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


We are seeking an R&D Mathematics Professional to participate in the full spectrum of project activities including developing technology roadmaps, planning and developing new program proposals, researching, devising and implementing advanced algorithms tailored for specific applications, cooperating with team\-members to produce joint deliverables, leading a technical team, developing and delivering software and hardware to end customers, writing final reports, and publishing conference and journal papers\.

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

+ Apply integrated technical judgment\-\-which requires using the scientific method to recognize and formulate problems, to collect data through observation and experimentation, and to formulate and test hypotheses\-\-to anticipate, innovate, and deliver solutions to Sandia National Laboratories missions\.
+ Work in the fundamentals of science and engineering while applying a deep understanding of engineering and scientific principles\.
+ Create and applies scientific theories and laws and engineering methods used within scientific and engineering disciplines to develop or demonstrate new designs, concepts, materials, machines, products, processes, or systems\.
+ Use physical and computational simulation, analysis, and evaluation as inherent activities of development\.
+ Plan, conduct, and execute Sandia's science and engineering programs within the spectrum of fundamental research, development, or demonstration\.
+ Participate in the development and application of computational capabilities to solve problems in science and engineering\.
+ Apply methods and techniques that merge disciplines in science and engineering with computer science\.
+ Include the research, development, deployment and in\-depth technical support of general scientific and engineering application software and related tools\.


+ Master's degree in in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, or a similar field\.
+ Undergraduate degree in STEM\.
+ Experience in the C programming language\.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance\.


+ Knowledge and experience in other programming languages such as MATLAB and C\+\+\.
+ Be familiar 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\.
+ Ability to perform rigorous analysis with large volumes of sensor data\. Occasional travel may be required for this position\.

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 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.