- Generates technical proposals and white papers in response to request for proposals and broad area announcements from federal sources. | - Develop, manage and execute innovative research using Machine Learning techniques to solve science-based problems. | - Conducts novel research in support of Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear non-proliferation activities, as well as Department of Defense (DOD) and IC customers. | - Manage operational logistics and finances for projects, and create technical reports and deliverables. | - Monitor and de-conflict resources, develop project schedules and time-lines. | - Provide technical advice to less-experienced colleagues and collaborate with partner labs throughout the DOE infrastructure and academia.
The wireless sensor array scientist will report to the Diagnostic Research and Material Studies manager within Test & Evaluation’s Nevada Operations division and will work with a diverse team to develop, design, field, and analyze arrays of wireless sensors for nuclear nonproliferation projects as well diagnostic development, fielding; to field and analyze diagnostics for stockpile stewardship experiments; and to participate in the Site-Directed Research and Development Program. | | Scientist I | - Fielding of wireless sensor arrays at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and other National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) testbeds. | - Data fusion for analysis of multi-modal data. | - Programming computational solutions in diverse developmental environments. | - Contribute to the preparation of project deliverables. | Scientist II | - Development of new sensor array suites. | - Design of experimental implementation plans. | - Lead preparation of project deliverables. | - Participate in the Site-Directed Research and Development program. | Senior Scientist | - Publication of research results in appropriate conferences and journals. | - Leading original research into sensor development and analysis. | - Interfacing with scientists and engineers from the National Laboratories and other stakeholders. | - Assist in the definition of project deliverables and preparation of project white papers and proposals. | - Author white papers and proposals to the Site-Directed Research and Development program
The candidate will join a team of scientists and engineers in a dynamic research environment at MSTS’s Los Alamos Office. | - Support internal software applications and systems by investigating, designing, documenting, troubleshooting, training, and implementing new applications and hardware. | - Analyzing user requirements for system features and functionality, investigating software requirements, system testing, and creating comprehensive software documentation. | - Research, evaluate, and make recommendations around the implementation of new or existing software features and emerging technologies. | - Collaborate on projects with team members, scientistS, engineers, other IT computing efforts, and other MSTS employees doing similar work. | - Provide technical direction and/or coordinate activities with teammembers and other relevant personnel. | - Document and present work to relevant audiences; | - Work with vendor's customer support, sales reps, and technical working groups
The candidate will join a team of scientists and engineers in a dynamic research environment at MSTS’s Los Alamos Office. | - Develop simulation models and data analysis codes in a wide range of scientific applications and will use these models and codes in the analysis of data from a variety of experiments. | - Will work with software programmers developing analysis code and be able to incorporate scientific code into practical analysis applications. | - Conduct independent research and develop research proposals. | - The candidate must have the flexibility and motivation to learn new programming languages and creative solutions to complex problems. | - Applications will vary from project to project and can include a wide range of topics such as developing scientific simulation software to solve complex scientific problems and developing code for data analysis. | - Must will be willing to support projects as they are needed and be self-motivated to learn skills and technologies outside their previous experience.
The Remote Sensing Laboratory, located on Nellis Air Force Base, seeks a talented individual to support emergency response operations for National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) response assets. | - Participate in planning, coordinating and executing activities for national emergency response assets that participate in trainings, exercises, and real world events. | - Develop and maintain procedures, documents, and reports for internal and external dissemination that are in compliance with DOE orders, as well as company procedures. | - Populate DOE databases with relevant asset information to include training requirements, asset event information, and budgetary updates. | - Develop and maintain procedures, documents, reports, and track requests for information for all matters relating to emergency response teams. | - This position will be expected to maintain significant communications and work in conjunction with colleagues at our office on Joint Base Andrews. | - Professionally interface with various personnel within and outside DOE, to include federal management. | - Become qualified and complete necessary training requirements for deployable and home team operations support requirements. | - Will be required to maintain additional specialized training requirements and the ability to work non-standard hours as dictated by emergency response activities. | - Develop and maintain relationships with other government agencies and external parties to facilitate exercise/drill requirements. | - Candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, and have the ability to interface professionally, internal and external to the organization. | - Individual must maintain confidentiality and display a professional demeanor in daily activities. | - Perform related work as assigned by Supervisor.
The successful candidate will contribute to a team of scientists and engineers building a next generation x-ray machine for stockpile stewardship applications. The candidate will contribute to the development and application of solid state electrical systems used as the drive for the machine. The team will work in multiple locations and the candidate will primarily support elements of the machine that are the responsibility of Lawrence Livermore National Lab. | | Key Responsibilities: | | - Prepare and/or contribute to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Mentors less experienced staff in specific discipline. | - Prepares concept designs and analytical methods | - Coordinates work with multiple project team members. | - Participate in the development of low to high Technology Readiness Level (TRL) innovations. | - Demonstrated ability to work with customers in the field when applying high TRL technologies to new experimental conditions. | - Engage with peer subject matter experts on decisions related to the advancement of RF, control systems, and pulsed power technologies in mission areas specific to NNSS strategic areas of focus. | - Project work may not be exclusive to this project. | - Participate on other project teams where their expertise is needed.
| - Responsible for providing support to NNSS Asset & Material Management (A&MM) Warehouse Operations, Excess & Sales, and Material Management functions. Responsibilities include but not limited to: | - Assist employees with day-to-day Warehouse Operations, Excess and Material Management functions and resolve issues. | - Coordinate and ensure physical inventories are conducted and completed in a timely basis to ensure valid records are continuously maintained. | - Prepares and processes procurement requests in Oracle database to buy material for NNSS A&MM Department Operations along with general service items. | - Schedule customer deliveries to include badging and site access. | - Records and training coordinator. | - Process and track safety shoe, safety glasses and PPE assignments for Department employees. | - Update and track material stock in Maximo database. | - Process excess paperwork and redeployment of personal property excess to Program needs. | - Prepare and track shipping documents for recording movements of material and excess disposal. | - Participates and assists with the Property Management Walk-through Program. | - Monitor performance against metrics and goals established by management. | - Support continuous improvement initiatives and conduct management assessments. | - Implements company policies, procedures and directives to ensure compliance with federal regulations. | - Ensures compliance with export control and high-risk property guidelines for personal property life cycle asset management. | - Perform related work as assigned by manager.
- Provide field support for dynamic physics experiments within Stockpile Stewardship science program. | - Produce complex mechanical assemblies with tight tolerances. | - Design and fabricate prototype mechanical devices in support of a small team of R&D scientists and engineers. | - Work with engineers and scientists in the development and fielding of electrical, optical, and laser diagnostic data acquisition systems | - and developing new concepts. | - Responsible for operating diagnostic equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, delay generators, spectrum analyzers, fiber optic inspection and cleaning equipment, optical time domain reflectometers, spectrum analyzers, etc. | - Assist in researching, extracting, analyzing and compiling system documentation, data acquisition, and technical data. | - Ability to be a team member on specific event diagnostics as skills and experience permit. | - As a member of field support, you must be able to adapt to diverse field environments. | - Ability to do basic electronic work. | - Assists in researching, extracting, analyzing and compiling technical data. | - Assists in the preparation of reports, graphs, proposals, studies and correspondence. | - Assists in preliminary engineering analysis, conceptual design and engineering calculations. | - Assists in and review project design and technical documents. | - May perform drafting assignments, revise prints and prepare sketches. | - Work locations will include the North Las Vegas Facility and the Nevada National Security Site
- Provide field support for dynamic physics experiments within Stockpile Stewardship science program. | - Work with engineers and scientists in the development and fielding of electrical, optical, and laser diagnostic data acquisition systems. | - Responsible for operating diagnostic equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, delay generators, spectrum analyzers, fiber optic inspection and cleaning equipment, optical time domain refractometers, spectrum analyzers, etc. | - Assist in researching, extracting, analyzing and compiling system documentation, data acquisition, and technical data. | - Be a team member on specific event diagnostics as skills and experience permit. | - As a member of field support, you must be able to adapt to diverse field environments. | - Ability to do basic electronic work. | - Assists in researching, extracting, analyzing and compiling technical data. | - Assists in the preparation of reports, graphs, proposals, studies and correspondence. | - Assists in preliminary engineering analysis, conceptual design and engineering calculations. | - Assists in and review project design and technical documents. | - May perform drafting assignments, revise prints and prepare sketches. | - Work locations will include the North Las Vegas Facility and the Nevada National Security Site
- Ability to use computer aided design and drafting (CADD) software to create technical designs and drawings in research and development environment. | - Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and modification of mechanical parts and assemblies. | - Devises new approaches for designing and drafting complex chassis builds and mechanical assemblies. | - Plans and conducts independent work requiring judgment and experience in the application and substantial adaptation of operations techniques. | - Devises new approaches to operations problems. | - May provide direction and instruction to engineers, technicians, crafts, or others in the use of configuration management/CADD software for specific projects or tasks. | - Performs work that involves conventional practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting requirements, unsuitability of conventional methods, or difficult coordination requirements. | - Plans, guides, or prepares administrative and technical documents as required for the design and build of complex assemblies. | - Coordinates project assignments among engineers, project managers, clients, and vendors. Applies accepted technical standards to design drawings. | - Requires everyday collaboration with engineers, vendors, and other designers in order to make sure that design details are handled appropriately.
THIS IS A LIMITED-TERM REGULAR FULL-TIME POSITION. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE CAN BE EMPLOYED UP TO TWO YEARS, WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR, BASED ON THE ORGANIZATION'S NEEDS. CANDIDATE MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR A POST-DOC POSITION WITHIN 3 YEARS OF RECEIVING HIS/HER PhD, OR THE CANDIDATE WILL HAVE COMPLETED ALL PhD REQUIREMENTS BY HIRE DATE. | | - Devises imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions requiring evaluation of standards and processes. Solutions may be unique. | - Coordinates execution of assigned projects. | - Develops processes, procedures, work instructions | - Authors formal publications. | - Produces intellectual property. | - Work with a scientific mentor to complete a project of technical relevance to MSTS mission. This will include working toward a solution as an independent contributor and in collaborative teams. | - Will be eligible for full-time MSTS employee benefits, with the exception of the Employee Education Training Assistance Program and severance pay when the employment relationship ends. | - Relocation will be provided on a limited basis.
The selected candidate will work to develop technologies relevant to the National Nuclear Security Administration's Stockpile Stewardship Program. | - Focus areas will include the application of laser and optical technologies to the calibration of high speed imaging imagers. | - Participate in the development of low Technology Readiness Level (TRL) innovations and transition those innovations to the field. | - Will mentor with experts and be part of a high-performing team. | - Additional areas of technical exposure and development will include electro-optic systems, fiber optic systems, class IV lasers, prototype electronic systems, control system software (LabView) | - Will engage in design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Requires technical presentations to include design reviews and technical publication in peer reviewed journals.
Candidate oversees the implementation and activities of a graded, effective safeguards program for control and accountability of nuclear material (NM). | - Develops, coordinates, and implements facility and project specific surveillance plans. | - Provides oversight to ensure control and accountability of accountable NM at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) to include, but not limited to: Proper safeguarding and storage of NM in assigned Material Balance Areas (MBAs); transfers and receipts of materials into and out of the MBAs; determination of need for and the proper application of tamper indicating devices; and physical inventories. | - Participate in assessments/performance tests involving accountable NM and Material Control & Accountability (MC&A) requirements. | - Review procedures and plans involving accountable NM in assigned MBAs, including those for the facility. | - Maintain all training involving accountable NM and related operations in assigned MBAs. | - Perform inventory activities and item reconciliation for assigned MBAs; perform backup duties for other MBA Custodians; and be trained in NM measurements to include verification and confirmation measurements. | - Ability to learn and understand the NM Local Area Nuclear Material Accounting System (LANMAS). | - Participate in Human Reliability Program and become a Radiological Worker I qualified within three months of start date. | - Provides technical leadership and direction to include identifying, evaluating and compiling detailed technical information related to the mission and process of the MBA(s) in regard to accountable NM. | - Interface with the management of the facility and/or operation in which assigned MBA is located when accountable NM are involved. | - Troubleshoot anomalies related to accountable NM in assigned MBA(s); inventory difference investigation, calculations, and resolution. | - Development of corrective actions for any identified deficiencies in assigned MBA(s). | - Participate in management reviews of MBA-related issues involving accountable NM; development and maintenance of MBA(s) data sheet(s). | - Position interacts with a broad range of NNSS management and staff, national laboratory representatives, and various government agencies. | - Performs other related work as assigned by supervisor or management
Perform duties as the Administrative Specialist for the Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development department and support and work closely with the department manager and interface directly with the multiple Directorates, Program and Project Managers, and scientific team leaders and team members within the department. | - Coordinate tracking of project milestones and deliverables | - Track project budgets and costs and provide periodic reports internally to team leaders and department manager | - Coordinate preparation, review and submission of reports and publications | - Coordinate proposal formatting and assembly of forms and prepare preliminary proposal budget documents | - Submit travel reimbursement requests | - Coordinate with visitors for schedule, tours, passed clearances, events | - Track funding opportunities and circulating solicitation information – check eligibility | - Track program achievements (publications, patents, presentations) | - Design, format, and post web materials | - Track inventory allocation of high value equipment within department | - Assist program team members in shipping and retrieving instrumentation and materials for periodic remote work | - Serve as P-Card holder and order non-technical supplies | - Assist with time reporting – pre and post lockout. | - Collect periodic budget and schedule data for department planning and corporate data requests | - Assist Department manager in personnel allocation planning and coordination of personnel performance review
- Manages small projects (<$5M TPC). Responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing). | - Uses MSTS project management processes, techniques, and tools. | - Meets customer needs while providing realistic expectations. | - Establishes specific customer satisfaction standards. | - Actively monitors customer satisfaction. | - Proactively develops and implements strategies to mitigate risk. | - Applies project management best practices and processes, such as planning, work authorization, monitoring project performance, and controlling the project baseline.
The selected applicant will work to develop technologies relevant to the National Nuclear Security Administration's Stockpile Stewardship Program. | - Focus areas will include the innovation of advancements for Broadband Laser Ranging (BLR) and Photon Doppler Velocimetry (PDV) technologies and their experimental application. | - Participate in the development of low Technology Readiness Level (TRL) innovations and transition those innovations to the field. | - Candidate will mentor with experts and be part of a high-performing team. | - Additional areas of technical exposure and development will include microwave radiation, electro-optic systems, fiber optic systems, and pulsed power technologies. | - Will engage in design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - The job requires technical presentations to include design reviews and technical publication in peer-reviewed journals.
- Individual will act as an engineer in the Engineering Division. Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following: | - Assist with preparation and checking of design drawings, specifications, calculations, system design descriptions, and design analyses. | - Support senior engineers in determination of code applicability as it pertains to systems that are being modified or designed. | - Support senior engineers in walk downs, identification of issue, interferences, interface points, performance requirements, operational requirements, and other areas of concern. | - Coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines, senior engineers, Authority Having Jurisdiction, fire marshal, facility managers, project managers, and project engineers | - Builds teaming relationship with technical and other company organizations. | - Supports field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices. | - Contributes to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Assists in performing design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Coordinates work within their discipline on less complex projects. | - May serve as a member of work teams.
This position reports to the Conduct of Operations (CONOPS) Manager of the Operations Assurance Division within the Mission Assurance Directorate. | - Serves as a Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for Conduct of Operations principles (shift turnover, communications, repeat backs, procedure/compliance, log-keeping, required reading, on-shift training, out-of-specifications, alarm response, lockout/tagout, etc.) as disseminated through company policies, directives, and established work processes. | - Initial assignment includes assisting facility and project management within hazard category (HazCat) 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities with development of CONOPS culture founded upon specific hazards presented. | - Provide support and feedback during 3 year matrix updates as required per DOE O 422.1, “Conduct of Operations.” | - Serve as an analysis team member in support document reviews, interviews and report writing. | - Provide coaching to facility, project, and other company personnel concerning expected performance of company policies, directives, and established work processes. | - Accurately convey operational and organizational performance results with the appropriate facility management, project management, and National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Field Office (NNSA/NFO) Facility Representative. | - Exercise independent judgment within level of responsibility as a CONOPS representative while allocated to a facility, project, document or procedure review team, or other working groups as directed. | - Support facility critiques and fact finding activities when required. | - Apply knowledge and training to ensure all activities are conducted safely and consistently in compliance with applicable requirements.
- Support work within the Software Development Section for the Remote Sensing Laboratory. | - Will serve as an emergency response team member and deploy on exercise or real-world deployments, sometimes on short notice. | - Serve as software specialist on emergency response team duty rosters. | - Knowledge of implementation of complex database-driven systems using C# and the .Net framework. | - Some experience with html5 and Angular preferred. | - Coordinates assigned projects to meet team needs. | - Receives general direction and technical guidance on issues and shares with team. | - Design, develop, and test custom solutions in C#, Java, and associated technologies. | - Work within small teams on projects involving technical integration, research and development, and emergency response operations. | - Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor in daily activities. | - Perform related work as assigned by Manager
- Support work within the Software Development Section for the Remote Sensing Laboratory. | - Design, develop, and test custom solutions in C#, Java, and associated technologies. | - Work within small teams on projects involving technical integration, research and development, and emergency response operations. | - Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor in daily activities. | - Perform related work as assigned by Manager.