: We are seeking a POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEE The Complex Systems for National Security Group's expanding business has created opportunities for engineering researchers who can quickly familiarize themselves with Sandia\-developed and commercial modeling and simulation tools and use these tools to analyze complex systems and technologies supporting critical national security challenges related to Energy & Climate systems, Nuclear Weapon systems, Military systems and Homeland Security systems\. The technical work involves developing and executing innovative approaches, analytic architectures, methods and tools to address a wide range of analysis challenges for current and future systems, system of systems and technologies being conceptualized, designed, developed and tested for the DOE, DoD, and DHS\. Candidates should have an doctorate degree in science or engineering with experience in systems an system of systems \(SoS\) analysis and engineering together with experience using numerical modeling, simulation, optimization, and analysis tools\. Experience performing reliability analysis is desirable\. Required: + An excellent academic background that includes a Ph\.D\. in a related science or engineering field \(examples include engineering, operations research, physics, computer science, applied mathematics, statistics\)\.+ Experience working with Systems modeling and simulation, and analysis tools and/or similar capabilities\.+ Experience with analytic frameworks, systems analysis, vulnerability analysis, trade studies and engineering for complex equipment and systems\.+ Demonstrated ability to become familiar with new modeling and simulation tools and techniques and to apply them in analyzing complex military or industrial systems and enterprise scale problems\.+ Demonstrated ability to independently determine and develop innovative approaches and solutions to a diverse range of analytical problems\. Desired: + Experience in areas such as optimization and simulation, systems analysis, reliability analysis, statistics, risk analysis, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis, and optimization\.+ Project/Technical Task management experience with small agile teams+ External customer interface and project experience\.+ Knowledge of military systems/platforms, power and energy systems, and logistics and supply systems is valuable, as is experience in analyzing complex systems with limited data\.+ Experience with specialized simulation tools, state modeling, systems engineering, numerical methods, statistics, and optimization\.+ Experience with commercial simulation tools such as MATLAB is useful, as is knowledge of Visual Studio \.NET, C\#, or other high level programming languages\. Department Description: Department 06135, Systems Analysis & Decision Support, will support NW, DoD, DOE, and other government agency programs that involve systems analysis, system of systems, enterprise reliability, sustainment and operations as well as NW production and test activities\. As the Group grows, additional sponsors and areas of work may also be added or shifted to enable the success of the Group\. The department will combine advanced mod/sim technologies, software, and experience to develop and apply new and unique capabilities in wide\-ranging areas that include operations research, logistics, technology management, lifecycle and total ownership cost analysis, and sensitivity, uncertainty, and risk analysis\. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the research and development of new and differentiating capabilities as part of a multi\-disciplinary team in a supportive technical environment, while maintaining a high degree of customer focus\. The department will have projects of varying size and complexity, providing opportunities for experience, mentoring, and 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 withamazingimpact 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,strongmedical 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: http://www\.sandia\.gov \*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 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\. EEO Statement: Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT : This Limited Term Employee \(LTE\) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years\. Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance\.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, bio...technology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.