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Department: Testing

Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey

U.S. Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess or be Able to Obtain: Secret

Travel: Minimal

Schedule: Full-time


Description of Business Environment

Peace is often associated with passivity. At Rocky Mountain Scientific Laboratory, we associate peace with strength, courage, and action. We know that enabling peace to prevail is not for the faint of heart, which is why we built our company foundation on the core values of Integrity, Quality, Agility, and Grit. We pride ourselves in providing unequaled services and technologies in the field of applied energetics to our customers. Our experts possess extensive knowledge and capability in energetic materials and military systems enabling them to offer analytical characterization, modeling & simulation, design, system integration, prototyping, test engineering, and proof-of-concept production services covering a wide range of applications. Our strengths lie in our ability and relentless determination to get the job done quickly and affordably.


RMSL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected status. An applicant with a disability or a disabled veteran can request reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our positions.


Specific Job Description

RMSL is a growth company with an outstanding job opportunity for a scientist position in Atlantic City, New Jersey. RMSL recently won a contract as a sub-contractor with responsibility to provide staffing needs in Atlantic City, New Jersey.


Duties Include

  • Executing and documenting various aspects of testing and analysis associated with the development of Security related systems

  • Testing and evaluating a number of commercial and prototype explosive detection systems


Required Skills

  • Sufficient skills to perform parametric testing and evaluation of candidate systems to determine parameters such as lower limit of detection, sensitivity, selectivity, dynamic range or other instrument performance characteristics

  • Knowledge and experience in science and technology used in explosive trace detection

  • Knowledge and experience in analytical analysis, thermal desorption and gas chromatography mass spectrometry method development

  • Knowledge and experience of and with performing physical characterization (e.g., surface area, porosity, BET measurements, etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience in the use of LabView for experiment control and data acquisition, COMSOL or similar software to analyze and model the flow of particles and vapor, and Mathematica, Matlab, or similar programming languages for analysis and modeling

  • Perform literature searches and assessing the current state of the art in approaching any research program

  • Write, review, and/or comment on test plans and procedures

  • Ability to write project documents with little supervision, including project plans, test plans and procedures, data analysis reports, and project final reports

  • Possess independent research experience and demonstrated capacity in the planning and execution of research and development projects

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Physical requirements:

    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time;  must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.; must have the ability to see near and far and work with a computer monitor on a daily basis

    • Required to bend, sit, stand and lift to perform job effectively

  • Must be able to work overtime as required

Desired Skills

  • Professional knowledge must be defined as comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of advanced technology development

  • Excellent leadership skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a B.S. in a natural science (physics, chemistry, or related)  plus 12 or more years of experience, a M.S. in a natural science (physics, chemistry, or related)  plus 6 or more years of experience, and/or a Ph.D. in a natural science (physics, chemistry, or related)

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain security clearance

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic, team oriented, and fun environment. Some on-the-job training is provided; compensation and title contingent upon experience. If you are interested in knowing more about this great opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter expressing why this role may be suitable for you along with salary requirements to:

Thank you for your interest in joining the RMSL team! Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a completed Employment Application to  We also invite all applicants to voluntarily fill out the Voluntary Self-Identification Form CC-305. (Follow the links to the right for the necessary forms.)




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