provided, but applicants should be familiar with trace metals analysis, especially Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP)-Optical Emission Spectra (OES) and ICP-Tandem Mass Spectrometer (MS/MS), gas chromatography, and normal phase and reverse phase high pressure liquid chromatography.
The individual may be required to assist senior chemists in conducting laboratory testing or work on longer term projects. Typical project areas include the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation of:
This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a U.S. Citizen and show proof of citizenship.
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.