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R& D Computer Science- Data Systems Engineering (Entry/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


The Data Systems Engineering Group uses modern software frameworks and practices to solve big data challenges for the nuclear weapons enterprise\. The successful applicant will join a high\-performing, collaborative team and handle the design, development, qualification, and delivery of specialized software\.

The Data Systems Engineering Group is part of the Weapons Design and Assurance Center; a multi\-discipline, product\-focused organization that provides engineering design, components, subsystems, integration, testing, field support, and software for nuclear weapons and other high\-consequence national security applications\.


+ Advanced degree \(Masters or PhD\) in Computer Science or a related discipline plus a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics \(STEM\); or bachelor's in Computer Science or related discipline with 4 or more years of relevant work experience\.
+ Software design, development, delivery, and support experience in object oriented languages such as Java, C\#, C\+\+\.
+ Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-Level security clearance\.


+ Developing web applications, including both back\-end and front\-end web development experience\.
+ Experience with web\-based development patterns, such as MVC\.
+ Experience with a Javascript/Typescript framework such as Angular 2\+, React, or Vue\.js
+ Experience with Spring Framework, Java EE, or JBoss\.
+ Ability to work effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment; excellent listening and communication skills\.
+ Experience with Docker containers, Jenkins continuous integration, and continuous delivery approaches to software development and deployment in cloud\-based environments\.
+ Experience with DevOps tools and practices such as Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, or Chef\.
+ Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, CouchDB, Neo4j, or Elasticsearch\.
+ Ability to utilize debugging tools; static analysis tools; test frameworks such as Junit, NgTest, JBehave, or Cucumber; and other capabilities to troubleshoot and fix complex software applications and libraries\.
+ Experience using version control systems such as Git, Subversion, Mercurial, or Team Forge\.
+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team setting for a common purpose\.
+ Oral and written communication skills, typically evidenced and demonstrated through technical publications and presentations\. Examples can include academic work products, peer\-reviewed conferences and publications, internal and external product and/or system whitepapers and technical briefings, test plans and procedures, etc\.
+ Experience in utilizing data science and data analytic techniques including supervised and unsupervised classification, machine learning, applied statistics, and other skills to solve data\-driven problems\.
+ Active DOE Q\-Level security clearance\.

Department Description:

The Weapons Design and Assurance Center \(2600\) is a multi\-discipline, product\-focused organization that provides engineering design, components, subsystems, integration, testing, and field support for nuclear weapons and other high\-consequence national security applications\. Examples of these applications include the development of satellite and other space\-flight and airborne payloads, testing for high consequence military programs, nuclear weapon safety mechanisms, high reliability electronic products, telemetry and software systems, and data science and analytics\. The Center is divided into four main competencies: Advanced Mechanical Design, Firing & Embedded Systems, Hi\-Reliability Electronic Products, and Data Systems Engineering\.

The successful applicant will join high performing technical teams in the Data Systems Engineering Group and will handle the design, development, qualification, and delivery of highly specialized hardware and software components and subsystems for national security applications\. These systems must be designed to meet demanding performance specifications, offer extremely high reliability, enable integration and interfacing to complex host systems, and meet stringent survivability requirements in adverse environments\. Successful candidates, depending on skills match and placement within the Data Systems Engineering Group, will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions in a wide variety of disciplines including analog and digital design and development, embedded development for real\-time systems, data processing and analysis to include image and signal processing applications, network and communications technology, trusted systems design and development, testing/fielding complex hardware and software systems, and exploratory data analytics and applied data science\. Candidates will be exposed to a variety of hardware and software development environments and methodologies spanning traditional waterfall development and systems engineering to agile development processes\.

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.