Gryphon Technologies

Senior Biologist/Biomedical Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/13/2020 9:47 AM)
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Gryphon Technologies is a premier engineering and technical services provider supporting National Security programs. Gryphon is the federal Government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems in every phase of their lifecycle. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.


Gryphon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


We provide Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, VA. For sixty years, DARPA has held to a singular and enduring mission: to make pivotal investments in breakthrough technologies for national security.


Gryphon Technologies has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Biologist/Biomedical Engineer position supporting DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office (BTO) located in Arlington, Virginia.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting a DARPA Program Manager within the Biological Technologies Office in efforts related to:
    1. Medical countermeasure development targeting infectious and non-infectious diseases/events
    2. Artificial intelligence research development
    3. Statistics/data science and
    4. Biosurveillance/disease detection and diagnostics
  • Providing direct support to a U.S. Defense Department Program Manager and/or program
  • Assisting in the development of new programs, review of technical research proposals, the source selection process, and in assessing performer progress towards program goals
  • Travel may be required up to 10% of the time
  • Work will be performed on-site



  • Eligible for a Secret security clearance
  • Ph.D. in microbiology, immunology, biochemistry/chemistry, cell biology, biomedical engineering, or a relevant field
  • Excellent organization and communication skills are required, and candidates must be able to handle a wide variety of tasks, including briefing support and general administration
  • Self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven technical writing skills with the ability to communicate complex scientific ideas to broad audiences


One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills. Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. A Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one will be required. U.S. Citizenship required.


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