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W80-1/W84 Electrical Systems Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Livermore
Posted on: November 26, 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$98,300 - $190,100*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 LikeWhy Join Sandia's Nuclear Deterrence programs? We develop advanced technologies to ensure global peace. Join us in our critical mission to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of our nation's nuclear deterrents!Systems Engineers (R&D Electrical Engineer) in the W80-1/W84 Stockpile Systems Department will support new projects and ongoing operations. These groups conduct annual assessment activities to ensure that the systems continue to meet safety, security, and reliability requirements. Engineers will assist with day-to-day operations, trouble-shooting, and problem-solving with multidisciplinary teams across the Nuclear Security Enterprise; develop new assessment technology to deepen our understanding of safety and security performance; and interact closely with the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Department of Defense to ensure that their needs are addressed.On any given day you may be called to:Specify and review activities involving electrical aspects of the systems, including flight testing, lab testing, and component testingSupport investigation and troubleshooting anomalies in multi-functional teamsTeam with other design agencies to plan, execute and analyze data from advanced experimentsProvide technical review of procedures, process, and reportsAnalyze system and/or subsystem architecturesDevelop detailed understanding of requirements and ensure maturation of requirements for specific systems aspects or componentsProvide technical consultation on critical design elementsIntegrate and test subassembliesPlan and execute testing for technical basis activitiesDerive, reconcile, and document requirementsPresent at technical design reviews and programmatic meetingsRepresent Sandia on multi-organization project teamsDue to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite 100% of the time.Qualifications We RequireBachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline plus 2 years of relevant experience or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent experience in lieu of degrees must be engineering or scientific experience that demonstrates 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 obtain and maintain a DoE Q level security clearanceAbility to travel up to 25%Qualifications We DesireAbility to communicate technical and programmatic information effectively in oral and written formsAbility to coordinate technical work performed in other internal and external organizationsAbility and desire to work in a collaborative team environmentAbout Our TeamThe W80 Systems Engineering Department has stockpile stewardship responsibility for the W80 and W84 warheads. The W80-0,1 is the warhead for the Navy Tomahawk and the Air Force's ALCM cruise missiles. The President's Annual Assessment Report drives Sandia to increase yearly its technical basis of the safety and reliability of the warhead. Specifically the team is focused on understanding the "design margin" of the fielded weapon through driving the system to failure. This knowledge is used to adjust annual surveillance activities. Through these efforts we are breaking new ground in our knowledge of the weapon, and focusing this knowledge to critically evaluate the performance of the weapon.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:*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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