Scientific Subject Matter Expert – Strategic Alliance Consulting, Inc – Springfield, VA

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Strategic ACI is seeking a Scientific Subject Matter Expert (SME) in topic areas including industrial and counterproliferation processes, spectral data standards, spectral sensor IV&V, and spectral data exploitation & research. You will be on a team providing technical and subject matter expertise support to NGA Research for existing and planned R&D programs, market research of emerging and existing state of the art technologies, acquisition of new capabilities, organizational management including business process and communications, and support to technology transfer and transition.


  • Provide technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications in research, engineering, and mission operations environments.
  • Provide high-level functional system analysis, design, integration, documentation and implantation advice on exceptionally difficult problems that require graduate level knowledge of subject matter for implantation.
  • Apply principles, methods, and knowledge of functional areas and exceptionally difficult and narrowly defined technical problems in engineering and other scientific applications.
  • Conduct trade studies and analysis to review/asses proposed system design changes, assess impacts on product quality, and characterize performance to support verification of product quality.



  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Advanced Degree (Masters/PhD) in Astronomy, Astro-Biology, Astronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Astrodynamics, Aerodynamics, Hydrodynamics, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Material Science, Physics, Medical Science, Chemical Engineering, Quantum Engineering, Quantum Physics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Physiology, Medical Science, Orbital Mechanics, Geology, Geological Sciences, Astro-physics, Thermodynamics, Meteorology, Volcanology, Oceanography, or related disciplines.
  • Greater than or equal to 20 years of work experience in a relevant field (including government or military experience).

RES – 19

Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, willing to become fully vaccinated prior to starting employment, or request and be approved for a legally entitled accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT


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