Nuclear Effects Modeling and Simulation Analyst (Security Clearance required)
Company: Applied Research Associates (ARA)
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: January 30, 2019
Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is seeking a professional with background in physics, scientific/mathematical modeling, aerospace / electrical engineering, or related physical science for application to modeling the effects of nuclear weapons. The successful applicant will contribute to the modeling of nuclear weapon effects on military systems. Areas of emphasis include radiation effects, plasma physics, atmospheric and ionospheric chemistry, and electromagnetic phenomena. Modeling and simulation interests include ballistic missile defense, electro-optical sensors, radar, RF signal propagation, EMI, and ionizing radiation shielding and protection. Ideal programming and software experience will include FORTRAN, C++, Visual Studio, scripting languages (Perl or Python), software configuration management, and MS Office applications. Responsibilities will include participation in the process for developing military standards, software development, system simulation and analysis. Good communications skills and an ability to work in a team environment are essential. This position requires a Master's or PhD degree and up to 5 years--- experience, including relevant academic training and research. Due to the work you---ll perform and interactions with Intelligence Community and DoD programs you will need to have or be eligible to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance (selected applicants will undergo a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements at the time of employment). Due to the nature of work performed, U.S. citizenship is required. REQUIRED SKILLS: U.S. Citizenship Required Master---s or PhD degree in a science or engineering discipline relevant to modeling and analysis of nuclear weapons effects and military systems Demonstrated expertise in Computational Physics Software programming, including FORTRAN or C++ Knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of scientific analysis, statistics and mathematical methodologies Ability to collaborate and interact with coworkers Experience with Classified work-- REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: 1-5 years of experience in a field related to system analysis, experimental and scientific methods and/or engineering applications. --COMPANY INFORMATION: Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,100 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics. While this is all of the Year One and Beyond stuff, Day One is pretty good too. These are things like our competitive salary (DOE), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), benefits package, and a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The motto, ---Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit--- sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at careers.ara.com. *ARAClear
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