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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Senior Systems Operations Engineer in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309569

Directorate: Communications and Information Technology

Division: Research Computing

Group: Data

Job Description

PNNL is seeking to find a talented senior developer who is passionate about scientific data management systems in one or more of the following areas:

  • Leading Scientific Data Management Systems Operations – bringing an operations perspective to delivering a full scientific data life-cycle management built using a variety of programming languages, technologies, and frameworks.

  • Scientific Data Management Systems Development – bringing an API first design perspective to building bridges to various sets of systems that provide strong but resilient integrations.

Candidates will work with various computer technologies, on various platforms. They should understand a mix of technologies and have broad knowledge of basic science. Should possess advanced computer knowledge to design and customize programs.

Operating on the data-information-knowledge continuum, staff at PNNL employ diverse methods to confront significant problems of national interest—from distilling distributed data into knowledge that supports decision processes, to enabling resilient technologies that enhance computing at extreme scales, to equipping cyber defenders with tools that prevent damaging cyber-attacks.

Our research portfolio—spanning from basic to applied—includes data and computational engineering, high-performance computing, applied mathematics, semantic and human language technologies, machine learning, data and computing architectures, systems integration, and software and application development.

In Research Computing, the Data team works with our Researchers to develop data management workflows that help them collaborate on their research, manage data, share their data/workflows, and much more.

TASKS YOU MIGHT WORK ON:

Engage with our research community to facilitate the management of their scientific data workflows.

Lead the operations of new and existing data management systems.

Research new technologies in support of our research community.

Leverage cloud technologies for delivery where appropriate

EXPECTED OF YOU:

Apply knowledge of data science and software engineering practices with minimal oversight

Take initiative to set personal direction and goals

Effectively Lead technical teams to operate a full scientific data life cycle management system

Stay current about industry developments

Demonstrate good time management skills

Be able to work with different technologies

WHY WE SHOULD TALK:

You want to work in a lively environment full of scientists, engineers, and subject matter experts who love learning and thinking creatively

You want to have impact on people's lives and national security problems

You want to work in an environment where diversity and equality are highly valued

You want to build novel solutions to complex problems

You are independent in your every-day work, and self-directed in your career goals

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, Master's degree with 3 years of experience, or PhD with 1 year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in computer science

  • Degree in a Basic Scientific Domain

  • Experience leading projects

  • Experience leading teams

  • Experience with the Atlassian products

  • Familiarity with a wide range of data science technologies

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.

Directorate: Comm & Information Technology

Job Category: Computation and Information Sciences

Group: Data

Opening Date: 2019-07-10

Closing Date: 2019-07-25

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