What Your Job Will Be Like:
Are you passionate about your work and want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for the nation's security? Do you thrive in a high performing team atmosphere? If so, you could be the highly motivated R&D S&E, Electronics Engineering we seek . The Interconnect Technologies Department is looking for a Component Engineer to join their diverse and passionate team of high performing individuals and achieve success while making a difference for a nation’s security. The Engineer’s principal responsibility is the design, development and qualification of complex cables and related interconnect components for high consequence applications.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Assist with development and implement innovative solutions to technically complex challenges,
Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of design engineers, systems engineers, and subject matter experts in the successful execution of mission critical designs,
Assist with the design and develop of adapter cables and mechanical fixtures for electrical and environmental test applications,
Collaborate with customers and multidisciplinary design team to establish requirements,
Collaborate with the Production Agencies to incorporate defect prevention and design for manufacturability,
Assist with the investigation and troubleshooting interconnects developed with legacy technologies or state of the art technologies,
Assist with the evaluation and technical analysis of test data,
Assist with technical reports, perform cost estimates, work technical issues and present results/findings,
Assist with the realization of quality products with supporting qualification evidence that satisfy customer requirements within cost/schedule constraints,
Facilitate the acquisition of data throughout the product life cycle to demonstrate sustained compliance with customer requirements
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.
NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:
If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.
If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.
Qualifications We Require:
You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
Currently attending and enrolled full time in a related accredited undergraduate program
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
Ability to work up to 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
Qualifications We Desire:
Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree program in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or STEM discipline, or equivalent
Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance.
Demonstrated oral, written, and presentation communication skills.
Strong desire to be involved in product design, development and evaluation.
Experience in the application of engineering principles, and manufacturing methods.
About Our Team:
The Interconnects Department designs develops tests and qualifies high voltage, RF, flat-flex, multi-wire, and fiber optic cable assemblies.
We utilize the Realize Product Subsystem (RPSS) to develop Mark Quality products that cover the complete product realization cycle of requirements, design, development, specification, qualification, procurement, delivery and stockpile support through our partners at the National Security Campus (NSC).
We employ defect-prevention strategies to gain an understanding of design margin during the development cycle. The department’s capabilities include the ability to address multiple challenging requirements related to meeting high reliability numbers over extremely long life, radiation tolerance, nuclear safety requirements, and size & weight restrictions.
Adherence to safety, process controls, and quality principles is essential to the success of our department.
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
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.
Job ID: 689837
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