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R&D S&E Systems Engineer (Mid-Career/Experienced) - Onsite

Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Livermore
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

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.What Your Job Will Be LikeWe are seeking a R&D Systems Engineer to join our Weapons Subsystem 5 group, which is a multidisciplinary team designing and developing advanced electronic subsystems. This group provides solutions to technical challenges that directly support our mission and commitment to national security. This is a highly collaborative work environment where successful candidates will create innovative solutions for difficult technical problems and acquire increasing levels of responsibility.On any given day, you may be called on to:Negotiate, define, and derive system and component-level requirements;Define performance requirements and develop acceptance criteria for subsystems;Support qualification and verification planning;Lead anomaly resolution teams through root cause analysis, solution options, and the trade space to evaluate the efficacy of those options;Work with various subsystem teams to verify complex requirements;Lead trade studies on design options and alternatives; andSupport various design reviews with customers and stakeholders.Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.Salary Range$119,700 - $235,800 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.Qualifications We RequireBachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant engineering discipline and five years of experience; or an advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant engineering discipline plus two years of experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and developmentPossess expertise in one or more of the following areas: developing requirements and concepts of operation; performing trade studies; performing project management; generating technical documentation; developing and testing prototype systems; analyzing test data; troubleshooting prototype electronics; qualifying systems; or identifying failure modes and performing failure analysisAbility to travel up to 25%Ability to obtain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearanceQualifications We DesireWorks well in a team-oriented environment and work cooperatively with other internal and external organizationsStrong communication skills (especially technical writing skills), interpersonal skills, and the ability to influence othersAbility to juggle competing priorities and deadlinesActive DOE Q or DoD TS security clearanceBachelor's and master's degree in relevant engineering discipline plus five or more years of experienceExperience working on systems or component requirements, design, qualification, production, or related modeling/simulation projectsFamiliarity with engineering tools and languages such as PSpice, Python, MATLAB, C/C++, Simulink, DxDesigner, and NI TestStandAbout Our TeamWeapons Subsystems 5 supports the United States nuclear deterrent by developing advanced electronics component designs for new systems, stewarding deployed systems, and maturing technologies and concepts for future systems. Weapon Subsystems has responsibility for all aspects of development, including: conceptual design, prototype development and testing, qualifying the design meets requirements, and transitioning production work to production agencies. Work is performed by multidisciplinary teams of electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, and technologists, in partnership with project management, quality engineers, and reliability engineers. Realized products maintain a focus on exceptionally high confidence, quality, and reliability.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.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.NNSA Requirements for MedPEDsIf you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

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