Sandia National Laboratories R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career) in Livermore, California
We are seeking a motivated and talented R&D Electrical Engineer to fulfill a role within the Mk21 Fuze Systems Department to support development activities in the integration of the new Arming and Fuzing Assembly (AFA) into the Mk21 reentry vehicle.
Everyday tasks/responsibilities could include some or all of the following:
- Functional testing of system level test vehicles
- Writing test plans and test procedures for execution of functional testing
- Operating custom testers during system level testing
- Designing and fabricating electrical test equipment
- Analyzing system level and flight test data
- Writing test reports to assess results against requirements
- Work with a large team of people across different agencies on an exciting, fast-paced, multi-year, multi-million dollar program
- Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering or related STEM technical field
- Ability to travel up to 20%
- Active DOE Q security clearance or equivalent
- Knowledge and experience with scoping, designing, planning, and executing research, design, and development projects
- Knowledge and experience in working on products for military applications
- Excellent project management skills
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
- Ability to work efficiently within a team environment
- Ability to apply knowledge and ideas to solve engineering problems
- Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly to other team members
The Mk21 Fuze Systems Department is part of the Sandia/California Weapons Systems Engineering Center, responsible for assuring the safety, reliability, and security of U.S. nuclear weapons. The department has the specific responsibility for the systems engineering and integration, qualification, and deployment of a new Arming and Fuzing Assembly (AFA) for the Mk21 Air Force reentry vehicle and will reach production in 2022. This large, well-established program is currently in full-scale engineering development.
You’ll be part of a high energy team full of talented people working towards securing our country’s defense and nuclear deterrence strategy. We pride ourselves in being a very diverse team, encompassing members with different experiences, expertise, knowledge, and backgrounds.
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.
Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT