Sandia National Laboratories on-campus interviews for MS, PHD and Postdocs

Aggie Job Link ID# 837111. On-campus interview on April 10, 2018 Aggie Job Link ID# 83712. On-campus interview on May 10, 2018

Description

Sandia National Laboratories are currently looking for PhD and qualified MS candidates for full time positions majoring in the following areas:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

Qualifications

  1. Ability to obtain a security clearance
  2. Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  3. Excellent written and oral communication skills

In addition, ideal candidates will have:

  • Ability to work in a large team environment, be self-directed, innovative, organized
  • A track record of involvement in extracurricular activities, including professional associations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and an interest in working in a multidisciplinary laboratory environment.

Questions? Contact Marjannie Akintunde, Senior Career Advisor at ICC, meakintunde@ucdavis.edu; 530-752-8342.

Background

Sandia National Laboratories is a premier national security laboratory involved in a variety of research, development and engineering programs to help the nation secure a peaceful and free world through technology. We develop technologies to create an effective and sustainable nuclear deterrent, prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction, protect our national infrastructures, defend our nation against terrorism, provide new capabilities to our armed forces, and ensure the stability of our nation’s energy and water supplies. Sandia’s research focus areas are: computing and information science, engineering science, materials science, nanodevices and microsystems, radiation effects and high energy density physics, and geosciences. Our unique mission responsibilities in the nuclear weapons (NW) program create a foundation from which we leverage capabilities, enabling us to solve complex national security problems. As a multidisciplinary national laboratory and federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), Sandia accomplishes tasks that are integral to the mission and operation of our sponsoring agencies by

  • anticipating and resolving emerging national security challenges
  • innovating and discovering new technologies to strengthen the nation’s technological superiority
  • creating value through products and services that solve important national security challenges
  • informing the national debate where technology policy is critical to preserving security and freedom throughout our world

A strong science, technology, and engineering foundation enables Sandia's mission through a capable research staff working at the forefront of innovation, collaborative research with universities and companies, and discretionary research projects with significant potential impact. In keeping with our vision to be the nation's premier science and engineering laboratory for national security and technology innovation, we recruit the best and the brightest, equip them with world-class research tools and facilities, and provide opportunities to collaborate with technical experts from many different scientific disciplines. The excitement and importance of our work; an exemplary work environment; partnerships with academia, industry, and government; and our record of historic contributions help us attract exceptional staff. Our employees are recognized by their professional peers for their outstanding contributions. Although most of Sandia's approximately 10,000 employees work at Sandia's headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico, or at its second principal laboratory in Livermore, California, others are working at various sites in the U.S. and abroad to deliver innovative and reliable solutions in a changing world.

The UC Davis Offices of the Chancellor and Provost (OCP) is hiring a full time Data Systems Analyst (title code Data Systems Analyst II). The position is responsible for providing database analysis and development across a variety of platforms. For more information or to apply for the position (requisition # 03021165) please visit: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79157. For full consideration, applicants should apply by April 16, 2018.

Job Summary: Under general supervision, work as part of the OCP Business & Technology team supporting operations at the UC Davis. Improve data integrity by analyzing database and developing validations and audits to improve overall data quality. Provide input on how records data should be stored in the database to best meet user needs and be consistent with existing data. Coordinate the distribution of update tasks to staff in other departments; help identify suitable work, staff selection, and staff training. Analyze institutional business needs, system resources, and end user needs to improve existing data entry and input processes. Independently specify, test, and debug user interfaces and SQL queries, HTML and workflow development. Develop and enforce data standards. Consult with clients and recommend acquisition of new technology solutions to improve or automate existing processes; coordinate and prioritize client requests; delegate staff resources; create implementation plans and conduct project management activities. Communicate Records Management policy and procedure changes to end users as necessary. Analyze processes, create documentation, and collaborate with training staff in the development of end-user training materials. Serve as part of a team of decision makers who analyze database functionality, coding, and practices for continual improvement. Supervise programmatic data correction, including data downloading, analyzing, programmatic correction, and uploading into an enterprise scale database environment for improving and enforcing data standards. Provide overall database analysis and development across a variety of platforms. Provide general system administration, installation, file management and data transfers.

Minimum Qualifications: Advanced database experience in enterprise database environment maintaining data quality. Experience administering enterprise-grade electronic document management systems (EDMS). Experience administering electronic security systems (i.e., electronic card key) configuration and management. Experience managing and analyzing complex information to determine level and scope of impact, and understand the factors associated with decision-making in a high-level executive office. Experience establishing goals and workload priorities, handling multiple tasks and complex projects simultaneously with conflicting priorities, meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and flexibility in dealing with people and competing demands. Experience establishing and maintaining complex electronic filing systems, forms (both electronic/web-based and paper), and developing tracking systems to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and security of files. Experience analyzing database, developing validations and audits to improve data quality. Experience analyzing business needs, system resources, and end user needs to improve existing data entry and input processes. Experience developing and enforcing data standards. Experience recognizing and protecting confidential information with discretion in handling controversial or potentially sensitive topics; and applying critical thinking to assess the usefulness and practical need for retention of highly confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience managing small to midsize projects. Professional interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate in person, in writing and on the telephone. Working knowledge of SQL, HTML and workflow development. Experience working within a database environment, including work with interface development and query languages. Experience developing, testing and debugging site specific applications and workflows and webforms. Experience with large complex database structures.

Questions? Contact Katya Rodriguez (HR Analyst, OCP Personnel), kkrodriguez@ucdavis.edu