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R&D Electrical Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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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.


Are you passionate about your work? Would you like to join a dynamic team that solves complicated issues for the nation's security? If so, you could be the highly motivated individual we are seeking to join our team.

We are seeking an Electrical Engineer who will team with others to support the development of safe processes for production operations.

On any given day you may be called on to perform the following:

+ Characterizing and mitigating sources of unintended electrical and mechanical energy introduced during the production process or internal to the product or system
+ Using modeling, simulation, testing and analysis to determine how components and systems respond probabilistically to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) or other electrical insults, quantify the Electromagnetic (EM) field leakage into effective Faraday cages, and evaluate how alternating and direct current (AC/DC) from external sources insult the product or system
+ Working closely with peer SMEs at Sandia National Laboratories and at other Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) sites
+ Documenting technical justifications and rationale for the product/system responses to the electrical and mechanical insults
+ Occasional travel to other related NSE locations to support our mission and partner needs


+ Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering plus 5 years experience; or advanced degree (Master's or Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering ; or at least 13 years of relevant experience in lieu of degrees
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance with Sigma 15


+ An advanced technical degree in electrical engineering or related field
+ Proven leadership and project management skills, in particular, the ability to exercise resourcefulness and initiative in approaching and dealing with ambiguity
+ You have experience in how sophisticated systems interact and respond to external stimuli
+ A dedication to support our nuclear mission
+ You are able to communicate and interact with multiple levels of personnel and partners in the Nuclear Security Enterprise
+ You actively craft networks that transcend organizational boundaries to creatively generate team consensus and solve complex problems

Department Description:

The primary mission of the Weapon Analysis Department is to provide Sandia executive management, system and component designers, independent assessors, and other customers with performance, risk, and safety analyses using state-of-the-art model-based tools, test data, and expert knowledge. Our results help to assure the safety of nuclear weapons during assembly & disassembly operations, transportation activities, and other potential planned and accident environments. An intimate knowledge of nuclear weapon safety and a science-based approach involving analysis, modeling/simulation and experimental data provide the technical basis for meeting the needs of 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.



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Posted: 2020-10-07 Expires: 2020-11-21

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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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