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R& D, Mechanical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking Mechanical Engineers to join our team\.

On any given day you could be asked to:

+ Identify and model how mechanical and/or electrical insults 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
+ Create and update defensible technical basis documents that provide evidence that design intent and requirements are met
+ Travel to collaborate with other Subject Matter Experts


+ Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in STEM discipline; or Ph\.D\. degree in STEM field
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Sigma 15 clearance, which may require polygraph testing


+ Strong technical writing and communication skills
+ 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 \(e\.g\., hazard analysis, fault tree analysis, failure modes and effects analysis\)
+ Experience with aspects of electro\-mechanical component design, analysis and production lifecycle
+ Dedication to support our unique mission
+ Experience with electrical circuit design and analysis
+ Experience with the transmission and/or isolation of electrical energy
+ Practical experience with high voltage design and/or testing
+ Active DOE Q Clearance

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\. Multiple departments within the Surety Analysis Group are seeking Engineers \(early to mid\-career\) to help us understand how mechanical and electrical insults affect complex systems\. We are seeking engineers with strong technical backgrounds who can influence and lead change for system and component design development, qualification, production, and surveillance activities\. As a core member of a product realization team, 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 to ensure these systems are sufficiently safe when exposed to a variety of environments\.

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.