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Systems Engineer (Experienced)

Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Livermore
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Posting DurationThis posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the 'posting date'. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.Salary Range$113,500 - $223,500*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.What Your Job Will Be LikeWe are seeking an outstanding systems engineer with a background in mechanical engineering or related discipline to join the diverse and growing W80-4 Warhead Modernization Program!Do you love the mission at Sandia but want to try something new? The systems engineering position within the W80-4 program is results-oriented, rigorous, dynamic, and requires a multidisciplinary perspective with an innate curiosity to learn outside of your existing knowledge base. Having strong communication skills is a critical element within this position due to the collaborative nature of this role. We work closely with our internal and external partners to mature and execute the nuclear weapon system requirements, architecture, design, and qualification activities. Our systems teams are responsible for integration of each component into a complex system and for providing sound technical justification for all decisions.An Engineer at Sandia:Be responsible for collaborating alongside with the program test engineers; to ensure a consistent quality approach is realized from start to finish of each assembly.Certify that assembly and test procedures are at standards by integrating themselves directly in the development process.Be in an oversight role, verifying the procedures are followed and any issues are addressed in accordance with quality guidelines.Collate all documentation in a standard report to be given to the customer.Capture all lessons learned and promulgate to the proper stakeholders to prevent recurrence and facilitate future builds.Supports system lead engineer in developing system level design concepts, architecture, and physical layoutReviews system for integration compatibility and compliancePrepares presentations and other supporting documentation needed for technical reviewsQualifications We RequireBachelor's degree plus 8 years' of related experience or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related discipline plus 4 years' of related experience; or equivalent related experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development.Academic or job experiences in areas such as: engineering design, qualification, production, or related modeling/simulation projectsAbility to travel up to 25%Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearanceQualifications We DesireExperience working on engineering design, qualification, production, or related modeling/simulation projectsFamiliarity with modeling tools and/or computer aided design tools - Creo/ProE, SolidWorks etc.Experience with development of specifications for components and systemsExperience with Earned Value ManagementOutstanding verbal and written skills, including the ability to develop and present briefings that are clear and compellingExperience in a leadership roleAbility to thrive in a high-energy, dynamic, collaborative, team focused environmentAbout Our TeamOrganization 8264 is part of the California team leading the W80-4 LEP. This department is responsible for the W80-4 Hardware Management & Assembly operations in CA, and for developing and maintaining the Electrical Functional Test and Environmental Testing capabilities in the SNL/CA site. This department is also responsible for managing building 942.About SandiaSandia 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 worldwideExtraordinary co-workersSome of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the worldCareer advancement and enrichment opportunitiesFlexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)Generous vacations, strong medical 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 ClearanceSandia 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.EEOAll 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.

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