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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description


Successful candidates will join a high performing technical team in the design, development, qualification, and delivery of highly specialized components and subsystems for national security applications\. These components are designed to meet demanding performance specifications, offer extremely high reliability, enable integration and interface to complex host systems, and meet stringent survivability requirements in adverse environments\. The technical team uses scientific theory and methods, materials science, advanced circuit modeling, simulation, and design engineering, mechanical design and engineering, prototype and development assembly and production, technical documentation, and technical judgment to design, develop, qualify and deliver product that meet the needs of both internal and external customers\. The role of the technologist is to support the engineering staff with hands\-on design, prototype and small batch device assembly, device testing, and device system integration of NGMs and their related calibration devices and equipment within the NGM lab and across the Nuclear Security Enterprise\.


99. Associate’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math \(STEM\) plus two or more years of directly related experience; or Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering, or related STEM discipline\.
99. Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-Level security clearance\.


99. Experience/course work with analog/digital electrical circuits/circuit design and engineering
99. Experience/course work with mechanical design and engineering
99. Experience/coursework in system engineering \(electrical, chemical, mechanical, industrial\)
99. Experience/course work in application of the scientific method; gathering, analyzing and summarizing technical data for decision making purposes\.
99. Experience working hands\-on in a lab and in a production environment\.
99. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work in a diverse team environment and collaborate with engineers and other technologists to solve problems\.
99. Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and present ideas/results to the team\.
99. Desire to work in a fast\-paced/schedule driven environment with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deliverable deadlines\.
99. Basic knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement and their application\.
99. Active DOE Q\-Level security clearance\.

Department Description:

The Monitor Integration and Switchtube Components Lifecycle Engineering Department \(2731\) is an integrated science\- and engineering\-based design, development, and production organization that delivers two main products, neutron detectors and high\-voltage vacuum switches to support national security needs\. This posting is specific to the Neutron Generator Monitor \(NGM\) group, which has responsibility for the entire NGM product realization lifecycle and the devices used to calibrate NGMs \(controlatrons, portable neutron detectors, lead probes, x\-ray sources\) with opportunities in applied research, design engineering, test engineering, product and process engineering, systems engineering, industrial engineering, and tooling/equipment engineering\.

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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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 Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.

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