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.
What Your Job Will Be Like
Are you passionate about your work? Do you dream of working in state-of-the-art facilities with a culture focusing on safety and security? Do you want to join a diverse team that serves an organization that supports our national security? If so, this could be the job for you!
The Space & Flight Systems Department (5321) is seeking a LabVIEW and TestStand software developer to join our component tester team. You will contribute to the design and development of component testers that support satellite systems, missiles systems and ground-based systems. The successful candidate will be capable of working independently and as a member of a software team.
Key functions of this role include, but are not limited to:
- Assisting in the leadership of a small team of technologists and engineers
- Interfacing with high level customers and stakeholders
- Designing and developing software for component testers
- Researching and implementing NI or other instrumentation for data acquisition systems
- Supporting component engineers during testing
- Working with component engineers to define testing requirements
- Designing and developing software that will interface to a variety of lab test equipment
- Testing instrumentation assemblies
Qualifications We Require
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
- At least 2 years of LabVIEW experience
- At least 2 years of TestStand experience
- Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q Security Clearance
Qualifications We Desire
Ideally, we would like to see your background include some of the following:
- Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
- Project leadership experience
- Experience developing test fixtures for embedded systems
- Certified LabVIEW Architect (CLA) certification
- Certified TestStand Architect (CTA) certification
- Experience using other software languages (C, C++, Java, Visual Basic, etc.)
- Active DOE/DOD clearance
About Our Team
Organization 5321, The Space and Flight Systems department provides hardware and software development for embedded satellite systems, embedded flight systems, and embedded ground systems. These systems range from localized controller applications to high-end node based computers serving as the heart of a satellite payload. Because of the high cost of payload launch, the design focus is on ultra-reliability, small size, and real time response. Department 5321 consists of staff from the disciplines of electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, and electronics technology. These highly skilled staff members bring a quality emphasis to the creation of robust reliable embedded system designs.
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: http://www.sandia.gov
*These benefits vary by job classification.
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.