General Dynamics Information Technology Research Technician III in Ft Sam Houston, Texas

Job Description

General Dynamics is currently looking for a Research Technician III to join our team to support the Naval Medical Research Unite at Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio,Texas.Responsible for supporting laboratory based research applying the latest scientific knowledge towards the solution of a broad range of theoretical and practical problems in the areas of hemorrhage and resuscitation, immunomodulation, directed energy bioeffects, bioassay development,craniofacial, and infectious diseases.

  • Implements and maintains research files.

  • Recommends and implements changes to protocols and standard operating procedures.

  • Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, and tests.

  • Coordinates the implementation of sponsored and PI initiated laboratory research studies, including maintenance of study records and activities associated with internal and external audits in coordination with the PI.

  • Assists in research design.

  • Assists with preparation for presentations and written published articles.

  • Sets up, operates, modifies and maintains laboratory equipment and apparatus.

  • Assists ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies.

  • Provides additional functions incidental to research activities.

  • Makes judgments concerning suitability of potential participants for research and/or clinical trials.

  • Develops and implements recruitment strategies, recommends changes to protocol, initiates and maintains regulatory requirements and oversees work of more entry level staff.

  • Report on status of activities.

  • Analyze data using scientific or statistical techniques.

  • Conducts and supports surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, ensuring specific pathogen free techniques.

  • Daily handle and restrain various small and large animal species.

  • Maintains traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, quality assurance procedures and record keeping.

  • Conducts daily and weekly inspections or areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with standards.

  • Coordinates animal procurement and shipping procedures.

  • Coordinates animal research work activities between Research Scientist, animal care staff, and research laboratory technicians.


Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline.


2-5 years of related experience in scientific research and analysis.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.



Requisition ID2018-38619

of Openings3

Job FunctionScience and Engineering

Security Clearance LevelNone

Full/Part TimeFull Time