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Entry Level Software Engineer

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory invites recent Bachelor's and Master's recipients for research associate appointments of one year with the possibility of a one-year renewal on the Scientific Software Team in the Computer Science Research Group of the Computer Science and Mathematics Division. The successful applicant will contribute to the development of an integrated environment for modeling and simulation (Eclipse Integrated Computational Environment) that covers many areas of computational science, including applications in batteries, nuclear reactors and fuels, and other clean energy modeling and simulation efforts.
The successful applicant would simultaneously contribute to software development activities and original research. Further information on the project can be found at http://niceproject.sourceforge.net.
Technical questions may be directed to:
Alex McCaskey
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008 MS6016
Oak Ridge, Tn. 37831
(865) 574-8715
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science or software engineering is preferred, but applicants with recent degrees in chemistry, computer science, computer engineering, applied mathematics, physics and/or a closely related discipline will be considered.
Experience in one of the application areas described above is highly desirable, but general application development work in another field may be substituted. Incumbents will have excellent communication and writing skills, and the ability to work as part of a team in a dynamic group environment. Excellent teamwork abilities are required as the team meets daily, practices Continuous Integration, collaborates on the source code and has regular deadlines. Experience in high-performance computing would be beneficial. A strong background in the C++ and Java programming languages is preferred.

This position is part of the ORNL Post-Bachelor and Post Master Research Participation Program offered through Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). This is a highly selective program offering challenging opportunities to recent recipients of bachelors degrees to conduct research in areas that support ORNL missions in the basic and applied sciences, energy, and environment.
Applicants should be recent Bachelor's or Master's degree recipients or expect to complete all requirements before starting their appointments.
Applicants who have already finished their degree must be within three years of a Bachelor's or 5 years of Master's graduation at the time of application.
Research participants in the Program are considered full-time temporary employees of ORAU, and as such are entitled to the following employee benefits:
Contributory Health Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life Insurance
Travel Accident Insurance
Flexible Benefit 125 Accounts
Supplemental Retirement Plan--403(b)
Leave Benefits


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