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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/7/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Government
Intern - Interactive Systems Simulation & Analysis Technical Undergrad Year Round
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

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We are seeking an Intern Year Round \- Technical Undergrad

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

+ Assist in developing new software capabilities, under the guidance of Sandia staff, that support the mission and customer set of the Interactive System, Simulation, and Analysis \(ISSA\) organization
+ Assist in testing and performing quality assurance for simulation and game\-based training products developed by ISSA
+ Assist in creating visual assets \(e\.g\., 3D models, animations, terrain generation\) for simulation products created by ISSA

Required:

You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

+ Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited undergraduate program
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0
+ Ability to work up to 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ U\.S\. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

+ Current enrollment in a degree program with significant digital media and simulations work
+ Formal training or demonstrated experience in 3D modeling, animation, and game development
+ Formal training or demonstrated experience in software applications development in C\+\+, C\#, or Java
+ Formal training or demonstrated experience in time stepped or discrete event simulations development

Desired:

+ Good oral, written and presentation skills
+ A high degree of self\-motivation and ability to work effectively in a team environment
+ Development of serious games with Unity or similar game environment
+ Skills and experience in statistical data analysis techniques

Department Description:

The Interactive Systems Simulation & Analysis \(ISSA\) Department develops flexible and powerful tools for analyzing security in operational spaces, particularly high consequence facilities and their surrounding terrain\. ISSA develops physics\-based, 3D, terrain aware simulations that analyze a system's performance including the interplay between its components including sensing, energy, cyber, and personnel\. Simulations may incorporate a mixture of live and simulated assets\. Work in a variety of domains such as computer science research, terrain scanning/modeling, 3D modeling, and serious game development contribute to these tools\. Example systems include: threat neutralization at NNSA and DoD sites, IED defeat, sensor employment, robotics, and immersive 3D simulations\. See http://umbra\.sandia\.gov/ for more information\.

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.