Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves significant issues and challenges for our nation's security?
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee to join our team. You will solve complex multi-physics problems primarily in the areas of hydrodynamics and radiation transport. You will need a strong theoretical understanding to properly utilize in-house computational simulation tools. To be a well-rounded analyst, you will also need programming skills, an understanding of model and code verification and validation techniques, and familiarity with using High Performance Computing systems. If you have an interest, there are related needs in the department for knowledge in areas of atmospheric transport, air chemistry, and non-local thermodynamic equilibrium physics. You will mentor under more experienced staff and to produce high-quality presentations and reports. There will be minimal travel.
You have a PhD in Physics, or a related discipline, obtained within the last 5 years
Your background includes experience in computational simulation of hydrodynamics or radiation transport
You possess programming experience, including one or more of the following: C\+\+, Python, Matlab, FORTRAN
You can obtain a DOE Q level clearance
High level of academic success in undergraduate and graduate programs
Knowledge and interest in atmospheric propagation, air chemistry, or non-local thermodynamic equilibrium physics
Experience with parallel programming in high-performance computing environments
Basic proficiency with Linux commands
Experience with software tools for debugging, code profiling, and mapping geographic information (GIS)
Experience with V&V techniques and uncertainty quantification methodologies
Experience with visualization software (e.g. Tecplot, Paraview, Origin, Blender...)
Ability to perform independent research
Excellent communications skills with experience in giving presentations, constructively interacting with coworkers, and preparing peer reviewed publications
Ability to work effectively in a team in various roles (leader and group member)
Willingness and ability to learn new programming or scripting languages
A current DOE Q clearance, or DoD equivalent. In addition, ability and willingness to obtain SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test
We are responsible for developing innovative sensing technologies which result in next generation, world-class remote sensing systems. We maintain world-class capabilities for the engineering and characterization of advance focal plane arrays (FPAs) and supports NNSA and other national security missions within center 6700. We are composed of highly skilled individuals in sensing sciences R&D, phenomenology, sensor engineering, advanced sensor modeling and characterization, image signal processing and high-performance electronics.
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
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.
Position requires SCI access.
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance and SCI access. SCI access may require a polygraph examination.
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 and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
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.
Internal Number: 667570
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. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.
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