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Senior Geophysicist

KBR has a dynamic opportunity for professional growth! We are looking for a Senior Geophysicist to provide scientific and engineering support to the Research Development Initiative (RDI)-052 Project, Advanced Short-Period Modeling to Lower Thresholds – 3D Models, at the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), located on Patrick SFB, FL. This study attempts to facilitate identification of low-magnitude test-site events using waveforms from selected stations.

***Must be a US Citizen***

***Must have a fully adjudicated (not an interim) Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility***

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates.


  • Construction of a waveform dataset of events
  • Event travel time and amplitude measurements
  • Determination of 2D path-specific velocity models between source and sensor pairs
  • Characterization of misfit and the level of agreement between synthetic waveforms created from the 2D velocity models and observed data
  • Deliver a library of Green’s functions
  • Moment tensor inversion
  • Collaboration with government scientists on software development to perform smooth envelope inversion
  • Deliver a final scientific report which includes results and technical details on the models and the scripts used to execute various scenarios

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field
  • 5 + years of relevant experience performing tasks like those above
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to leverage a multidisciplinary team of scientists
  • Strong science background in finite-difference modeling of far-field wave propagation
  • Documented expertise in the ability to interface software to link code operations
  • Capable of handling elastic and anelastic physics and stochastic modeling
  • Experience working within a government Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)

Please Click The Link For Application : https://kbr.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/KBR_Careers/job/Patrick-AFB-Florida/Senior-Geophysicist_R2052431

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