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Employment Type:
Research Assistant-FT
Posted:
9/21/2018
Job Category:
Research
Industry:
Government
Research Staff in Exascale Simulation of Physical Science Systems
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Job Description

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We seek to hire a staff researcher \(R&D Mechanical Engineer\) with experience in scientific research as well as programming methods for effectively using DOE Leadership Class Supercomputers\.

On any given day, you will:

+ Partner with various research groups, including those that focus on reacting flow modeling, chemical kinetic modeling, and UQ/applied math, to assist these groups in effectively utilizing supercomputing resources to expand our achievements on a variety of scientific research topics\.
+ Collaborate with other researchers across Sandia, at other national labs, and in academia\.

The team's research will result in influential publications in major scientific journals and widespread recognition within the international scientific research community, as well as important contributions to the long\-term energy and environmental mission objectives of the U\.S\. Department of Energy\.

To be successful in this role, you have excellent interpersonal skills along with enthusiasm for working as part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary research team\.

Required:

You have the following:

+ PhD in engineering, computational sciences, physical sciences, or mathematics, with expertise in high\-performance scientific computing, including parallel programming\.
+ Expertise and research interests in one or more scientific research fields\.

Desired:

+ You have prior research expertise in GPU programming and machine learning as well as a deep understanding of hardware architecture and C\+\+/Python\.
+ You have research experience in direct numerical simulation, turbulence, combustion, sprays, chemical kinetics, quantum chemistry, and/or uncertainty quantification\.
+ You have a robust publication record as well as experience with proposal development and research leadership\.

Department Description:

Experimental and computational modeling studies of reacting flow phenomena relevant to combustion processes\.

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:

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\.

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This Limited Term Employee \(LTE\) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years\.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance\.

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.