The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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R&D Computer Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a R&D Computer Engineer

An opportunity exists for an experienced embedded software engineer to join the development program for Integrated Surety Architecture \- Safeguards Transporter Compatibility Retrofit \(ISA\-SCR\) and the Mobile Guardian Transporter \(MGT\) projects\. These projects ensure the safety and security of sensitive nuclear materials while in transit\. This position involves high consequence software development on current and next\-generation electronics systems\.


Develop and test embedded \(C/C\+\+\) software for micro\-processor based electronics systems

Participate in the qualification test planning and execution for these systems

Work within a multi\-disciplinary team to ensure the development, test, and integration of new capabilities into the fleet of Safeguards Transporters \(SGTs\) and next\-generation Mobile Guardian Transporters \(MGT\)

Work in an exciting and fast\-paced environment where you can make a visible impact on the national security posture of the United States\.


BS and MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or relevant field with evidence of strong academic achievement\.

Demonstrated expertise in embedded software development in C and/or C\+\+ on microprocessor based electronic systems\.

A team player capable of handling multiple assignments, with strong customer focus and excellent oral and written communication skills\.

Active DOE Q\-level or DOD Top Secret security clearance\.

Occasional travel is necessary\.


Familiarity with Printed Circuit Board \(PCB\) design and test\.

Experience in embedded firmware \(HDL\) development on Xilinx FPGA\-based electronic systems\.

Experience with digital, RF, and/or satellite communications systems\.

Ability and interest to learn new technologies\.

Department Description:

The Communications and Electrical Systems Technology Department is responsible for the development and integration of command, control, and communication technologies used in specialized transportation security systems\. The department conducts research and development activities in the areas of high consequence software systems, custom embedded circuit design, wireless network communications, intelligent power conditioning and distribution, navigation systems, and sensors\. Major programs supported by the department include the Safeguards Transporter \(SGT\), development of a new high security system called the Mobile Guardian Transporter \(MGT\) and an advanced concept surety programs called Integrated Surety Architectures \(ISA\)\. Robust security protection for transportation systems face many unique challenges, and requires exhaustive investigation and analysis of sophisticated system attacks and the associated development of countermeasures to defend and protect against such attacks\. The use of modeling and simulation tools assists in the investigation, exploration, and development of new design approaches, algorithms, and design of experiments to validate system capabilities\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co\-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance to start\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD, to be considered for this position\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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