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Posted:
10/9/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Government
Intern - Global Monitoring & Verification R& D Undergrad Year Round
Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description

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We are seeking an Intern Year Round \- R&D Undergrad

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

+ Work with experienced researchers on embedded systems projects
+ Contribute by designing embedded systems and programming microcontrollers
+ Design printed circuit boards
+ Build and test prototype embedded systems
+ Support projects with software programming or electronics design, build, and testing

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
+ Pursuing a science, engineering, or math major
+ 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:

+ Currently working towards a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
+ Proficiency in the C programming language
+ Previous experience with embedded system or microcontroller programming
+ Basic understanding of digital electronics
+ Ability to work independently, think creatively, and solve problems

Desired:

+ Familiarity with ARM processors
+ Previous printed circuit board design and layout experience
+ Previous experience with serial communications \(e\.g\., SPI, I2C, and RS\-232\)
+ Previous soldering experience
+ Knowledge of hardware and software debugging

Department Description:

The Global Monitoring & Verification Research and Development Department \(6831\) researches, develops, evaluates and fields technologies for Sandia's Global Security and Cooperation Center for monitoring nuclear material and warheads to enable effective monitoring and verification of treaties and agreements\. We conduct technology R&D and technical collaborations in the areas of warhead and materials monitoring and treaty/agreement verification and transparency

Our diverse work includes technical development for radiation detection, sensors, tags, seals, information management and protection, and other nuclear security elements, typically with ultra\-low\-power requirements\. This organization provides the research, development, testing and evaluation for advanced technologies and modern material management systems for global applications\. The technologies and systems we develop provide technical insights to policy makers\. Our programs are collaboratively linked to other efforts in the Global Security Center 6800 and require engagement across Sandia, with other laboratories, and the international community\.

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:

This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\.

Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications\. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to the work site\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE\-granted security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for DOE\-granted security clearances must be U\.S\. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position\.

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.

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