25 days old

Engineering Support Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

We are seeking professionals to fill several technologist openings, who are needed to join a multi-functional team that supports various aspects of satellite product realization. Candidates would have a focus in one of three major areas but will be expected to be cross-trained and could shift to another focus. One area is managing the Manufacturing Execution System used to define and track all work for the GBD satellite program. Another is supporting Component Engineers in researching, testing, analyzing and selecting flight grade electronic components. The third focus is managing printed wiring assembly (PWA) procurements.

On any given day your duties may include the following, depending on the specific role:

+ Perform a variety of technical procedures and problem solving with minimal direction
+ Handle PWA procurements
+ Develop, build, modify, repair, or maintain a wide variety of laboratory apparatus and equipment, and interface this equipment for data acquisition
+ Ensuring execution of work flow through the product realization area
+ Perform work safely and in a compliant manner, seek out domain expert advice as needed, and maintain the necessary documentation
+ Wire and assemble custom electrical hardware which requires practical application of technical knowledge, ability to determine malfunctions, and skill to put equipment into operational condition.
+ Perform some basic assembly operations for prototype hardware such as; wire stripping, soldering, crimping, and component installations
+ Support Component Engineers researching/testing/analyzing/selecting flight-grade components


+ Associates degree in electrical engineering, or other related STEM discipline; or equivalent experience and education (BS degree; No Degree + 4 years)
+ Can obtain a DOE clearance


+ Bachelor's degree in related discipline
+ Able to work in dynamic atmospheres with changing priorities
+ Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment with high initiative and collaboration
+ Working knowledge of Product Travelers and Action Requests
+ Familiarity with system requirements
+ Experience developing and maintaining product flows
+ Experience in compliance with safety rules, both internal and external
+ Experience reading and interpreting PWA drawings
+ Experience working in an AS9100 environment
+ Experience working with Oracle Manufacturing, PDMLink, FileNet
+ Training and experience in

- Electronic component failure analysis
- De-capsulation of electronic components
- Review of outsourced destructive physical analysis (DPA)
- Incoming electronic component screening
- Prohibited materials analysis using Fischerscope XRF
- Familiarity with MIL-STD-750, MILSTD-883, MIL-PRF-19500, IPC-A-600
+ Current DOE clearance

Department Description:

We have researched and developed new monitoring systems & technologies for over half a century. Building on that legacy, today we support national security missions involving nuclear proliferation detection, treaty monitoring, arms control, and various needs within the national security communities.

There is a need for R&D technologists within the Remote Sensing Systems Group (06780), which provides the technical capabilities that support mission deliveries for Monitoring Systems and Technology programs and other program areas across the Laboratories. This group performs full-lifecycle design, development, and realization of technologies and sensor systems to provide system solutions for our customers.

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:

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.

EEO Statement:

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.


Posted: 2019-12-24 Expires: 2020-01-23

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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Engineering Support Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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