1+ months

R&D S&E, Test Engineer/LabVIEW Developer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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:

We are seeking a Test Engineer/LabVIEW Developer to deliver control, test, and measurement solutions for nuclear deterrence and other high-consequence national security projects. This opening provides an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a scientific or engineering background to make significant contributions to Sandia on a Tier 1 program.

Our teams of engineers and scientists have a deep understanding of our customers’ missions and their challenges. Combining this mission knowledge with our capabilities to extract data from a broad range of sources (sensors, testers, telemetry, etc.), drives knowledge creation that is actionable for our customers.

On any given day, you may be called on to:• Implement LabVIEW test code in an object-oriented method.• Troubleshoot and resolve tester software anomalies.• Modify tester software to maintain compatibility with developing component and system design requirements.• Design, document, and ensure tester software provides required data to testing team.• Utilize tester software knowledge and experience to assist other development tester projects and product realization teams.• Lead software technical reviews and mentor junior level team members

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering or related field plus (5) or more years’ related experience; or equivalent related experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development.

+ Experience with LabVIEW.

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance upon hire.

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Certified LabVIEW Developer (CLD) or LabVIEW Architect (CLA), or equivalent experience without the certification.

+ Experience with other National Instrument software packages such as TestStand, DIAdem, VeriStand, InstrumentStudio, etc.

+ Experience programing and using oscilloscopes, DMM, Digitizers, Timing, FPGA, logic/network/ spectrum analyzers, function/pulse generators, etc..

+ Experience troubleshooting communication interfaces; LAN, USB, SPI…

+ Hands-on experience testing and debugging circuitry.

+ Ability to thrive in a high-energy environment.

+ Ability to work with a team and delineate tasks and responsibilities appropriately.

+ Ability to balance competing priorities and deadlines.

+ Strong communication skills (especially technical writing skills) and interpersonal skills.

About Our Team:

The Weapons Design and Assurance Center (7600) is a multi-discipline, product-focused organization that provides engineering design, components, subsystems, integration, testing, and field support for nuclear weapons and other high-consequence national security applications. Examples of these applications include the development of satellite and other space-flight and airborne payloads, testing for high consequence military programs, nuclear weapon safety mechanisms, high reliability electronic products, telemetry and software systems, and data science and analytics. The Center is divided into four main competencies: Advanced Mechanical Design, Firing & Embedded Systems, Hi-Reliability Electronic Products, and Data Systems Engineering.

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: 682489



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-05-20 Expires: 2022-07-20

 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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