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Argonne National Laboratory Computer Scientist in Lemont, Illinois

Computer Scientist

Requisition Number: 410199 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: DSL-Data Science and Learning Division

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): RD4 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

Collaborates and works with a broad spectrum of scientists within and external to Argonne to leverage next-generation high-performance computing and state-of-the-art workflow management systems to accelerate scientific discovery. Focuses on translational research in which the goal is not just to produce methodological advances but to transform the work of a discipline or community.

Applies a deep understanding of the application of scientific workflows as well as data- and compute-intensive techniques to solve problems in the physical sciences, uses leadership-class computing facilities to solve scientific challenges, successfully collaborates with experimental and computational scientists, documents results in publications, technical reports, and scientific presentations.

Leads efforts to develop common approaches for implementing scientific parallel and distributed computing applications, leads workshops to bring together key stakeholders, contributes to design and implementation of common workflow components and pair-wise integrations between components.

  • PhD in computer science, physical sciences, engineering, or related field
  • Experience in programming with one or more programming languages, such as C, C++, or Python
  • Experience with high performance computing
  • Experience developing and applying workflow management systems to scientific problems
  • Knowledge of software development practices and techniques for computational and data-intensive science problems
  • Ability to conduct interdisciplinary research combining physical sciences / engineering and computing
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience leading community efforts to define common approaches
  • Ability to model Argonne‚Äôs Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

RD4: Bachelor's degree + 12 years of experience, or a Master's degree + 7 years of experience, or a PhD + 6 years of experience, or equivalent.

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