- Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
- Master's Degree in physics, engineering, a related field, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Experience performing hands-on experimental science, working around explosives and/or other energetic materials and using computer aided design tools and standard office computer tools.
- Experience managing a project timeline including other personnel in a team environment.
- Experience managing medium-size technical projects.
- Demonstrated self-motivation and initiative in addressing challenging problems, and innovative skills to identify/develop creative solutions. Comprehensive understanding of a specific area of science applicable to hydrodynamic testing and familiarity with positions requiring formal conduct of operations.
- Experience working effectively independently and in a multi-disciplinary, team-research environment to achieve multi-year goals. Interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence necessary to work effectively with a wide range of personalities.
- Proficient written and verbal communication skills necessary to explain, negotiate and advise on experimental design.
- Proficient interpersonal skills to communicate and work in both one-on-one and team environments.
Additional qualifications at the SES.3 Level
- Advanced knowledge of physics, engineering, mathematics, mechanical, aerospace or nuclear engineering or a related field.
- Significant experience and demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a multidisciplinary team.
- Demonstrated record of completing and/or leading top-quality research in relevant areas of physics and engineering.
Qualifications We Desire
- Experience diagnosing very fast transient phenomena, modeling transmission and effects of ionizing radiation.
- Experience with radiography, high speed photography, Photonic Doppler Velocimetry, radiometry, pulsed power (flash lamps, fire sets), system generated EMP, grounding and shielding.
- Experience with programming in a mainstream language (C Java, Python), use of analysis tools such as MATLAB and knowledge of the WCI weapons program, explosive hydrodynamic experimentation, and the optics, electro-optics, and radiographic technologies used at LLNL Site 300.
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