Physical Scientist/Evidence Analyst 2

in Redstone Arsenal, AL

Physical Scientist/Evidence Analyst 2 Job

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    Redstone Arsenal, AL, US

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  • You’ll be joining a dynamic forensics team with many opportunities to grow professionally and working with other forensic experts in various fields to support the FBI and TEDAC missions.
  • This is a unique opportunity to work with the FBI laboratory.
  • You’ll obtain some or enhance your experience working in a fully functional government laboratory working closely with other forensics experts.


  • The Evidence Analyst / Physical Scientist provides forensic evidence services to properly inventory items, check-in evidence, perform data entry into multiple database systems, follow proper classification guidelines, mailing/shipping evidence, proper serialization, and storage of all case records and maintain case records, and the chains-of-custody for all evidence and forensic materials. EA personnel must complete an internal training program for working with evidence.
  • Receive evidence submissions.
  • Open and inventory contents of evidence submissions.
  • Create appropriate laboratory examination plans; enter accurate data (laboratory number, case ID number, item numbers, and descriptions) into various database tracking systems.
  • Create and utilize either electronic or paper chain-of-custody forms for all evidence transfers.
  • Utilize Sentinel and other USG database tracking and record systems for researching incidents and determining appropriate classification designations.
  • Enter data into EXPeRT, Forensic Advantage (FA), and / or other database systems; create examination plans; generate barcode labels, packaging, and shipping of evidence.
  • Photograph contents of submission so that accurate records are maintained for casefiles.
  • Upload photographs to local hard drives and backup hard drives.
  • Upload photographs to appropriate databases.
  • Stage evidence submissions and documentation for processing by the forensic and technical exploitation teams.
  • Prepare evidence submissions for return to the contributor or central repository and/or packaging/shipping to other designated locations.
  • Review documents and photographs to ensure that appropriate classification and dissemination marking are present. If not, then add the appropriate markings to the records, as appropriate.
  • Prepare all administrative case records for final closure by ensuring they are compiled, marked and serialized in Sentinel
  • Support activities, functions, or duties, as defined in future TOs.


  • BS degree in the sciences with coursework in forensics
  • One (1) year of related work experience
  • Computer data entry experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarization with QA/QC
  • Experience with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Clearance:       US Secret Clearance

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Who We Are

Our company values innovative and intuitive people who want to help identify and develop creative, unconventional solutions for our clients.

Ideal Innovations Inc. is a service-disabled veteran-owned company specializing in innovative solutions to our client’s most difficult challenges utilizing biometrics, forensics, scientific and I/T SMEs. We staff the greatest number of contractors to the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) Biometrics Operations Division (BOD) in Clarksburg, West Virginia. At Ideal Innovations, we are:
+ Innovators

Innovators of creative services, solutions and products for our clients.

+ Intuitive

Intuitive to our client’s needs and desires.

+ Identifiers

Identifiers of unconventional, rapid solutions for our client’s challenges.

What We Offer

+ Learning & Development

You will be encouraged to reach your full potential. You will be provided the resources to grow professionally & enhance your skills through Tuition Reimbursement & LinkedIn Learning (with unlimited access to 13,000 online training courses and videos)

+ Join a Team of Innovators

You will work with very innovative and intuitive people. You will enjoy collaborating on teams that identify and develop the most impressive thought-provoking solutions and products for our clients.

+ Flexibility

You will experience the flexibility needed to balance work and manage your personal life while accomplishing great things both professionally and personally.

+ Competitive Compensation

You will receive competitive compensation with access to a comprehensive benefits package to include generous paid time off/paid holidays and lucrative 401(k) matching with 100% vesting at the completion of your first year, plus a host of other perks.

+ Rewards & Recognition

You will be recognized & rewarded for achieving ground breaking results that lead to the continued success & growth of the company.

Perks & Benefits

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