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R& D Algorithm Developer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a R&D Computer Scientist to perform work as an algorithm developer\. The successful applicant should have experience in machine learning, pattern recognition and classification approaches, and associated algorithm development as applied to remote sensing applications\.

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

+ Analyze data from sensor data collections to determine potential algorithmic approaches that would allow information to be extracted from the data\.
+ Develop algorithms that will process live sensor data in real time\.
+ Implement algorithms in software with a team of people designing a sensor system\.

Occasional travel may be required for this position\.


+ Bachelor's and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a relevant science or engineering field\.
+ Experience with C programming language and able to perform rigorous analysis with large volumes of sensor data\.


+ Knowledge and experience in programming languages such as MATLAB and C\+\+\.
+ Familiarity with image and signal processing algorithms, machine learning implementations, information theory, and real\-time implementation of algorithms\.
+ Experience with radar phenomenology, applied statistics and mathematics, and the Linux operating system is also desired\.

Department Description:

The Sensor Exploitation Applications Department develops and implements pattern recognition approaches called Automatic Target Recognition \(ATR\) algorithms that detect, identify, and classify objects of interest\. Department 5448 applies these techniques to a variety of data sources, including Synthetic Aperture Radar \(SAR\) imagery, High Range Resolution \(HRR\) radar, optical and long\-wave Infrared imagery, and acoustic data\.

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 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 \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.