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Employment Type:
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Posted:
11/28/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Government
Intern - Data Analysis Researcher R& D Graduate Summer
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Job Description

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We are seeking a Intern \- Data Analysis Researcher R&D Graduate Summer

The Extreme\-Scale Data Science & Analytics Department at Sandia/California is seeking graduate student interns to participate in research and development in the field of data analysis for physics, science, and engineering applications\. The department’s research covers a broad set of techniques, including Bayesian inference, reduced order modeling, compression, uncertainty quantification, validation and verification, feature extraction, and machine learning\. Our results are published in leading technical journals and conferences, and much of our software is freely available to the research community\. Interns will help to advance projects directed by Principle and Senior researchers, conducting innovative research, developing open\-source software, and communicating their research through written reports and oral presentations\.

Required:

You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

+ Earned bachelor's degree
+ Currently attending and enrolled full time \(or scheduled to graduate in the spring\) in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0
+ Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ Actively pursuing an advanced degree \(M\.S\. or Ph\.D\.\) in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a related area
+ Ability to work in a collaborative research environment
+ Evidence of relevant expertise in the form of class work, technical publications, presentations, software, and/or knowledge of applications
+ Software development competence in C\+\+, C, Java, Python, MATLAB, or a related language
+ Strong written\- and oral\-communication skills
+ To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America\. Sandia will not sponsor work authorization for this position

Note: If you have not yet started your graduate program, please apply to an undergraduate intern position\.

Desired:

\(1\) Expertise in one or more of the following areas: applied mathematics, uncertainty quantification, reduced order modeling, feature identification techniques, machine learning, compression, Bayesian inference; \(2\) high\-performance, distributed, or parallel computing experience; and \(3\) a background in solving practical problems in science and engineering that involve encounters with real\-world data\.

Department Description:

The Extreme\-Scale Data Science & Analytics Department provides strong expertise in data science and analytics, supporting Sandia's physical sciences and engineering mission partners by enabling the extraction of critical insights from extreme\-scale observations, simulations and experiments\. Our capabilities combine recent advances in applied mathematics and computer science, with expertise in UQ, reduced order modeling, and feature identification techniques\. These capabilities will complement and leverage existing research in other Sandia departments\.

About Sandia:

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 withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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\.

Security Clearance:

This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\.

Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications\. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to the work site\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE\-granted security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for DOE\-granted security clearances must be U\.S\. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.