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Electrical Product Design Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a Product Design Engineer

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Apply technical judgment based upon engineering principles in the design and development of innovative products for Sandia National Laboratories\.
+ Utilize creativity to formulate design concepts that meet the form, fit, and functional requirements for new product concepts\.
+ Use Computer Aided Design \(CAD\) software to mathematically represent the physical attributes of the product\.
+ Determine the physical characteristics of the product to be manufactured including geometric form, interface features, manufacturing specifications, processes, and assembly instructions\.
+ Use physical and computational simulation, analysis, and design trade studies as inherent activities of product development\.
+ Ensure design feasibility from a manufacturing and product maintenance perspective\. Communicate the design options and recommended approach to product development teams, stakeholders, and manufacturing partners\.


+ Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or relevant STEM discipline; or 8 years relevant Engineering and Operations experience, as equivalent;
+ Experience in design of printed circuit boards requiring interface definition and design for manufacturability constraints;
+ Experience with printed circuit board design tools\.


+ Understanding of IPC and industry standards and specifications for printed circuit board design;
+ Experience with Mentor Graphics tools;
+ Experience with PCB manufacturing techniques;
+ Understanding and application of configuration management principles for change management and engineering authorization;
+ Experience mentoring other individuals;
+ Understanding of the correlation and interaction between nuclear weapon components;
+ Demonstrated experience in leading teams of four or more individuals;
+ Confident communication skills both oral, and written, for communicating design intent;
+ Strict adherence to the policies and procedures governing the creation and sharing of sensitive design information;
+ Strong desire to be deeply involved in product development and realization;
+ An active DOE granted Q\-level security clearance;
+ Knowledge of SNLs design definition standards\.

Department Description:

Electrical Design Department \(2279\) is responsible for providing knowledgeable and capable resources to develop and create ECAD product definition for Nuclear Weapons \(NW\) and Strategic Partnership Projects \(SPP\) programs\. The department's unique capabilities include design capture and physical layout of Printed Circuit Boards for both the analog and digital regimes, multi\-chip modules using Low Temperature Co\-Fired Ceramic Technology \(LTCC\), Flex and Rigid Flex Cables and Printed Circuit Boards; and, interacting with vendors to procure quick turn prototype circuit boards\.

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.