Oak Ridge, USA
The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), the United States’ highest flux reactor based neutron source, and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the world’s most intense pulsed accelerator based neutron source. Together these facilities operate 30 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out in excess of 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences. HFIR also provides unique facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation.
To learn more about Neutron Sciences at ORNL go to: http://neutrons.ornl.gov.
Develops, tests, and maintains the physics software applications needed to efficiently operate the accelerator. Leads the Accelerator Physics Applications Team. Assists in upgrade activities. Develops and maintains the environment and tools needed for the physics application software. Documents the software applications and the software application working environment. Participates in physics development beam shifts to test software and perform beam physics studies. Interfaces with the linac, ring, and diagnostic physics teams, as well as the Controls and Operations Groups.
Work Directions and Interfaces:
Provides work direction to engineers, postdocs, and students within guidelines established by the Accelerator Physics, Beam Instrumentation and Ion Source Group Leader.
May provide work direction/guidance to technicians and craft personnel.
Measures of Effectiveness:
An MS degree or higher in science with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience is required to be considered. Extensive experience with object-oriented programming and Java is required. Experience with distributed client-server programming and a familiarity with databases are required. Experience with source code control is required (Git is preferred). A strong background in linux/unix command line tools and shell scripting is required.
A PhD degree is preferred. A background in experimental physics and experience with control systems is desired.
Experience with the EPICS control system and OpenXAL is desired.
Other Job Requirements:
This position is a Workplace Substance Abuse Program (WSAP) testing designated position which requires passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in which employees are subject to being randomly selected for testing and undergoing testing without advance notification. The occupant of this position will also be subject to an ongoing requirement to report any drug related arrest or conviction or receipt of a positive drug test result to the Company.
This position requires some physical activity, such as carrying lightweight items, climbing ladders, etc. This position also requires Rad Worker II training.
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This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.
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