: The applicant will use EM and plasma physics codes to analyze and predict experimental results from experiments such as cavity system generated electromagnetic pulse and photon\-driven electron emission from materials and experimental results from high powered diodes\. The applicant will work on other related assignments or projects as career progresses\. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Analyze experimental data using existing and in\-development physics codes+ Interact with other staff working on code development, experiments and/or code validation+ Predict future EM experimental responses+ Write or present work results+ Attend technical meetings+ Attend appropriate technical interchanges or conferences off\-site+ Complete training for corporate required training such as Environmental safety and security+ Attend department meetings once a week+ Contribute to future planning and direction in Radiation Effects Sciences Required: + PhD in plasma Physics or related field or MS degree in physics or engineering with 5 or more years of experience in modeling and simulation of EM and plasma physics problems+ The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Security Clearance Desired: + Demonstrated work or experience using mod/sim to analyze plasma physics and/or EM problems+ Ability to work with High Performance Computing codes and architectures+ Excellent presentation and writing skills+ The ability to communicate and work with project groups+ Knowledge of/or mod/sim capability in electron emission from material surfaces+ Knowledge or ability to incorporate gas chemistry into plasma/EM+ Knowledge or experience with Particle\-in\-cell \(PIC code\)+ Knowledge or experience with high powered diode operation or pulsed power sciences+ Demonstrated ability to write reports and papers+ Knowledge of radiation effects+ Familiarity with dosimetry techniques for assessing radiation effects+ Ability to do limited travel Department Description: Department 1343, Radiation Effects Experimentation, is primarily a department that performs radiation effects experiments using photon, ion, neutron, electron, and laser sources located at Sandia National Laboratories and other laboratories throughout the United States\. We perform experiments and analyses to qualify the performance of weapon and satellite electronic piece parts, subsystems, and systems in radiation environments\. The department also does basic and applied research on radiation effects for both electronics and materials and develops experimental and radiation diagnostic techniques to support this research\. One important experimental activity is the conduct of experiments, the results of which validate computer codes that through modeling and simulation will be used to qualify weapon and satellite electronic systems to various pulsed radiation environments and effects\. The department personnel also provide design guidance to electronic designers to assure proper design techniques related to mitigating the deleterious effect of radiation on the electronic performance\. 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: 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 original, disability, or veteran status\.
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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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