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Sandia National Laboratories is searching for a technical undergrad student to join the Systems Advanced Concepts Engineering Department located in sunny Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Systems Advanced Concepts Engineering Department is focused on the research, development and design of security systems utilizing a variety of specialized domain areas. The domain areas include video, power, sensors and alarm communication & display. Our core competency is the fundamental understanding of security technologies and how to apply this knowledge from R&D through the design of fielded systems. Our customers primarily include the Department of Defense and to a lesser degree the Department of Energy. The department is part of the Navy Weapons Security program and is within the Weapon and Force Protection Center.
The student interns selected for this position will work with a staff member in an existing program to assist with testing, qualification, and research tasks for security applications. Specific tasks include performing qualification testing, writing image processing algorithms, and optical prototype construction. He or she will perform entry-level work within a science and engineering environment involving assignments that may include assisting with research, application of project design and diagnostics, testing and documentation, development and analysis of technology options, and assembly and troubleshooting. Job assignments vary upon organization, discipline preference, and specific job requirements. Duties may include assisting technical staff with developmental research, analysis of technology and engineering options, project design, testing, formulating conclusions, data collection, and analyzing experimental data.
Applicants must apply online. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit our Careers page at http://www.sandia.gov/careers/search-openings.html and reference Job Opening ID Number: 645191
U.S. Citizenship Normally Required. Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.
• The successful candidate must meet the following Sandia Student Intern Requirements: o Official acceptance into an accredited university's undergraduate program o Full-time enrollment during the spring term, immediately preceding the internship period (12 credit hours) o Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2/4.0 o Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the internship duration o U.S. Citizenship
• Actively pursuing a degree in electrical engineering or related field • Experience with optical science, image processing, or optical design • Knowledge of a variety of programming languages, including MATLAB and C • Strong written and oral communication skills • Experience in one or more of the following areas; Python, Java, LabVIEW, developing interfaces between hardware and software, optical lab experience, experience developing image processing algorithms.