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Computer Science - Software Engineer (Early Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to deliver solutions? We are seeking a Computer Science to join a dynamic team and help solve significant issues for our nation's security!**

Our R&D staff invents, designs, develops, and implements technical algorithms and complex software for remote sensor and payload scheduling, autonomous control systems, telemetry and telecommand, and state-of-health informatics and visualization. Much of the work will be conducted in interdisciplinary teams, including interactions with other departments within Sandia as well as external collaborators.

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

+ Developing highly complex software for remote sensing systems
+ Contribute heavily to the codebase as well as grow into and serve as a domain specialist for various improvement efforts.
+ Mentorship especially in the areas of software design and implementation


+ Masters degree in computer science or computer engineering; OR Bachelor's degree plus 4 years' experience in a related field
+ Proficiency in Java
+ Experience with design and integration of distributed systems deployed across heterogeneous platforms
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q and SCI security clearance


+ Masters degree in the above stated fields plus software development experience
+ Experience architecting, implementing and deploying remote sensing software solutions with a record of strong job performance
+ Experience designing and developing complex software for satellite and/or RF ground systems
+ Knowledge of command and control technologies, with experience building telemetry processing software and automated vehicle health management
+ Able to rapidly evaluate, learn, and develop with a variety of software technologies
+ Proven ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
+ Demonstrated ability to team in an interdisciplinary R&D environment
+ Experience working with customers and end users to define and deploy products that meet or exceed customer requirements
+ Current DOE clearance

Department Description:

The Tasking, Planning, and Mission Management Department (6323) focuses on the development of software to aid in satellite and payload command and control, task and asset scheduling and coordination, state of health analysis and visualization, mission planning, and other control elements such as navigation, geolocation, and payload pointing. We work in partnership with and maintain integral technical relationships with departments across the laboratories. We maintain active research and grow and continuously nurture expertise in the subjects of:

+ Communication and interface designs and technologies for effective flight/ground software and command/control
+ Orbital mechanics, modeling, and simulation software
+ Kalman filtering, payload pointing, and attitude control for complex navigation
+ Constellation management, particularly scheduling optimization theory and algorithms
+ Camera projection, distortion mapping, and terrain use for complex geolocation

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 and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the 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: 2020-11-20 Expires: 2020-12-20

 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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