Current Openings

Thank you for your interest in a career at Gradient. We are currently actively recruiting and encourage you to review the list of openings in our Cambridge or Seattle locations that we are looking to fill today.

Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Seeking motivated, independent individuals with expertise in environmental engineering, environmental chemistry, and/or the geosciences for challenging technical work. Requires demonstrated experience with fate and transport modeling, highly critical and creative data analysis, development of risk-based remediation strategies, remedy design/oversight, federal/state environmental regulations, and/or environmental forensics. Excellent communication and quantitative skills are required.


Focus on environmental and human health risk assessment issues by performing epidemiology, toxicology, and statistical analyses for interesting, science-based evaluations. Candidate enjoys technically-challenging work for projects that involve regulatory comment, litigation support, product safety assessments, and human health risk assessment. Position requires a Ph.D. in epidemiology, environmental health, toxicology, or a related field as well as strong organizational and written communication skills. Applicants must have strong statistical skills and the ability to critically evaluate epidemiology data. Prior consulting experience and knowledge of environmental regulations, air modeling, and other exposure assessment techniques is a plus.


Seeking a motivated, independent geologist with a multidisciplinary background in structural geology, rock mechanics, or seismology, with a strong emphasis on the role of fluids in geological processes. Requires demonstrated modeling experience with highly critical and creative data analysis skills.  Additional experience with geohazard analysis, induced seismicity, hydraulic fracturing, and/or federal/state environmental regulations is desirable.  Excellent communication skills are required. Masters or PhD preferred.

Database Specialist

Seeking highly qualified, motivated data scientists.  Must be able to apply relevant skills in database design and management, programming, and/or data visualization to a diverse range of environmental project settings.  Excellent communication skills are required. Position requires a degree in engineering, natural sciences, or related field.  Previous relevant experience is a plus.  Expertise and experience with environmental data and database systems (MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS Access).  Expertise with relational databases such as EQuIS and/or ArcSDE preferred.  Programming and/or coding experience (e.g., Python, Numpy, Scipy, Matplotlib, Pandas, Django, JavaScript) a plus.