Sandia National Laboratories R&D Software Developer-Safeguards Monitoring (Early/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Are you passionate about your work and dream of exploring solutions within a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation's security.
We are seeking a Software Developer to join our dynamic team. You will work with an experienced interdisciplinary team to design/develop/maintain software systems used for treaty verification and safeguards monitoring systems. You will develop and maintain software engineering practices as our portfolio of software projects grows, as well as work closely with a team of nuclear engineers, electrical engineers, and computer engineers on system development in research and development as well as deployment phases of projects.
- You have an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Computer Science or related computer discipline
- You possess demonstrated experience writing in Java or other object-oriented languages
- Your background includes proven experience writing programs in C
- Your skillset includes understanding of software design patterns
- You have experience with git or other software repository and version control system
- You can obtain a DOE Q clearance
Ideally, your background would also include:
- Experience creating GUIs in Java
- Proficiency in C
- Experience with relational database design, usage, and normalization
- Experience with Python
- Good written and oral communication skills
- You hold a current DOE clearance
The Nuclear Verification Department (6831) is making the world a safer place by helping the US Government to reduce nuclear threats. We give policymakers technical options for verifying declared nuclear warheads and materials to enable effective arms control treaties and agreements. We research, develop, evaluate, and field new technologies that increase our government’s capability to verify treaties and manage nuclear materials.
Our diverse work includes technical development of radiation detectors, information barriers, sensors, tags, seals, information management and protection, and other nuclear security technologies, often with ultra-low-power requirements. Our programs are performed collaboratively with scientists and engineers in the Global Security & Cooperation Center (6800), across Sandia, with other national laboratories and sites, and internationally.
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.
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-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 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, disability, or veteran status.