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RD Software Engineer Java/C++ (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about seeing your efforts and research get actually deployed into systems that support national security missions? Do you want to develop software that will be used daily to make our nation safer? If so, you will want to apply to this position.**

We are seeking strong software engineers with a broad set of technical skills to innovate, design, implement, test, and deploy remote sensing and satellite ground systems. Our work encompasses a wide variety of topics within computer science and software development, which you will utilize, including:

+ Object-oriented software frameworks and architecture development
+ Networked and distributed architectures
+ Human-computer Interaction (HCI) and UI development
+ Data visualization
+ Modeling and simulation
+ Scheduling optimization theory and algorithms
+ Machine Learning

On any given day you may be called on to:

99. Work on an Agile team to develop new software primarily utilizing Java to address sensor and payload scheduling and commanding, state-of-health monitoring, and constellation management
99. Participate in scrum planning meetings, stand-up meetings, sprint and iteration demos and retrospectives
99. Translate customer and user needs into custom software solutions
99. Conduct research to optimize scheduling algorithms, improve geolocation accuracy, and support feasibility studies
99. Identify and implement software solutions to hardware and software problems with our currently fielded systems


+ You have a masters degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or mathematics; or Bachelors degree in equivalent discipline plus 4+ years of relevant IT/CS experience
+ You possess proven strong software development skills and familiarity with modern software development practices and tools in a UNIX/Linux environment
+ You can obtain a DOE Q clearance with SCI


Ideally, your background should also include:

+ Knowledge and experience with implementation of the full software development process using Agile or Iterative methodologies
+ Software engineering proficiency, particularly with respect to best-practices and team development of high quality JAVA code.
+ Experience with Docker containers, Jenkins continuous integration, and continuous delivery approaches to software development and deployment in cloud-based environments
+ Proven ability to develop and present ideas and results in oral and written form
+ Current SCI clearance, which may require polygraph testing

Department Description:

The Tasking, Planning, and Mission Management Department (6323) focuses on the development of software to aid in satellite and payload command and control, task and asset scheduling and coordination, state of health analysis and visualization, mission planning, and other control elements such as navigation, geolocation, and payload pointing. We work in partnership with and maintain integral technical relationships with departments across the laboratories. We maintain active research and grow and continuously nurture expertise in the subjects of:

+ Communication and interface designs and technologies for effective flight/ground software and command/control
+ Orbital mechanics, modeling, and simulation software
+ Kalman filtering, payload pointing, and attitude control for complex navigation
+ Constellation management, particularly scheduling optimization theory and algorithms
+ Camera projection, distortion mapping, and terrain use for complex geolocation

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, disability, or veteran status.


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Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-31

 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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