The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc.

  • DNA Examiner

    Job Locations US-GA-Forest Park
    Job ID
    2018-1396
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations
    Position Type
    Active
  • Overview

     Mayvin® is currently seeking DNA Examiners to provide technical and non-technical expertise in support of global DoD forensics and biometrics requirements.  The Analyst conducts organized analytical assessments and evaluations to understand and/or evaluate complex issues to inform decision making, policy development, system development, management, or administration of client processes.You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.

    Responsibilities

    • Examine evidence in consultation with firearms and latent print analysts (as needed) to ensure proposed collection approach will not negatively impact collection of other forensic data from the evidence.
    • Collect potential DNA samples from evidence using approved procedures designed to minimize the possibility of sample contamination.  All samples shall be properly packaged, marked and stored in preparation for extraction.
    • Generate STR DNA profiles from evidence and reference samples.
    • Analyze and interpret data from analysis which typically consists of complex mixtures and low level samples.
    • Use photographic equipment to capture still images of each evidence item and relevant key portions of the evidence item, or other exhibits, to support further analysis, conclusions, and documentation.
    • Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
    • Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
    • Ensure proper chain of custody is maintained.
    • Perform instrument maintenance.

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 6+ years’ experience working in a forensic laboratory performing DNA analysis on criminal evidence. Experience must include the following:
      • Identification of blood and bloodstains, body fluids, and stains of body fluids, hair and other items requiring DNA or related analysis.
      • Performance of visual and microscopic examination of hairs.
      • Generation of STR DNA profiles.
      • Comparison of evidence from victims, scenes, or instruments of incidents to evidence from suspects.
    • One year as the lead of a team of DNA Examiners.
    • Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
    • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.
    • Physical ability and commitment to deploy globally as a team member.

     

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Professional certification such as American Board of Criminalistics (ABC) is desired

    About Mayvin:

     

    Mayvin is a dynamic woman-owned small business created out of a commitment to deliver unparalleled service to our clients. Our team brings expert knowledge of project management services specializing in Streamlined Acquisition and Operations Management to government organizations. We create effective strategies for program design, execution, and sustainment while implementing action plans to provide our clients with maximum visibility, access, and an impact that serves the needs of the United States. Our team has a diverse array of credentials directly related to providing a comprehensive mission support plan for both military and civilian agencies.

     

    A "Mayvin" is a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others - a builder of networks, a communicator of knowledge.

     

    Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a dynamic corporate culture and supportive team environment. 

     

    Mayvin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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