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.
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$88,600 - $172,300
*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.
What Your Job Will Be Like:
We are seeking a motivated and hardworking R&D Electrical Engineer to make significant contributions to the W80-4 modernization program at Sandia. Why Join Sandia’s Nuclear Deterrence programs? Our team develops advanced technologies to ensure global peace.
This might be the outstanding opportunity you're looking for to develop and improve your skills while contributing to our critical mission to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of our nation's nuclear deterrents!
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Document and implement test planning, test execution, and requirements verification at the weapon system level
Team across the laboratory to conduct complex system level environmental testing in support of design qualification
Troubleshoot and document test anomalies
Contribute to integration activities with other systems engineers and product realization teams
Prepare for technical reviews
Represent Sandia on multi-organizational project teams
This position requires the ability to travel on an as-needed basis
Qualifications We Require:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field plus 2 or more years’ relevant experience; or Master’s degree in a related field; or equivalent related experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development
The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance
Qualifications We Desire:
Experience designing and executing electrical tests, especially in Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) environments
Excellent written and verbal communication
Familiarity with MIL-STD-461 and/or 464 requirements and testing
Experience writing technical requirements
Experience working with SPICE and/or MATLAB simulation of electronic circuits
Strong communication skills (especially technical writing skills) and interpersonal skills
Active DOE Q-clearance or equivalent
About Our Team:
Department 08261, System Environmental Qualification Testing, is responsible for developing and executing system level environmental tests in normal and abnormal environments in support of weapon modernization programs qualification.
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: 688331
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