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Firing Systems - Electronics Technologist (Experienced)

Company: Sandia Corporation
Location: albuquerque
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Duration

This 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.

What Your Job Will Be Like

Organization 07625, Strategic Firing Subsystems, is currently seeking two Electronics Technologists to design, develop, test, qualify, and monitor firing subsystems and other high-consequence embedded systems. These systems are used every day in U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force nuclear weapons and other national security programs.

This organization has a portfolio that covers diverse opportunities across Sandia's Nuclear Deterrence mission and various Strategic Partnership Programs supporting work across the U.S. government.

On any given day, one may be called upon to:

* Develop, build, modify, repair, and maintain a wide variety of electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical instruments, systems, or processes * Work from engineering drawings, schematics, and written or verbal instructions * Operate equipment, conduct tests, and report data in a prescribed format * Support the fabrication, population, and testing of proto-boards, bread-boards, and printed circuit boards with high voltage components and small discrete electrical components * Perform, test, and inspect soldering work in accordance with standards * Service electronic hardware and re-work boards to correct defects in designs or replace faulty components * Build and test cable assemblies, including adapters, to support testing of electrical components based on custom tester designs * Travel to other domestic locations in support of program requirements

Candidates applying on this requisition may be interviewed and/or hired into one of several organizations at Sandia National Laboratories.

Qualifications We Require

* A High School Diploma or equivalent plus 3 years related experience in building, modifying, repairing, and/or maintaining electronic or electromechanical systems or operating laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes or other data capture devices * The ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire

* Experience with high voltage or other firing systems * Experience with nuclear weapons * Prior project management or leadership experience * Proven attention to detail * The Ability to work on cross-organizational/multidisciplinary teams * Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask with contending priorities * Excellent oral and written communication skills * An active DOE Q-level security clearance; or other equivalent active security clearance such as DOD Top Secret

About Our Team

The Firing & Embedded Systems group (7620) is a recognized leader in realizing safe, secure, and reliable products. We research, design, develop, and deliver highly reliable, trusted systems and high consequence hardware and software products to serve our National Security customers today, tomorrow, and always.

Our technical backgrounds are diverse. Some of us have spent years focusing on the fine details of particular technologies and are recognized as nation-level professionals. Some of us are generalists and support multiple projects, keeping things connected and developing new skills.

Our teams are comprised of specialists and generalists working together, and it is easy to shift between projects and technical roles over time.

If this environment sounds appealing, we'd like to meet you!

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 with amazing impact 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 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.

Security Clearance

Sandia 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.


All 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.

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