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


We are seeking a R&D Electrical Engineer

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

The successful candidate chosen for an R&D Electrical Engineering position in organization 6635 will provide technical expertise for a wide variety of projects involving the design of specialized firing systems, diagnostics and associated electromechanical systems as well as developing and researching firing system disablement techniques\. This individual will be responsible for creating and executing classroom and field activities with the purpose of educating and training customers and mission partners on arming and firing technologies, design techniques, and disablement methodologies\.

The chosen individual will be required to travel approximately 25% of the time\.


+ Requires a Bachelor’s andMaster’s\*degree in relevant STEM discipline in Electrical Engineering/Engeering Mechanics/Explosives \. The requirement for a STEM Master’s degree can be waived for candidates with a bachelor’s in a relevant STEM discipline and engineering or scientific experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development\.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a required US DOE Q and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test


+ Demonstrated effective communications skills \(written and verbal\)
+ Experience working directly with customers, government agencies, and/or military personnel to deliver product\(s\)
+ Demonstrated experience with field testing that includes electrical, mechanical, and/or explosive operations
+ Knowledgeable on project management, including requirements management, planning, scheduling cost estimating, and budget oversight\.
+ Military experience
+ Demonstrated success with proposal writing
+ Experience and/or understanding of nuclear weapons design principles and nuclear weapons concepts
+ Experience with FPGA's and IOT

Department Description:

The Arming and Firing Systems Department, 6635, serves the nation's need for innovation, research, design, development, maintenance and testing of arming and firing \(A&F\) systems\. The department provides innovative design and development of specialized firing systems and associated electro\-mechanical devices, provides specialized training including IED/IND/WMD render\-safe, disablement, and responder technologies, also provides arming and firing systems and training for nuclear and non\-nuclear response forces\. In doing so, we collaborate with multiple Sandia departments to ensure continued innovation and success to serve customers from DOE/NNSA, DoD, DOJ, DHS, and other government agencies via IHNS, DSA, and NW SMUs\.

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.