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Data Scientist

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: September 12, 2022
Reference Code: 18349
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) AI Data and Visualization group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Data Scientist.
Our team works an on-site 9x80 schedule located at our Research Education Campus with every other Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
This position role is for the Advanced Scientific Computing - AI/ML Data Analytics and Visualization organization.
Key duties include:
Lead data sciences research and analysis projects, providing oversight and technical leadership
Identifies meaningful insights from large data and metadata sources; interprets and communicates insights and findings from analysis and experiments to researchers, and program managers
Develop and maintain software to help support researchers and program managers. This includes developing, testing and deploying software code to development, staging and production environments.
Develop and integrate AI/ML solutions and data analytics expertise with INL High Performance Computing resources.
Serve as a thought leader and strong communicator with senior leaders, sponsors, and other stakeholders
Coordinate and conduct facilitation sessions to gather requirements.
Interacts with mission and research teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments
Technical roles:
Leverage big data to discover patterns and solve strategic analytic research problems using massive structured and unstructured data sets.
Oversee and develop analytic capabilities (e.g. models and processes) that drive better research outcomes.
Be able to develop software for custom solutions. Including but not limited to parallel software, batch scripting and web api interaction/development.
Ability to extract data from different databases via SQL and other query languages and applying data cleansing, outlier identification, and missing data techniques
Proactively stay abreast of developments in industry and maintain AI/ML, data analytics, software development and visualization skills.
Provide imaginative, thorough engineering solutions to a wide range of complex, ambiguous, and/or difficult problems.
Apply knowledge relative to cyber security and associated policies and procedures required of DOE.
Research, install, configure and maintain computer system software including 3rd party applications.
Research and diagnose system operational problems quickly and effectively.
Coordinate with vendors to resolve hardware and software problems.
Perform systems performance analysis.
Leadership and Outreach:
Interact with technical networks within directorate.
Participate in professional activities and/or external collaborations.
Influence project and program strategies and directions.
Engage in effective user support and training.
Work effectively both independently and as a member of the team in computer science, scientific software engineering, and client/server programming.
Solicit feedback from team members and peers, and also provide input in a constructive manner to others while maintaining a positive and professional relationship.
Minimum Requirements:
  • PR0300: Bachelors Degree plus 5 years' relevant experience | Advanced Degree plus 3 years' experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics
  • PR0400: Bachelors Degree plus 8 years' relevant experience | Advanced Degree plus 5 years' experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics
  • Must be able to work in a culturally diverse environment
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship
Preferred Requirements:
  • Must have experience developing software Python and in one of the following C++, R
  • Must have experience using and leveraging Jupyter notebooks
  • Must have experience using Git/GitHub/GitLab
  • Must have experience developing visualizations related to analytics to help communicate results
  • Must have experience utilizing and developing in MS SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL databases
  • Must have a thorough understanding of design principles and database concepts for both SQL and No-SQL databases
  • Must have and understanding of Object Oriented programming
  • Desired Experienced in Cyber Security, network traffic analysis or natural language processing will be considered
  • Docker, Hadoop, Spark, Natural Language Processing Techniques and Graph Databases such as NEO4j
  • A general understanding and familiarity of Linux
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 200 ($79,140 - $130,572), 210 ($91,032 - $150,156)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
COVID Safety Protocols:
As a condition of employment, INL will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidate compliance with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.
INL has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID - 19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with INL's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview


About this Employer‍

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.