Digital Engineering Ecosystem, Data Science Lead - R&D Computer Science (Experienced)

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7184174 (Ref:Sa691741)

Posted: October 3, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home) + Generous vacations, strong medical 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:*These benefits vary by job classification. What Your Job Will Be Like: If you are a passionate and accomplished Computer Science Professional who values a healthy work/life balance and believes in the power of software to make things better for those around us, we invite you to seize this opportunity and join our team! We are looking to add an experienced R&D Computer Science professional to our digital engineering initiative team to serve primarily in our Data Science Lead role. The ideal candidate has extensive experience in managing highly visible, multi-lab projects, that requires coordinating across disciplines of data science and other disciplines to meet mission needs. As part of this initiative, you will work in a highly multidisciplinary environment to develop the tooling and interoperability mechanisms that will make product engineering a truly digital process from beginning to end. Your efforts will affect improved collaboration, lead to faster development iterations, and facilitate data-driven decision making for other teams and departments at Sandia. Your responsibilities + Architect and lead the development of key aspects of the digital thread to support the connection of digital tools, automate manual process, and reduce the time it takes to go from concept to production. + Identify opportunities to leverage automation to improve the efficiency and reliability of our build and deployment processes. + Develop ontology-based digital tool integrations to enable Sandia’s digital engineering transformation. + Lead projects that result in the automation of manual design engineering processes to reduce review times and improve quality. + Work directly with multidisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers to identify areas where digital engineering can streamline and improve existing engineering processes. + Define long-term technical visions for existing and future platforms. + Develop an ontology assisted review tool to support reviews of 3D models in a human readable format. Due to the nature of work, successful candidate must be able to work onsite. Qualifications We Require: + Master’s degree in Computer Science or related STEM field plus one year of experience; or equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience + Experience in Ontology Design and Development + Experience leading DOE and/or NNSA multi-lab technical projects + Ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q security clearance Qualifications We Desire: + PhD in relevant discipline, or equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience + Data Science Expertise including work with knowledge graphs, ontologies, and deductive reasoning engines + UI/UX design experience + Experience with general-purpose programming languages such as Python, C, and/or Java + Experience working with databases such as MongoDB, neo4j, or other noSQL databases + Experience using CI/CD tools such as gradle, maven, Jenkins, gitlab, or docker + Experience using deployment platforms such as Ansible, Kubernetes, or Openshift + Experience with agile software methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban + Mature interpersonal and communication skills – capable of working effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders About Our Team: The Data Engineering and Analytics department provides innovative software solutions to support the nuclear deterrence mission through the architecting, engineering, development, and deployment of complex full-stack solutions and data systems that meet mission needs. Posting Duration: This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. Security Clearance: 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 need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance 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 DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law. NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs: If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs. If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date. Job ID: 691741

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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