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R and D Reverse Engineering (Entry or Senior)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation\. We are a world\-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting\-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense\.

To learn more, visit http://www\.sandia\.gov\.

Department Description:

The Critical Systems Security Science and Technology Group engineers inherently secure and resilient solutions for information, control, and cross\-domain systems by anticipating, assessing, and mitigating high\-consequence vulnerabilities\. The Group innovates and develops security risk management approaches for information technologies, control systems, and cyber physical interfaces\. We also lead the development of a capability to collect and analyze disparate information in an effort to improve our nuclear event situational awareness with the Vision “Prevent nuclear terrorism and proliferation everywhere, every time\.”

How to Apply:

Click on the "Apply" button at the top or bottom of this screen, follow the instructions to upload a resume, and complete the submission process to indicate your interest in this position\.

Job Summary:

We are seeking R&D Computer Engineers to apply technical judgment, skills, and experience to do national security work in vulnerability analysis, reverse engineering, and cybersecurity\. Broad range of project application topics include security for systems, networks, wireless communications, applications, industrial control systems, operating systems, virtual machines, cloud computing, embedded systems, cryptography, analytics, modeling and simulation, network vulnerability analysis and penetration testing\. Opportunities for leadership are available depending on qualifications and performance\. Domestic and international travel opportunities are also available, as is the ability to collaborate with leading university, corporate, and government partners\. Academic disciplines relevant to Computer Engineering are welcome to apply\.

_Note: Multiple positions available within the group\._


+ Master’s or doctorate in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or in a similar, relevant discipline
+ Demonstrated experience or training in one of the following areas: malware, software and/or firmware reverse engineering, industrial control systems security, software security, hardware security, or a closely related field


+ Experience at the software hardware interface
+ Embedded firmware experience
+ Reverse engineering experience, including: decompilers, IDA Pro, malware analysis, firmware analysis, protocol analysis
+ Experience with network engineering methods and tools
+ Professional software development experience
+ Active Q and SCI clearances

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 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\.


At Sandia you will receive many benefits as a valued employee of a premier national multi\-program engineering and science research laboratory\. In our Total Rewards package you will enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, a stimulating, positive environment and learning opportunities that will help build your career\. More information may be found on our Careers website\.

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.