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Job ID: 658745
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Title:Software Systems Engineer (Early Career)


We are seeking an Early Career level, IT Software Systems Engineer to join our team.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Design, implement and test Java, C++ and/or Python software to address data science and analytics needs;
+ Work both as a team member and individually to translate customer and user needs into custom software solutions that are peer reviewed, tested, verified and integrated and ultimately deployed into operations;
+ Participate in scrum planning meetings, daily stand-ups, sprint and iteration demos and retrospectives;
+ Identify and implement solutions to software problems with our currently fielded systems.


+ Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or relevant degree; or a Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or relevant degree.
+ Experience in software development and familiarity with modern software development practices and tools by way of education or experience.


+ Demonstrated high academic performance measured by cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.2/4.0;
+ 3+ years of experience developing software in two or more of the following areas: web applications, user interfaces, databases, algorithms, scientific data visualizations, or modeling & simulation applications;
+ Experience with Agile/Scrum development;
+ Experience with development, deployment and sustainment of large complex technical software systems;
+ Domain knowledge in data science, machine learning, geospatial analytics, temporal/behavioral analytics, text analytics, or social analytics;
+ Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment;
+ Active US DOE L-level clearance or equivalent;
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test.

The Special Analytic Initiatives department conducts research into computational analytic methods to secure high-consequence systems and high-value networks. The department also transitions our research, and other open research, to develop tools and techniques that leverage large-scale data and high-speed data streams for our customers? analytic needs.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation?s 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:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

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

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


This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.


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