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Los Alamos National Laboratory Post Baccalaureate Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Nuclear Engineering and Nonproliferation (NEN) Division leads the LANL Global Security mission in:

  • Detecting and preventing the development or use of nuclear weapons and improvised nuclear devices.

  • Reducing and limiting nuclear arms and the spread of nuclear and radioactive materials, technology, and expertise.

  • Providing the capability and conducting critical, subcritical, and fundamental physics measurements to develop and maintain the Nation’s Nuclear Safety and Security Expertise.

  • Conducting research and development that supports the nation’s energy security.

NEN-3, International Threat Reduction applies expertise in nuclear and radiological material and commodities detection, packaging, capacity building, modeling and simulation to reduce nuclear proliferation and enhance global security in a changing threat environment.

Work in NEN-3 includes the research, development, and implementation of novel technology and solutions to identify, monitor, track and recover nuclear and radiological materials related to the Global Security mission. The successful candidate will become a member of NEN-3 and be assigned to the Nonproliferation Software Development and Project Support Team. This team applies software engineering, data management, 3D modeling/simulation and virtual reality environments to create innovative software solutions. Work in this area focuses on systems that model nuclear/radiological facility process flows; simulate nuclear/radiological worker actions and operations; track nuclear/radiological material storage, movement, and use; enhance treaty verification capabilities; and other applications directly related to nuclear security and safeguards. In addition, as a contributing member of a team, the candidate will help refine team objectives and work with other team members in scheduling commitments and resources.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Experience in:

  • Software application and algorithm development using common modern programming languages and methodologies.

  • Integrated Development Environments (IDE)

  • 3D modeling, animation, and environment design and development leveraging gaming engine technology

  • 2D and 3D graphics development.

  • Software Engineering and Database Management Principles.

  • Debugging, trouble-shooting, and diagnosing software problems.

  • Scientific system and application development.

  • Working collaboratively and building relationships in teams.

  • Technical writing and presentations.

Education/Experience : Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent science/engineering degree. Eligibility limited to students who have completed a bachelor's degree within the past 3 years, but have not been accepted and enrolled in a graduate program. The bachelor's degree should have been completed with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience In:

  • Developing software applications related to nuclear facility operations, material tracking, and/or inventories.

  • Developing applications for radiation detector integration and interfaces.

  • Software Quality Assurance for safety related software application development.

  • Nuclear facilities and materials related operations.

  • Requirements gathering and documentation for nuclear engineering or nonproliferation related projects.

  • Active Q Clearance.

Note to Applicants: Along with your resume, you must submit a cover letter and a copy of your current transcript for consideration.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid maternity and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

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Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Lynn, Barbara Ann
Email bal@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC85013
Organization Name NEN-3/Nuclear Engineering and Nonproliferation - International Threat Reduction
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC85013
Category: Student - Post Bachelor