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R& D Computer Science at Sandia (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


Are you passionate about research that supports national security missions in a variety of high\-impact areas? Do you dream of developing everything from 24/7 remote sensing software systems to advanced computational software in support of national security research objectives? If so, you will want to apply for this opportunity to join a team of creative thinkers in applying computer science and software engineering skills to help secure our nation\. As part of this diverse multidisciplinary team, you will work alongside world\-class authorities and emerging leaders in software architecture, software engineering, machine learning, high\-performance computing, modeling and simulation, data analytics, visualization, and many other fields\.

To support Sandia's national security missions, our computer scientists and engineers engage in research areas including:

+ High Performance Computing
+ Large Scale Software Development and Engineering
+ Advanced and Beyond\-Moore Computing Technologies/Architectures
+ Computational Science and Mathematics
+ Data Science and Analytics
+ Algorithm Design & Graph Theory
+ Scientific and Data Visualization

When applying to this requisition, you may be interviewed and/or hired into one of several computer science\-focused organizations\.


+ Bachelor’s and Master’s in a related discipline; or Bachelor’s in a related discipline plus 4 years’ experience
+ Experience in software design and development


+ Degree\(s\) in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Forensics, or Mathematics
+ Experience in object\-oriented design and development
+ Experience in a subset of the following: software engineering methodologies, agile development, user interfaces, databases, algorithms, data science, analytics
+ Experience working effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment
+ Well\-developed leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and execute in a disciplined and focused manner
+ Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to explain complex ideas clearly and concisely

Department Description:

To remain effective in today's information age, organizations rely on the availability of state of the art technology\. Computer scientists at Sandia use decades of expertise to develop and deliver creative solutions to enable the continued success of Sandia's researchers across a diverse spectrum of mission areas\. We have a number of elite, multidisciplinary teams committed to solving the computing and technology challenges facing our nation\.

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:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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.