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Battelle Memorial Institute Air Cargo DT&E Test Engineer in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

We are currently seeking a Air Cargo DT&E Test Engineer. This position located in Egg Harbor Township, NJ .


Battelle’s Aviation Security Division provides research development test and evaluation services to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL). The qualified candidate for this position will support the Air Cargo Certification Readiness Test (CRT) Support project for the TSL and perform the following activities:

  • Support the collection of vendor and CRT data for new explosives on all operational systems, as well as new systems entering the CRT process

  • Verify that collected data images can be replayed on vendor-provided emulators and that there are no issues with the image

  • Process previously archived CRT image data on a system emulator configured with the vendor-provided detection algorithm and perform scoring of image data

  • Assist with the development of a new or modified test set and threat concealment/configuration


  • Successful completion of study from an accredited college or university leading to a degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or Computer Science.

  • Must be US Person with eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance and to obtain DHS Suitability.

  • Candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Candidate should be highly motivated and self-starter with a strong desire to learn.


  • Computer data processing using programs such as MS Excel.

  • Prior system test experience

  • Prior experience working for TSA or DHS

  • DoD Secret security clearance


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle’s Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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