Engineering and Technology: Computer, Engineering and Technology: Electrical, Engineering and Technology: Electronics
The Advanced Fuzing Technology (02627) Department has an opening for a motivated and dedicated R&D S&E, Electronics Engineering to support development, testing, and delivery of electrical components as well as perform engineering analysis and algorithm development to support research for Department of Defense (DoD) technology development programs.
Your work will include the design of specialized firing sets for use in embedded fuzes, developing and advancing fuzing algorithms using various sensing methodologies and implementing and testing embedded fuze designs. Department 02627 also has significant partnerships with other Sandia centers and is responsible for electronic component design for various flight experiments for internal SNL SPP customers to support DoD programs.
You will work independently and with multi-disciplinary teams across organizational boundaries (both internal and external to Sandia). You will be self-motivated and directed, customer-focused and adaptable to working in a fast-paced team environment.
The Advanced Fuzing Technology department provides the technical expertise in the research, development, and design of high specialized firing systems including fuzes and ignition devices. Through our novel designs, we provide advanced fuzing and firing solutions meeting high reliability, safety and performance requirements for conventional and nuclear weapons applications. Our components and subsystems provide flexible options for integration with complex host systems. We study cutting-edge components, tools and techniques to keep Sandia at the forefront of firing system technologies.
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
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Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*
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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.
Advanced degree in electrical, electronics, computer engineering and bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline.
2 or more years of relevant technical experience in electronics design, testing or fabrication
Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-Level security clearance.
Experience in one or more of the following: high speed digital design, high voltage analog design, board or component level circuit design, and signal/data processing.
Experience in electronics testing and debugging, including experience with LabView development and PXI tester design.
Familiarity with flight hardware design requirements and qualification testing.
Familiarity with the Nuclear Weapons (NW) development process, including building mark quality NW products
A successful record working in team driven environment, across a wide variety of disciplines (software, hardware, mechanical, packaging, etc.) to integrate designs into a system
Proven ability to meet landmarks within cost, schedule, and performance requirements
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Active DOE Q-level security clearance
Ability to obtain and maintain Sigma 15 access
This position does not currently require a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted security clearance.
Sandia will conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U.S. Air Force background screen for access to the work site. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.
If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE-granted security clearance, a pre-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for DOE-granted security clearances must be U.S. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position.
Internal Number: 663605
About Sandia National Laboratories
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