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Software Systems Engineer - Enterprise IT Tools and Services (Early Career) Limited Term Employee

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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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.


We are seeking an enthusiastic Software Systems Engineer for delivery of IT products and services to the laboratories. Our work directly influences the laboratories future and its IT environment. We partner closely with Cyber Security and other infrastructure IT providers. We pride ourselves on maintaining customer focus throughout the product or service lifecycle. To ensure quality, we utilize agile practices that include: continuous integration, test-driven development and paired programming. Our team members are involved, empowered to make decisions and expected to research and implement new technologies, which may not have immediate project applicability.

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

+ Package and deploy software for use with Windows and Macintosh computers.
+ Troubleshoot software installation issues on both client and server machines.
+ Complete CNARS requests for classified installation approval.

Are you ready for your next challenge? Join our dynamic team and achieve your dreams while making a difference.


+ Bachelors degree in a computing related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
+ Three or more years combined experience in the following areas:

- Experience developing scripts using EggPlant Functional testing software.
- Packaging and deployment of software to Windows and Macintosh computers.
- Development of test plans and software packages for Cyber Security approval.
- Secure supply chain and software packaging of cloud-based software.
- Completion of CNARS requests for approval to install software on classified networks.
- Writing scripts for automated testing in Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and iOS.
- Trouble-shooting client and server software installation issues.
+ Active DOE Q- clearance


+ Collaborate with effective written and verbal communication skills

Department Description:

Department 9762 is responsible for a variety of Enterprise IT Tools & Services, including Production Tools (DIGS, ick, WebCARS, CSSR), Data Encryption at rest and in transit (PKI), Integrated Solutions, and software asset management and distribution (SAMS).

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) Q security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.


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.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-22

 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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