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Nuclear Program Analyst/Engineer

Job ID: 2316664
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Scientist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: DOE Q
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: DOE Q
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has been awarded a task to support the Office of Experimental Sciences Technical, Analytical, Programmatic and Integration Support Services. This organization is a key part of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program. It addresses both basic and applied science and engineering associated with weapon design, engineering, margins of uncertainty, development of diagnostics and major experimental facilities. It works closely with the Los Alamos, Livermore, and Sandia National Laboratories and the Nevada Nuclear Security Sites, as well as nuclear weapon production sites and DOD relevant weapon system program offices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The Nuclear Program Analyst/ Engineer will provide expertise to the Department of Energy/ National Nuclear Security Administration Office of Experimental Sciences and offer support and analyses on nuclear related projects. The selected candidate should have a strong foundational knowledge of NNSA R&D experimentation contributing to Science Based Stockpile Stewardship. Additional duties may include:
• Support regular OES highlight activities to inform OES contribution to the greater NNSA
• Participate in creating and maintaining high level office documentation such as Implementation plans, Strategic Execution Framework and Stockpile Stewardship Management Plans
• Provide technical support to any Federal Program Managers responsible for the following areas:
     o Exploring material behavior in environments of extreme conditions of pressure, temperature, and strain rates

     o Conducting the research needed to improve stockpile stewardship science predictive capability, revise the common framework models, and uncertainty quantification

     o Investigation radiation transport and complex hydrodynamics

     o Aid in the development of dynamic experimental diagnostics and advanced experimental platforms
• Conduct Program Reviews and provide reports to leadership as requested
• Conducting meetings including the setting up of VTC equipment and coordinating with IT as necessary, handling scheduling, set up and troubleshooting these types of meetings and the equipment necessary to support them.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • Bachelors in a relevant field and five (5) years or more of related experience; Masters in a relevant field and three (3) years. Relevant degrees will be Physics, Nuclear Engineering or other similar fields.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • US Citizenship required
  • Five to seven years’ experience working with science and nuclear related projects
  • Must have experience working with NNSA science and nuclear related projects related to defense programs
  • Must have experience scheduling, managing meeting room equipment, VTC and other communication equipment to support meetings.
  • Must have extensive experience working in current standard computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint
  • Must have experience performing work in a virtual / telework environment
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written 
  • Must be able to communicate complex scientific reports and develop these reports from data analysis to others who may be not technical both via presentation and in written reports.
  • Must have an active DOD Top Secret with CNWDI or DOE Q security clearance

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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