Software Developer/Data Scientist (RD2/RD3)

2 Months ago

Lemont, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

The eBERlight group at the X-ray Science Division (XSD) of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is currently seeking a software developer/data scientist to support the biological and environmental research activities. The focus of this role will be to participate in the development of software tools for synchrotron beamline operations, data collection, data processing and integration of the data across multiple modalities, such as X-ray crystallography, X-ray computed tomography, X-ray fluorescence microscopy and ptychography.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting beamline operations (specific tasks may include robotics development, Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) design)
  • Assistance with X-ray data (eg. general data management, multimodal data integration tools, user support in data management and processing)

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages such as in Python, C, C++, Java, etc.
  • Experience with motion controls
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system and ability to work effectively within it
  • Strong analytical skills and a proven ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a diverse team environment
  • Capacity to provide project leadership for software development projects
  • Role model Argonne’s Core Values.
  • Understand, value, and promote diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of at least one of the following techniques: macromolecular crystallography, x-ray computed tomography, x-ray fluorescence microscopy, ptychography

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience with machine learning/AI to apply these technologies to eBERlight goals
  • Ability to utilize and knowledge of databases and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • Knowledge in the fields of biological and environmental sciences to enhance effectiveness in software development for these domains

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • RD2: Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of experience, Master's Degree and 3+ years experience, a Doctorate, or equivalent.
  • RD3: Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years of experience, Master's Degree and 5+ years experience, a Doctorate and 4+ years experience, or equivalent.

Job Family

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Full timeAs an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.

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Sector: Energy

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Founders:Enrico Fermi

Founded date:1946

Investors:U.S. Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Energy



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