30 days old

R&D General Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)

Livermore, CA

The Data Science and Cyber Analytics Department is seeking a R&D General Technologist to support the work of the department\. The work of the department at Sandia/California combines research in applied mathematics, statistics, and computer science with expertise in national security\. Our work impacts a wide variety of applications in cyber defense, advanced data science, streaming analytics, real\-time monitoring, and other areas\. Our results are published in leading technical journals and conferences, and much of our software is freely available to the research community\. We are particularly looking for students pursuing degrees in fields related to data sciences, including numerical mathematics \(especially optimization and linear algebra\), statistics, network and graph algorithms, discrete mathematics, theoretical computer science, and cyber defense\. Our interns will be involved in conducting innovative research, developing open\-source software, and communicating their research through written reports and oral presentations\.


\(1\) A B\.S degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a related area, with a strong record of academic performance

\(2\) ability to work in a collaborative research environment;

\(3\) evidence of relevant expertise in the form of class work, technical publications, presentations, software, and/or knowledge of applications;

\(4\) software development competence in C\+\+, C, Java, Python, MATLAB, or a related language; and

\(5\) ability to obtain and maintain a U\.S\. DOE Q security clearance\.


Expertise in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, data mining, graph analysis, linear algebra, applied statistics, optimization, computational combinatorics, discrete mathematics, cryptography, network protocols, intrusion detection systems, malware analysis; \(2\) high\-performance, distributed, or parallel computing experience using MPI, Hadoop, or related tools; \(3\) familiarity with SQL and noSQL databases; and \(4\) a background in solving practical problems in science and engineering that involve encounters with real\-world data\.

Department Description:

The Data Science & Cyber Analytics Department develops new techniques and tools in machine learning, data analysis, and numerical and discrete algorithms\. The department is especially focused on matrix and tensor methods, adversary\-aware analytics, at\-scale streaming and sampling methods, graph and network analysis, and game theory\. The department generates publications in leading technical journals and conferences as well as software that is freely available to the research community\. These techniques are largely focused on real\-world data with a particular focus on cyber applications\. Our efforts impact a wide range of domains ranging from national security applications to basic and applied research\.

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:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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\.


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Livermore, CA

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