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LabVIEW Engineer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have multiple openings for LabVIEW Engineers to participate in the development and implementation of distributed process control systems for a variety of large research and development projects such as radar, accelerator and laser-based systems in support of national security missions. These positions are in the National Security Engineering Division (NSED) within the Engineering Directorate.

These positions will be filled at either the SES.1 or SES.2 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Develop system control strategies and applications of limited complexity using readily identifiable factors.
- Develop LabVIEW applications for supervisory, automated processing and/or device level controls utilizing fundamental knowledge.
- Responsible for ensuring that Engineering safety standards are met on all projects.
- Document all designs and implement software under configuration management.
- Refine and manage the system requirement specifications and control software design under general direction.
- Participate in formal and informal code and design reviews.
- Maintain a close interface with the various programmatic and project elements to ensure effective teamwork and end-user communication.
- Work as a team member with physicists, engineers, computer scientists, and external vendors.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition, at the SES.2 Level
- Research and provide solutions to moderately complex to complex problems that require in-depth analysis to advance the architecture of the control system independently, under limited direction.
- Develop moderately complex to complex applications in LabVIEW and other suitable technologies and deploy systems into the lab and the field.
- Utilize comprehensive knowledge to develop, design, implement moderately complex to complex software; develop and execute test plans, contribute to the completion of projects and the development of organizational goals.

- Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field or the equivalent combination of education and relevant previous experience.
- Fundamental knowledge of and experience in development of embedded controls, data acquisition and computer interfacing. LabVIEW specific experience is required.
- Experience with the application, use, and programming of real time control systems of limited complexity.
- Experience with the systems and software engineering process for generation of requirements, design documents, configuration control, and preparation of test plans and user documentation utilizing well defined principles and under general direction.
- Experience working effectively in a dynamic multidisciplinary environment, which includes working with scientists, engineers, technicians, and designers.
- Sufficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information.

In Addition, at the SES.2 Level
- Comprehensive knowledge of or certification in LabVIEW development by National Instruments.
- Comprehensive knowledge of and broad experience with real-time controls hardware and data acquisition systems.
- Broad experience in the development of moderately complex to complex control system architectures.

Desired Qualifications
- Masters degree in Electrical Engineering.
- Experience in interfacing computers to sensors and controls.
- Experience in object-oriented programming design and languages (e.g., C++, Java).
- Knowledge of robotics, instrumentation, and process engineering.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note: This listing has multiple openings; these are Career Indefinite positions. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for these positions.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posted: 2020-03-05 Expires: 2020-11-21

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