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Research Associate II

Full Time


Colorado Springs CO 80901 USA

Posted 04/26/2024

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We are seeking a Research Associate II to join our U.S./UK Joint Program team in Colorado Springs, CO.


This position will provide you the opportunity to support U.S./UK Joint Program technical meetings. You will be responsible for meeting organization, execution, and completion. Additionally, you will be the liaison for UK Mutal Defense Agreement (MDA) and Polaris Sales Agreement (PSA) export control requirements and tracking. You will act as the POC for UK systems engineering and/or surveillance groups. You will assist in classified meeting scheduling and organization and provide backup support for the other technical groups, as required. The ideal candidate for this position should be comfortable interfacing with high-ranking customer counterparts and should be able to determine appropriate courses of action to ensure that the customer is satisfied.

  • Become dedicated point of contact for all meeting management and logistics between the U.S. and UK government and their contractors
  • Coordinate and host technical program meetings and prepare summaries and/or minutes afterwards
  • Understand technical verbatim and high-level systems engineering concepts
  • Document, track, and report on technical program meeting action items
  • Understand and manage transmissibility reporting for all atomic information to foreign governments
  • Track and support electronic file transmission for various meetings and briefings
  • Review unclassified and classified documents to ensure there are no classification issues
  • Periodically write technical reports and other technical documentation, as required by the contract
  • Perform other duties in support of the customer, as required
  • Must be willing to travel domestically/internationally in accordance with customer meeting requirements




Required Experience:

  • A BS/BA in a technical field (Science or Engineering) or in an English field and 0+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrate experience with organization, logistics, and meeting management
  • Demonstrate experience in technical writing and report curation
  • Demonstrate understanding of government enterprises and navigate within teams
  • Display strong communication with customers on a daily basis
  • Experience creating meeting materials and working with a large team
  • Desire to grow in your career with a diverse team
  • Able to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Possess strong written and oral skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Q clearance

Desired Experience:

  • An MS or MA in a technical field (Science or Engineering) or in an English field and have 3+ years of related experience
  • Experience with teaching and/or leading large teams
  • Experience with Navy SLBM missile and reentry body programs
  • Experience working in a classified environment and with security-related operations
  • Familiar with the design and military utilization of nuclear weapons
  • Familiar with treaty and agreements related to the U.S./UK nuclear cooperation


Equal Pay Act

This is the projected compensation range for this position. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, Arcfield invests in its employees beyond just compensation. Arcfield ’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

Min: $59,861.02
Max: $104,056.71


EEO Statement


Arcfield proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active-Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation’s most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers’ missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit for more details.

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Location Colorado Springs, CO, 80901, United States
Categories Science, Research and Analyst
Sec Clearances Top Secret (TS), Secret

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Job Code 2024-5386

Research Associate II

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