1+ months

R&D Manager, Pulsed Power Engineering (1693)

Albuquerque, NM

We are seeking a Manager for the Pulsed Power Engineering Department \(01693\)\. This role provides the opportunity to lead mechanical engineers and designers in their delivery of pulsed power systems, components and concepts to the Puled Power Sciences Centers many programs\.

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

+ Manage a high performing team of engineers and designers in the Pulsed Power Sciences Center in their delivery of complex pulsed power systems to safety, schedule, scope, and budget requirements

+ Manage the team in the delivery of facilities solutions to the pulsed power machines and systems in the center \(insulating oils, De\-Ionized water, insulating gases, cryogens\)

+ Motivate, mentor, and develop the team to enable them to meet the engineering and design challenges in the Pulsed Power Sciences Center with safety as the focus

+ Team with group management staff in the development and/or continuous improvement of the engineering and design processes with a focus on quality


+ Master's degree in relevant STEM discipline plus 10 years engineering\-related experience or Bachelors degree in relevant STEM discipline plus 15 years engineering\-related experience

+ Five years of leadership experience

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance


+ Project management experience with complex R&D projects with successful delivery in meeting customer needs \(safety scope, schedule, budget\)

+ Experience working with cross\-functional teams

+ Experience with advanced engineering tools including or equivalent to CREO, ABAQUS, ANSYS, CTH, etc\., with implementation experience

+ Experience with pulsed power/accelerator technology

+ Experience leading complex R&D projects with accelerator level hazards

+ Experience with radiation generating devices

+ Current, active DOE L clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD Secret or Top Secret

Department Description:

The Pulsed Power Engineering Department \(01693\) provides fundamental, advanced, and cutting edge engineering to support the advanced science research and development programs in the Pulsed Power Sciences Center at Sandia National Laboratories\. The departments engineers, designers and technologists work together with the centers scientists to deliver engineered solutions in the complex development needs of next generation advanced pulsed power accelerators, sustainment and enhancement of current machines, execution of experiments on these facilities, and maintenance of the oil/water/gas infrastructures\. The department uses CREO and SolidWorks computer aided design platforms and advanced engineering tools like ABAQUS and Sandias CTH Shock Physics and Sierra Suite Codes to perform complex engineering analysis in support of the Centers programs\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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


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  • Quality Assurance / Safety

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