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R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career) - Onsite

Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Livermore
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

About Sandia:
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

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible 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 Like:
    We are seeking an Electrical Engineer to support qualification activities in the Weapons Subsystem 6 Department. We are a multidisciplinary team developing and qualifying robust electronic subsystems. The team 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, acquire increasing levels of responsibility, and develop experience that will help them grow as an effective engineer.
    On any given day, you may be called on to:

    • Develop executable tester software code

    • Evaluate, develop, and debug complex test methods

    • Support development of tester requirements, particularly related to tester software

    • Design test fixtures

    • Assemble tester hardware

    • Design and carry out qualification tests in a variety of environments

    • Analyze test results

    • Write and provide input to technical documentation

      Qualifications We Require:

      • Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline and up to two years of experience or advanced degree in relevant discipline, or engineering experience that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform independent research and development

      • Experience with technical writing and documentation of technical work

      • Ability to travel for business up to 25% time

      • Ability to obtain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance

        Qualifications We Desire:

        • General lab experience including use of oscilloscopes, power supplies and similar electrical lab equipment

        • Experience with PCB design and layout

        • Proficiency with NI LabVIEW software development

        • Understanding of NI TestStand

        • Ability to work independently and collaborate well in a diverse team of designers, test engineers, and qualification engineers

        • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

        • Ability to juggle competing priorities and deadlines

        • Experience developing and implementing test plans for characterization and parametric testing

        • Hands-on experience testing and debugging circuitry, with clear mastery of tools such as oscilloscopes, logic/network/ spectrum analyzers, function/pulse generators, etc.

        • Active DOE Q or DoD TS security clearance

          About Our Team:
          Weapons Subsystems 6 supports the weapon stockpile and modernization programs by stewarding deployed systems and developing advanced designs for new systems, with a focus on quality and reliability.
          Posting Duration:
          This 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 Clearance:
          Sandia 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.
          All 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 MedPEDs:
          If 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.
          Job ID: 693070

Keywords: Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore , R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career) - Onsite, Professions , Livermore, California

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