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R& D Computer Engineer (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 Engineer

An opportunity exists for an experienced embedded software engineer to join the development program for Integrated Surety Architecture \- Safeguards Transporter Compatibility Retrofit \(ISA\-SCR\) and the Mobile Guardian Transporter \(MGT\) projects\. These projects ensure the safety and security of sensitive nuclear materials while in transit\. This position involves high consequence software development on current and next\-generation electronics systems\.


Develop and test embedded \(C/C\+\+\) software for micro\-processor based electronics systems

Participate in the qualification test planning and execution for these systems

Work within a multi\-disciplinary team to ensure the development, test, and integration of new capabilities into the fleet of Safeguards Transporters \(SGTs\) and next\-generation Mobile Guardian Transporters \(MGT\)

Work in an exciting and fast\-paced environment where you can make a visible impact on the national security posture of the United States\.


+ BS and MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or relevant field with evidence of strong academic achievement\.
+ Demonstrated expertise in embedded software development in C and/or C\+\+ on microprocessor based electronic systems\.
+ A team player capable of handling multiple assignments, with strong customer focus and excellent oral and written communication skills\.
+ Active DOE Q\-level or DOD Top Secret security clearance\.
+ Occasional travel is necessary\.


+ Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience\.
+ Active DOE Q\-level or DOD Top Secret security clearance\.
+ Familiarity with Printed Circuit Board \(PCB\) design and test
+ Experience in embedded firmware \(HDL\) development on Xilinx FPGA\-based electronic systems\.
+ Experience with digital, RF, and/or satellite communications systems\.

Department Description:

The Communications and Electrical Systems Technology Department \(6622\) provides Command, Control and Communications software and hardware support to DOE's Office of Secure Transportation \(OST\) in addition to other NNSA customers involved in the transportation of critical assets\. These activities involve the integration of COTS and customized communication system solutions in mobile and fixed site applications to support the Sandia National Laboratories nuclear weapon community in efforts spanning DOE/DOD strategic weapons shipment, storage, and site security by detecting, assessing, and rapidly responding to known, evolving, and emerging design basis threats\. The department's subject matter experts contribute to solutions involving embedded command and control via terrestrial and wired networks, provide engineering analysis and design, thus helping to ensure the security of our nation's critical strategic assets and facilities\.

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.