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Sandia National Laboratories R&D Computer Engineer (Early/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The Systems Research Department is seeking a computer engineering to develop embedded hardware and software for a unique national security mission.The department tackles the full system lifecycle of a technical project from concept, design, fabrication, development testing, performance verification and support of delivered products.

Required:

  • Master’s degree in CE/EE; or a Bachelor's in relevant discipline plus two years of relevant experience
  • Experience programming in C / C++ for embedded systems

  • Experience with standard EE/CE lab equipment, Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, and Protocol Analyzers

  • Active DOE Q-level security clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain and SCI-level security clearance which may require a polygraph.

Desired:

Ideally, your background would also include:

  • Experience designing very low power embedded systems
  • Experience with microcontroller (PIC, ARM, etc.)
  • Experience with FPGA/VHDL/Verilog
  • Experience with embedded linux
  • Experience with vulnerability assessments and reverse engineering
  • Excellent communication skills working in a highly collaborative and team-focused environment

Department Description:

The Systems Research Department (5874) performs R&D and analysis of mission-critical mechanical and electronics systems for various government agencies.

Working in our department is a very unique opportunity.

  • Staff are extremely passionate about the mission and customers.
  • Outstanding work environment that provides technical challenges and encourages innovation.
  • A team with diverse backgrounds that supports each other to achieve results.
  • Opportunities to growth professionally.
  • Significant impact on national security.

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 SCI access.

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance and SCI access. SCI access may require a polygraph examination.

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 Q-level security clearance and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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.

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