Sandia National Laboratories Systems Engineer (Early/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for nation's security? If so, you could be the individual we are seeking to provide support across Sandia in the Work Planning and Control (WP&C) program.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Focus on the operational application of systems engineering, performing functions such as developing, maintaining, and utilizing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) tools to conduct requirement and risk management, verification and validation, and logistics and deployment activities, as well as ensuring appropriate documentation is created and maintained over the full product lifecycle.
  • Work on issues personally or flag areas where you recognize additional technical expertise or program leadership is needed.
  • Verify requirements that don't require deep engineering multidisciplinary knowledge, such as dimensions, mass properties, or input and output signal voltage and timing.
  • Ensure that all requirements are addressed, verify that the system design satisfies all requirements, and collect evidentiary packages to document completion for the customer.
  • Employ a structured engineering approach that models the interactions between all components and ensures integration.
  • Document and track component and system-level performance requirements and develop acceptance criteria for the subsystems and system.
  • Document and track project risks and collaborates with partners to develop mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Evaluate competing characteristics between system elements and resolve most effective, integrated system solution.
  • Evaluate, test, and perform high-level analysis of system functionality and subsystem contribution to system function, ensuring that system performance requirements and acceptance criteria are met.
  • Develop logistic and deployment plans and prepare required training resources.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant STEM discipline.
  • Experience in risk analysis, hazard analysis, system safety, safety engineering or other relevant safety experience.
  • Become proficient in the Sandia WP&C program and apply the principles to all types of operations across Sandia Laboratories.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite computer applications.

Desired:

  • Demonstrated capability working in a team environment and strong interpersonal interactions.
  • An understanding of Work Planning and Controls (WP&C).
  • Proven ability to Perform in a complex collaborative environment across all levels of staff and management.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Active DOE/DOD security clearance.

Department Description:

The Environmental Safety & Health Planning Department contributes to the execution of the Sandia National Laboratories' mission at all levels within the processes of planning and executing work across the laboratory. We partner with our customers to integrate safety into management and work practices, addressing all work and hazards to ensure protection of workers, the public, and the environment. The department performs the following activities:

Provide program, technical assistance, and tools to assist customers in understanding and integrating work planning into their activities.

Our expertise includes safety basis regulatory requirements, Primary Hazard Screening design/development/maintenance, Nuclear and Industrial Facility Safety Basis determination and support, Conduct of Operations, Readiness Assessments, and Work Planning and Control/Engineered Safety collaboration.

Services provided include on-site technical assistance, training, document reviews, audits and assessments, and support of failure modes analyses/hazard evaluations.

This department's mission is consistent with and supports the corporate core values of service to the nation, teaming for excellence, and living safe and healthy lives.

Our customers include everyone at the laboratory, focusing on managers and staff planning and performing work in support of Sandia's programs and projects.

About Sandia:

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.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) L-level security clearance.

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 must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-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 the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.