Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Telemetry Engineering R&D Grad Year Round in Livermore, California
We are seeking an Intern - Telemetry Engineering R&D Grad Year Round
On any given day, you may be called on to:
- Support design of FPGA-based electronics hardware with RF data communication capabilities
- Support testing and test planning and design feedback
- Design and test cable and interconnect engineering (design and test)
- Explore novel data communication methods and real-time data displays
- Link margin analysis and validation through testing
- Design architectures to support flexibility or improved capability
- Conduct experiments related to forward-looking technology
You will be working with a Sandia mentor to support the Telemetry team's efforts to design, develop, simulate and/or test prototypes. Your interest and background will help determine your actual assignment.
You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
- Earned bachelor's degree
- Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
- Ability to work up to 30 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
- U.S. citizenship
- Ability to work onsite at Sandia in Livermore, CA during the academic year (not just during academic breaks)
- Pursuing a degree in electrical engineering, physics, aerospace engineering or related field
- Coursework or project experience in circuit design and/or FPGA programming
- Experience with safety aspects of project work
- MATLAB programming experience
- Experience with design tools such as schematic, layout or CAD programs
- Interest in multidisciplinary work
- Knowledge of and experience with scientific and engineering methods
- Knowledge of and experience with designing, planning, and executing projects with low technology readiness levels
- Ability to team across disciplines
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
Sandia California's Telemetry Engineering IV Department develops and maintains telemetry systems in support of the nuclear deterrence surveillance mission. Telemetry systems has responsibility for all aspects of telemetry development, including conceptual design, prototype development and testing, and transitioning production work to DOE production agencies. Telemetry systems integrate precision sensor electronics and signal conditioning with RF communication systems to support flight testing of Joint Test Assemblies. Work is performed by teams of electrical engineers and mechanical engineers, in partnership with quality engineering, reliability engineering, and project management.
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.
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.