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W80-4 Systems Electrical Engineer - Automated Tester Design and Development (Experienced)

Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

About SandiaSandia 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 with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwideExtraordinary co-workersSome of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the worldCareer advancement and enrichment opportunitiesFlexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)Generous vacations, strong medical 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: These benefits vary by job classification.What Your Job Will Be LikeWe are currently looking for an Electrical Engineer/Electronics Hardware Designer to join our W80-4 SE3540 and SE3539 tester development team. This opening provides an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a scientific or engineering background and a desire to make significant contributions to Sandia on a Tier 1 program.Our team of test engineers and technologists contribute toward the success of multiple NW programs. Our organization has extensive mission experience and technical knowledge, and we are looking to grow our team with engineers that have a broad range of skill sets and want to learn about weapon systems and obtain new skills.On any given day, you may be called on to:Collaborate with SNL Systems Organizations and other internal stakeholders.Design and test electrical circuits boards and automated tester equipment hardware.Integrate lower-level designs and subsystems into a complete system working across a wide variety of engineering domains (hardware, software, mechanical, aerospace, etc.).Provide technical direction to electronics technicians in the installation, calibration, troubleshooting and operation of electrical, controls, data, and instrumentation hardware and systems.Troubleshoot anomalies and failures during various states of testing and development to identify the root-cause and develop/implement mitigations.Design automated test solutions for NW systems - including test fixtures, cables, electrical sensors, and instrumentation hardware.Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant will be required to work onsite in Albuquerque, NM. Some travel may be required for this position.Qualifications We RequireMaster's degree in Electrical Engineering or a relevant STEM field, plus (1) one year of experience; OR Bachelor's degree in stated field, plus (5) five years of experience; OR equivalent related experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform independent research and development (in lieu of degree).Experience in board-level and/or component-level circuit design.Ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q-level security clearance with a Sigma 15 caveat, which includes random polygraph testing.Qualifications We DesireAdvanced degree (Master's or PhD) in above-stated relevant fields.Expertise in designing digital and/or analog circuitry including sensors (e.g., FPGA, Mixed Signal, ASIC).Modeling and analysis experience using MATLAB, Simulink, PSpice, Mentor Graphics, etc.Experience with automatic test equipment (ATE) - hardware and software.Experience with nuclear weapon program and projects.Active DOE Q-level security clearance (or DOD equivalent).About Our TeamThe ND System Electrical Test Department (02332) performs electrical and functional testing, at the system-level, to support Sandia's major ND modernization programs. Additionally, our team is responsible for the design, development, and manufacture of system-level development testers used for system-level functional testing. Our department is responsible for all electrical and functional system-level testing on the W80-4, Mk21, W87-1, and B61-12 programs. The department maintains and operates multiple laboratories across SNL and interacts extensively with the design, environmental testing, and qualification teams of major ND modernization programs.Posting DurationThis posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the 'posting date'. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.Security ClearanceSandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.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 DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.EEOAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.NNSA Requirements for MedPEDsIf you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Keywords: Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque , W80-4 Systems Electrical Engineer - Automated Tester Design and Development (Experienced), IT / Software / Systems , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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