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R&D S&E, Computer Science (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves significant issues and challenges for our nation's security?**

We are seeking a motivated software engineer to join our team in designing, implementing, testing, and deploying innovative software frameworks and data processing architectures for embedded flight and ground systems. Our teams work encompasses a wide variety of topics within computer science and software development, including:

+ Embedded systems
+ Real-time data processing
+ Object-oriented software frameworks and architecture development
+ Networked and distributed architectures
+ Testing and validation frameworks

Our work is incorporated into complex real-time decision support systems for remote sensing and other data acquisition and analysis applications. You will assume major responsibilities for the research, development, and engineering of unique software solutions to solve challenging technical problems. You will assist in improving national security by engaging in areas that could include:

+ Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
+ Hypersonic vehicles
+ Integrated defense systems
+ Radar, RF, and optical systems
+ Remote sensing
+ Satellite systems

This position may require travel to support current efforts and identify new opportunities for growing our capabilities and impact.


+ You possess an undergraduate and advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering; OR a bachelor's degree as stated above plus four years of experience in lieu of an advanced degree.
+ You possess demonstrated software development skills and familiarity with modern software development methodologies, practices, and tools.
+ Your background includes experience with object-oriented software development as well as experience with Unix/Linux operating environments.
+ You can obtain a DOE Q security clearance.


Ideally, we would like to see your background include some of the following:

+ Experience with C++
+ Experience targeting embedded processors in FPGAs.
+ Experience in scientific/engineering data processing software development.
+ Experience in real-time processing of sensor data.
+ Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, as well as work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment, building consensus and resolving issues.
+ Current DOE Q-level clearance.

Department Description:

Organization 5321, The Space and Flight Systems department provides hardware and software development for embedded satellite systems, embedded flight systems, and embedded ground systems. These systems range from localized controller applications to high-end node based computers serving as the heart of a satellite payload. Because of the high cost of payload launch, the design focus is on ultra-reliability, small size, and real time response. Department 5321 consists of staff from the disciplines of electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, and electronics technology. These highly skilled staff members bring a quality emphasis to the creation of robust reliable embedded system designs.

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:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

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 DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-26

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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