1+ months

Technical Lead - Systems Engineer (Experienced)

Livermore, CA

We are seeking an R&D S&E Systems Engineer to perform work as a technical lead\. On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Coordinate with other organizations and external customers to negotiate requirements, deliverables, and risks, and document them appropriately\.

+ Provide a driving force to get issues resolved and open questions answered to ensure continual progress on the project\.

+ Coordinate with PM personnel and designers to develop schedules and project plans

+ Bridge the communication between the technical team and the customer/systems group;

+ Serve as a point of contact with customers, production agencies and line management for programmatic issues;

+ Negotiate roles, responsibilities, and deliverables of the technical team;

+ Develop appropriate top level documentation for the project

+ Be an active participant in test setup and execution

+ Serve as a telemetry representative at PRT and WG meetings

This includes working with representatives from the JTA systems organizations, subcomponent organizations, quality assurance, program management, Lockheed Martin, the Navy/Air Force, the NSC production plant \(Kansas City\), and the CSN production plant \(Pantex\); Work with the project leads, customers and quality organizations to ensure a comprehensive qualification plan and requirements verification strategy; Work closely with production agency counterparts to ensure smooth transition from development to full scale production; Ensure timely and effective communication among the project team members, the project leads, with management, the Weapon System Team, and external customers\.


+ Bachelors degree in a STEM program with at least 6 years of relevant experience,ORa Masters degree in a STEM program with at least 2 years of relevant experience,ORa combination of relevant education and experience\.

+ Ability to travel for work related tasks

+ Hold an active DOE Q level security clearance


+ Active DOE Q Security Clearance

+ Experience with Telemetry, Joint Test Assembly, and Weapon system testing and integration

+ Experience with Project Management

+ Experience working with Navy/Air Force customers

+ Familiarization with the NNSA Nuclear Weapons Enterprise and the product realization process

+ Demonstrated examples of self\-motivation and continuous improvement

Department Description:

The mission of the Telemetry Systems Engineering Department is to design, build, test and implement weapon systems instrumentation for use in weapon development and stockpile evaluation programs\. More specifically, we are responsible for developing flight data instrumentation systems to support DOD and DOE Joint Test Assembly flight tests\. These tests are used to confirm the performance of nuclear weapon systems such as re\-entry vehicles, cruise missiles, and bombs, and such testing is critical to Sandia's stockpile stewardship mission\. We also provide non\-weapon telemeter monitoring systems that can be used in challenging remote environments\. Telemetry Systems Engineering employs electronic design engineers, mechanical design engineers and electronic technologists, as well as telemetry system engineers on our on\-going and advanced telemetry projects\.

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 to start\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD, to be considered for this position\.

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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Livermore, CA

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