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Software Systems Engineer - Knowledge Systems (Experienced)

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 a motivated Software Systems Engineer to join our team to support document and records management services, specifically the IBM FileNet COTS product and custom Java applications.

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

+ Investigate, design, develop, test documents, and analyze software systems and applications.
+ Develop new programs and subprograms, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software, specifically IBM FileNet.
+ Prepare concepts and prototypes for information system software solutions or for specialized software domains and evaluates the cost-effectiveness of these concepts.
+ Implement software solutions that may be commercial-off-the-shelf or internally developed.
+ Evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, operational requirements, and characteristics of overall system.
+ Apply software engineering principles, tools, and advanced techniques to develop and support applications, including software development methodologies, database design methodologies, programming languages, source code control for release management, and disaster recovery methodologies.
+ Participate in planning of system and development deployment including, responsibility for meeting software compliance and quality standards.


+ Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field plus 8 years of experience or advanced degree plus 4 years of experience or; equivalent combination of education and experience
+ Minimum of two years of experience supporting IBM FileNet
+ Full stack Java development or full stack .NET development
+ Ability to maintain software hosting and deployment tools such as Rostra, Jenkins, and Weblogic.
+ Experience with Oracle or SQL Server databases
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance


+ Experience leading technical projects, or experience with Agile project execution
+ Solid understanding of SDLC (software development life cycle)
+ Demonstrable experience working effectively in a collaborative and diverse team environment
+ Understanding of software testing procedures and how to apply them to project work
+ Knowledge of configuration management practices
+ Analytical and problem-solving skills
+ Understanding of Agile and Lean principals
+ Knowledge of cloud / containerization technologies

Department Description:

We architect and implement innovative, high impact solutions to improve the findability, usability, management, and protection of unstructured information for the entire Sandia workforce.

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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

Generous vacations, strong medical 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, 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: 2021-02-17 Expires: 2021-03-20

 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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