Scientific Modeler

Clearance Level
Fort Sam Houston, Texas

REQ#: RQ75447 Scientific Modeler (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

Develop and utilize physics-level software tools to simulate electromagnetic interaction with tissue and the resulting biological effects, to include problems associated with heat conduction and thermoacoustics.

 - Provide principal programming support for the Electromagnetic Modeling (EM) team writing new and maintain existing parallel codes and tools to run on remote DoD and local High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters.  FDTD, numerical techniques, electromagnetics, thermal conduction solutions, data processing, report writing, Python, Matlab, C/C++, etc.

- Research, investigate, and implement future HPC hardware, tools, and networks to further modeling efforts


 Training Required: Master degree or higher   in Computer Science, Engineering, physics or a related technical discipline. 

 Two years of parallel programming experience.  Three or more years of post-graduate experience using scientific computing techniques in an academic research or similar environment would be ideal.

 Research or development experience in HPC techniques or software. Demonstrated expertise participating in research and development activities including collaborations with researchers to produce new HPC/parallel computing techniques and applications.

-- Provide programming support to implement physics-based algorithms into software code, and integrate codes into a GUI driven software suite.

 - Assist in the development of GUIs to create, run, and display simulation results for an electromagnetic bioeffects code suite.


 1. Developing cross-platform software products deployable on both Linux and Microsoft Windows environments.

 2. Integrating and testing applications on secure operating system environments.

 3. Proficiency with C/C++ , Python, code integration, performance benchmarking, and optimization of scientific models in product applications.

 4. Software testing and validation.

 5. GUI design / programming in UI frameworks such as Qt.

 6. Proficiency with threading constructs and design patterns.

 7. GPU programming on Linux / Windows operating systems.

 8. Experience with HPC systems using MPI and / or grid computing.

 9. Design, implementation, and maintenance of Apache file servers, PHP, MediaWiki, local mirrors, as well as production code repositories using Git.

 Desired qualifications:

 a. Experience with scientific visualization, and parallel scientific codes.

 b. CUDA and/or OpenCL programming.

Unique/Additional Requirements Active DoD secret security clearance or be eligible to obtain.

Comments Interim clearance before start is nice to have but probably not possible. At least the process has to be started.

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