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Scientist 2

Department: Testing & Evaluation

Location: Egg Harbor Township, 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 Egg Harbor, New Jersey. RMSL is supporting Battelle Memorial Institute as a sub-contractor with responsibility to provide staffing needs in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

Duties Include:

  • Data Collection/Data Analysis

  • Knowledge and experience in the Design of Experiments

  • Knowledge and experience with Test Based Statistical Analysis

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

  • Analytical Instrument Maintenance and Operation

  • Knowledge and experience in planning, design, and conduct of explosive and explosive

  • technology applied research and testing

  • Knowledge and experience in instrumentation and data acquisition for explosive and

  • explosive technology applied research and testing

  • Knowledge and experience in data capture and data analysis associated with applied

  • research efforts and test & evaluation

  • Knowledge and experience in Machine Learning

  • Experienced with performing laboratory instrument maintenance and quality control checks

  • of test article materials

  • Performs research, design, development, analysis, test and evaluation of complex security


  • Determines potential of physics approaches for further development, defines opportunities to

    interface various technologies/systems, and assesses usefulness of technologies in the

    homeland security environment

  • Requires moderate supervision

  • Writes experiment/test plans and procedures, conducts test, collects test data, and prepares

    technical reports

  • Must be able to perform a variety of complex laboratory analytical procedures

  • Has experience in automated data collection, analysis, and presentation

  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and has working knowledge of commercial software


  • Prepares and gives presentations at conferences and other meetings

  • 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

  • Experience with explosives

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering related field (i.e. physics, chemistry) from an accredited college or university including studies in the areas in experimental or applied science (physics, chemistry, or related); or 3 or more years of experience that demonstrates a professional knowledge of physics/chemistry, and/or development or physics or chemistry/trace-based systems. Professional knowledge is defined as the comprehensive, in-depth knowledge or advanced technology development.

  • 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:  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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