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R&D Computer Science - Software Engineer (Mid-Career) Limited Term Employee

Company: Sandia Corporation
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Duration This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the 'posting date'. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. What Your Job Will Be Like We are seeking outstanding computer science and software engineering professionals who have a passion for applying their software development skills to solve some of the most challenging national security problems in a variety of high-impact areas. Join our team of creative problem solvers to accelerate applied R&D and software solutions to help secure our nation! You will work in a highly collaborative environment to plan, build, test, and demonstrate working software directly with our mission customers. You will be responsible for managing your commitments, working with leads on tasking, and managing your time and career growth within the context of an encouraging and enabling environment. You will have opportunities to participate in trainings that will improve your skills and your ability to contribute to the project. You may participate in technical investigations or perform tradeoff analyses utilizing either formal methods, prototyping, or industry research to characterize candidate technologies against a set of architectural drivers, needs and features. You may be asked to present your experiences and research to your team, to your project, or to your organization. On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Interact with teammates, internal project leadership, and partners to determine needs and requirements
  • Work both as a team and individually to translate these needs into custom software solutions that are peer reviewed, tested, verified, and integrated
  • Develop solutions to complex problems that require frequent use of creativity and analysis to perform in-depth evaluations across many factors
  • Participate in various team planning, standup or team meetings, demos, and retrospectives, depending on the project's software development lifecycle process
  • Build on and apply technical expertise in software architecture and engineering skills to other mission support areas or initiatives within the division When applying to this requisition, you may be interviewed and/or hired into one of several computer science-focused organizations that support Sandia's vast missions across the labs. Qualifications We Require
    • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or relevant technical field plus 2 years' experience; or Bachelor's degree in previously listed degrees with 6 years' experience
    • Experience in software design and development
    • Experience in object-oriented programming languages (Java and/or C++)
    • Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q-level clearance Qualifications We Desire
      • Experience with Unix/Linux operating system environments
      • Experience with front-end web technologies and libraries, such as JavaScript, jQuery, TypeScript, Angular, or React
      • Experience with DevOps and DevSecOps technologies
      • Experience with container techologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes, or OpenShift
      • Experience with open source or COTS-based messaging systems, such as Kafka, Active MQ, RabbitMQ, or ZeroMQ
      • Experience and competence with the full software development life cycle using iterative or agile methods
      • Proven experience working effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment
      • Well-developed leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and execute in a principled and focused manner
      • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to explain complex ideas clearly and concisely
      • Active DOE clearance or DOD equivalent
      • Ability to acquire an SCI clearance About Our Team The Advanced Solutions Engineering (ASE) group is a highly integrated team of departments focused on delivering software and system solutions that impact Sandia's mission-critical programs. Our focus is on reliable, software-intensive solutions, enabling customer agility and performance, and providing broad impact across Sandia and our mission customers. We are an agile organization whose work is focused within several of Sandia's mission portfolio areas including Global Security, National Security Programs, and Advanced Science & Technology. Core competencies of the organization include full lifecycle software engineering and architecture, computer security research and analysis, and algorithm and model development. Position Information This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years. Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance. 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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)
        • Generous vacations, strong medical 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:
          • These benefits vary by job classification. Security Clearance Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. 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 DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. EEO All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Keywords: Sandia Corporation, Albuquerque , R&D Computer Science - Software Engineer (Mid-Career) Limited Term Employee, IT / Software / Systems , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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