24 days old

Engineering Support Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102


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.



COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:



Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.



Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.



What Your Job Will Be Like:



We are seeking a motivated engineering support technologist to contribute to the assembly, integration and test of satellite telemetry systems and associated tester hardware! The successful candidate will have a passion for solving difficult technical problems, as well as a dedication to providing outstanding service in the national interest.



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





+ Assemble satellite flight hardware and support systems.



+ Perform qualification and acceptance testing of satellite flight hardware.



+ Test and troubleshoot electronic hardware using a combination of computer-controlled testers and electronic test equipment.



+ Support environmental (temperature, shock, vibration, vacuum) testing at test facilities across Sandia.



+ Develop and implement innovative technical solutions to non-standard issues that arise.



+ Assist with laboratory management functions such as safety and security administration, equipment calibration and equipment management.



+ Travel as required





Qualifications We Require:





+ Associates degree in electronics or in a related field plus three (3) years' experience using electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzer, etc., or a Bachelor's degree in a related field



+ Experience in electronic and electromechanical assembly



+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance





Qualifications We Desire:





+ Proven ability to fabricate and build electronic and electromechanical systems.



+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.



+ Ability to interpret electronic schematics and printed circuit board layouts.



+ Knowledge of manufacturing, test development and diagnostic equipment.



+ Familiarity with analog and digital electronics.



+ Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.





About Our Team:



We have researched and developed new monitoring systems and 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.



We are responsible for the development, qualification and delivery of high reliability satellite subsystems for National Security customers. The department has design and product realization responsibility for the telemetry subsystems in the Global Burst Detector (GBD) satellite payload and associated test systems.



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: 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:



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.



Job ID: 682777

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  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-01

 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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