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2019-046-EGR: Scientific Programmer
DirectorateEngineering & Support Solutions
LocationWright-Patterson AFB, OH
Riverside Research is seeking a computational scientist/scientific programmer to support development of high-impact computational electromagnetics (CEM) codes used by engineers in the defense industry. The candidate will collaborate with a small team of CEM and high-performance computing (HPC) experts at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) in Dayton Ohio to develop cross-platform software for workstations and supercomputers. This software will be developed collectively with industry, academic, and government experts to advance the state-of-the-art in defense industry CEM tools.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. citizenship.

Job Responsibilities:
• Assists with developing and implementing state-of-the-art, high performance computational electromagnetics (CEM) and numerical analysis algorithms, in C/C++ and Fortran
• Participates in code development activities in the group including developing requirements, interface specifications, block diagrams, flow charts and test plans for software validation and verification
• Generates source code from design documents
• Documents and presents analysis, design, and research results
• Debugs programs and subroutines, as required
• Compiles and evaluates test data, prepares technical analysis, recommends methods and processes required to meet design objectives on new or improved products and/or processes
• Other duties as assigned

• Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
• Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or equivalent and 1-5 years of experience or Master's with 0-2 years of experience
• Experience with at least one of the following: C, C++, Fortran, Python, UNIX, shell scripting, or computationally focused high level languages such as MATLAB, Mathematica, Julia, etc.
• Experience with parallel programming of large distributed memory high-performance computers outside of a classroom/senior project setting using the Message Passing Interface (MPI) or similar
• Experience using linear algebra to solve computational problems using interfaces such as LAPACK and BLAS
• Ability to travel (less than 10%)

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience translating mathematical physics equations into software implementations
• Experience solving partial differential equations, especially time-domain forms, using finite difference (FD) or finite element (FE) methods
• Experience with parallel programming using OpenMP

Riverside Research strives to be one of America’s premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. As we continue to add experienced, technically astute staff, we are looking for highly motivated, talented team members that can help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers continue delivery of world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented Defense Company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
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