Data Scientist (Early/Mid-Career)

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Sandia National Laboratories
Algorithms, Analysis, Applied Research, Data Analysis, Data Mining, Hadoop, HTTP, Java, Linux, Matlab, Programming, Python, Research, Security, Testing
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Qualifications We Require

* Bachelor-s degree in STEM discipline.
* Master's or PhD in computer science, data mining, machine learning, information retrieval, recommendation systems, natural language processing, statistics, math, engineering, operations research, or other quantitative discipline;
* Fluent in high-level programming languages such as Python or MATLAB;
* Fluent in one or more object oriented languages like Java, Scala, C#, C++;
* Experience with Spark, Hadoop, Pig or other MapReduce-based architectures;
* Experienced in operating Linux-based systems;
* Record of advancing the state-of-the-art in network and graph analysis, machine learning, applied statistics, applied mathematics, and other related fields of study;
* Ability to travel;
* Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire

* Strong academic performance (i.e. high GPA);
* Publication record indicative of relevant research expertise;
* Passionate about working with large unstructured and structured data sets with Demonstrated ability to acquire, prepare, and characterize real-world data for subsequent analysis;
* Demonstrated ability to team in an interdisciplinary R&D environment;
* Demonstrated community leadership through activities such as participation in student or professional organizations, service on committees, and workshop and/or conference organization.

About Our Team

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 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 schedules, 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.

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.


Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

Company Information

At Sandia, creativity, multidisciplinary thought, and diverse ideas are encouraged. Our unique work requires the collective minds of the nation's top scientists, engineers, and support staff. Each year, Sandians are recognized for developing a range of breakthrough technologies with commercial applications of global importance. Sandia embraces diversity, inclusion, and respect as part of our organizational culture. We value individual differences, and we believe that our success depends on the collaborative efforts of a diverse workforce. We also strive to meet the highest standards in workforce fulfillment, safety, security, fiscal accountability, and environmental responsibility.
Dice Id : RTL54619
Position Id : 659396

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