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Explosives Research Experiment Lead
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Master's Degree or PhD in physics, engineering, a related field, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Comprehensive understanding of a specific area of science applicable to hydrodynamic testing.
  • Experience performing hands-on experimental science in bench top and/or test facility environments and familiarity with experimentation requiring formal conduct of operations.
  • Experience managing medium-size or larger technical projects.
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and initiative in addressing challenging problems, and innovative skills to identify/develop creative solutions.
  • Experience working effectively in independent and in a multi-disciplinary, team-based-research environment to achieve multi-year goals.
  • Interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence necessary to work effectively with a wide range of personalities in both one-on-one and team environments.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills necessary to explain, negotiate and advise on experimental design including proficiency in standard office computing software.
  • Demonstrated ability/commitment to valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion principles in the workplace.

In addition, 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 working around explosives and/or other high hazard materials or effects.
  • Experience using computer aided design tools
  • Experience managing other personnel in a team environment
  • Experience diagnosing very fast transient phenomena
  • Experience modeling transmission and effects of ionizing radiation.
  • Experience with any of the following topics: dynamic radiography, high speed photography, Photonic Doppler Velocimetry, radiometry, pulsed power (flash lamps, fire sets), system generated EMP, grounding and shielding.
  • Experience with scientific data analysis in mainstream programming languages or tools such as C++, Python, MATLAB, etc.
  • Knowledge of the WCI weapons program and/or explosive hydrodynamic experimentation

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About Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.Livermore’s defining responsibility is ensuring the safety, security and reliability of the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Yet LLNL’s mission is broader than stockpile stewardship, as dangers ranging from nuclear proliferation and terrorism to energy shortages and climate change threaten national security and global stability. The Laboratory’s science and engineering are being applied to achieve breakthroughs for counterterrorism and nonproliferation, defense and intelligence, energy and environmental security.
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