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Electromagnetics - Code Developer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM

We are seeking a R&D Electromagnetics Software Engineer who will support the development, verification, and validation of computer models to simulate complex physical processes associated with electromagnetic phenomena\.

Key functions of this role include, but are not limited to:

+ Contribute to the development of novel algorithms and physics models for efficient electromagnetic simulations over a broad range of applications

+ Contribute to development of advanced computational models and their implementation in new applications designed for next\-generation hardware \(e\.g\., Intel Xeon Phi MICs and NVIDIA GPUs\)

+ Help to ensure application compatibility and scalability \(high\-thread concurrency\) in an MPI\+X environment

+ Contribute to the development of a state\-of\-the\-art electromagnetic code to run on flagship \(Trinity, Sierra, El Capitan, and others\) high\-performance computing platforms

+ Work in a highly integrated and complex programmatic environment that includes researchers from multiple Sandia organizations

+ Report on research results via publications and conference presentations

+ Team with other code developers; as well as analysts and experimentalists to evaluate code performance


+ BS in applied mathematics, computer science, physics, engineering, or closely related discipline

+ PhD in applied mathematics, computer science, physics, engineering, or closely related discipline

+ Experience with development and application of advanced scientific modeling and simulation software in high\-performance computing environments

+ Strong physics background for development of analytical models

+ Experience with applications of electromagnetic theory: analysis, modeling, and simulation

+ Experience with an advanced scientific programming language, such as Fortran, C, C\+\+, or Python

+ Good communication skills as evidenced by a history of publication of results in peer\-reviewed journals and external presentations at appropriate scientific conferences

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance


+ Strong C\+\+ and object\-oriented programming software development skills and experience utilizing software libraries for scientific software development

+ Knowledge of parallel programming, threading, distributed memory, and/or SIMD

+ Experience in use of MPI, OpenMP, and Cuda

+ Experience with Agile methodologies, git version control, CMake, Jenkins, Doxygen, and TeX

+ Experience with visualization, data analysis, post\-processing, and debugging in a high\-performance computing environment

+ Ability to work with others and collaborate effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment

+ Experience with both command\-line Linux and Windows platforms

+ Willingness to develop expertise in different areas of electromagnetics, numerical methods, or software development

+ Willingness to be flexible in job assignments

Department Description:

The Electromagnetic Theory department \(1352\) is engaged in the 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 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:

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