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Computer Engineer - Engineering and Design Integration (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are seeking collaborative, motivated Computer Engineers to join our development team. We have a growing business designing and developing innovative, state-of-the-art hardware and software solutions supporting programs at Sandia and other external organizations. Our products include telemetry and instrumentation systems, space and satellite electronics, testers for nuclear weapons programs, remote sensing and verification systems, and other focus areas related to key national security challenges.

On any given day, you might:

+ Be responsible for designing digital processing hardware and systems
+ Implement image manipulation and data processing algorithms
+ Develop and test prototype and flight hardware
+ Qualify hardware, software, and procedures to ensure security and reliability of critical functionality.


+ Bachelors degree plus one year experience, in computer engineering or a relevant science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field; or the equivalent combination of experience and education.
+ Experience in digital hardware development and/or software development
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance


+ Proficiency in designing, implementing, and testing designs in Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) devices or microprocessor-based SoC devices
+ Proficiency in reading and writing a hardware descriptor language, such as VHDL, Verilog, or SystemVerilog
+ Proven ability to test and debug hardware and software systems, and/or familiarity with test equipment such as high-speed oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, etc.
+ Experience with engineering software tools, such as Matlab or LabView
+ Experience with software programming languages, such as C, C++, Java, or Python
+ Oral and written communication skills, typically evidenced through technical publications and presentations
+ Experience with nuclear weapon, satellite, or aerospace programs, or with mitigation of challenges faced by hardware systems in these applications
+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team setting for a common purpose
+ Active DOD top-secret or DOE Q clearance

Department Description:

The Engineering and Design Integration Center 2600 is a multi-discipline, product-focused organization that provides engineering design, components, subsystems, integration, testing, and field support for nuclear weapons and other national security applications. Examples of these applications include the development of satellite and other space-flight payloads and testing for high consequence military programs. The Center is divided into three main competencies: Advanced Mechanical Systems, Fuze/Firing and Embedded Systems, and Telemetry and Software Systems.

Our specific department, Flight & Instrumentation Systems (02665), specializes in:

+ Customized firmware development for Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) and System-on-Chip (SoC)-based systems targeting high-reliability applications
+ Embedded software development, including real-time software programming
+ High-speed, high-bandwidth applications with extreme data rates (16+ Gbps)
+ Flight qualification, production, and information assurance processes to ensure system security and reliability

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, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



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Posted: 2020-07-30 Expires: 2020-08-29

 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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