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R&D Software Engineer - Remote Sensing (Early/Mid-Career)

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This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the posting date. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.


**Passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Join our dynamic team that solves significant issues and challenges for our nation's security!**

We are seeking a motivated software developer to join a multidisciplinary team providing solutions to advance space situational awareness and space control. The successful applicant will employ the scientific method and systems-level thinking to plan and execute the implementation of solutions in a variety of areas within computer science and software development. The successful candidate will enjoy collaborating in an innovating environment to architect, design, develop, test, and deploy advanced software solutions.

On any given day, the selected candidate may be called on to:

+ Work on a team to develop software solutions to solve a range of the most complicated remote sensing problems, including the capture, processing, exploitation, visualization and distribution of real-time sensor data
+ Work collaboratively with architects, developers, technical engineering leads, customers, and end users to collect requirements, design solutions, and deliver software applications


+ Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace, Astrodynamics, or a related field
+ Experience in software design, engineering, and development skills, including familiarity with modern software development practices and tools
+ Strong, demonstrated foundation in programming/software development
+ Can obtain a DOE Q/SCI clearance


A subset of the following is expected:

+ Experience with remote sensing systems
+ Experience with space domain awareness, space protection, or space control
+ Experience with modeling and simulation of space-based systems and/or architectures
+ Experience with testing and validation frameworks
+ Experience with Cloud Computing Services (AWS, Open Stack, Azure)
+ Experience with Container Technologies (e.g. Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes, etc.)
+ Experience with automation, orchestration, and continuous integration tools (puppet, ansible, docker, GitLab CI, Jenkins, etc.)
+ Experience in machine learning, data visualization, and/or data processing
+ Experience with electro-optical (EO)/Infrared (IR), radar, and image processing
+ Experience with object-oriented software frameworks and architecture development
+ Experience creating and deploying secure architectures to meet cybersecurity and information assurance requirements
+ Proven written and verbal communication skills
+ Experience and interest in identifying, developing, and realizing new project opportunities
+ Current DOE clearance

Department Description:

We focus on developing state-of-the-art capabilities to enable Space Mission Engineering program execution and Sandias National Security missions. Our multidisciplinary team holds expertise in hardware and software architectures, algorithm development, software engineering, object-oriented software design, networking, distributed architectures, data visualization that creates and delivers next generation software and hardware solutions to meet complex national security space missions.

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 and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the 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, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



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Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-11

 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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