Intern - Center for Computing Research (CCR) R&D Graduate Summer
Sandia National Laboratories
January 8, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico
: We are seeking an Intern Summer \- R&D Grad The CCR seeks several students to participate in collaborative research across a wide range of areas in computer science, applied mathematics, discrete mathematics, mathematical modeling, computational science and engineering, computational neuroscience and cognitive science \(including cognitive and experimental psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics\)\. Possible research areas include advanced computer architectures, systems software, programming languages and paradigms, networks, informatics and information sciences, combinatorial mathematics, discrete event simulation, scalable linear and nonlinear solvers, continuous and discrete optimization, uncertainty quantification, statistics, multiscale methods and mathematics, multiphysics modeling, visualization, visual cognition, meshing, cybersecurity, advanced modeling and simulation, human decision modeling, machine learning, brain inspired computing and assessing human performance\. Students are also sought with interests in applying computational methods to scientific and engineering applications including shock physics, molecular dynamics, MHD, CFD, electrical systems, MEMS, and climate science\. These student internships are for motivated and enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills and who have the desire to gain research experience in a highly collaborative research environment\. Successful applicants will be exposed to a wide range of computational and/or cognitive research at Sandia and will have a strong project\-based research experience working directly with Sandia staff scientists\. Required: You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements: + Earned bachelor's degree+ Currently attending and enrolled full time \(or scheduled to graduate in the spring\) in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0+ Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America, Sandia will not sponsor work authorization for this position\. _Note: If you have not yet started your graduate program, please apply to an undergraduate intern position\._ Additional Requirements: + Communication skills appropriate for participating in multi\-disciplinary research teams+ Must be pursuing a degree in electrical engineering, mathematics, computer science, statistics, cognitive science or related fields with a strong academic record Desired: + Software development and programming experience \(C\+\+, C, Fortran, Matlab, Java, Python\)+ Knowledge or the interest to learn parallel programming such as MPI, OpenMP, and/or threads+ Experience with mathematical modeling techniques, including linear and integer programming, statistical modeling, and system dynamics modeling+ Experience in psychology, linguistics and neuroscience Department Description: The Center for Computing Research \(CCR\) at Sandia creates technology and solutions for many of our nation's most demanding national security challenges\. The Center's portfolio spans the spectrum from fundamental research to state\-of\-the\-art applications\. Our work includes computer system architecture \(both hardware and software\); enabling technology for modeling physical and engineering systems; and support research in discrete mathematics, data analytics, cognitive modeling, and decision support\. The CCR enterprise is closely tied to the laboratories' broader set of missions and strategies\. Application areas include nuclear weapons, cyber security, and energy and CO2 challenges such as climate modeling, alternative energy technologies, and improvements to the power grid\. We also serve as stewards of important capabilities for the nation in high\-strain\-rate physics, scientific visualization, mesh generation, and computational materials\. We maintain world\-class research programs in computational and discrete mathematics, computer science, scalable algorithms, and large\-scale high performance computer systems\. In cybersecurity, we focus on open, exploratory research in partnership with academia and industry\. The CCR is the primary means by which Sandia engages the external computational science research community, annually hosting over 50 faculty visitors and 50 summer graduate student interns in an exciting and highly multidisciplinary research environment\. CCR researchers have access to Sandia's state\-of\-the\-art parallel\-computing environment including numerous large\-scale clusters, visualization servers, and other specialized computing systems, as well as laboratories for assessing human performance, simulating cyber networks, performing cyber training and doing exploratory data analysis\. 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: This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\. Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications\. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to the work site\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\. If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE\-granted security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for DOE\-granted security clearances must be U\.S\. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position\. EEO Statement: Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT
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.