23 days old

R&D Computer Science (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM

What Your Job Will Be Like

The United States National Data Center \(US NDC\) Modernization project is a large\-scale re\-development effort to modernize the US NDC for the Air Force Technical Applications Center \(AFTAC\)\. Sandia has worked with AFTAC for several years to define requirements and architectural design for the modernized system\. We are seeking outstanding R&D Computer Science professionals who want to be part of a vibrant, high\-performing team that is developing the next generation software through delivery using the Scaled Agile Framework \(SAFe\) methodology\.

As a member of our team, you will enjoy innovating and collaborating in an engaging learning environment to architect, design, develop, test, and deploy advanced software for complex, real\-time decision support systems\. This position may require travel\.

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

Conduct research and development to advance the leading edge of computer science applications and computer systems technologies, by designing, building, and deploying essential systems that transform data into decisions at all levels of national security

As a part of a scrum team, design, build, implement and test software systems which solve the most challenging explosion monitoring problems, including large\-scale data management, processing, exploitation, visualization and distribution of real\-time geophysical data sources\.

Contribute to deeply rewarding missions through engagement with diverse computer science specialties and domain experts in areas such as data fusion, signal and image processing, data mining, cloud computing, machine learning, modeling and simulation, service\-oriented architectures, big data management and visualization, pattern recognition, seismology, and geophysics\.


Requires a **bachelors and masters** degree in relevant **STEM** discipline plus two or more years experience; or **bachelor's and doctorate** in relevant **STEM** discipline\. The requirement for a **STEM** Masters degree can be waived for candidates with a **bachelors** in a relevant **STEM** discipline and 4 years experience\.

Experience in software design, engineering and development skills, including familiarity with modern software development practices and tools\.

Experience with object\-oriented software development using Java


Knowledge and experience with implementation of the full software development life cycle using iterative or agile methods\.

Proficiency in a subset of the following: requirements capture, hardware and software architectural design, software modeling using UML, systems\-level software testing, high consequence anomaly resolution, documentation and training, information assurance, and deployment of delivered systems\.

Experience/education in research and development efforts using a subset of the following: system engineering, hardware and software architecture, distributed system design, data exploitation/mining/fusion algorithms, digital signal processing, image processing, optical systems, command and control systems, numerical analysis, modeling and simulation, relational/object/geographic database technologies, user interfaces, scientific data visualization, web services technologies, and software development for multi\-core/GPU/parallel computing\.

Experience with relevant application and mission domains \(geophysics, ground systems/data centers/operations centers, remote sensing, sensor technologies, proliferation detection, monitoring and surveillance\)\.

Experience with large, complex scientific and technical software systems engineering, development and deployment\.

Relevant professional certifications \(e\.g\., Project Management Professional, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Systems Engineering Professional\)\.

Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance

Demonstrated ability to develop and present ideas and results in oral and written form\.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment\.

Experience developing software in a Linux environment\.

Department Description:

Department 6361 develops operational monitoring software in supports of the US and International nuclear monitoring and non\-proliferation mission\. From basic research and development to fully deployed operational data processing and analysis systems, the department specializes in software feature development, geophysics, seismology/infrasound, machine learning, big data analytics, algorithm development and data analysis\. This department is currently responsible for the National Data Center Modernization and the design and engineering of systems supporting Proliferation Assessment\.

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 \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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