Company: DIGITALSPEC, LLC.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Position: Senior Physicist/Lead
Become an integral part of a diverse team. Currently DIGITALSPEC is
seeking an experienced, motivated, career and customer-oriented
Senior Physicist/Lead to join our team.
Location: Tyson's Corner/Falls Church, VA
Education: Must have a PhD in nuclear, fusion or condensed matter
physics with at least 3 years of postdoctoral experimental
experience or industry experience as principle scientist,
preferably AMO, vacuum science, or other fields utilizing
single-particle detection methods and spectroscopy.
Clearance: U.S. Citizens Only who have resided in the US for the
past 5 years. Must be able to obtain a CBP SSBI clearance with
Looking for a highly resourceful and motivated candidate who is
hands-on in three areas: low energy nuclear physics, data
scientist, and development SME on program in providing services to
The candidate will have experience working on and managing small
projects in a research group, hands on with building equipment and
software, electronics, and mechanical design.
The candidate will serve as project(s) leader and mentor to
assigned scientists and developers, determines project scope,
timelines, and implementation details.
Liaises with external government entities (client and support
organizations). Invents and implements methods and algorithms for
threat determination and failure analysis.
Writes and reviews code to accomplish mission goals.
Gives input on staffing levels and allocation.
Reviews changes requests and proposals; strategizes future
Must be able to develop a clear vision of projects and move quickly
to build proof of concept.
Must have demonstrated professional experience in analytic
Excellent oral communicator with significant public speaking
Understanding of common modes of nuclear detection, particularly
scintillation, proportional counting, and multi-channel
Understanding of modes of nuclear decay and spectral signatures of
Knowledge of nuclear technology, including reactors and
Knowledge of X-ray (MeV energy) imaging of large objects is
Mastery of Python, including software design, implementation in
built in classes and data structures.
Experience with common scientific toolsets using
Pandas/NumPy/SciPy/Sci-Kit Learn and Jupyter.
Knowledge of Keras/TensorFlow or Torch greatly preferred.
Mastery of systems level, object-oriented languages, including at
least one of C++, C#, or Java.
Deep knowledge of data structures and algorithms, operating
systems, and low-level computer science.
Familiarity with unit and integration testing schemes, version
control (Git), and modern front-end web technologies like React,
Angular, Vue, JQuery, and RxJs.
Proficiency with database querying in SQL, including knowledge of
indexing/partitioning and paging methods, aggregation, and
performance tuning. Familiarity with Data Access Object pattern and
object-relational mappers such as SQLAlchemy, Django, Hibernate, or
Expert in probability, statistics, and analysis; to include
classical statistics and hypothesis testing, Bayesian methods,
ANOVA, regression analysis, Fourier and wavelet analysis,
time-series analysis, and generalized linear models.
Knowledge of common machine learning techniques (random forests,
support vector machines, neural networks, Markov models) and
associated numerical techniques (gradient descent, backpropagation,
sampling, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, regularization techniques).
Corporate Performance Standards: In the performance of their
respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform
to the following:
1. Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct
2. Interact professionally with other employees, customers and
3. Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
4. Work independently while understanding the necessity for
communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees
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