Functional Subject Matter Expert - Human Research Protection (HRP)

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Position Title Functional Subject Matter Expert - Human Research Protection (HRP)
Position Type Full Time
Position Location Silver Spring, MD
Tracking Code 00796
Daily Responsibilities
  • Serves as a top-level technical or functional expert supporting one or more clients and unlimited user groups.
  • Performs highly specialized technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies.
  • Works with user groups to solve business problems with available technology including hardware, software, databases, and peripherals.
  • Applies expert functional knowledge and experience to significant business projects or processes.
  • Provides guidance and training to less experienced staff.
  • May serve as a technical task or project leader.
  • May have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant developments in area of expertise.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
Required: Years of Experience (min)
  • 10-15 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis, and/or engineering.
Required Degree
  • Master’s Degree Required
Desired: Experience
  • Expert level knowledge of human subjects’ protection regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • 10-15 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis, and/or engineering.
  • Working knowledge of the Common Rule and other regulations/policies relevant to the protection of human subjects. DoD and other Federal regulations, regulatory compliance, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and clinical trials standards, other research standards for all aspects of human subject research regardless of discipline
  • Must have attained or are eligible to attain certification as a Certified IRB Professional (CIP), Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA).
  • 5 years related experience in clinical program management and 10 years’ experience in clinical research and/or regulatory affairs arena required.
  • Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of research and regulatory experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of human subjects’ protection and IRB experience.
  • Ability to serve as the subject matter expert in required areas of expertise and provide industry best practice solutions to extremely complex problems being addressed.
  • Have the ability to analyze extremely complex problems and recommend, monitor and execute best practice solutions to executive level management.
  • Good written and oral communication skills, along with the ability to work well in teams.
  • Must be available to travel locally, regionally and nationally.
Required: Clearance
  • Public Trust
  • Currently possess DOD Common Access Card preferred

About Systems Plus


Systems Plus is headquartered in Rockville, MD with over 2 decades of experience providing Global Enterprise Management, Technology, Engineering and Professional services and solutions across Defense and Federal Civilian government sectors.


From Discovery to Delivery, Systems Plus brings a greater measure of confidence, commitment and value to our clients. With various Defense and Federal contracts across the United States, Europe and Pacific/Asia, we are driving innovation and excellence within the Special Operations Forces Components and Commands, Defense Health Agency, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, National Institute of Standards and Technology, House of Representatives and more.


Through our diverse portfolio of clients and capabilities we power vision and insight—discover what’s possible with a Small Business that thinks BIG!

Interested individuals should email their resume with salary expectations and with a cover letter to careers@sysplus.com or fax them to (301) 948-3918.