Job position at Fermilab, Batavia, IL. Deadline is on

Computational Physics Developer II

Computer Science, Physics

Job summary
Fermilab’s Computational Science and AI Directorate (CSAID) is seeking a Computational Physics Developer II.  This position will support computing for a variety of high-energy physics experiments at Fermilab and at the CERN laboratory in Europe. This includes systems used by a range of applications for detector data acquisition, supporting the work of thousands of physicists, students, and engineers from all over the US and the world.

  • Software for high-rate data acquisition from sophisticated detectors in physics experiments
  • Infrastructure for artificial intelligence / machine learning initiatives
You Will
  • Design and implement software for high-rate data acquisition from sophisticated detectors in physics experiments
  • Develop platforms for online data processing including integrating novel artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms and hardware
  • Contribute to and lead design discussions, author design notes and specifications, oversee implementation
  • Assist in implementing improved or state-of-the-art computational techniques into lab software to meet the requirements of scientific systems. 
  • Contribute optimally within a diverse workforce and uphold Fermilab’s dedication to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • PhD in Computer Science, Physics, or related field with 2+ years of relevant experience, or a master’s with commensurate specialized experience
  • Programming experience in C++/Python
  • Software design and development best practices: version control and continuous integration workflows for complex projects
  • Previous experience with High Energy Physics experiment detector Data Acquisition systems a plus
  • Experience with high-performance computing, including Infiniband or other low-latency networking and specialized hardware (GPUs, FPGAs, etc.), a plus
  • Experience with Linux and TCP/IP Networking a plus Physical Activity and Work Conditions
    HUMAN FACTORS: Mental Concentration, Sitting, Standing, Visually Demanding
  • Able to work at a computer for extended periods of time.
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