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Intern - Data Analytics - R&D Undergraduate Year Round

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 692833

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What Your Job Will Be Like:

Are you passionate about data analytics? If so, consider applying to join our Data Analytics team as a Year-round Undergraduate Intern. In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with other inter-disciplinary groups within Sandia to work on delivering tools that enable verification, plotting and qualification outputs for the current and emerging programs to meet the national interests.

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

  • Learn how to use and track Gitlab issues that may require some software development to help maintain the existing code base.

  • Learn how to create MATLAB-based GUIs.

  • Learn how to write MATLAB functions, and classes.

  • Learn how to create Unity-based Virtual Reality spaces to resolve electrical testing and interfacing, and to help visualize data gathered from flight tests.

  • Learn how to create and use Simulink digital models alongside a Model Base System Engineer to create digital threads for electrical testing and interfacing.

  • Run, maintain, or work with a mentor to improve existing MATLAB code per request.

  • Have a desire to learn AGILE methodologies, and participate in code development Scrums/Sprints

  • Work closely with our team as we collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineers on emerging systems and functional electrical testing teams.

Qualifications We Require:

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

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Familiarity with MATLAB

  • Familiarity with Git and GitLab

  • Familiarity in coding (e.g., C#, R, Python, etc)

  • Familiarity of Machine Learning

  • Familiarity of Artificial Intelligence

  • Knowledge of Models Based System Engineering

  • Experience working cooperatively with other internal and external STEM disciplines

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to develop and present briefings that are clear and compelling.

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.

About Our Team:

The 2333 Data Analytics Team is responsible for developing, maintaining, and coordinating tool development to ensure accurate data analysis is completed on qualification and certification test data for the W80-4, W87-1, and emerging Nuclear Weapon Programs. Our team uses a highly coordinated Scrum/Sprint approach to execute of our tool development and resolve issues in a prioritized method.

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.


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.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Job ID: 692833

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

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  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
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