The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
1+ months
2018-07-122018-10-13

R&D Computer Science Researcher - Scalable Algorithms (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a Computer Science Researcher with a passion for developing scalable algorithms and software to meet the challenges posed by next\-generation high\-performance computing systems and applications\. Are you interested in an opportunity to combine high\-performance computing with data analysis, graph algorithms, machine learning, numerical solvers, or software productivity technology to address national computing needs in energy, climate, and national security? As a valued member of our all\-star team, you will collaborate with a team of enthusiastic, multi\-disciplinary researchers to explore state\-of\-the\-art architectures and programming models in the dynamic field of computing\.

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

+ Conduct creative research and software development to improve the performance/productivity of physics\-based and data\-centric applications
+ Execute and optimize your software on state\-of\-the\-art testbed computers and supercomputers at Sandia and other DOE facilities
+ Collaborate with engineers, mathematicians and scientists across many disciplines
+ Publish in journals and conferences, and present at national and international venues
+ Help us define the future of computing

Required:

+ PhD in a computer science, mathematics, or a related engineering or science discipline
+ Research experience in one of the following areas: data analysis, graph algorithms, machine learning, parallel algorithms, programming models, sparse linear algebra/solvers, software productivity
+ Technical publications in HPC conferences and journals, and/or released software used by applications

Desired:

+ Communication skills appropriate for participating in multi\-disciplinary teams of mathematicians, engineers and computer scientists
+ Experience working in collaborative software teams
+ Parallel computing experience
+ Experience with object\-oriented programming

Department Description:

The Center for Computing Research \(CCR\) at Sandia crafts 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\. Software products are essential tools and critical deliverables as a part of our work\. CCR plays a large and growing role in the US and international community in the exploration, adaptation, adoption, development, deployment and dissemination of software engineering methodologies and innovations for computational science and engineering\. As part of CCR, the Scalable Algorithms Department develops new algorithms and approaches to address challenges in next\-generation computing hardware\. The department uses its expertise in applied mathematics and computational science to address these challenges and help define the future of computing\. While mission driven and focused, the Scalable Algorithms Department performs most of its research in the public domain, which allows the R&D professionals in the department to publish in the open literature and effectively team with leaders at other labs, universities, and industry\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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:

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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