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Software Systems Engineer-Platform Automation (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about your work and dream of exploring solutions within a dynamic team that solves significant issues for this nation's security?**

We are seeking a Software Systems Engineer to join our dynamic team. You will be part of a team that is a capability-based organization that architects, develops, integrates, tests, and deploys large highly reliable mission critical systems. We have expertise in R&D and Information Technology across many disciplines including large-scale software engineering, computer science, and computer engineering. Our specific capabilities include computer hardware/software architectures, system administration/networking, cyber security, failover/redundancy, continuous integration, system integration/verification, and performance assessment. We bring to bear these capabilities to innovate high-rigor solutions while supporting existing critical customer needs. Your responsibilities will include support for nonproliferation and national security missions for the US Nuclear Detonation Detection System.

Required:

+ You have a bachelor's degree, or higher, in computer science, software engineering, or relevant computer field
+ You hold an active DOE clearance, or equivalent

Desired:

Ideally, your background would also include a combination of the skills below:

+ Masters degree in relevant field of computer science or software/engineering, plus at least 5 years of relevant IT experience
+ 5 years of experience working with Linux operating systems
+ 2 years of experience in Linux Systems administration
+ 5 years of experience programming in Python, bash (or similar languages)
+ 2 years of experience with Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt, or similar technologies
+ Experience in computer and network systems analysis to determine system requirements, define system design, develop architectures, and assess functionality and performance
+ Experience with information assurance, including security information and event management, access control systems, firewalls and intrusion prevention technologies
+ Experience with systems engineering or systems architecture principles, artifacts, tools, and processes
+ Experience with agile development methods, principles, and processes
+ Certifications including RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer), CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), and CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
+ Domain knowledge in remote sensing, space missions, or satellite ground stations
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment

Department Description:

The Platform Automation Department is a capability-based organization that architects, develops, integrates, tests, and deploys large highly reliable mission critical systems. We have expertise in R&D and Information Technology across many disciplines including large-scale software engineering, computer science, and computer engineering. Our specific capabilities include computer hardware/software architectures, system administration/networking, cyber security, failover/redundancy, continuous integration, system integration/verification, and performance assessment. We demonstrate these capabilities to innovate high-rigor solutions while supporting existing critical customer needs. Our current responsibility includes support for nonproliferation and national security missions for the US Nuclear Detonation Detection System.

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.

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Posted: 2019-08-12 Expires: 2019-09-12

 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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