Sandia National Laboratories R&D Electrical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico
We are seeking an Electrical Engineer for the B61-12 Functional Technical Basis Department (Org. 2358) to join a team planning and executing qualification activities at the system and subassembly levels.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
- Support the electrical testing (ELX) team in the execution of electrical-functional testing using newly designed, custom fabricated test equipment. The ELX effort is critical to the B61-12 qualification program and the team executes test activities in close partnership with the Electrical Design, Joint Test Assembly, Requirements, Qualification, Assembly, Hardware Management, Environmental Technical Basis, and Component/Subassembly teams.
- Perform variety of job functions to include test planning, test execution, tester qualification, and/or tester upgrades.
Candidates committed to a high-quality environment and interested in making valuable contributions to an important NW program are encouraged to apply
Some travel is required to support development, test and program needs
- Master’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of a Master’s degree
- Experience with hazardous and classified materials/hardware
- Active US DOE Q security clearance of Active DOD Top Secret clearance
- Proficiency with computer hardware and software
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment showing initiative and leadership
- Motivation to work with a large integrated Systems team with broad interaction
- Motivation to work in a laboratory facility and perform field operations
- Have the ability to clearly communicate (written and verbal) with team members and customers –Commitment to operational safety, security and quality
- Experience with programming in LabVIEW
- Experience with NW component or system design, development or production
- Experience with electrical systems and the electrical operation of NW systems
- Experience in planning and leading complex electrical test activities
- Active US DOE security clearance
The B61-12 Functional Technical Basis department is one of several departments leading the System-level effort for the B61 Life Extension Program (LEP) at Sandia National Laboratories. The LEP team consists of integrated departments that lead and coordinate the overall effort at Sandia and work with design, testing, and production agency partners across the Nuclear Weapons Complex and Department of Defense. The Functional Technical Basis department leads the development and execution of all System-level electrical testing activities and tester development. The B61-12 Functional Technical Basis department leads these efforts working with a variety of laboratory partners throughout Sandia. The team is now executing in the full-scale engineering phase including development and 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 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 to start.
Position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e.g., DOD, to be considered for this position.
Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and 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.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national original, disability, or veteran status.