Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Palo Alto, California
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- Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
- BS in chemistry, materials science, engineering, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Familiarity with knowledge of physics, engineering, mechanical, aerospace or nuclear engineering
- 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.
- Self-motivated with the initiative to address challenging problems, and innovative skills to identify/develop creative solutions.
- Experience working effectively independently and in a multi-disciplinary, team-research environment to achieve goals. Interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence necessary to work effectively with a wide range of personalities.
- Sufficient written and verbal communication skills necessary to explain, negotiate and advise on experimental design and the interpersonal skills to communicate and work in both one-on-one and team environments.
- Ability to become a qualified explosives handler.
Additional qualifications at the SES.2 Level
- Comprehensive knowledge of physics, engineering, mechanical, aerospace or nuclear engineering or a related field.
- Experience working on a research team with individuals from diverse technical backgrounds, as well as function as an independent researcher, working under limited direction, with a high level of attention to details.
- Ability to mentor and train a multidisciplinary team.
- Record of completing and/or leading top-quality research in relevant areas of physics and engineering.
Qualifications We Desire
- Experience in experiments or material properties involving energetic materials, including high explosives, thermites, and pyrotechnics.
- Experience with radiography, high speed photography, Photonic Doppler Velocimetry, radiometry, pulsed power (flash lamps, fire sets), system generated EMP, grounding and shielding.
- Knowledge of the WCI weapons program, explosive experimentation, and the optics, electro-optics, and radiographic technologies used at LLNL.
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