Sandia National Laboratories Intern - CASA R&D Graduate Year Round in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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We are seeking an Intern Year Round - R&D Grad

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

  • Join existing project teams in designing, developing, implementing, testing, and delivering advanced data processing and exploitation software for complex, real-time analysis systems that support remote sensing (both space-based and ground-based)
  • Work in a collaborative environment and assume significant responsibilities for assisting in the development of first-of-a-kind software solutions and data exploitation methods to solve challenging technical problems for national security needs
  • Engineer software that supports capture, analysis, representation, and dissemination of information to support decision-making

Required:

You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

  • Earned bachelor's degree
  • Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Ability to work up to 30 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
  • U.S. citizenship

Desired:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present ideas and results in oral and written form
  • Critical thinking, synthesis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and adapt to a fast-paced, customer-focused operation
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience/education in user interfaces, scientific data visualization, systems engineering, distributed system design, data exploitation/mining/fusion algorithms and systems, digital signal processing, image processing, numerical analysis, modeling and simulation, relational databases, software and information technologies and environments (e.g., MATLAB, STK, UML, Oracle database, MS Office Suite), and software development for multi-core/GPU/parallel computing
  • Experience with relevant application and mission domains (ground systems/data centers/operations centers, remote sensing, sensor technologies, proliferation detection, monitoring and surveillance)
  • Experience with large, complex scientific and technical systems development
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance

Department Description:

The Center for Analysis Systems and Applications (CASA) is an internship program that gives students the opportunity to develop next-generation software systems for compelling national security missions. Interns work alongside professional staff on some of the most complex and challenging data analysis problems that our nation faces. Collaborate with a team of software engineering experts developing a variety of significant mission applications, including remote sensing, data analysis, and real-time applications. Projects range from small R&D efforts to large, multi-disciplinary teams developing software for large, complex integrated systems.

The CASA program is managed on behalf of the Systems Mission Engineering Center (6300). We are responsible for the analysis, design, and implementation of complex data analysis systems associated with multi-sensor and heterogeneous sensor applications to assist in the detection, location, and characterization of events and activities of interest. Our work involves the research and development of algorithms and applications that assist users in the processing, exploitation and dissemination of data and information for compelling nonproliferation and national security missions. We create first-of-a-kind data analysis systems, subsystems, and analysis tools to provide innovative solutions for our customers. We design, build, deploy, and enhance analysis systems that transform data to information, knowledge, and decisions. These systems are targeted for a range of applications, including: remote sensing systems; data acquisition, management, and fusion; distributed computing and analysis; modeling and simulation; and both real-time and off-line data processing, analysis, exploitation and dissemination.

Skills within the center include: systems analysis and engineering; software engineering and development; data analysis, interrogation, and exploitation; advanced digital signal processing; geophysics and seismology; modeling and simulation; development for Multicore and GPU; and algorithm development and implementation.

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) L-level 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 must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-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 the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent 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.