ITA International

  • USN NEFB Senior Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Lead

    Job Location US-GA-Atlanta
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  • Overview

    ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.                                                                                                

    ITA International is currently seeking a motivated and talented individual who can offer the knowledge, skills, and experience of a Senior Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Lead in our Atlanta, Georgia location.


    This opportunitity is contingent upon contract award anticipated June 2020.


    Senior DNA Lead
    (a) Eight (8) years of experience working in a lab performing Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) analysis on collected material and physical evidence typically consisting of bodily fluids, body fluid stains, hair, bone, dental pulp, and other human tissue.
    (b) At least one (1) year of experience in managing and leading DNA lab personnel and procedures.
    (c) Experience examining DNA profile suitability for matches and submissions to database.
    (d) Experience conducting complex DNA examinations, maintaining chain of custody, and formulating interpretation results for forensic and/or intelligence exploitation.
    (e) Experience with administrative and technical review (AR/TR) lab procedures.
    (f) Experience performing quality checking of instruments and reagents.
    (g) Professional certifications such as American Board of Criminalistics.
    (h) Experience with mixture interpretations using StarMix.
    (i) Experience with probabilistic genotyping.


    Program Manager Qualifications 
    (1) Eight (8) years of specialized experience as a program manager of a team of technical and support personnel involved in Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP), Counter-Terrorism and/or Expeditionary Forensic program requirements.  If subcontracting is proposed, it is required that this experience include the management of subcontractors.
    (2) The above experience shall demonstrate the ability to deliver products under conditions of high operational tempo, frequently adjusting priorities and flux in requirements, on time and within budget.
    (3) Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing (i.e., experience in writing technical reports, presenting briefs) to civilian and military leadership.
    (4) Professional proficiency with Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook to effectively and accurately present briefings, findings and recommendations to all levels of management.
    (5) Capable of passing a Defense Forensic Science Center (DFSC) assessment prior to performing case work in a DFSC lab.
    (6) Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or a related field.
    (7) Possess an active DoD Top Secret clearance

    ITA international is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive

    consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,

    disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), ITA International would like to ensure that your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with ITA, please contact us by phone at 757-246-6781 or email us at


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