Signature Science, LLC
  • - NJ- Egg Harbor Township
  • Egg Harbor Township, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Position Purpose:The primary purpose of this position is to prepare samples and  perform data collection activities using physics and X-ray based instrumentation at the Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL).


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

- Performs material characterization (e.g. microscope imaging, density measurements, rheological and mechanical properties).
 - Prepares test samples for analyses.
 - Operates explosive detection systems (EDS) as well as analytical physics instrumentation (computed tomography, x-ray fluorescence, x-ray diffraction, etc.) for data collection.
 - Performs troubleshooting, maintenance, and method development on EDS and analytical instrumentation.
 - Safely handles explosive and other hazardous materials.
 - Assembles test articles and bags per test specifications.
 - Develops and uses code (MATLAB, Python, R) for data analysis.
 - Analyzes, compiles, and reports data collection results for research and development and quality control testing events.
 - Composes and reviews technical reports and standard operating procedures.
 - Composes, reviews, and executes test plans.
 - Performs literature reviews.
 - Sources materials and submits purchase requests.
 - Other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 - Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
 - Good listening skills.
 - Good working knowledge of scientific and analytical techniques.
 - Good working skills of software and tools necessary for job functions including Microsoft Office suite, MATLAB, Python.



Incumbent should have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemistry, engineering, physics, or other core science and up to five years of experience.


Working Conditions/Experience:

The incumbent is expected to work and/or be available during regular business hours.  He/she should also generally be available via e-mail or phone during non-business hours as needed to address critical issues or emergencies.  He/she may be required to travel on behalf of the company up to 25%.


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