Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a diverse team that solves significant issues for our nation’s security?
We are seeking an outstanding research scientist or engineer with a real passion for research in computer science or computational science with experience in data analytics or machine learning to make significant contributions to our broad-based computing research organization, with a focus on:
Exploratory/predictive data analytics
High-performance data analytics (e.g., scalable data analytics/machine learning)
Are you passionate about applying ground breaking data analysis or machine learning techniques to address national computing needs in energy, climate, and national security? On any given day, you may:
Conduct creative research and development to impact physics-based or data-centric applications.
Be part of a team of hardworking, multidisciplinary researches to explore state-of-the-art techniques and develop software to support the DOE mission.
Brief program managers on project proposals or status to develop and maintain program funding.
Collaborate with management on charting strategic research directions.
Collaborate with team members on journal publications and conference presentations, as well as participating in scientific conferences.
While this position is located at Sandia’s New Mexico site, engagement with scientists at Sandia’s California site, as well as collaborators external to Sandia is encouraged. Ability to collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues is a strong advantage in this position.
The Center for Computing Research (CCR) builds technology and solutions for many of our nation's most demanding national security challenges. The Center's portfolio spans the spectrum from fundamental research to state-of-the-art applications. Our work includes computer system architecture (both hardware and software); enabling technology for modeling physical and engineering systems; and research in discrete mathematics, data analytics, cognitive modeling, and decision support materials.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:
Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*
World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov
*These benefits vary by job classification.
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.
You have a PhD in applied mathematics, engineering, computer science, physical science, or equivalent discipline plus a bachelor's or master's in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)
You possess advanced computer programming experience
Your research experience includes machine learning and data analytics
A track record of publication of results in peer-reviewed journals and external presentations at scientific conferences
Experience making effective technical presentations
Experience using novel architectures (e.g., GPUs, FPGAs, or SoCs) for simulation, data analysis, or machine learning
Research experience in exploratory/predictive data analytics, multi-scale/multi-physics simulations, high-performance data analytics, numerical methods, or cognitive science
Expertise in scientific programming for high performance parallel computing, including expertise with MPI-based parallel programming
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance.
Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.
Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
Additional Salary Information: DoE
Internal Number: 667585
About Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov.
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