Sandia National Laboratories Software Systems Engineer, SCN Focus Program (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


In support of the SCN FOCUS program, department 10766 is looking for an energetic, self-starting, software engineer to become part of the 10766 team. In this role, the successful candidate will lead requirements gathering efforts to engage with existing SCN customers, and customers who will be moving to the SCN as part of the FOCUS effort, to identify gaps, processes, capabilities, and timelines associated with moving work that is currently performed by mission customers on the SRN environment today to the SCN, in the near future. The successful candidate will also be responsible for engaging with 10766s IT partners to develop the processes, create the timelines for adding new capabilities, and working with our mission customers to develop and execute the strategy for moving this work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT discipline plus five or more years of experience, or equivalent:

  • experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of the job

  • Experience in gathering requirements and developing project plans, processes, and project execution


  • Familiarity with Sandia’s SCN network environment is a plus
  • Heavy customer engagement is a plus
  • Familiarity in operating in an enterprise-class IT environment is a plus
  • PMP certification is a plus

Department Description:

Department 10766 is responsible for the strategic road map, and the maintenance and operations of Sandia’s two main classified networks, the SCN and the SPN. The primary role of the role is programmatic in nature and relies on our partners across the laboratory to execute the work that is necessary to keep these two networks operational at a highly available level and to provide service on these networks that is of the highest quality. The 3CSI program, SPN operations, and the newly minted FOCUS program (SCN infrastructure and capability expansion) are programs that are synonymous with department 10766. Department 10766 provides funding for more than 40 activities across Sandia to support these programmatic endeavors.

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*

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Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

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, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in 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.