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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


Department 2257, ISE Planning, Information, and Data Systems is responsible for the network design, maintenance, sustainment and health of the Integrated Stockpile Evaluation Data System\. This data system comprises classified and unclassified network enclaves, managed by 2250 per approved security plans\. The department works together with The Air Delivered Weapon Systems Tester Development Department \(02256\) and the Ballistic Missile Tester Development Department \(02255\) which are responsible for the design, development, qualification and deployment of complex system testers and test equipment in support of the Nuclear Security Enterprise\. Specifically, these testers and test systems acquire and deliver data to the Nuclear Weapon Stockpile Surveillance Program\. That data is then delivered to the final storage repository using our locally managed network architecture\.

On any given day, you could be asked to:

+ Troubleshoot network and software problems in multi\-node environment
+ Oversee the execution of security measures called out in the security plan to include timely scans of network resources and software patches
+ Develop software for qualified testers as well as diagnostic utilities
+ Work with a highly technical team to perform stockpile evaluation tests while learning about the United States Nuclear Security Enterprise, nuclear weapon design and function, and the role of Sandia National Laboratories
+ Interface with other design engineers, systems engineers, and subject matter experts in the performance of your design duties
+ Troubleshoot and modify legacy software in Java, C, C\#, bash script, Python, Lua
+ Configure and install operating system and application software on bare\-metal computers
+ Act as on\-call support for network issues
+ Act as on\-call support for data transmittal issues
+ Incorporate new design tools and approaches into our ever\-improving design processes
+ Learn about the United States Nuclear Weapons complex and the role of Sandia National Laboratories
+ Be called upon to peer review other software design efforts and concepts within the Labs
+ Work with a highly technical team to perform stockpile evaluation tests
+ Create and maintain software documentation and updates


99. Bachelor’s and advanced degree \(Masters or PhD\) in an engineering or technology discipline;
99. Proficiency in Linux based operating systems \(Ubuntu and Red Hat\);
99. Ability to obtain and maintain a U\.S\. DOE Q\-level security clearance\.


99. Degree in computer science, computer engineering or related field;
99. Experience developing and executing Operations and Maintenance procedures\.
99. Experience in in network configuration and troubleshooting through layer 3\.
99. Experience in IT Infrastructure maintenance including cyber security, patching, anti\-virus and scanning\.
99. Experience in the design, development, and qualification of software for complex testers and test systems;
99. Experience in software requirements analysis, software qualification plan development, and supporting large scale testing of complex systems;
99. Experience with analyzing existing software and troubleshooting software issues;
99. Basic proficiency in software languages like Java, C, C\#, bash script, Python, Lua;
99. Working knowledge of generating software development plans;
99. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills;
99. Demonstrated ability to team across disciplines;
99. Active DOE Q\-Level security clearance

Department Description:

Organization 2257 manages the Integrated Stockpile Evaluation \(ISE\) as a program driven to understand all aspects of stockpile systems to ensure that the nuclear weapon stockpile is known, with increasing certainty to be safe, secure, reliable and effective both now and into the future\. ISE integrates a variety of stockpile evaluation programs and focuses on contributing to the transformation of US nuclear weapons stockpile and complex\.

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 Q\-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 Q\-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.