22 days old

R&D S&E, Computer Science (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Are you passionate about research and development that supports national security missions in a variety of high-impact areas? If so, you will want to apply for this opportunity to join a team of creative problem solvers in applying computer science and software engineering skills to help secure our nation! We are seeking a highly motivated R&D Computer Scientist or Engineer with Testing emphasis to join our diverse, multidisciplinary testing team supporting portfolio of high-visibility, fast-paced engineering projects.

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

+ Participate in the design, development, and execution of tests for specialized software in simulated and real environment to evaluate system compliance.

+ Develop in Python, C/C++ or Java to add new features or to generate automated tests for software verification and validation.

+ Support continuous integration and perform comprehensive characterization of system performance across the spectrum of mission areas.

+ Propose and engage in research and development efforts.

+ Team with a diverse group across varied disciplines to support data processing, analysis and testing.

+ Communicate effectively via both verbal and written means with internal and external customers to understand their technical needs.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Master's degree in Computer Science or related STEM discipline plus 2 years’ experience;

+ or a Doctorate in Computer Science or a related STEM discipline;

+ or Bachelor’s in Computer Science or a related STEM discipline plus 6 years’ experience

+ Experience in software testing or system verification.

+ Python, C/C++ and/or Java programming experience.

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Experience in developing automated tests.

+ Proficiency in Linux operating systems.

+ Ability to work effectively in a dynamic interdisciplinary team environment.

+ Well-developed leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and execute in a disciplined and focused manner.

+ Proven verbal and written communication skill.

+ Current DOE Q clearance.

About Our Team:

The Integrated Software Solutions Department is a multi-disciplined organization that provides software engineering solutions for nuclear weapons and other high-consequence national security missions. The department has diverse technical expertise in software development for advanced radar systems, continuous integration for national security systems, and testing for space mission applications. We provide flexible approaches to product definition, realization, and testing to achieve quality software.

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: 682950



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-04-28 Expires: 2022-05-28

 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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