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Software Systems Engineer - National Security (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

We are seeking a Software Systems Engineer to join our End-to-End System Engineering team. Our teams focus on engineering successful large-complex software systems leveraging core skill sets around requirements management, software and platform integration, system automation, continuous integration and delivery, secure development practices, cyber security, DevOps, and networking. Today, key pursuits include Integrated Correlation and Display System (ICADS) and Universal Ground NDS Terminal (UGNT) both within the United States Nuclear Detonation Detection System (USNDS) program.

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

+ Lead systems engineering efforts related to requirements engineering; system architecture and design; system integration and testing; and test data analysis
+ Support system-level performance characterization, requirements verification, and system performance reporting through engineering and test activities
+ Close coordination with internal and external partners is necessary
+ Dive into the systems and understand how the system works while providing mentorship


+ Bachelors degree in relevant discipline such as Systems Engineering; Management of Information Systems; Information Systems; Software Systems Engineering; Computer Science plus 1-2 years related experience; OR equivalent work experience
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE clearance


+ Experience in Software engineering and development practices
+ Experience with agile development DevOps methodologies
+ Experience with automation, orchestration, continuous integration and continuous delivery including tools such as puppet, ansible, docker, GitLab CI, Jenkins, etc.
+ Experience generating system requirements, interface definitions, verification & validation, and project documentation.
+ Possesses a solid understanding of Linux server-based systems administration
+ Experience with languages such as Java, Python, etc.
+ Experience with virtualization and cloud technologies
+ Experience migrating from conventional deployments to continuous integration/continuous deployment
+ Knowledge of and experience with implementation of the full software development process using iterative or agile methods.
+ Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify creative solutions
+ Experience in test planning, execution, data analysis, and reporting
+ Experience with large, multi-organizational, multi-discipline projects with emphasis on satellite or other aerospace systems
+ Experience working with a requirements management tool (IBM DOORS Rational, etc)
+ Ability to work in a fast pace environment with a dynamic team
+ Active DOE clearance

Department Description:

The End-to-End System Engineering Department focuses on engineering successful large-complex systems. Its core skillsets encompass requirements definition & development; technical software system engineering; hardware/software/security architectures; agile frameworks; and delivery of products to site. We represent and communicate the results of the team's engineering efforts - analysis, design, and delivered product - to project and program customers. Our strengths are in technical leadership and innovation, understanding of the relevant scientific and mission domains, and experience with large-scale software engineering and design.

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:

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 and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the 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, disability, or veteran status.


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2019-12-08

 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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Software Systems Engineer - National Security (Early/Mid-Career)

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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