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WMD Subject Matter Expert – Senior

WMD Subject Matter Expert – Senior

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Radiant Solutions has an immediate opening for a WMD Subject Matter Expert (SME)  in our Charlottesville, VA location. This is a full-time customer-site position providing support to a US Government agency. 

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Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit


Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  



Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To be qualified, candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.



General Summary

Full-time customer-site position as the WMD Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting a high-profile US Government customer. Responsibilities will include generating WMD analytical products. We need a motivated expert who can work hand-in-hand with multi-disciplinary teams excited by solving problems in inventive ways.

  • Perform weapons of mass destruction (WMD) (e.g., chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) analysis to develop innovative collection concepts
  • Interface with academia, DoD, national labs and the Intelligence Community to address WMD issues
  • Independently develop procedures/tradecraft for more junior personnel
  • Write reports detailing methods, results, and impacts to assigned WMD issues


Essential Qualifications

  • 10 years of total professional experience
  • Master's degree in engineering, science, or equivalent experience
  • Extensive demonstrated knowledge/experience with weapons of mass destruction (e.g., chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) collection and analysis
  • Experience creating WMD-related reports based upon the resulting work/accomplishments
  • Published WMD reports and/or authored new procedures/methods to create innovative approaches to solve complex WMD issues
  • Significant current experience (i.e., within last 2 years) in WMD-related work



Desired Qualifications

  • PhD degree in engineering, science, or equivalent experience

To be qualified, candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with CI Poly.