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6220 CULEBRA ROAD POST OFFICE DRAWER 28510 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, USA 78228-0510 (210) 684-5111

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT CURRENT PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS December 1, 2010

CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING DIVISION (01)

01-01387 RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Chemistry)

Operate laboratory instrumentation utilizing gas flow proportional counters, liquid scintillation counters, alpha ray and gamma ray spectrometers; involves reference standard preparation using pipettes; prepare multi media samples for counting using solvent extraction, co-precipitation, ion exchange and other techniques of chemical separation and purification; perform various chemical experiments and laboratory functions and general laboratory housekeeping. Requires a BS degree in Science, Chemistry, or Physical Science with 3 years experience in analytical alpha, gamma spectrometry, Actinide and Lanthanide Chemistry and separations. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Requires computer skills and a strong chemistry background; good math skills; intimate working knowledge of analytical radiochemistry. (M. Dammann, 05-29-09)

01-01388 SCIENTIST (Chemistry)

Perform various wet chemistry methods using gravimetric, titrimetric, and spectrophotometric techniques; methods included:

EPA / SW-846 / ASMT / OSHA / NIOSH/ APHA; run a variety of instrumental methods including atomic absorption, atomic emission, mass spectrometric, and radiochemical; assist with data reports concerning test results, and develop procedures to perform analysis; evaluate test results. Requires a BS degree in Chemistry or other related Physical Sciences with 1 year experience working with Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emissions Spectrometry (ICP-MS) and 1 year hands-on environmental or analytical laboratory experience. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Requires good math and computer skills; general laboratory knowledge; must be able to work under a stressful environment; must be willing and able to work overtime and weekends if necessary. Note: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. (M. Dammann, 05-29-09)

01-01423 RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Chemical)

Observe, monitor, and record instrumentation results during testing; insure test parameters are maintained within test specifications; supervise and perform routine analysis to check applicability, accuracy, and reasonableness of data; prepare test samples; set up and perform tests according to laboratory procedures and specifications; modify analytical procedures and write work instructions; maintain a clean and organized work area; clean and maintain test equipment; enter data into databases use PC-based systems; oversee assignments and work of more junior project and analytical staff; assist senior personnel and work from written instructions; supervise technicians and laboratory

assistants; inspect laboratory to maintain a safe working environment and report unsafe conditions. Requires a BS and MS degree in Chemistry with a minimum of 3 years experience in a chemistry related job. Must have at least a 3.2 GPA. Must have experience with physical chemistry and gas chromatography; knowledge of advanced mathematical functions and formulas of chemistry; ability to calculate physical and chemical tests of sample materials; have understanding of chemical hazards and corrosive properties; be able to communicate effectively with clients and peers concerning project activities; act independently to solve problems; and promote new and additional projects to clients. Must have the ability to train and supervise subordinate staff in technical area of expertise, conduct technical training, and information sessions; must have knowledge of glassware distillation (vacuum and atmospheric) and computer skills including MS word processing, spreadsheet software, and troubleshooting skills. Must be able to work in testing environments on-site or remote labs, temporary labs, or other service or operating facilities. Preference will be given to candidates with past history of acting independently to solve problems, recommending improvements to systems and improvement of program activities, process chemistry work, and past achievements in a multitasking environment. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (W. Barclay Jr., 09-29-10)

01-01424 LABORATORY ASSISTANT/TECHNICIAN (Fire Technology)

Prepare test samples, set up and perform tests according to test standards and specifications with minimum supervision as needed; log in specimens and maintain accurate records; maintain a clean and organized work area; move test specimens and equipment as needed to carry out work; clean and maintain test equipment as required; enter data into databases and use PC and PC applications, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel, as required to carry out job assignments. Perform other tasks as directed. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 0-1 years experience for the Laboratory Assistant or 1-5 years experience for the Technician in commercial construction-related experience or equivalent trade school. Must be able to follow test procedures and verbal or written instructions with minimum supervision. Knowledge of wood, metal and concrete construction practices and materials; knowledge of oxy-acetyline cutting and basic welding. Must have good communication skills; good verbal and written skill and able to write legibly; must be able to describe specific problems or tasks verbally and suggest solutions. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, including respiratory

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

equipment, operate forklift and drive Institute vehicles; must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs, climb, stoop, kneel, crawl and crouch; tolerate work environment with exposure to heat, temperature extremes, noise, fumes and smoke; use hand-held tools and power tools in the preparation of test specimens; set up and fabricate test systems requiring manual and mechanical dexterity; read blueprints and schematic drawings; work in fast-paced

environment effectively in a group and independently with minimum supervision. Must be able to organize and prioritize workload and multitask. Must be dependable, reliable, detail- oriented, self-motivated, team player attitude, exercise good judgment and have good time management skills. Non-smoking area. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

(W. Whitaker, 10-25-10)

ENGINE EMISSIONS AND VEHICLE RESEARCH DIVISION (03)

03-00897 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Emissions)

Design and manage test programs to determine exhaust emissions and fuel economy of passenger cars, light trucks, and motorcycles. Must be a hands-on person skilled in testing, instrumentation, data analysis, reporting, and customer interaction; establish and maintain working relationships with new and existing customers; keep customers informed of technical, financial, and contractual status of projects; work daily with laboratory staff during project activity; prepare and deliver written and verbal proposals, reports, and presentations in a timely manner; interface with other departments in handling of contractual and legal requirements, accounting (invoicing), patents, technical support, fabrication, purchasing, etc. Maintain expertise and familiarity with applicable technologies, standards, and regulations; develop and implement improvements to laboratory to meet customer needs and improve quality, operational efficiency, and capabilities. Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering with 0-3 years experience testing in automotive or motorcycle exhaust emissions research or development. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Familiarity and experience with light-duty exhaust emission test procedures and regulations, emission analyzers, and light-duty engines/vehicles desirable; test engineering, instrumentation, data acquisition and data analysis skills highly desirable. Must have good writing and verbal skills, and experience with MS Office. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (K. Whitney, 01-29-10)

03-00904 TECHNICIAN (Automotive)

Observe, monitor, and record instrumentation results during engine or vehicle operations; assist skilled personnel in performing engine installations, modifications on test engines, vehicles, and necessary repairs and maintenance to test facilities; record data on test forms and document necessary information regarding calibration or maintenance performed on test equipment; assist in keeping laboratory and laboratory equipment clean; follow written and verbal instructions from project leader or supervisor; work in a hazardous environment with high noise, heat, and fume levels. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent or an AA degree in auto/diesel mechanics with 2-5 years experience related to auto/diesel engines or off road auto/diesel mechanics working for a dealership or privately owned repair shop. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must have a good knowledge of automotive/diesel engine operations and repair. Knowledge of component replacement on inter-combustion engines (gasoline, diesel, natural gas, etc) and modification of test engines configuration to meet test requirements; knowledge of non-road equipment preferred; welding skills desired; familiarity with fabrication, plumbing, and machine skills desired. Must be

able to operate power and hand tools safely while performing various task for maintenance on laboratory equipment if need and/or to support project needs. Must have basic knowledge auto/diesel electrical wiring. Must have basic computer skills, able to read and write English, and follow both written and oral instruction; must have good communications skills. Must be able to work harmoniously with clients and laboratory personnel; must be able to work in groups or independently on various shifts, or in different buildings and location as required by project needs; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted; must have the ability to work with both hands to adjust various mechanical knobs, levers, switches, and buttons; must be able to work shift work, overtime, and weekends in various buildings; travel and perform other duties as assigned to meet client and project needs. Must have own hand tools. Shift work required. Must pass SwRI Mechanical Assessment test. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

(K. Echtle, 04-27-10)

03-00905 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Powertrain)

Conduct customer-focused projects in power train control in collaboration with engine/vehicle/component development teams; develop and implement control strategies (algorithms, software, hardware, etc.) for engines/vehicles systems; apply advanced control and signal processing techniques for performance enhancement and diagnostics of engine/vehicle systems; design experiments for characterization of engine/component, and in particular, of electrical energy storage; model engine/vehicle systems. Work with project managers to handle analytical aspects and support experiments; contribute to reports and presentations; interface with the clients regarding progress and schedule; participate in proposal and promotional efforts to develop new business opportunities as well as grow business with existing clients. Requires a BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with 0-3 years experience in diagnostics, battery management systems, and control of internal combustion engine (stoichiometric, lean-burn/rich-burn), engine/vehicle calibration for transient operation, modeling (physical and mathematical) of engines and subsystems from control systems perspective, application of classical and modern methods to design/tuning of multivariable controller and experimental aspects of engine/vehicle sciences. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Proven proficiency in using Matlab/Simulink, C, and C++ required. Understanding of real-time control systems and experience with dSPACE, Mototron, or other similar platform(s) required. Experience with at least one (engine) calibration tool; must have an understanding of design of experiments (DoE); knowledge of model based/predictive control (MBC/MPC); must have an

understanding of various energy storage systems for vehicle hybridization; must have exposure to on-board diagnostics (OBD). Familiarity with Verilog/VHDL; familiarity with communication protocols (CAN, TCP/IP, RS-232, CAN, TTP etc.); experience in signal processing on at least one DSP platform is desirable; ability to design custom analog/digital circuits; excellent written and verbal communication skills required; willingness to undertake project management and interface with clients. Some travel is expected. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (R.Roecker, 05-07-10)

03-00906 TECHNICIAN (Chemistry)

Operate chemistry laboratory equipment including gas and liquid chromatographs and FTIR; prepare chemical solutions; collect samples from engine and vehicle exhaust; clean glassware; handle compressed gas cylinders; provide data reduction. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with one year of college chemistry or 2 years chemistry laboratory experience. Experience in gas and liquid chromatography and/or FTIR desired but not required; experience with computers including MS Word and Excel required; some lifting and moving of heavy objects required; must have good communication skills; must have the ability to follow instructions and work with hands. Must pass SwRI Chemistry Test. Shift work may be required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (E. Fanick, 06-03-10)

03-00908 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Emission)

Provide project leadership and engineering management to heavy- duty and non-road engine emissions programs such as; heavy-duty gasoline, diesel, and alternative fueled engines, small, industrial, and marine engines; plan, coordinate, and control the progress of assigned project work and keep client and manager informed of all aspects of project including technical and financial; interact and participate with laboratory staff during project activity; interface with other departments in handling of contractual and legal requirements, accounting, invoices, patents, technical support, fabrication, and purchasing; lead proposal efforts and do promotional work; maintain expertise with technologies applicable to work area; write reports and prepare and deliver presentations in support of project and other assignments; apply engineering skills to further enhance and expand the capabilities of laboratory; assume responsibility for quality improvements/initiatives in assigned area. Requires a BS and MS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 0-3 years experience in automotive and emissions research and development. Must have at least a 3.2 GPA. Familiarity and experience and exhaust emissions testing, emission analyzers, and heavy-duty and non-road engines desirable. Good writing and verbal skills required. Experience with PC-based presentation, spreadsheet, and word processing software required; experience with development and use of LabVIEW software is highly desirable. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (V. Ulmet, 06-18-10)

03-00910 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER/RESEARCH SCIENTIST/SCIENTIST (Chemical)

Manage projects or project tasks requiring unregulated emission measurements; plan, coordinate, and control the progress of project work; keep clients informed of technical and financial project status; provide support with proposal and promotional efforts; maintain expertise with technologies applicable to work;

write reports; prepare and deliver presentations; establish and maintain working relationships with current and prospective clients; maintain analytical and sampling equipment for

unregulated automotive emissions; participate in department quality and safety programs; develop and implement new laboratory techniques; review laboratory data for completeness and accuracy; work with engineers, scientists, and technical staff

to

collect and analyze automotive exhaust. Requires a BS degree

in

Chemistry or a related field with one-year college chemistry or

equivalent chemistry laboratory experience. MS degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Experience in gas, liquid, and ion chromatography and/or FTIR spectroscopy desired as well as some previous experience in environmental sampling required; analytical laboratory experience desirable but not required; experience with computers including MS Word and Excel required; some lifting and moving of heavy objects required; must have good oral and written communication skills for writing reports, making presentations, and personal interaction with staff members and clients; must have the ability to follow instructions and work with hands. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (E. Fanick, 07-13-10)

03-00915 SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER (Automotive/Emissions Engineering)

Provide project leadership and engineering management to heavy- duty and non-road engine emissions programs such as heavy-duty gasoline, diesel, and alternative fueled engines and small, industrial,

and marine engines; plan, coordinate, and control the progress of assigned project work and keep client and manager informed of all aspects of project including technical and financial areas; interact and participate with laboratory staff during project activity; interface with other departments in handling of contractual and legal requirements, accounting, invoices, patents, technical support, fabrication, and purchasing; lead proposal efforts and do promotional work; maintain expertise with technologies applicable

to work area; write reports and prepare and deliver presentations in

support of project and other assignments; apply engineering skills to further enhance and expand the capabilities of laboratory; assume responsibility for quality improvements/initiatives in assigned area.

Requires an MS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 7 years experience in automotive and emissions research and development or a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3-5 years experience. Must have at least a 3.2 GPA. Familiarity and experience and exhaust emissions testing, emission analyzers, and heavy-duty and non-road engine desirable. Good writing and verbal skills required. Experience with PC-based presentation, spreadsheet, and work processing software required; experience with development and use of LabVIEW software is highly desirable. A valid/clear driver's license is required. ( V. Ulmet, 08-25-10)

03-00916 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER/SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER (Powertrain Controls Engineer)

Apply rapid prototyping electronic control systems to advanced

engine and hybrid vehicle systems using both Simulink and direct

C code; work closely with clients to understand control system

requirements; work within team to define and develop customized control system features; perform wiring, soldering and electronic troubleshooting as required; support production of reports, proposals and presentations to clients. Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 2 years experience in Rapid Prototyping Control Systems (e.g. dSPACE, MotoTron, PI OpenECU) and powertrain and emission control;

advanced degree preferred. Experience in Hybrid Vehicle Systems desired; significant experience with embedded control systems and data acquisition systems including experience interfacing those with automotive sub systems; experience with standard software and hardware tools employed in the art (e.g. Matlab/Simulink, LabView, C code and compilers, UNIX environments, analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.) required; must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be hands-on, application and result oriented; experience with mechanical aspects of engine/vehicle testing and understanding of combustion and after treatment mechanisms required; detailed knowledge of how sensors and actuators are interfaced through conditioning and drive electronics, controller I/O devices and software drivers highly desirable; must be self-starting and highly motivated individual able to manage multiple assignments concurrently with limited supervision; A valid/clear driver’s license is required. Note: Work assignment is in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (S. Hotz, 08-26-10)

03-00921 RESEARCH ENGINEER/SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER (Software Development) (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Work within a small and growing team of highly motivated engineers to design software for COTS and custom rapid prototyping electronic control systems to advanced engine and hybrid vehicle systems using both Simulink and direct C code; work closely with clients to understand control system requirements; work within team to define and develop customized control system features; perform wiring, soldering and electronic troubleshooting as required; support production of reports, proposals and presentations to clients. Requires a BS or MS degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related discipline with 3 – 5 years experience developing embedded software, software design methodologies and quality control processes. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Skills required include basic electronic theory, digital, analog and computer architecture knowledge. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be hands-on, application and result oriented; experience with mechanical aspects of engine/vehicle testing and understanding of combustion and after treatment mechanisms beneficial; detailed knowledge of how sensors and actuators are interfaced through conditioning and drive electronics, controller I/O devices and software drivers highly desirable; must be self-starting and highly motivated individual able to manage multiple assignments concurrently with limited supervision. Hands-on experience with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, function generators etc. required. Experience developing low-level device drivers, peripheral interface software required. Experience with CMMI, ISO 90003, etc. required. Experience with automotive applications of embedded systems required. Experience with PC based systems including Windows and Linux OS, ISA, PCI architectures required. Powertrain (engine/transmission/hybrid) application experience preferred. FPGA/CPLD design experience using Verilog preferred. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. Note: Work assignment is in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. (S. Hotz, 10-15-10)

*(New) 03-00926 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Mechanical Engineering)

Design, analyze, and develop components and systems focusing on hydraulic systems including hybrid vehicle applications; develop and analyze design concepts; prepare and oversee prototype drawings; oversee fabrication, assembly and development tests; develop prototype designs into production designs for high volume manufacturing with high reliability and low manufacturing cost; perform 3-D CAD layouts of designs; specify fabrication requirements and suppliers for prototype hardware and identify appropriate manufacturing methods for production designs; specify test programs, oversee the testing, and analyze test results; define and implement data acquisition systems to support testing. Interface with clients and write reports and proposals; assist with management of task budgets and schedules. Requires a BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or Hydraulics with 0-5 years experience in hydraulic systems, automotive systems and data acquisitions systems implementation. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Knowledge of vehicle and mechanical systems, proficiency in CAD, (Pro/Engineer preferred), ability to perform basic engineering calculations and use or oversee the use of advanced engineering tools is required. Working knowledge in MS Office products, knowledge of sound scientific test methods, and knowledge of data acquisition and control systems required. Requires good interpersonal, communication, and project management skills. (T. Alger II, 11-10-10)

*(New) 03-00927 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Automotive)

Provide engineering support and manage projects in heavy duty highway and non-road engine emission control systems involving conventional and alternative fuels and exhaust treatment system applications; plan, coordinate and control the progress of project work; keep client informed of technical and financial project status; interact with laboratory staff for project activities; interface with support departments in handling contractual, legal, accounting, patent, fabrication, purchasing, etc.; maintain expertise with technologies applicable to work; write reports and prepare and deliver presentations; apply engineering skills to enhance laboratory capabilities in response to client needs; assume responsibility for quality improvement initiatives; establish and maintain working relationships with current and prospective clients; apply technical knowledge to develop innovative solutions to project problems. Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering or equivalent with 0-3 years experience in automotive research. Master degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Must have good written and verbal skills. Must have experience in PC based presentation, spreadsheet, and word processing software; ability to serve as a project leader in heavy duty highway and non-road engine emission measurement and control projects; experience with exhaust emissions testing, emission analyzers, and heavy duty and non road engines desired. Knowledge of electromechanical systems and skills related to data acquisition and controls is desired. Experience with Matlab/Simulink is desired. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (D. Mehta, 11-11-10)

FUELS AND LUBRICANTS RESEARCH DIVISION (08)

08-00858 RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIST (Fuel Systems)

Independently conduct test setup and conventional investigations in fuel or fluid systems evaluation; compose and /or contribute to technical correspondence, reports, and peer-review papers; assist, develop and promote new experimental set ups for new or follow-on projects; design specialized testing apparatus or test equipment to satisfy parameters established by an Institute client; prepare testing specifications and manage test stand calibration; supervise technical support personnel; use PC-based systems and applications to satisfy complex program activities and to satisfy reporting and data requirements of project

activities; perform other tasks as required to satisfy overall cost center program activities. Requires a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology with 5 years experience in fuel systems or a related field or High School Diploma and 20 years related experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have knowledge of advanced fuel systems; knowledge of applications of new technology in the field of gasoline and diesel fuel delivery systems; knowledge of project management, performance and reports, and application of PCs for use in program work; must have the ability to supervise subordinate staff, conduct technical sessions and effectively communicate with engineering staff and/or clients concerning project activity; must be able to write and present materials effectively; must be able to act independently to solve problems, and promote projects to clients. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

(X. Tao, 11-24-09)

08-00864 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Mechanical)

Support development of broad based, integrated test stand/facility specification preparation to include requirements identification, conceptualization, modeling, technology selection, tradeoff studies, vendor interface, packaging, cost estimation, detailed drawing preparation, and structural analysis; detail and design various types of test stands using Pro E; supervise fabrication of various types of test stands with teams of mechanical and electrical/electronic technicians; perform system integration function, resolve problems, interface with various vendors,

conduct test stand commissioning, and assist start up at customer sites. Requires a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 0-5 years experience in an engine and vehicle testing/test facility. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Experience (either previous work history or coop) in areas associated with engine, vehicle, and drive train component testing desired. Familiarity with various disciplines associated with engine, vehicle, and drive train component testing including: dynamometers, auxiliary systems (fuel, coolant, and oil), intake and exhaust air handling systems, instrumentation (pressure, temperature, flow, torque, load speed, smoke, and opacity), data acquisition (lab views), closed loop control, and related facility issues (plumbing, electrical, steam, and structure). Prefer familiarity with design capability using CAD. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

(M. Kluger, 05-03-10)

08-00865 TECHNICIAN (Chemistry)

Perform various wet chemistry procedures using gravimetric, titrimetric, and volumetric techniques such as distillation, particulate analysis, and vapor pressure according to the ASTM designated methods; conduct a variety of instrumental analysis using UV spectroscopy, NMR and laser diffraction for particle size analysis according to the ASTM / CEC/ ISO procedures; review raw data for apparent accuracy and completeness prior to submission to the project leader; maintain accurate documentation of instrument maintenance and calibration records; occasionally discuss the test procedures with auditors, project leaders and clients as required; follow all departmental quality policies, safety procedures and production guidelines. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 1-2 years experience in a chemistry laboratory. High school chemistry or some college chemistry preferred. Must have computer experience using Microsoft Excel; must have good organizational and communication skills; must be willing to work overtime and weekends as required. Familiarity with ASTM test procedures preferred; familiarity with petroleum chemistry preferred. Shift work required. Must pass SwRI Chemical test. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (R. Legg, 05-07-10)

08-00869 PRINCIPAL ENGINEER/SENIOR RESEARCH ENGINEER (Fluid Mechanics)

Develop customer relationships, proposal development, execution of contracts, and program management both technically and financially. Conduct and directed experimental work, development of new or prototype equipment (design, fabrication, troubleshooting, and performance verification), design and development of specialized facilities and test equipment. Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Fluid Mechanics with 5-10 years experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Expertise in experimental fluid mechanics and heat transfer is desired. Experience in design of fluid and heat transfer equipment and filtration equipment with heavy duty and military applications a plus. Must be able to perform mastery of software development for project management, design (solid modeling a plus), and analysis such as MathCad or equivalent. Excellent writing and presentation skills are required and excellent knowledge using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Knowledge in the technical areas of tribology and physical chemistry to compliment traditional mechanical engineering research is a strong plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (G. Bessee, 06-24-10)

08-00874 ENGINEER (Powertrain)

Perform lubricant and component testing predominately in automatic transmission fluid, gear lubricant, and hydraulic fluid test facilities; maintain working relationships with clients in accomplishment of project objectives. Develop innovative solutions to project problems and expand laboratory capabilities; provide project leadership in the performance of tests to customer’s specifications. Use engineering practices to ensure test stand integrity and test procedure compliance; plan, coordinate

and control assigned project; develop and report technical and financial details to clients and management; resolve a variety of engineering issues related to testing; ensure projects are completed on time and within budget, communicate effectively with clients and staff, summarize test data and complete written reports; interact with laboratory and staff during project activity; interface with support groups in handling contractual, legal, accounting, fabrication and purchasing requirements; participate in proposal efforts and promotional presentations; assume responsibility for quality improvements/initiatives. Requires a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with automotive powertrain experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have good written, verbal and presentation skills; experience with PC-based presentation, spreadsheet, and word processing software; Knowledge of computer control and data acquisition desired; must be self- motivated and highly organized; must have desire to lead other people and coordinate their efforts; must be able to multi-task between different projects and work independently with a minimal amount of supervision. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. (M. Lochte, 07-22-10)

08-00875 SENIOR TECHNICIAN/TECHNICIAN (Electronics)

Provide fabrication, assembly, installation, calibration, and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and electronic instrument devices; correct routine instrument malfunctions and assist in diagnosis and testing of instrumentation applications; perform instrument calibrations and complete necessary forms and documentation; construct and wire instrument panels; plumb air, fuel and water lines. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 2-5 years experience in the instrumentation field and/or related technical. Associate’s degree in Electronics or Instrumentation preferred. Knowledge of digital and analog electronics, electromechanical and industrial pneumatic devices required. Must be able to move, install, and store instrument gas cylinders in a safe manner; use hand tools and common shop power tools; be able to read, follow, and interpret electronic diagrams, schematics, and written and spoken instructions; be able to troubleshoot and repair PC-based data acquisition and control systems. Working knowledge of computer software (MS Word, Excel, Access, Visio) is preferred. Shift work and travel may be required. Must be able to work overtime as needed. Shift work required. Must pass SwRI Electronic test. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (T. Wirries, 08-06-10)

08-00879 SENIOR TECHNICIAN/TECHNICIAN (Electronics)

Fabricate, assemble, install, calibrate, and perform maintenance of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and electronic instrument devices; make corrections to routine instrument malfunctions and assist in diagnosis and testing of instrumentation applications; perform instrument calibrations and complete necessary forms and documentation; construct and wires instrument panels; plumb air, fuel and water lines. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 1-5 years experience in the instrumentation field and/or related technical industry. Associate’s degree in Electronics or Instrumentation preferred. Knowledge of digital and analog electronics, electromechanical and industrial pneumatic devices. Must be able to move, install, and store instrument gas cylinders in a safe manner; use hand tools and common shop power tools; be able to read, follow, and interpret electronic diagrams, schematics, and written and

spoken instructions; be able to troubleshoot and repair PC-based data acquisition and control systems. Working knowledge of computer software (MS Word, Excel, Access, and Visio) is preferred. Must be able to work overtime as needed; shiftwork and travel may be required. Must pass SwRI Electronics tests. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. (T. Wirries, 08-20-10)

08-00882 TECHNICIAN (Automotive)

Observe, monitor and report results of engine tests or vehicle tests by computer controlled to measure engine lubricant, fuel or engine performances; follow written and verbal instructions; record and adjust controlled parameters as described in test procedures; calibrate test equipment for the use to measure engine performance at specific time intervals; maintain log files of various test types in accordance to test procedures; communicate with coworkers, supervisors and project leaders regarding tests; prepare, extract and label specimens as described in the test procedures and instructions; perform routine engine and stand maintenance; maintain a clean work environment and comply with all safety regulations and standards for working around potentially hazardous materials during testing; support department projects activities as required relative to project demands. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 2 years experience in vocational, commercial gas or diesel automotive. Must have basic computer skills for data entry and test diagnostics, able to read and write, follow both written and oral instruction; must have knowledge of basic math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and calculating percentages; recognize automotive engines, automotive fluids and engine accessories and their basic functions; interpret engine manuals, and identify poor engine performance and seek necessary assistance; must be able to lift up to 50 lbs; must adhere to all safety requirements; must be able to work in a potentially hazardous environment with high noise level, high heat, and high fume levels; work with both hands adjusting mechanical knobs, levers, and buttons; must be able to work various shifts and overtime during seven-day week and 24- hour day with project team relative to project demands; must work independently with limited supervision; communicate effectively with others and work efficiently. Shift work is required. Must pass SwRI Mechanical Assessment test. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (M. Maldonado, 09-09-10)

08-00884 ENGINEER (Mechanical Engineering)

Perform fuel testing on experimental gasoline and diesel blends predominately in automotive fleet and mileage accumulation dynamometer facilities; maintain working relationships with clients in accomplishment of project objectives; develop innovative solutions to project problems and expand laboratory capabilities; provide project leadership in the performance of tests to customer’s specifications; use engineering practices to ensure test procedure compliance; plan, coordinate and control assigned project; develop and report technical and financial details to clients and management; resolve a variety of engineering issues related to testing; optimize and improve laboratory equipment and procedures; ensure projects are completed on time and within budget; communicate effectively with clients and staff; summarize test data and complete written reports; interact with laboratory and staff during project activity; interface with support groups in handling contractual, legal, accounting, fabrication and purchasing requirements; participate in proposal efforts and promotional presentations; assume responsibility for quality

improvements/initiatives. Requires a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 6 months co-op or summer work term experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have good written, verbal and presentation skills; experience with PC-based presentation, spreadsheet, and word processing software; automotive interest and experience with passenger cars and light trucks is desired. Project leadership aptitude and experience desired. Must be self-motivated and highly organized; have the

desire to lead other people and coordinate their efforts; be able to multi-task between different projects and work independently with

a minimal amount of supervision. Hands on experience as well as

academic interest and abilities are a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (M. Lochte, 10-18-10)

08-00885 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER/SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER (Electrical Engineering)

Support the design, fabrication, programming, and installation of automated data acquisition and control systems used for automotive fluid and component testing; conducting tests on internal combustion engines. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 0-5 years experience in an engine and vehicle testing facility. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Experience with instrumentation used for process control and controller tuning; knowledge of internal combustion engine operation and testing; experience with transducers for temperature, pressure, force and flow; experience with printed circuit board design and layout; specify equipment necessary for data acquisition and control; specify control console design and fabrication details; work closely with engineering staff to provide instrumentation support for mechanical test stands; design control systems using electro- mechanical equipment. Must have knowledge of AutoCAD,

Windows XP, Excel, and Word. Experience (either previous work history or coop) in areas associated with instrumentation, engine, vehicle, and drive train component testing is desired. Must be

hands-on, self-starting, and highly motivated to manage multiple assignments with limited supervision; must be able to work in hot, noisy environments. Occasional travel for on-site startup assistance of SwRI-built test stands; Occasional after hours calls.

A valid/clear driver's license is required. (J. White, 10-22-10)

*(New) 08-00886 TECHNICIAN (Chemical)

Perform chemical and instrumental analyses on fuels, grease, and other petroleum products using standard industry testing methods and Test Inspection Procedures (TIPS); prepare solutions or solvents for various tests and transfer samples from one area to another in the lab. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 1 year related work experience to include chemistry laboratory experience. Must be able to maintain workbooks and equipment on a daily basis, as per SOPS, TIPS, and test procedures. Must be able to perform basic troubleshooting on assigned testing; perform basic mathematical formulas and perform routine computation and data manipulation; exhibit excellent communication skills and be able to accurately document work; follow safety procedures and policies; read and follow written and verbal instructions; adjust work schedule as needed and have the ability to work overtime as required. Must be

able to perform other duties as assigned. Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel; be able to work with petroleum products. Experience working in the petroleum products industry is preferred. Must be proficient using analytical balances. Shift work

is required. Must pass SwRI Chemical test. A valid/clear driver's

license is required. (K. Jacks, 11-15-10)

AEROSPACE ELECTRONICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION (09)

09-01012 ANALYST/ENGINEER (Electrical) (Warner Robins AFB, Georgia)

Must be able to design, build and test electrical applications such as automatic test equipment, maintenance, improvements to existing designs, and new designs; develop and modify software

test applications using object-oriented design techniques written in

a variety of programming languages including ATLAS, Basic,

LabView, FORTRAN, C++, .NET, and Assembly; design and development will require the development of engineering support documentation; utilize selected tools during the design and implementation process; review hardware/software requirements, designs, source code, and functional test results of the complete program; provide written documentation of review findings. Requires a BS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 0-2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Must have completed a four-year college degree from an ABET accredited college. Individual must be able to exercise judgment, diligence and attention to detail and demonstrate an aptitude for carrying out responsible technical assignments and strong interpersonal skills. Experience in electronic warfare, automatic test equipment development, ATLAS, Basic, LabView, C++, and .NET is highly desirable. Note: Work assignment is in

Warner Robins AFB, Georgia. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet

eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (F. Hicks, 08-16-10)

09-01013 RESEARCH ANALYST/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Computer Engineering) (Warner Robins AFB, Georgia)

Design, build and test electrical applications such as automatic test equipment; maintain improvements to existing designs, and new designs; develop engineering support documentation for design and development. Documentation consists of MIL Spec documentation and engineering source data for formal government technical orders. Utilize select tools during the design and implementation process; develop and modify test equipment control programs written in languages such as ATLAS, Basic, LabView, C++, and .NET; review hardware/software requirements, designs, source code, and functional test results of the complete program; provide written documentation of review findings. Requires a BS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 2 years experience or a Master’s degree with one year experience. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Must be able to exercise independent judgment, be diligent, and pay attention to detail while demonstrating an aptitude for carrying out responsible technical assignments. Experience in electronic warfare, automatic test equipment development, ATLAS, Basic, LabView, C++, and

.NET is highly desirable. Note: Work assignment is in Warner Robins AFB, Georgia. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (F. Hicks, 08-20-10)

09-01014 SR. RESEARCH ANALYST/SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER (Hardware/Software Engineering) (Warner Robins AFB, Georgia)

Design, build and test electrical applications such as automatic test equipment; complete maintenance improvements to existing and new designs; complete engineering support documentation on new designs and development; complete MIL Spec documentation and engineering source data for formal government technical orders; utilize selected tools during the design and implementation process; review hardware/software requirements, designs, source codes, and functional test results of the complete programs; provide written documentation of review findings. Requires a BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering with 6-7 years related experience. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Must be able to exercise judgment, diligence, and attention to detail and demonstrate an aptitude for carrying out responsible technical assignments. Requires a strong software or hardware technical background and good interpersonal skills. Experience in electronic warfare, automatic test equipment development. Competent at developing and modifying test equipment control programs written in languages such as ATLAS, Basic, LabView, C++, and .NET is highly desirable; must be familiar with a variety of design techniques and have the ability to develop embedded software applications written in Assembly or C. Note: Work assignment is in Warner Robins AFB, Georgia. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (F. Hicks, 09-02-10)

09-01015 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Aerospace)

Analyze, design, develop, integrate, test and document engineered systems and subsystems; including aircraft, engines, monitoring and data acquisition, controls, sensors and perception, condition based maintenance, and test systems; prepare technical documentation and reports; present results to management and customers; work with government, industry, and other SwRI staff to create designs or solve technical problems; assist in the preparation of white papers, proposals, and promotional presentations. Requires a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering with 0-2 years experience or a MS degree

with 2 years experience. Master degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Must have excellent writing and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills. Knowledge of aircraft systems, propulsion systems, control systems, prognostics and health management, mathematics, statistics, and computer programming are all desirable; ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is desired; engineering development tools include MATLAB, AutoCAD, Solidworks, or other modeling software is desired. Familiarity with the Microsoft Visual Studio development environment or LabView is a plus. Preferred programming languages include C/C++/C#. Occasional travel will be required to client sites. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (D. Ogden, 10-25-10)

09-01016 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Electrical Engineer)

Analyze, design, develop, integrate, test and document engineered systems and subsystems including aircraft, engines, monitoring and data acquisition, controls, sensors and perception, condition based maintenance, and test systems; prepare technical documentation and reports; present results to management and customers; work with government, industry, and other SwRI staff in creating designs or solving technical problems; assist in the preparation of white papers, proposals, and promotional presentations. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 0-2 years experience or a MS with 2 or more years experience. Master degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Must have excellent writing and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills. Knowledge of aircraft systems, autonomous systems, digital and analog electronics, control systems, signal processing, vision systems and sensors, mathematics, statistics, and computer programming for embedded systems is desired; effectively use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is desired; engineering development tools include MATLAB, Simulink, Spice or other modeling software is desired. Familiarity with the Microsoft Visual Studio development environment or LabView is a plus. Prefer programming languages include C/C++/C#. Occasional travel will be required to client sites. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (D. Ogden, 10-25-10)

AUTOMATION AND DATA SYSTEMS DIVISION (10)

10-00768 ANALYST/ENGINEER (Embedded Systems)

Design and develop embedded systems software and/or hardware for a variety of military, space, and commercial applications such as network-centric systems, wireless systems, sensor networks, cyber security, high-reliability software; perform all phases of the system lifecycle, including applied research, requirements generation, design, implementation, testing, integration,

installation, and documentation; interact with clients and make technical presentations. Requires a BS or MS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science with 0 - 2 years related experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have strong software skills, networking/socket programming, and ability to work with hardware. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required; ability to work independently and

in project team environments; good organizational skills and attention to detail; aptitude for continuous learning and leadership potential. Applicants with energy, enthusiasm, initiative and a desire to excel in their field will receive primary consideration. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (R. Killough, 06-11-10)

10-00771 ANALYST/ENGINEER (Software Development)

Develop software solutions for Intelligent Systems Department such as traffic management software and traveler information systems; perform in all phases of the development lifecycle, including requirements definition, software/systems design, implementation, testing, and integration; initiate advanced research and development programs; interact with clients, and make technical presentations. Requires a BS degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science. Must have at least a 3.5 Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well individually or as a member of a project team are required; applicant will serve both as a software developer and researcher developing new technology areas for the Department; excellent written and verbal communication skills and PC development skills are required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (S. Dellenback, 10-08-10)

10-00772 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Hardware/Software Development)

Develop hardware/software solutions (including sensor fusion and control systems) for autonomous vehicle, mobile robotic, and intelligent vehicle systems; perform in all phases of the development life cycle, including requirements definition, hardware/software/systems design, implementation, testing, and integration; initiate advanced research and development programs; interact with clients; make technical presentations. Requires a BS, MS or Ph.D degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering with 1-3 years experience in developing hardware/software for application in autonomous vehicle and/or mobile robotic systems is desired. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well individually or as a member of a project team required; excellent written and verbal communication skills required; UNIX and various PC operating systems experience required; ROS development experience desired; experience developing military vehicle or robotics programs preferred. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (R. Lamm, 10-08-10)

10-00773 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Computer Vision)

Develop and implement perception, computer vision and image processing systems, including integration of algorithms and hardware (sensors, cameras, lights, PCs, PLCs, etc.); participate and lead technical project tasks, which use perception and vision for robotics, inspection, process control, and factory automation

applications; interact with customers to promote new business and develop technical requirements; assist in preparing proposals and cost estimates; make technical and marketing presentation to customers; document and report technical work; perform other duties as assigned. Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering with 0-5 years educational or work experience in the areas of machine perception, machine vision, robotics, and controls. Software development skills are required. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be knowledgeable in computer vision/image processing and C/C++ programming languages under Windows and Linux environments; experience with other software development/prototyping tools such as C#, Python, and Matlab is desirable; experience with National Instruments IMAQ/LabView, OpenCV, Matrox Imaging Library or other machine vision systems is desirable; familiarity with the following is beneficial:

specification and integration of optics and illumination systems, industrial sensing and control systems, vision-based robot manipulator guidance and/or autonomous mobile vehicles, automated video surveillance (video analytics), industrial robot controllers, Willow Garage's Robot Operating System (ROS). A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (W. Flannigan, 10-08-10)

10-00775 ANALYST/ENGINEER (Embedded Systems)

Design and develop embedded systems software and/or hardware for a variety of military, space, and commercial applications such as network-centric systems, wireless systems, sensor networks, cyber security, high-reliability software; perform all phases of the system lifecycle, including applied research, requirements generation, design, implementation, testing, integration, installation, and documentation; interact with clients and make technical presentations. Requires a BS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with 0 - 2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have strong software skills, networking/socket programming, and ability to work with hardware; must be able to work independently and in project team environments; good organizational skills and attention to detail; aptitude for continuous learning and leadership potential; energy, enthusiasm, initiative and a desire to excel in their field will receive primary consideration. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (R. Killough, 10-29-10)

*(New) 10-00776 STUDENT ENGINEER (Vehicle Control Systems)

Work under the direction of senior staff in the Intelligent Vehicle Systems (IVS); assist with vehicle-highway systems, autonomous vehicles and inter-vehicle application development, involving vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle communication and data exchange, intra-vehicle active safety systems, cognitive and multi-agent mobile robotic systems, telematics, and vehicular autonomy; students will be directly involved in the development of intelligent vehicle systems. Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited university studying Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with experience in

vehicle control systems. Students must be at or approaching senior level in undergraduate degree or a graduate student pursuing MS degree. GPA requirement of 3.5. Students with educational background and personal interest in intelligent vehicle systems are encouraged to apply. Must be familiar with software development. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (R. Lamm, 11-05-10)

*(New) 10-00778 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Manufacturing)

Lead and participate in brainstorming, planning meetings, analysis, and implementation of best manufacturing practices; lead and assist in client's needs in the areas of lean/six sigma, quality systems implementation, energy efficiency, technology acceleration, supply chain development, facility layouts, and others; interview process operators/owners, document complex business and manufacturing processes, validate data collected and present results to project team and/or customer via process maps, meeting notes, PowerPoint presentations, etc; establish baselines of current manufacturing/business processes, develop process improvement and sustainability improvement roadmaps, and plan future states; participate with customer's process improvement teams; generate technical reports and proposals; prepare and deliver presentations; prepare training materials and deliver

training; participate in direct customer interaction to promote capabilities and develop customer project workload. Requires a BS or MS degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent with 0-3 years experience in process improvement and energy efficiency for manufacturing environments. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have knowledge and education of best practices for processes improvement (lean/six sigma), energy efficiency, and pollution prevention for industrial or manufacturing environments; sound judgment, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and be able to develop and deliver practical solutions. Must be able to promote and sell consulting services, lead training and facilitation activities, and conduct project activities within a variety of manufacturing facilities. Must possess excellent communication skills, must be self-motivated, and must be results-oriented. Examples of people and project management is required through class projects or ideally internships/co-ops. Competent in Microsoft desktop applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Must be able to visit customer sites. Experience in the area of energy efficiency is highly desired. Written and oral fluency in Spanish is a plus. Some travel required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (W. Rafferty, 11-11-10)

APPLIED POWER DIVISION (11)

11-00502 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Engineering Analysis)

Use commercial and in-house analysis, modeling, and simulation tools to provide insight into physical processes; plan and conduct experiments and field trials to support project efforts; develop algorithms for engineering analysis or data reduction and implement in software or scripts; analyze data from testing and experiments; assist in managing project and testing activities. Requires an MS with 1 – 3 years experience or a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Aerospace Engineering, or Engineering Mechanics. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Requires experience in programming and/or scripting languages and computer modeling of physical phenomena; must have experience in planning and conducting laboratory experiments; must have knowledge of numerical methods for solving differential equations; requires ability to present research results and interact well with clients, collaborators, and co- workers; must have interest in learning and working in new and diverse areas of study; prefer experience in mechanical systems analysis; prefer experience with ANSYS and MATLAB. Some travel required. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. NOTE:

Applicant selected will be subjected to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Grantz, 04-09-09)

11-00506 PRINCIPAL TECHNICIAN/TECHNICIAN/SENIOR TECHNICIAN (Instrumentation)

Design, assemble, test, and document instrumentation, data acquisition, and power systems; review project instructions, specifications, and drawings to ascertain test specifications, procedures, and objectives for assembly and testing; ensure calibration, maintenance, and readiness of instrumentation, tools, and test equipment; set up and conduct tests and inspections of instrumentation and electrical systems; confer with engineers and others regarding testing requirements; recommend corrective procedures and report results, recommendations, and needed repairs; record calibration and inspection data; compare findings with specifications to ensure conformance to standards. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years experience in technical field w/ electrical and instrumentation experience. AA degree preferred with at least a 3.0 GPA. Experience with Data Acquisition Systems, instrumentation equipment, instrumentation wiring, industrial electrical wiring, and utility power required. Must have the ability to interpret electrical schematics and written instructions, specifications, and quality plans; ability to use precision calibration tools; mechanical ability and dexterity; ability to create wiring diagrams using CAD software a plus. Must be willing to expand skills; have good interpersonal/team skills and be professional with good work habits, strong workmanship, and a positive attitude. Limited travel may be required to deliver and setup products. Current TS or TS/SCI security clearance is highly desired. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security

investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (G. Ray, 11-02-09)

11-00507 LABORATORY ASSISTANT (General)

Provide support to scientific and engineering staff; clean equipment, materials, and components of tests following defined procedures; maintain a clean and organized work environment; work closely with and assist skilled staff; move materials and equipment as required for work operations; operate simple computer programs using basic computer skills; handle, prepare, and process test samples; pick up and deliver materials and run errands as directed; conduct routine tests following rigid written or verbal instructions; maintain inventory levels for equipment and supplies; provide work documentation and maintain accurate records. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of related experience. Must have the desire and ability to learn and perform work in a technical occupation or trade; general knowledge of basic tools, equipment, and materials used in occupation or trade required; knowledge of safety, storage, cleaning, or proper lifting procedures required; must have the ability to read and follow verbal and written instructions and use a personal computer; must have the ability to work closely with others, effectively in a group, or alone when necessary; must practice regular attendance; requires heavy physical labor and ability to work under adverse conditions such as extreme climates with exposure to heat, temperature extremes, noise, chemicals, and fumes. Must have the ability to work shifts, overtime and weekends. Current TS/SCI security clearance is a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (G. Ray, 11-02-09)

11-00520 ENGINEER (Electrical/Computer Engineering)

Design and develop digital circuitry and embedded firmware in software and hardware development teams; software tasks include developing requirements, designing, implementing, testing, and documenting embedded software applications focused primarily in C/C++. Hardware tasks include designing, developing, and testing digital circuitry/hardware from concept through delivery. Perform embedded software design, development, coding, integration, testing, research, and documentation for software systems, applications and/or Real-Time Operating Systems in conjunction with hardware design team; perform digital circuit design, development, prototyping, characterization, and testing; perform laboratory testing, field testing, and troubleshooting; interact directly with technical customer to more fully understand requirements and constraints of the task objectives. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 0- 4 year’s experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Experience in writing embedded software for microcontrollers in C and Assembly language required. General familiarity with various microprocessor architectures is required; familiarity with digital hardware from gate-level up to PLDs. Basic knowledge of signal conditioning, filtering, A/D converters, D/A converters, voltage regulation, and discrete components is required. Experience with MSP430s, ARM cores, DSPs, 8051, or 8086 is a plus; knowledge of VHDL or Verilog and experience in developing firmware for CPLDs or FPGAs is also a plus; experience in MatLab, C#, and LabView programming is a plus; experience in testing and

troubleshooting circuit boards desired. The ability to use laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, and function generators is required. Experience with logic analyzers and spectrum analyzers preferred. Must be able to work well both independently and as part of a project team. Job related travel and field-testing may be required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (K. Zajicek, 04-12-10)

11-00521 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Electrical Engineering)

Participate in analog circuit design, evaluation, testing and documentation; work with existing circuits and/or design new custom sensor systems and data acquisition systems; gather data and conduct research on low-frequency signals; participate in meetings with clients; support and train end-users. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering with some of the following courses or experience: electromagnetic theory, acoustics, antennas, filters/amplifiers, power supply design, power electronics, and motor control technology. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Experience with testing, troubleshooting, and designing circuit boards required. Experience and interest in designing analog circuits with a strong understanding of electromagnetism is required; interest and ability to learn new technologies, skills, techniques, and fields required. Practical problem solving skills, experience with sensor interfaces, experience with Spice (particularly MultiSim), and data acquisition experience preferred; experience with the use of laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital millimeters, function generators, and spectrum analyzers is highly encouraged. Communication and inter-personal skills are required. Some fieldwork and travel may be required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

(K. Zajicek, 04-12-10)

11-00523 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Electrical Engineer)

With guidance of senior engineers, participate in analog/power circuit design, evaluation, testing, and documentation; work with existing circuits and/or design new custom power systems and monitoring systems; gather data and conduct research on power systems; participate in meetings with clients; support and train end-users; some field work and travel may be required. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 0-5 years related experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Experience and interest in power circuits is required; interest and ability to learn new technologies, skills, techniques, and fields required. Must exhibit some of the following courses or experience: power line transmission, DC/AC and AC/DC conversion, electromagnets, power supply design, power electronics, motors and motor control technology. Practical problem solving skills; experience with generators and transformers a plus; experience with Spice (particularly MultiSim); and data acquisition. Must have good communication and inter-personal skills. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

(K. Zajicek, 04-21-10)

11-00524 ENGINEER (Electrical/Computer)

Design and develop digital circuitry and embedded firmware in software and hardware development teams; develop requirements, design, implement, test, and document embedded software applications focused primarily in VHDL; design, develop, and test digital circuitry/hardware from concept through delivery; perform embedded software design, development, coding, integration, testing, research, and documentation for software systems, applications and/or Real-Time Operating Systems in conjunction with hardware design team; perform digital circuit design, development, prototyping, characterization, and testing; perform laboratory testing, field testing, and troubleshooting; interact directly with technical customer to more fully understand requirements and constraints of the task objectives. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 0- 4 years experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Experience writing embedded firmware for FPGAs and CPLDs in Verilog or VHDL is a must; general familiarity with various microprocessor architectures is required; experience with MSP430s, ARM cores, DSPs, 8051, or 8086 is a plus. Knowledge or experience with C and assembly language programming for microcontrollers; general familiarity with digital hardware, from gate-level up to PLDs, is required; basic knowledge of signal conditioning, filtering, A/D converters, D/A converters, voltage regulation, and discrete components is required. Experience in MatLab, C#, and LabView programming is a plus. Experience in testing and troubleshooting circuit boards desired; ability to use laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, and function generators is required; experience with logic analyzers and spectrum analyzers is a plus. Must be able to work well both independently and as part of a project team. Job related travel and field testing may be required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (K. Zajicek, 04-23-10)

11-00525 RESEARCH SCIENTIST/SCIENTIST (Applied Physics)

Plan and assist in conducting experiments and field trials to support project efforts; develop innovative solutions to project problems and expand laboratory capabilities; optimize and improve laboratory equipment and procedures; ensure projects are completed on time and within budget; assume responsibility for quality improvements/initiatives; provide project leadership in the performance of tests to customer’s specifications; use scientific practices to ensure test procedure compliance; plan, coordinate and control assigned projects; develop and report technical and financial details to clients and management; resolve a variety of physics issues related to testing. Maintain working relationships with clients in accomplishment of project objectives; communicate effectively with clients and staff; summarize test data and complete written reports; interact with laboratory and staff during project activity; interface with support groups in handling contractual, legal, accounting, fabrication and purchasing requirements; participate in proposal efforts and promotional presentations. Requires a BS or MS degree in Applied Physics or General Engineering with 1-2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Requires experience in systems analysis and experimental setup and testing of electro-mechanical systems. Must have knowledge of dynamics, thermodynamics, controls,

and associated analysis tools. Must have the ability to interact well with clients, collaborators, and co-workers; must have interests in learning and working in new areas of study; experience with LabView, MATLAB, and ANSYS preferred. Some travel required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (G. Ray, 04-23-10)

11-00528 POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (Numerical Modeling)

Perform numerical modeling and calculations in support of ongoing R&D programs; use commercial and in-house modeling and simulation tools to provide analysis of physical processes; develop algorithms for engineering analysis or data reduction and implement in software or scripts; plan and assist in conducting experiments and field trials to support project efforts. Must have recently (within 0 - 2 years) obtained a PhD Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Aerospace Engineering, or Engineering Mechanics. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Requires experience in programming and/or scripting languages and solid modeling and/or fluid dynamics modeling; must have knowledge of numerical methods for solving equations; ability to interact well with clients, collaborators, and co-workers required; must have an interest in learning and working in new areas of study; prefer experience in vibration or mechanical analysis; experience with ANSYS and MATLAB; experience in C and/or FORTRAN a plus; experience in developing or maintaining simulation software preferred. Some travel required. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. This is a six months to one year limited term assignment. (G. Ray, 06-11-10)

11-00532 POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (Mechanical/Aerospace)

Plan and assist in conducting experiments and field trials to support project efforts; develop algorithms for engineering analysis or data reduction and implement in software or scripts; develop innovative solutions to project problems and expand laboratory capabilities; resolve a variety of physics issues related to testing; maintain, optimize and improve laboratory equipment and procedures; provide project leadership in the performance of tests to customer specifications; plan, coordinate and control assigned projects; develop and report technical and financial details to clients and management; communicate effectively with clients and staff; summarize test data and complete written reports; interface with support groups in handling contractual, legal, accounting, fabrication and purchasing requirements; participate in proposal efforts and promotional presentations; some travel required. Requires a PhD degree in Applied Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or Mechanical Engineering. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Requires experience in design and execution of experiments, as well as data analysis and interpretation; prefer experience in rotor dynamics, vibration, or mechanical analysis. Must have knowledge of dynamics, thermodynamics, controls, and associated analysis tools; ability to interact well with clients, collaborators, and co-workers; interest in learning and working in new areas of study; prefer experience with Lab VIEW, ANSYS and MATLAB; experience in C and/or FORTRAN a plus. Some travel required. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. Note: Applicant

selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. This is a 6-12 months limited term assignment. (G. Ray, 07-09-10)

11-00534 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (General)

Handle a large scope of routine and non-routine tasks with minimum supervision as well as independent special assignments within delegated level of responsibility. Routinely prepare monthly reports, assist technical staff with administrative tasks, maintain in-house databases, perform inventory and monitor organization of project files; generate Institute forms (i.e. check request, expense accounts, and travel authorizations). Supervisor responsibilities consist of input for performance reviews; assign work assignments to junior staff and quality checks on subordinates’ work. Assist higher-level administrative staff with assignments and provide expert mentorship for junior administrative staff. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 10 – 15 years work experience (4 – 8 year related secretarial/clerical experience) and 2 – 5 years experience managing and mentoring junior administrative staff for the Sr. Secretary level. For the Administrative Assistant level, must have 15 - 20 years work experience (8 - 12 years secretarial/clerical experience) and 2 - 5 years experience managing and mentoring junior administrative staff. Continuing education desired. Proficiency in MS/Word, MS/Excel, and MS/Power Point is required. Must be familiar with Adobe Acrobat. Must be responsible and have a high level of initiative, judgment, and capability to undertake a variety of highly complex administrative tasks; must have an increased awareness of group activities and develop a broad knowledge of Division and Institute policies and procedures. Must possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with staff and visitors. Must be punctual and dependable, and have a good record of attendance and reliability. Must pass SwRI Clerical tests. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: This position is for internal transfer only. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (V. Schultz, 07-22-10)

11-00535 ANALYST/ENGINEER/SCIENTIST (Software Engineering)

Design creative approaches to existing and future signal processing problems; analyzing various types of data for patterns of interest; write and maintain software tools that aid in data analysis; write reports of data analysis results to be delivered to the client; interact with clients to determine requirements and to deliver results; work in a team to coordinate efforts and results.

Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics with 0-2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have basic education background in software development to include C or C++. Must have basic knowledge of programming practices and the software engineering process (requirements writing, object-oriented design, implementation, testing, and delivery); must have excellent problem-solving skills, be self-motivated, and be driven by challenging problems; must be able to translate algorithm concepts into practical analysis tools, including modifying an algorithm based on real-world data challenges; must be able to work in a team environment and have good communications skills. Experience manipulating data in Matlab is recommended. Basic knowledge of digital signal processing, to include time domain and time-frequency domain processing is a plus. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Grantz, 10-15-10)

11-00536 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Software Engineering)

Develop and maintain new and existing software applications; apply aspects of computer systems theory, structure of software, nature and limitations of hardware to ensure that the underlying systems work properly. Develop requirements, designing, implementing, testing, documenting, and maintaining software applications. Laboratory testing, field testing, and troubleshooting may be required. Requires a BS degree in Electrical, Computer, Software Engineering or Computer Science with 0-2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have experience writing object oriented software; have ability to use laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, and function generators; be able to work well independently and as part of a project team; be able to interact directly with technical customer to understand requirements and constraints of the task objectives. Must have basic knowledge of signal conditioning, filtering, A/D converters, D/A converters, voltage regulation, and discrete components; must be detail oriented and able to interface with hardware development teams. Must have knowledge or experience with LabVIEW, C#, and MATLAB; general knowledge of digital hardware is required. LabVIEW Developer Certification and/or Microsoft Developer certification is a plus. Experience in C, C++, and Java programming is a plus. Experience with logic analyzers and spectrum analyzer is a plus. Some travel required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen (G. Ray, 10-15-10)

APPLIED PHYSICS DIVISION (14)

14-00834 RESEARCH ANALYST/RESEARCH ENGINEER/SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST/SENIOR RESEARCH ENGINEER (Software Development)

Design and develop software applications including graphical user interfaces (GUI); lead technical personnel in support of embedded

code development; develop proposals; define software requirements; interact with clients. Requires a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent and 3-5 years of experience. Must have at least a 3.2 GPA. Must have experience with software application development and GUI design; experience with C, C++, and

Python programming language a plus; excellent verbal, written and inter-personal communications skills; experience with browser-based application development a plus; prior or current DOD security clearance a plus. Familiarity with FPGA development a plus. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (Navarro, Jose 03-24-10)

14-00841 TECHNICIAN (Mechanical)

Provide technical support to wide range of projects involving vehicles, boats, excavations systems and various test rigs; participate in design of experiments; assist in experimental set-up and collection of data; perform analysis of experimental data and prepare written test reports; fabricate fixtures, assembly of mechanical, hydraulic and electro-mechanical systems. Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent with subsequent trade school or college course work and 2 - 4 years related work experience. Desired skill set includes cutting and welding of general construction metals, general machining and interpretation of engineering schematics, basic computer skills (word processing, spread sheets, internet search engines, etc.). Must have good interpersonal skills and team mentality. Must be able to understand and express complex ideas through oral and written means. Some off-site travel may be required. Must pass SwRI Mechanical Assessment test. A clear valid driver’s license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Note: This position is for internal transfer only. (J. Burkes, 10-12-10)

14-00842 ANALYST/ENGINEER/RESEARCH ANALYST/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Electrical/Computer)

Provide technical support in design and development of electronic systems incorporating various established and state-of-the-art technologies, embedded microprocessors, high speed digital signal processing systems, wideband RF communications systems and fiber optic systems; assist with proposal development, definition of system requirements, system board level design, testing and documentation; provide innovative solutions using state-of-the-art technologies, involvement with system concept to delivery; provide engineering solutions in the development and design for electronic systems using analog, digital, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), programmable logic and embedded microprocessors. Requires a BS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 0-2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.2

GPA. Course work in preliminary embedded microprocessor and software design is required. Assembly and higher programming language experience is preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills; must be able to constantly interact with clients and staff. Course work or experience in embedded microprocessor and/or software design. Assembly language, C++, C# programming language experience is a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Navarro, 10-12-10)

*(New) 14-00844 RESEARCH ENGINEER (Mechanical Engineering)

Develop detailed designs; provide detailed analysis of designs supported with FEA and simulations as needed; conduct trade studies and comparisons of competing ideas; supervise and direct construction/fabrication and assembly of hardware (feasibility prototypes and deliverables); plan and coordinate tests; analyze and present test results; formulate and implement approaches for solving a wide array of problems (generally focused on the design and development of advanced electro-mechanical systems); applications addressed include data acquisition (e.g. collection of physical samples, visual images and electronic signals), novel power systems (e.g. energy harvesting systems using thermal differences, ambient vibration or motion, fuel cells and advanced battery chemistries) and sophisticated manufacturing methods (e.g. rapid prototyping using SLS, injection molding and CNC mills). Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Physics with 2-5 years experience. Master degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be able to provide engineering support to assigned projects; work independently and in team environment; develop and maintain customer relationships with strong emphasis on exceeding expectations; specify sensor and data collection requirements. Must be able to evaluate commercial equipment options relative to design requirements; routinely consult with Program/Project Leads regarding status of work assignments; direct and supervise the work of technicians; provide comprehensive written product for monthly progress reports, final reports and proposals; prepare and present oral presentations to customers. Must be proficient with SolidWorks, MatLab and MS product suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Must have a working knowledge of robotics and mobility platforms. Must have good writing and oral communication skills. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Burkes, 11-18-10)

SPACE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DISIVION (15)

15-00983 RESEARCH ANALYST/SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST (JAVA Software Development)

Manage small development team of 1-3 software engineers in Java web application environment, in support of NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) projects; manage all aspects of software lifecycle, from requirement gathering to maintenance; perform software engineering in support of application development. Requires a BS, MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or a related degree field with at least 2 years Java experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Lead software engineer experience and excellent decision making abilities very important; must have strong communication skills; Java JSP and Servlet experience desired; SQL experience (Oracle and MySQL) desired; HTML, CSS and Java script experience desired; experience with Linux, Solaris, Apache, Tomcat, LDAP a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. (R. Thorpe, 06-03-10)

15-00987 GRADUATE STUDENT/STUDENT ANALYST (Computer Science)

Develop test scripts and perform software development tasks on data systems used on NASA/ESA space missions; write and execute test plans and programs; maintain database design documents and scripts; develop small test programs in Java that interact with a relational database; maintain and develop Java Server Pages (JSPs), Java Servlets and Java classes to support various system functions. Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited university studying in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math with 1 year Java programming experience and some exposure to database and web systems. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. HTML and database experience desired. Must be able to work as part of a programming team and must have excellent organization skills and the ability to do detailed work. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident. (R. Thorpe, 08-12-10)

15-00992 SENIOR CRAFT TECHNICIAN (Machinist)

Fabricate very high precision parts for spacecraft instrumentation and precision miniature mechanisms as defined on engineering drawings; fabricate and inspect parts and mechanisms; supervise and train subordinate staff; maintain tools; consult with scientists and engineers on part manufacturability and to refine and achieve project goals in a cost-effective manner. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 5-10 years experience operating manual and CNC machine tools. Must have high proficiency in the set-up and operation of machine tools (both manual lathes and CNC mills); knowledge of machining characteristics and methods for common and exotic engineering materials required; strong math skills required. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (W. Perry, 08-20-10)

15-00994 STUDENT ASSISTANT-R&D/STUDENT SCIENTIST (Space Science)

Work with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Lyman Alpha Mapping Project (LAMP) team to assist in the analysis of

ultraviolet observations of the Moon; compile monthly observation log; run Interactive Data Language (IDL) programs to create plots of our stellar calibration data; assemble plots into PowerPoint report to share with our team. Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited university. Must have at least a 3.25 GPA. Applicant must be willing to work in a research environment and participate in studies of high-resolution ultraviolet maps of the Moon and its exosphere. Freshman or Sophomore level students are encouraged to apply. Completion of a basic physics course is desired. Computer programming skills and experience with Linux-based operating systems is a plus. (K. Retherford, 09-16-10)

15-00995 ANALYST (Computer Support) (Boulder, Colorado)

Provide user-level support for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. Requires a BS degree in Computer Science or Physical Science with 1 years experience of user-level computer support with Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Mac OS setup and configuration; Linux and Unix experience highly desired. Strong emphasis will be placed on personality traits of dependability, communications ability and professional demeanor. Astronomical and scientific software (e.g. IRAF, IDL, Matlab) experience a plus. Note: Work assignment is in Boulder, Colorado. (D. Terrell, 09-24-10)

15-00996 GRADUATE STUDENT/STUDENT ANALYST (Software Development)

Develop test scripts and write test documents; execute test procedures on data systems used on NASA / ESA space missions; write and execute test plans and scripts in a custom scripting language; update test and database design documents; execute test procedures; update tests and software tasks stored on the web; and perform computer and web-related tasks to support the software development life cycle. Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited university studying Math or Engineering. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must be able to complete test activities as part of a software development team; have excellent organization skills and the ability to do detailed work. Test development, HTML, database, and or software development experience desired. Work schedule and hours per week are negotiable. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident. (R. Thorpe, 09-29-10)

15-00997 SR. RESEARCH SCIENTIST (CME/ICME) (Boulder, Colorado)

Collaborate research to understand the relationship between CMEs and ICMEs; conduct original research on the interaction between solar eruptions and space weather effects; collaborate with other scientists both inside and outside SwRI; reduce UV and white- light image data from existing space borne assets such as STEREO/SECCHI and SDO/EUVI; author and publish refereed journal articles in the field-appropriate journals; originate and acquire funding for new research efforts; present results at scientific conferences; write or assist with proposals to maintain self funding. Requires a PhD degree in Astrophysics, Solar

Physics, Astronomy, Space Science or related field with 5-10 years research experience. Must have the ability to reduce solar image data; must have a good understanding of the current state of the field of CME onset and acceleration in the solar corona; must demonstrated ability to bring in funding. Must have the desire to build understanding of the CME/ICME transition in collaboration with the existing group; must be familiar with current solar EUV imaging instruments; must be able to write and use data analysis software using high-level programming environments such as IDL, PDL, and the Solarsoft data analysis system. Must have experience in Solar multi spectral EUV image analysis, wave detection and dynamics extraction, CME onset, Corona and solar wind interactions. Note: Work assignment is in Boulder, Colorado. This is a 2 year limited term assignment. (C. DeForest, 09-29-10)

15-00998 POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (Space Science) (Boulder, Colorado)

Develop new models of satellite formation processes, including disk accretion dynamics modeled with N-body simulation techniques, hydrodynamical simulations of planet-scale impacts capable of producing satellites, and/or chemical models of protosatellite disk evolution. Requires a recent PhD degree in

Planetary Dynamics, Hydrodynamical Impact Simulations, or Disk Chemistry. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Good communication skills and self-driven work ethic is required. Note:

Work assignment is in Boulder, Colorado. This is a 3 year limited term assignment. (R. Mihran, 10-28-10)

*(New) 15-01001 STUDENT ASSISTANT- R&D/STUDENT SCIENTIST (Space Sciences)

Work with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), Lyman Alpha Mapping Project (LAMP) team to assist in the analysis of ultraviolet observations of the Moon; prepare monthly compilation of observation log; run Interactive Data Language (IDL) programs to create plots of our stellar calibration data, and assemble plots into PowerPoint reports to share with the team. Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited university studying Physics, Astronomy, Geology, or Aerospace Engineering. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must be willing to learn work in a research environment, and will participate in studies of high-resolution ultraviolet maps of the Moon and its exosphere. Freshman or sophomore level students are encouraged to apply. Completion of a basic physics course is desired. Computer programming skills and experience with Linux-based operating systems is a plus. (K. Retherford, 11-19-10)

SIGNAL EXPLOITATION AND GEOLOCATION DIVISION (16)

16-00760 ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST (System Administration) (Seoul, South Korea)

Support a fielded electronic support system; define, design, and implement system network communications and solutions; maintain system accountability and security through system login and password audit functions; identify, collect, and evaluate data relating to system problems that reduce user performance and efficiency; develop and maintain system operating procedures; install software packages and ensure the system is operating correctly; trouble-shoot and upgrade multiple hardware platforms to include operational mission systems; plan and implement backup schema of network file systems; maintain scripts that help automate systems maintenance; create and maintain scripts that help automate systems maintenance; set up and maintain a help desk operation to support trouble calls, outage information, system availability, configuration management, and other support functions; provide informal OJT or refresher training as directed by the Contracting Officer on a case-by case basis. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 20 years experience in Systems Administration, Systems Maintenance (hardware and software), and Help-Desk Administration. Requires good oral and written communication skills and the ability to function effectively in a mixed cultural environment; experience in configuration and troubleshooting RAID controllers, network switches, routers, RF components and tuners, antennas and antenna arrays required; software experience loading and configuring Linux and Microsoft XP workstations and some familiarity with Oracle database; experience with scripting languages such as Perl is desired. Work hours will be alternating shifts, Monday-Friday from 7:00-4:00 and 10:00-7:00; when operations are closed; there will be some on-call work from 7:00 to 7:00 am, week

days, weekends and holidays is required. Travel to service field sites within the country will be required. Fly-away and phone in support from SwRI CONUS personnel will be made available as needed. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. TS/SCI Clearance with Full Scope Polygraph is mandatory. NOTE:

Work location is in Seoul, South Korea for a three year period and includes cost of lodging, cost of living allowance and shipment of household goods. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Nixon, 06-24-09)

16-00765 RESEARCH ANALYST (Computer Science)

Design, develop, test, document, and install software for communication applications, including radio direction finding, signal acquisition, signal processing and electronic warfare programs; collaborate with client technical representatives and SwRI senior engineering staff; complete software development, analysis and applications development, including graphical user interfaces, hardware control, data management, documentation, peer reviews, unit testing in multi-tasking, multi-threaded, real- time environment; provide independent assessment of third-party software for use in development of applications; travel to government facilities, military bases, or other customer facilities both in the U.S. and overseas to provide system installations and technical support; prepare technical documents and support proposal preparations as required. Requires a BS and MS degree in Computer Science with at least 1-2 years software development experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have leadership capability and working knowledge of software development processes, analysis of software requirements, application design and coding, unit and integration testing, and software

documentation with an emphasis on network based multiprocessor system design control and integration. Must have knowledge of C++; experience in JAVA development is highly desirable. Development may include Windows, Linux or other operating systems. Familiarity with signal processing, large data management, and or Object Oriented distributed applications is highly desired. Current DoD security clearance is highly desired. Excellent technically oriented verbal and written communications skills are required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Rutherford, 09-07-10)

16-00766 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Signal Processing)

Design, develop, test, document, and deploy communications signal processing; develop algorithms for applications in radio direction finding, signal acquisition, signal processing and electronic warfare programs; collaborate with client, technical representatives, and SwRI senior engineering and software staff; prepare technical documents and support proposal preparations as required; travel to government facilities and military bases or other customer facilities, both the U.S. and overseas for system installation and to provide technical support. Requires a BS and MS degree in Electrical Engineering with 0-5 years experience in communication signal processing. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Must be familiar with communication signal processing; must be familiar with Linux, Matlab, and C++. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (B. Brown, 09-08-10)

16-00767 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Electrical Engineering)

Design, develop, analyze and test antennas, antenna systems and RF subsystems used in radio location, signal processing, and wireless communication programs in various government applications; install surveillance and geolocation systems with an emphasis on long-range, persistent surveillance platforms select and modify RC hobbyist equipment, including airframes, sensors and control systems; develop and implement aircraft autonomous control algorithms. Integrate payloads for electronic surveillance; develop and implement wireless communication subsystems, user interfaces, and data displays; emphasize radio frequency electronic systems and applications for electronic warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; work as an effective member of a project team; prepare engineering test plans, testing procedures and reports; prepare proposals and promotional materials; interface with technical support personnel; provide clear and concise presentations to clients and engineering peers. Activities will include work at SwRI laboratories and may include short-term travel, both foreign and domestic, to government facilities and military bases for technical meetings and system installation. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 0-5 years experience with coursework in antennas, RF systems and communication system design. Master degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Experience with and knowledge of antennas, EW/RF systems and communication systems required. Familiarity with Matlab and electromagnetic modeling methods/codes required; preferred experience with and knowledge of control systems theory, modern wireless communications and circuit design. Familiarity with aircraft dynamics, and UAVs preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills required for both project management and promotional duties. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (L. Wiebush, 09-08-10)

MECHANICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING DIVISION (18)

18-00799 PROGRAM MANAGER-R&D (Fluids)

Develop new businesses in the fields of fluids including mechanical design, fabrication, and testing, experimental fluids and heat transfer, multiphase flow, flow assurance, and computational fluid dynamics; take the lead in the promotion of projects in coordination with management and senior staff and secure one-half million dollars in project revenue within the first two years and one million dollars per year starting in the third year; assemble proposal and project teams and manage major multidisciplinary, multi-sectional projects; develop and execute projects focused around mechanical engineering fluids with government and commercial customers a broad range of customers is expected, but work with the oil and gas industry will be the initial target; co-author, publish, and present technical papers; serve as a member of an engineering professional society and chair technical sessions at annual technical conferences; focus on developing long-term customer relationships. Requires an MS degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred) with 10 years experience in successful program

development and large project execution. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Ph.D. desired, but not required; registered P.E. a plus. Must be a team-builder and team player; have knowledge of industry and U.S. government contracting procedures, rules, and regulations; must have the ability to learn internal systems for proposals and project management; must have expertise in establishing successful customer relationships. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. NOTE: Applicant selected will be subjected to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Buckingham, 05-01-09)

18-00822 DRAFTER/TECHNICIAN (Mechanical)

Build up, draft, and modify pipeline system models using standard drafting commercial software packages and SwRI in-house codes; setup and measure performance of fluid machinery experiments; install piping and machinery; assist in the fabrication, machining, and assembly of experimental test fixtures; prepare and assist with

test instrumentation (data acquisition, transducers, etc.); gather data from experiments, to include pressures, temperatures, and flows, maintain safe and clean condition of test sites. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 2-5 years related experience. Associates degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Light welding and machining skills are preferred. Drafting skills and working level experience with AutoCad and SolidWorks software required; previous forklift training and welding certification beneficial; experience with computers and standard software beneficial; basic knowledge of test set-up, pipe fittings and general instrumentation is required. Electrical circuitry design, knowledge of test instrumentation, and machining skills desirable. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (M. Nored, 06-03-10)

18-00823 TECHNICIAN (Hydraulic Power Systems)

Support SwRI Engineers, Scientists, and/or other technicians on various tests and/or design projects that generally include a combination of large loads, extreme temperatures, very large structures, and high pressure fluids. Secondary tasks, as a function of employee's skills and interests, may include drafting, metal work, and/or welding. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years related experience. Requires demonstrated hands-on experience in manufacture, repair, and service of mechanical hardware and equipment and hands on experience with hydraulic power systems and actuator. Must have the ability to read engineering drawings and sketches; ability to work independently and reliably with little supervision. High pressure (>400 psi) hydraulic and/or pneumatic systems training, strongly preferred. Must be able to work from engineering drawings/sketches and technical illustrations. Solid modeling training (specifically Pro-E and/or Solid Works) would be beneficial. Knowledge and experience with strain gauges, load cells and data acquisition systems, as well as extreme pressure, temperature or displacement measurement is a strong plus. Demonstrate good communication skills including verbal, written and communication skills required. Certified welders (steel, aluminum, alloys), machinists, auto mechanics, or A/P mechanics are strongly encouraged to apply. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (J. Crouch, 06-03-10)

18-00826 LABORATORY ASSISTANT/TECHNICIAN (Mechanical)

Clean laboratory equipment, materials, and components of tests following defined procedures; move materials and equipment as required for operations; drive Institute vehicles and forklift for routine purposes and to pick up and deliver materials; assist in assembling test fixtures; assist with collection and reduction of test data; use PC to manipulate test data, communicate with Institute staff, and provide work documentation; assist with operating test equipment (some operations under elevated pressure); assist in preparation of test reports; assist in maintaining equipment and instrumentation; participate in team continuous improvement process; perform other tasks as required. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and related experience. Technical school graduate desirable with curriculum, including instrumentation and fluids. Previous mechanical technician or co- op experience and/or summer job in related field desirable. Familiarity with plumbing systems, hand tools, and power hand tools a plus; familiarity with machine shop and woodworking

tools a plus; computer literacy a plus. Must have ability to follow instructions, lift heavy objects, and drive Institute vehicle and forklift. Must have good verbal skills; good technical writing skills a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Must pass SwRI Mechanical Assessment test. (T. Grimley, 06-11-10)

18-00828 PRINCIPAL ENGINEER/SENIOR RESEARCH ENGINEER (Machinery Design)

Perform the evaluation and analysis of problems in fluid machinery and the associated plant systems; design machinery, tools, and instrumentation; prepare and/or run models of fluid handling machinery and piping system to identify behaviors, responses to inputs, performance values, and changes with operating conditions; assist in the development of software and diagnostic tools to enhance data collection and analysis, machinery system modeling, machinery problem solving, and the design of improved fluid handling machinery and systems; conduct laboratory research required by clients and directed at finding solutions and advancements for fluid handling machinery; independently write technical reports, proposals, and technical presentations; participate in conferences and other events to actively promote SwRI business. Requires a MS or PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering with 5-10 years experience in machinery design, turbo machinery, FEA, CFD, and CAD or similar. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have a background in rotating machinery. Must be computer literate with some design experience; must have written and communication skills sufficient for the preparation of technical reports, proposals, and presentations; knowledge of CAD, CFD, and FE code knowledge desired. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (K. Brun, 06-25-10)

18-00835 RESEARCH ENGINEER/SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER (Mechanical Testing)

Develop and lead large complex experimental efforts in support of multidisciplinary in experimental-analytical and numerical, materials modeling, structural integrity analysis, and reliability assessments. Define experimental approaches designed to quantify the required mechanical behavior for complex life prediction models and actively participate in model development; prepare proposals, reports, and technical papers for both government and commercial clients, research should ultimately lead to the development of a sustained program area. Lead multi-discipline teams in the development of innovative testing and instrumentation methods; participate in and lead individual and collaborative research projects as well as develop, promote, and write proposals for research programs. Interact with both commercial and government client; manage tasks and projects to successful completion within technical, budget and schedule constraints. Requires a MS degree in Engineering Mechanics or Mechanical Engineering with 3-8 years experience in experimental mechanics, test protocol development, servo- hydraulic test machines, fixturing and instrumentation, and data acquisition or PhD with 1-3 years relevant experience. PhD Degree preferred. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be intimately familiar with developing, defining and performing fracture, fatigue, and fatigue crack growth testing; understanding of solid mechanics, including theoretical and analytical and numerical mechanics is required; hands-on experience with servo- hydraulic test machines, instrumentation, (e.g., strain gages, extensometers, strain gages); must have understanding of non- visual crack length measurement; ability to design intricate test

fixtures and specimens. Environmentally-assisted corrosion- fatigue experience is considered a plus; project or team management experience is required; must be able to develop technical approaches to meet customer requirements and research activities to successful conclusion; must be able to promote activities and proposal development experience is considered a plus; must have good oral and written communication skills; must be an effective team member; must be able to work independently with relatively little supervision and function effectively as part of project teams; supervisory experience of lab personnel desired but not required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Note: This posting in for internal transfers only

(C. Popelar, 09-08-10)

18-00836 RESEARCH ENGINEER (Aircraft Structure)

Support aircraft structure stress analyses dealing with fatigue issues or safety associated with structural repair. Design of portions of test rigging that must deal with large aircraft structure static and fatigue testing. Develop data and transmit them to a client; specify requirements and design significantly complex data acquisition systems for structural fatigue testing. Requires a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with 2 years experience in structures stress analyst or finite element modeling. Must have at least a 3.25 GPA. Must be able to program LabView, MatLab, FORTRAN, C+++, or Visual Basic. Must have knowledge of structural fatigue test design; must have public presentation skills and technical report writing. Note:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

(K. Griffin, 09-10-10)

18-00838 RESEARCH ENGINEER (Nondestructive Testing)

Assist engineers and scientists in the development and applications of guided wave technology for inspection systems and inspection technology; aide in the development of applications of other nondestructive evaluation technologies to real world inspection problems. Experience with FEM software such as ANSYS or ABAQUS and have working knowledge of MATLAB and Microsoft office. Requires a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Physics with 2 years experience in modeling and application of guided waves in structures and components. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be able to write proposals and reports in the English language; must have basic understanding of various nondestructive evaluation technologies such as ultrasonic,

eddy current. Some travel will be required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (G. Light, 09-24-10)

18-00839 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Fluid Mechanics)

Perform evaluations and analysis of problems in fluid machinery and the associated plant systems; perform heat transfer analysis; design experiments, tools, and instrumentation; prepare and or run models of fluid handling machinery and piping systems to identify behaviors, responses to inputs, performance values, and changes with operating conditions; assist in the development of software and diagnostic tools to enhance data collection and analysis, machinery system modeling, machinery problem solving, and the design of improved fluid handling machinery and systems; conduct laboratory research required by clients and directed at finding solutions and advancements for fluid handling machinery; independently write technical reports, proposals, and technical presentations; participate in conferences and other events to actively promote SwRI business. Requires a BS and MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering with 1-3 years experience in fluid mechanics, experimental fluid dynamics, heat transfer, or modeling of fluid based systems. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Gas turbine knowledge is required. Strong written and oral communication skills for the preparation of technical reports, proposals, and presentations are essential. CFD, FEA, and CAD code knowledge desired. (K. Brun, 10-01-10)

*(New) 18-00841 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Mechanical)

Conduct natural gas and multiphase flow related projects; manage projects that are primarily experimental and require a wide range of engineering elements; design test fixtures and perform data analysis; design, implement, and support data acquisition solutions; design and conduct laboratory experiments; troubleshoot equipment problems; oversee and manage a project’s technical activities, cost, and scheduling; deal directly with customers; supervise subordinate staff; develop and deliver presentations to customers and lead the promotion of new projects. Requires a BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with 0-3 years experience with course work or experience in fluid mechanics and mechanical design and 1 year mechanical engineering experience (co-op and intern experience may be substituted). Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Master degree preferred. Must have an engineering background; excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills; familiarity with instrumentation used for fluids experiments, electronics, data acquisition systems, ability to manage projects and promote laboratory capabilities. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (T. Grimley, 11-11-10)

GEOSCIENCES AND ENGINEERING DIVISION (20)

20-00723 RESEARCH ENGINEER/RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Environmental)

Review and develop environmental data and facility information to develop environmental impact statements and environmental assessments following requirements of National Environmental

Policy Act (NEPA) and agency implementing regulations (e.g., 10 CFR Part 51); review the development of environmental documentation would include but not be limited to nuclear fuel cycle facilities, used throughout the nuclear fuel cycle from uranium extraction through enrichment as well as nuclear waste

transportation, storage, and disposal sites; analyze diverse information and draw environmental impact related conclusions; interact regularly with multi-disciplinary teams of scientists and engineers to produce integrated products; participate in preparing high quality technical reports; assist in preparing presentations for commercial and government clients and for non-technical stakeholders and in supporting proposals and other business development activities. Requires a BS or MS degree in Environmental Science or a related discipline, with a minimum of 1 year experience after MS or 3 years after BS degree of progressive experience in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, and supporting activities such as scoping meetings and hearings, and have experience in other federal and/or state environmental regulations. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. NEPA certification desired, but not required. Proven experience in one or more disciplines of socioeconomics, environmental justice, assessment of cumulative impacts, and assessment of cultural and historical resources is highly desirable. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in the English language required; must have the ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams, make presentations to diverse audiences, and maintain good client relations. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. All applicants must pass a conflict of interest evaluation and be qualified for an NRC clearance. All applicants must pass a conflict of interest evaluation and be qualified for an NRC clearance. (J. Winterle, 05-20-10)

20-00724 RESEARCH ENGINEER/SENIOR RESEARCH ENGINEER (Electrical Engineering)

Perform technical activities related to electrical power distribution systems design, analysis, and operations of facilities for processing, handling, storing, and disposing nuclear materials; participate in office based work, site visits, and facility inspections; conduct independent analyses using commercially available computer codes; apply current knowledge of or obtain training and then apply IEEE design codes and standards; prepare technical reports and journal articles; make presentations to technical and advisory groups; testify at public meetings, if necessary; assist in preparing presentations for commercial and government clients and support proposals and other business development activities. Requires a B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or a combination of electrical and nuclear engineering or in a related discipline, with a minimum of 1 year experience after MS degree or 3 years after BS Degree. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in the English language required. Must have the ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams, make presentations to diverse audiences, and maintain good client relations. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. All applicants must pass a conflict of interest evaluation and be qualified for an NRC clearance. (K. Axler, 05-27-10)

20-00728 ENGINEER (Structural)

Perform technical activities related to structural design, analysis, and operations of facilities for processing, handling, storing, and

disposing nuclear materials; perform office-based work, site visits, and inspections; conduct independent analysis of structural and mechanical systems using CNWRA and commercially available computer codes; prepare technical reports and journal articles; make presentations to technical and advisory groups, and testify at public meetings, if necessary. Requires a BS or MS degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering with 0-2 years related experience. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Excellent writing and speaking skills required. Course work in structural analysis and design, structural dynamics, numerical methods, and reliability analysis preferred. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note:

Work Location in Rockville, MD or San Antonio, TX. All applicants must pass a conflict of interest evaluation and be qualified for an NRC Clearance. (K. Axler, 08-06-10)

20-00729 RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Corrosion)

Conduct evaluations of materials aging programs applicable to nuclear power plants; conduct computer simulations to predict corrosion effects on metallic substances; conduct corrosion tests, including electrochemical tests in a range of aqueous media; review/analyze papers and technical reports; assist in developing regulatory documents and analysis; write technical reports; evaluate aging effects and predict long-term performance of materials relevant to nuclear power plants and other nuclear fuel- cycle facilities; work in a multidisciplinary environment interacting with materials, mechanical, nuclear, and chemical engineers, and risk analysts to address corrosion and material integrity issues; conduct experiments and computations analysis applying the principles of metallurgical and chemical thermodynamics and diffusion processes to assess and predict degradation in metallic and non-metallic systems; interact with current and potential clients, facility licensee staff members, and other external parties; write proposals; prepare/present technical reports. Requires a BS degree in Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electro-Chemistry with 5 years experience in corrosion studies on metallic construction materials or an MS degree with 2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Demonstrated knowledge of corrosion of metallic and non-metallic construction materials, chemical thermodynamics, and aging assessments related to hardware and mechanical systems in electrical power production operations required. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience in the development of research initiatives including grant and research proposal writing for work with governmental or industrial clients required. Experience in experimental research involving electrochemistry, corrosion in aqueous environments, characterization of corrosion rates and processes, evaluation of materials aging and other material degradation processes and influence of manufacturing processes and defects on material performance desired. Advanced knowledge of either metallurgy or chemistry with an emphasis on corrosion processes desired. Experience in experimental research involving electrochemistry, corrosion in aqueous environments, and characterization of corrosion rates and processes desired. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. All applicants must pass a conflict of interest evaluation and be qualified for an NRC clearance. This is a 2 year limited term assignment. (K. Axler, 08-06-10)

20-00730 ENGINEER/RESEARCH ENGINEER (Nuclear Engineering)

Work within an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists to perform a variety of technical activities related to independent analyses and regulatory compliance reviews for nuclear power plant license applications, nuclear fuel handling and transportation safety, criticality safety, shielding analysis, human reliability analysis, nuclear power plant fire risk analysis, dose/risk assessments, and long-term storage and disposal of radioactive waste; review technical data to evaluate compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) radiation protection standards; review or conduct probabilistic risk assessments; develop computation models to evaluate source terms, shielding, spent fuel composition, and radiologic dose; support all aspects of license nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities; provide technical support for inspections of nuclear power plants. Requires a BS degree in Nuclear Engineering with 5 years experience or a MS degree in Nuclear Engineering with 3 years experience or a PhD degree in Nuclear Engineering. Must have at least a 3.2 GPA.

Applicant must have background in nuclear engineering and demonstrated ability to conduct and review probabilistic risk assessments (PRA) for nuclear power plants. Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following are considered strong pluses: nuclear power plant operation safety, aging and reliability analyses of nuclear power plant materials (e.g., pressure vessels, piping), nuclear fuel handling and transportation safety, radiation shielding analyses, and health physics. Experience with PRA software, human reliability analysis, and/or nuclear power plant fire risk analysis is required. Applicants must be proficient with one or more mathematics software packages such as Mathematical, Matlab, or Excel, knowledge of Fortran or C++ programming is a plus. A strong capability is required in technical writing and oral presentations. All applicants must pass a conflict of interest evaluation and be qualified for a security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Note: All applicants must pass a conflict of interest evaluation and be qualified for an NRC clearance.

(O. Pensado-Rodriguez, 08-26-10)

INSTITUTE QUALITY SYSTEMS (30)

30-00588 GRADUATE STUDENT/STUDENT ASSISTANT- A&G/ STUDENT SPECIALIST (Administrative)

Perform database entry and report generation; coordinate questionnaires, reviews, and renewals for the Approved Suppliers List (ASL); maintain electronic and hard copy files; basic office duties; other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates must

currently be enrolled in an accredited university. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must have good grammar, spelling, proofreading skills; proficient in electronic mail and some knowledge of MS Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; a team player; good work ethics; ability to communicate in a friendly and tactful manner;

good attendance record. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

(T. Trbovich, 10-07-10)

SAFETY (57)

57-00519 GENERAL CLERK 3 (General Clerical)

Assist the secretarial staff in supporting the Environmental & Safety Systems Department; perform database entry and report generation using various databases; prepare and coordinate the completion and compilation of reports, correspondence, forms, or other materials as assigned to satisfy internal procedures and project requirements; edit and proof documents for punctuation, spelling, and grammar; maintain electronic and hard copy files; answer telephones, take messages, and direct inquiries to appropriate staff; coordinate and maintain travel, meeting appointments, schedules, and facilities; process travel authorizations, expense accounts, invoices; organize and prioritize

workload. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 5 years of clerical experience. Must have good grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills; experience in MS Word, Excel, and electronic mail required; desired basic knowledge of MS PowerPoint and Access. Experience in web pages modifications a plus. Must be a team player, able to work under pressure; a self- starter; able to prioritize workload; good work ethics, exercise independent judgment in routine tasks, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate in a friendly and tactful manner; able to maintain confidentiality; good attendance record. Must pass SwRI Clerical tests. A valid/clear driver’s license is required. (R. Parman, 10-07-10)

LEGAL & PATENTS (65)

65-00551 RESEARCH ENGINEER (Material Science)

Responsible for conducting laboratory and technical service activities related to the corrosion and environmental degradation of materials for a broad range of applications involving corrosion, electrochemistry, stress corrosion cracking, hydrogen effects and sensor evaluation. Conduct a broad range of standard and advanced corrosion and electrochemical test techniques. Develop new and specialized electrochemical techniques for measuring corrosion mechanisms and evaluating the environmental performance of materials. Participate in the development and implementation of the business strategies for the corrosion area. Provide project management and technical guidance on specially designed corrosion programs. Actively communicate with clients to determine their corrosion testing/research needs. Design experimental test set up to meet client needs. Provide input to technicians on mechanical and environmental testing using defined test procedures or verbal instructions including: mixing chemical reagents, recording data from digital and analog devices, and monitoring test outcomes. Analyze and summarize data and participate in production of project reports and technical papers. Interact with senior staff members and technicians to execute specific project scope and interact with clients on an as needed basis to implement existing programs. Must have a Ph.D. Degree, or foreign equivalent, in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering. The Research Engineer must also have at least one year of experience in the job offered or one year of experience as a Research Scientist or Research Assistant. The one year of experience must include chemical handling and chemistry laboratory experience; data analysis; technical writing; surface science techniques; materials corrosion testing and mechanisms of corrosion, including pitting and crevice corrosion; and electrochemical testing including electrochemical polarization

measurements and multi-electrode array experiments. Any suitable

combination of education, training, or experience will be accepted.

(D. O'Neal II, 09-03-10)

65-00552 RESEARCH ENGINEER

Assist in the evaluation and analysis of problems in fluid machinery and the associated plant systems. Support rotordynamic and other machinery vibration analysis project. Conduct studies in industrial plants to analyze machinery performance and gather information and data in order to diagnose problems. Prepare and/or run models of fluid handling machinery and piping systems to identify behaviors, responses to inputs, performance values, and changes with operation conditions. Assist in the development of software and diagnostic tools to enhance data collection and analysis, machinery system modeling, machinery problem solving, and the design of improved fluid handling machinery and systems. Assist in laboratory research required by clients and directed at finding solutions and advancements for fluid handling machinery. Assist in the design of test facilities. Contribute to or independently write technical reports, proposals, and technical presentations. Must have a Master's Degree, or foreign equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering. Must have one year of experience in the job offered to include machinery technology or dynamics experience, CAD and FE code knowledge, and a solid understanding of advanced controls system and control theory. The experience requirement can be satisfied by either professional experience or course work in Advanced Dynamics, Advanced Thermodynamics, Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Structural Dynamics. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. Interested applicants must submit an application at www.swri.org/hr for job code 65-00552. EOE.

(D. O'Neal II, 10-26-10)

HUMAN RESOURCES (68)

*(New) 68-00566 ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST/SPECIALIST (Recruiter)

Review applications for nonexempt positions and route qualified records to hiring managers for review; arrange and conduct pre- employment interviews while following employment laws and SwRI procedures; process and extend job offers; interact with hiring managers to learn about positions and the work being performed in the divisions; work with job boards and area military installations to build SwRI's veteran recruiting program; work with the Applicant Tracking System to run reports and review applicant records; respond to applicant requests for information; travel to different locations, community colleges and universities for recruiting events and job fairs. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field with a minimum 3.3 gpa.

Requires 1-5 years experience with web based and on-campus college recruiting; general human resources functions; job sourcing; interviewing and screening applications. Must have knowledge of general employment laws such as the FLSA, ADA, and FMLA. Must be able to work effectively with people and advise management on issues related to recruiting and staffing; be familiar with legal and acceptable interviewing techniques; knowledge of applicant screening criteria and pre-employment screening tests; familiar with recruiting veterans and military terminology; ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to travel on business. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well in a team environment. A valid/clear driver's license is required. (R. Clemens, 11-05-10)

BUSINESS & FINANCE (77)

*(New) 77-00519 MANAGER-A&G

Manage and oversee all international, federal, state and local tax filings; work closely with the Legal Department, Controller, Assistant Treasurer, Treasurer, and Payroll Manager; provide a centralized coordination and review of the Institute's tax filings, tax registrations and tax positions; work with outside experts and external auditors to help ensure tax compliance; assist with the review of new projects and contracts to help ensure proper tax classification and related reporting is met. Requires a BS and MS degree in Accounting or Taxation with a minimum of 10 years related experience with at least 5 years experience of public accounting in the area of taxation/or in non-profit taxation. Must have good understanding of emerging tax trends and best practices; a good understanding of FIN 48. Must be proficient in Excel; knowledgeable about tax reporting software tools; well versed in state taxation issues. Must have a good understanding about deferred income taxes and the related accounting and financial reporting requirements; must have a good understanding of IRS Forms 990, 990T and 5500; general knowledge of multi- state payroll tax issues; ability to pro-actively research new issues and identify an action plan based on the guidance and information available. Must have a CPA (Certified Public Account); and Non- profit experience. (B. Rafferty, 11-05-10)

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE

REQUIRED TESTS AND PASSING SCORES

CLERICAL POSITIONS

Job Title

Required Test

Passing Score

 

Typing

40

AS 1-2-3 General Clerk 1, 2, 3

Grammar

45

MS Word

55

 

Typing

55

AS 4 Administrative Coordinator/Secretary

Grammar

50

MS Word

60

 

Typing

55

AS 5

Grammar

 

Senior Secretary

55

MS Word

70

TECHNICAL POSITIONS

Required Test

Passing Score

Chemistry – A basic laboratory test with 35 questions.

74%

Mechanical Assessment - A basic mechanical assessment test.

75%

Electronics (Technician) – Technical Assessment, Basic.

70%

Electronics (Sr. /StaffTechnician) – Technical Assessment, Basic/Advanced.

69% / 66%

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