Research and Development Associate VI participates in research and development activities. Utilizes established mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze data. Being a Research and Development Associate VI writes technical reports detailing procedures, outcomes, and observations. Typically requires an advanced degree. Additionally, Research and Development Associate VI typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Research and Development Associate VI typically requires 12+ years of related experience. Achievement and depth of knowledge of specialization or field is the main differentiator. Advisory role on complex and challenging projects and initiatives. Recognized for deep technical and industry knowledge and innovative thinking. Provides thought leadership and guidance to a functional area and the organization.