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Senior Defense Systems Engineer - Active Security Clearance Required

Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Livermore
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
We have multiple openings for Senior Defense Systems Engineers. You will participate in the nuclear weapon Life Extension Programs (LEPs). -We provide -nuclear weapon engineering design expertise; systems engineering; experimental device design; fabrication and assembly; surveillance of nuclear stockpile components; engineering analysis and computational simulation; and engineering testing for evaluation and maintenance of the enduring and future nuclear weapon stockpile. These positions are in the Defense Technologies Engineering Division (DTED), within the Engineering Directorate. DTED provides support to Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Programs.These positions will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.In this role you will

  • Provide technical expertise in mechanical design and/or systems engineering.
  • Develop and produce advanced conceptual and detail designs that meet technical requirements.
  • Provide customers with engineering solutions for a wide range of engineering challenges associated with execution of ongoing programmatic activities including the generation of planning documents, reports, and presentations as required to support customer deliverables.
  • Manage project interfaces and deployment interfacing with other organizations internal and external to the Laboratory.
  • Serve on cross-cutting technical teams or project teams in support of the stockpile stewardship mission of the Laboratory.
  • Lead and/or provide guidance and technical direction to multidisciplinary project teams in a growing, dynamic environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.4 level
    • Set broad project vision and strategy and influence technical direction for self and others.
    • Provide expert capability in highly complex mechanical design and analysis.
      Qualifications
      • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire.
      • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
      • Advanced knowledge of mechanical design.
      • Significant experience in prototype development and testing, as well as hardware design and analysis.
      • Ability to devise solutions for unique and complex problems.
      • Ability and flexibility to reprioritize and change programmatic direction depending on emergent requests.
      • Significant experience managing, overseeing, and delivering multiple projects on budget and on schedule.
      • Ability to lead, manage, and mentor junior team members.
      • Advanced communication skills with proven ability to present concepts and ideas in a clear and coherent manner, both verbal and written for presentation and interaction with other technical staff members.Additional qualifications at the SES.4 level
        • Subject matter expertise in highly complex mechanical design and analysis and significant experience in project planning and providing technical leadership. -
        • Significant experience developing and implementing creative solutions to a diverse range of highly complex problems and leading corrective actions where necessary.
        • Expert communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills necessary to present, explain, and advise senior management and/or external sponsors and strong track record of team building and conflict resolution.
          Additional Information
          All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Position InformationThis is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
          • Included in 2022 -Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
          • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
          • Comprehensive
          • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
          • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environmentLearn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our . -COVID-19 Vaccination MandateLLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.Security ClearanceThis position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire. - -For additional information, please see . -Pre-Employment Drug TestExternal applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.Pre-Placement Medical ExamA job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.Equal Employment OpportunityLLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our . -California -Privacy NoticeThe California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles -job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed .PandoLogic. Keywords: Lab Manager, Location: Livermore, CA - 94551 , PL: 535531532

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