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General Technologist - Computing Systems (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Posting Duration:

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.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a motivated General Technologists that enjoys building and maintaining computing systems and resources to join our R&D team. You will support a diverse team of scientists and engineers and manage day-to-day operation of up to 100 computing resources including laptops, desktops, servers, cloud resources, single-board computers, virtual machines, and you will use and build customized scripts that automate routine tasks.

On any given day you may be called upon to:

+ Monitor R&D computing resources and ensure compliance with policy

+ Perform maintenance of software and hardware (e.g., replacing computing components, updating software for R&D instrumentation, etc.)

+ Build new computing desktops and servers for new projects and high performance computing task

+ Assist other technologists to set up and prepare equipment, computers, and security system components for field testing

+ Participate in field test activities and data analysis

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite 80% of the time

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Systems Technology, Computer Engineering, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

+ Experience setting up and maintaining networks

+ Experience in Linux and Windows operating systems

+ Ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Knowledge of MacOS

+ Basic programming experience is required, with preference for expertise in Python and Bash scripting.

+ Time management & task prioritization skills is required.

+ Experience with reverse engineering of software (embedded, middleware, applications, etc)

About Our Team:

Our mission is to support and improve the performance of physical security intrusion detection systems that protect high value national assets. We conduct research, development, testing, and evaluation of components and capabilities to advance the science and performance of physical security systems against threats to national security, with an emphasis on physical intrusion detection. We partner extensively across Sandia to bring all the required capabilities to bear, to support improved foreign and domestic security of critical infrastructure and high value targets. We bring to bear innovations from industry and laboratory directed R&D investments, a systems engineering approach, and the combined power of the national Lab to address real-world problems.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s 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.


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.

Job ID: 685839



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Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-23

 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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