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Workforce Development - Research Scientists / Engineers

Company: Leidos
Location: Albany
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Job Description:

Description Job Description:The Leidos Research Support Team supporting the National Energy Technology Laboratory is seeking Research Scientists and Engineers to join our Workforce Development Team. This program is designed to identify recent master's and doctoral graduates to be part of cutting-edge energy research of importance to the county helping provide answers to today's pressing scientific questions. This opportunity will allow side by side execution of research with world-class scientists and engineers using state of the art equipment to contribute to new areas of basic and applied research. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory is a multi-disciplinary, scientific and technical-oriented national laboratory. NETL produces technological solutions for America's energy challenges. From developing creative innovations and efficient energy systems that make coal more competitive, to advancing technologies that enhance oil and natural gas extraction and transmission processes, NETL research is providing breakthroughs and discoveries that support home-grown energy initiatives, stimulate a growing economy, and improve the health, safety, and security of all Americans. Highly skilled men and women at three NETL research sites - Albany, Ore., Morgantown, W.Va., and Pittsburgh, Pa. - conduct a broad range of research activities that support DOE's mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States.Selected candidates will be responsible for researching, developing theories, and devising methods to apply to the field of energy sciences. Duties may include planning and executing laboratory research, maintaining substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories, and contributing to scientific literature and conferences in the following Core Competencies:Geological and Environmental Sciences (GES). An internationally recognized capability to monitor, analyze, and predict the physical, chemical, and biological structure and function of complex subsurface environments, from the field-scale down to the molecular level, specifically with the goal of serving as a leader in monitoring and control in real time. Leveraging expertise in geomaterials science, fluid flow in geologic media, multi-scale assessments, geospatial data management & analyses, and field monitoring, GES will enable the beneficial, efficient, and environmentally sustainable engineering of geo-based energy production.Materials Engineering and Manufacturing (MEM). Enabling fossil energy systems' advancement by developing cost effective functional and structural materials that can withstand the extreme service environments associated with clean and efficient fossil energy conversion and resource recovery. Active and passive materials are pursued, as are systems incorporating the developed materials. The MEM accelerates the materials development using integrated computational, experimental, and analytical approaches.Energy Conversion Engineering. The complete support and foundational functionality through: (1): Reactor Modeling; (2) Chemical Reaction & Separation Science; (3) Thermal Power; (4) Electrochemical and Electromagnetic Direct Power. Strategic innovation capability in the areas of direct power extraction/injection, oxy-combustion and super critical CO2 technology will be pursued. In addition, opportunity to maximize facilities to encourage on-site collaboration in those as well as enabling technology approaches such as cyber-physical R&D will be pursued. Systems Engineering & Analysis. The premier resource for the development and analysis of innovative advanced energy systems and to provide unprecedented breadth of integrated modeling and optimization capability to support decision making and analysis across multiple scales. This competency will support technology innovation and maturation at the process level as well as enable better identification, evaluation and prioritization of R&D concepts at earlier stages, including the consideration of broader energy system and market needs and impacts.Computational Science & Engineering. Provide cutting-edge computational infrastructure, code development, communications, and data management approaches that will accelerate the discovery, development and deployment of fossil energy technology solutions. Of specific interest is high performance/speed computing, data science, and research in cyber security.Typical Responsibilities could include:Meeting task requirements of NETL and Leidos research managers in attaining goals established for the NETL team and RIC programs as delineated in the statements of work pertaining to funding awards supporting this position.Provide R&D technical support for the NETL team.Active participation in group meetings as well as other task related meetings.Analyzing results in relation to experimental data from laboratory tests and published data from other authors.Assisting in the preparation of technical papers, reports, conference papers, and annual and quarterly reports.Presenting the results of the research at technical conferences and publishing in archival journals.Developing and applying modelingDeveloping and testing new modelsDeveloping boundary conditions and numerical approaches.Developing models utilizing both commercial and non-commercial codes as well as in house codes.Presenting technical findings during regular team meetings as well as at workshops and professional conferences.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in science or engineering (e.g., chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, safety, software), or related scientific/engineering field. Within two years of graduation with an overall minimum GPA of 2.5.Master's Degree in science or engineering (e.g., chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, safety, software), or related scientific/engineering field. Within two years of graduation with an overall minimum GPA of 2.5.PhD in science or engineering (e.g., chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, safety, software), or related scientific/engineering field. Within two years of graduation with an overall minimum GPA of 2.5.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Basic knowledge of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of narrow technical domain in engineering or related scientific/engineering field.Ability to address and solve technical problems following established procedures and policies and through technical direction from more senior, experienced peers.Ability to contribute to research and development of products, solutions, processes using basic principles, theories and concepts within own technical specialty.Ability to communicate with peers verbally and in writing to explain facts, basic analysis, processes and practices related to area.TERM OF COMMITMENT: These research positions are intended to be term positions, with varying levels of commitment that are not expected to last longer than 2 years. Candidates will be informed prior to applying what length of commitment is anticipated. Also, candidates who successfully fill a term position, may be invited to apply for an additional terms. Nothing in this paragraph is intended to create an employment contract. Employment will remain at will.NETLRSSExternal Referral Bonus:IneligiblePotential for Telework:NoClearance Level Required:NoneTravel:Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Research ScientistLeidos is a Fortune 500-- information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws. - provided by Dice

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