Sandia National Laboratories Technical Lead - Electronics Engineer (Experienced) in Livermore, California
We are seeking a R&D S&E, Electronics Engineering professional to perform work as atechnical lead to join our organization.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
- Provide the technical leadership to ensure the success of the team;
- Drive the technical architecture of the overall system and coordinate activities between the electrical and mechanical teams;
- Bridge the communication between the technical team and the customer/systems group;
- Serve as the primary point of contact with customers, production agencies and line management for technical issues;
- Work with the programmatic lead to identify the resources, skills and training required to support PRT objectives;
- Negotiate roles, responsibilities, and deliverables of the technical team;
- Coordinate with other organizations to negotiate requirements and deliverables.
This includes working with representatives from the JTA systems organizations, subcomponent organizations, quality assurance, program management, Lockheed Martin, the Navy/Air Force, the NSC production plant (Kansas City), and the CSN production plant (Pantex); Work with the programmatic lead, customers and quality organizations to ensure a comprehensive qualification plan and requirements verification strategy; Work closely with production agency counterparts to ensure smooth transition from development to full scale production; Ensure timely and effective communication among team members, the programmatic lead, with management, and with the Weapon System Team.
- Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a STEM with at least two years’ relevant experience; or bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline with at least six years’ relevant experience.
- Ability to travel.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q security clearance.
- Active DOE Q security clearance.
- Experience with telemetry or JTA systems.
- Experience working with Navy/Air Force customers.
- Familiarization with the NNSA Nuclear Weapons Enterprise and its product realization processes.
The mission of the Telemetry Systems Engineering Department is to design, build, test and implement weapon systems instrumentation for use in weapon development and stockpile evaluation programs. More specifically, we are responsible for developing flight data instrumentation systems to support DOD and DOE Joint Test Assembly flight tests. These tests are used to confirm the performance of nuclear weapon systems such as re-entry vehicles, cruise missiles, and bombs, and such testing is critical to Sandia's stockpile stewardship mission. We also provide non-weapon telemeter monitoring systems that can be used in challenging remote environments. Telemetry Systems Engineering employs electronic design engineers, mechanical design engineers and electronic technologists, as well as telemetry system engineers on our ongoing and advanced telemetry projects.
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) granted Q-level security clearance.
Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct 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.
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