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R& D Electromagnetic Analyst (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a R&D S&E, Physics Analyst to join a team conducting high\-fidelity analysis, fundamental research, and capability development associated with electromagnetic phenomena\. This position offers the opportunity to support research, system design, system qualification, and experiments performed on a wide\-array of world class electromagnetic facilities\. Areas of interest include electromagnetic code development, physics models and algorithm development, code validation, measured and simulated uncertainty\-quantification techniques, electromagnetic pulse effects, electromagnetic interference and compatibility, and nanophotonic design\.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Conduct research related to the understanding of complex electromagnetic responses
+ Utilize advanced understanding of electromagnetics to design experiments and diagnostics towards demonstrating experimentally\-validated simulations
+ Work with a team of experts to develop state\-of\-the\-art electromagnetic codes to run on flagship \(Trinity, Sierra, El Capitan, and others\) computer platforms
+ Develop novel algorithms and physics models for efficient electromagnetic simulations
+ Perform experimental or simulated data analysis, pre\- or post\-processing, and visualization
+ Report on research results via publications and conference presentations
+ Team with other code developers, analysts, and experimentalists


+ Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, computational science, or closely\-related discipline
+ PhD in electrical engineering, physics, computational science, or closely\-related discipline
+ Experience with or education related to modeling, simulation, and analysis of electromagnetic phenomena
+ Publications or presentations demonstrating experience with developing or using numerical simulations to better understand electromagnetic phenomena
+ Experience in data analysis and post\-processing
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance


+ Experience in theoretical analysis and computational simulation using commercial or customized software
+ Experience in circuit design and analysis
+ Experience with High Performance Computing architectures and execution
+ Experience programming in scripting \(shell, Python, etc\.\) and C\+\+
+ Willingness to develop expertise in different areas of electromagnetics such as high\-voltage breakdown, multiphysics effects including electromagnetics, and other
+ Strong mathematical and simulation background with demonstrated knowledge and experience in electromagnetic analysis
+ Demonstrated ability to work with others and contribute to a team effort
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Willingness to be flexible in job assignments

Department Description:

The Electromagnetic Theory department \(1352\) is engaged in development of advanced theory, modeling, simulation and analysis techniques for use across a broad spectrum of electromagnetic and plasma\-physics environments\. Capabilities developed in the Electromagnetic Theory department support long\-term research in electromagnetics, plasma physics, pulsed\-power sciences, and also enable the near\-term delivery of toolsets and high\-fidelity analysis that can be used for addressing the wide array of SNL mission needs\.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

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.