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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


Multiple departments within the Surety Analysis Group are seeking an R&D S&E Electrical Engineer \(early to mid\-career\) to help them understand how electrical insults effect complex systems\.

You will develop subject matter expertise in safety architecture for systems to preclude undesirable events\. You will apply your expertise using detailed analysis and testing of designs to develop the technical basis for assuring these systems are sufficiently safe to unintended electrical insults\.

On any given day you could be asked to:

+ Identify and model how unintended electrical insults \(such as AC, DC and ESD\) will challenge the safety architecture of a system
+ Support multidisciplinary teams with the development of analyses and tests that evaluate the effectiveness of safety features
+ Dig deep into designs to fully understand how they function and respond to different environments
+ Travel to collaborate with other Subject Matter Experts


+ Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related STEM discipline; or Ph\.D\. degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related STEM field
+ Experience with electrical circuit design and analysis
+ Experience with the transmission and/or isolation of electrical energy


+ Dedication to support our unique mission
+ Practical experience with high voltage design and/or testing
+ Experience with aspects of electro\-mechanical component design, analysis and production lifecycle
+ Breadth of technical knowledge
+ Resourceful when solving deeply complex technical problems
+ Enjoy teaming across disciplines for mutual success
+ Effective communication and interaction with multiple levels of personnel
+ Desire to continuously learn and improve
+ Interest and/or experience in how complex systems fail \(e\.g\., hazard analysis, fault tree analysis, failure modes and effects analysis\)

Department Description:

The Surety Analysis Group bridges the gap between mission, research and engineering by providing specialized technical services such as risk analysis, engineering modeling/simulation and safety 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 drug testing, and 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.