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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description


We are seeking a R&D Systems Engineer

Develop and design physical security systems to meet DoD, DOE and NNSA security requirements\. Develop new and improved processes to meet design criteria and the needs of the projects\. Develop tests to evaluate designs and determine needed improvements\. Use multidisciplinary technical knowledge to integrate electrical, mechanical, structural and civl aspects of the project design documents into a comprehensive and integrated plan\.


Requires a bachelor’s and master’s\* degree in relevant STEM discipline\. The requirement for a STEM Master’s degree can be waived for candidates with a bachelor’s in a relevant STEM discipline and 4 years experience\.


Multidisciplinary project experience

Experience in surveying and integration into CAD packages

Experience in civil, environmental and structural engineering and plans

Department Description:

The NWS DoD Program Design and Implementation Department conducts vulnerability & design analysis and executes the security design, engineering, and implementation functions of complex physical security systems \(PSS\) within DoD and other government agencies\. Specific tasks include planning and executing SEAs and other limited scope engineering assessments, development of conceptual and detailed PSS designs, participation in procurement activities, planning and executing pre\- and post\-installation testing, overseeing sub\-contactors supporting installations, and developing post\-installation logistics plans\. The department provides project management and subject matter experts in the area of analysis, response force planning and employment, detection, assessment, communications, entry control and AC&D\. The department has one technical team assigned, The Physical Security Analysis & Response Department\. This department is currently working with the US Navy, US Air Force, US Army, and Missile Defense Agency to enhance the effectiveness of critical asset protection at CONUS/OCONUS installations through several multi\-million dollar initiatives\. Many new projects are expanding beyond the traditional DOE complex or DoD Weapon Storage Area \(WSA\); these new protected assets include ultra\-high security facilities and high demand/low density assets, DoD Force Protection/Anti\-Terrorism, and intermediate level \(PL2 \- PL3\) asset protection\.

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.

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