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R& D Electrical Engineer-Strategic Firing Subsystems (Entry/Mid-Career)
Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description

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The Strategic Firing Subsystems Department \(02625\) has an opening for a motivated Electrical Engineer to support the development, specification, and testing of electrical components within the department and to provide support to other programs within the Firing & Embedded Systems Group \(2620\)\. The tasks for this position include clarification of requirements, planning and procurement of hardware, test planning and execution, analysis of test/analysis data for design performance, design definition and documentation, and communication of program status and engineering data to customers and Sandia management\. You will be part of a tightly integrated team working to design, develop, qualify, and produce the W88 Firing Subsystem \(FSS\) to support Department of Energy and Department of Defense activities\. You will have the opportunity to learn and experience engineering across Sandia and the NNSA enterprise as well as taking part in the primary mission of the Lab\. You will be self\-directed; customer\-focused and have strong teaming and analytical skills\. It is expected that you will increase your level of responsibility and ownership with experience\. On any given day, you may be asked to:

+ Support the development of functional and interface component requirements
+ Update design definition and documentation
+ Support the development, testing and evaluation of hardware to meet requirements
+ Support integrated tester development for component and subsystems
+ Work with production agency \(Kansas City National Security Campus, KCNSC\) counterparts to build hardware, characterize and if necessary, fix performance issues
+ Provide technical leadership in identifying and handling technical risks
+ Analyze system performance against requirements
+ Assess, plan, and report progress relative to program plans
+ Travel up to twice per month may be required\.

Required:

+ Master's and Bachelor’s in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or related discipline; or equivalent experience, education, and/or achievements
+ Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance

Desired:

+ Bachelor's and advanced degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
+ Experience in one or more of the following: high voltage pulse discharge design, high voltage power supply design, high voltage analog design, and board\-level and/or component level circuit design;
+ Experience in one or more of the following: data processing and analysis; signal processing; quality and design processes; and trusted systems;
+ Familiarity with the following: flight hardware requirements and qualification; modeling and analysis tools; and electronics and software testing/debugging and data analysis;
+ Ability to: meet landmarks within cost, schedule, and performance; work across a wide variety of disciplines to integrate designs into a complete system \(software, hardware, mechanical, packaging, etc\.\); working within projects that require alignment to formal engineering design standards, modeling and requirements; and work successfully in a team environment with various disciplines of engineers and scientists;
+ Knowledge of the NNSA configuration management and engineering authorization \(EA\) system;
+ Ability to develop products within the Nuclear Weapon Realize Product Subsystem;
+ Experience with Nuclear Weapons Mark Quality hardware;
+ Experience in system engineering of large and complex systems;
+ Experience with risk management;
+ You'll have demonstrated ability to work within teams that cross technical disciplines;
+ Demonstrated effectiveness working in an environment with dynamic conditions, competing priorities, and firm deadlines;
+ Strong verbal and written interpersonal skills

Department Description:

The Strategic Firing Subsystems Department 2625 has responsibilities for firing subsystems used on U\.S\. Navy and U\.S\. Air Force nuclear weapon systems\. These products are reliable, operate in extreme environments and have a high, performance consequence\. The department has life\-cycle product responsibility to design, develop, qualify, validate, produce, monitor, assess and dispose\. We provide engineering support for our products including production, surveillance, special finding investigations, and improving our technical basis for understanding performance\. Current work activities include support for the W88 ALT 370 program, support for the W87 program and advanced development activities\. The staff is a highly competent multidisciplinary team with skills in systems engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical design, performance verification, and project management\.

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:

This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\.

Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications\. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to the work site\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE\-granted security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for DOE\-granted security clearances must be U\.S\. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position\.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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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