Job ID #:
11981 Location: Newport News, VA
Computer Division: IT Division Summary
Regular Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Less than 1 year Relocation Provided: Yes
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
$63,700 - $100,700 (SCS I)
$80,000 - $126,600 (SCS II)
You ‘matter’ to us! Our diverse team at Jefferson Lab includes more than 700 people, including physicists, engineers, computer professionals, technicians and more. From probing the basic building blocks of matter to performing advanced computing and applied research, we are on the leading edge of science and technology. If you are looking for a great job in a unique place where your contributions truly matter, consider Jefferson Lab!
We are currently seeking a Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Programmer Analyst.
Jefferson Lab is enhancing its computational program to fully exploit the scientific potential of the recent energy upgrade to the Continuous Beam Electron Accelerator Facility. The Machine Learning programmer analyst will apply knowledge of machine learning / deep learning / artificial intelligence to identify and help develop machine learning applications beneficial to the success of the Jefferson Lab 12 GeV Science Program. The individual will work across the laboratory with scientists and engineers, and assist in software technology selection and optimization.
Essential Job Functions:
Work with physicists and computer scientists to assist in the design and development of machine learning and artificial intelligence and other advanced data analytics techniques to support the JLab Science program and the Experimental Nuclear Physics program in particular.
Learn the scientific requirements for the 12 GeV program, including experimental, theory and accelerator applications, where machine learning could be applied. Design and develop software and tools using machine learning and artificial intelligence and other advanced data analytics techniques to support the JLab Science program and the Experimental Nuclear Physics program in particular. Collaborate with universities and other DOE Labs to advance data analytics at Jefferson Lab.
Education, Certifications and Experience:
B.S. in Computer Science, with a focus on machine learning, deep learning, or artificial intelligence. M.S. preferred
B.S. in Computer Science plus three years of experience or M.A. in Computer Science plus one year of experience required. At least one year of experience with machine learning, deep learning, or artificial intelligence.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Demonstrated knowledge of machine learning techniques. General understanding of multiple techniques and toolkits is highly desirable.
- roficient in Python and C/C++
- Must possess good written and oral communication skills
- Ability to understand, remember, and communicate highly technical information and make decisions
- Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate, explore and implement alternative solutions
- Capable of analytic and deductive reasoning
- Ability to get across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas
- Ability to work at a computer workstation for extended periods
- Visual capabilities to use computer workstations, read documents, and see safety alarms
- Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms
- Ability to lift up to 10 pounds frequently and 25 pounds occasionally
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.
Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program. Generally, such programs include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States.