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R&D Software Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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The High Integrity Systems Department (02622) has a need for a dedicated R&D Computer Scientist to support the architecting, design, testing, and integration of software-based systems for both desktop and embedded applications. Our customer set includes ND programs, SPP programs with the GPS Directorate and OST, and other programs where secure computing is central to the mission. You'll be part of a tightly integrated team working to create, design, develop, qualify, and field multiple products in support of both R&D and production activities. You will be self-directed, customer-focused, and have strong teaming and analytical skills. It is expected that you will increase your level of responsibility and ownership with experience. Some travel may be required.

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

+ Work with an Agile team to develop secure software-based systems
+ Architect software for deployment to a variety of SPP and ND customers
+ Create unit tests and demonstrate sufficient coverage and error handling
+ Work with Systems Engineers and our customers to define and clarify requirements
+ Document and communicate program status and engineering data to stakeholders


+ Bachelors in a relevant STEM discipline; or experience in lieu of a degree.
+ Experience with a high-level programming language (C#, C++, C)
+ Experience using configuration management (GIT, SVN, or Teamforge)
+ Active DOE Q or DoD TS Clearance


+ Experience with embedded systems both bare-metal and OS-based
+ Understanding of software engineering and architecture
+ Understanding of common design patterns and how to apply them
+ Experience developing unit tests
+ Experience with Python and/or C#
+ Demonstrated ability to work within teams that cross technical disciplines
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

Department Description:

The Firing & Embedded Systems group (2620) is a recognized leader in realizing safe, secure, and reliable products. We research, design, develop, and deliver highly reliable, trusted systems and high consequence hardware and software products to serve our National Security customers today, tomorrow, and always. Our technical backgrounds are diverse. Some of us have spent years focusing on the fine details of particular technologies and are recognized as nation-level experts. Some of us are generalists and support multiple projects, keeping things connected and developing new skills. Our teams are comprised of specialists and generalists working together, and it is easy to shift between projects and technical roles over time. If this environment sounds appealing, we'd like to meet you.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q security clearance to start.

Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.

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.


Jobs Rated Reports for Software Engineer

Posted: 2020-02-12 Expires: 2020-03-13

 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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