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R&D Electrical Engineer - Transporter Systems (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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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 electrical engineers to deliver creative solutions for the next generation transporter for the National Nuclear Security Administration. Opportunities exist for electrical engineers who want to utilize their experience in design or as Product Realization Team leads supporting design and qualification activities for Auxiliary Subsystem modules , the backbone infrastructure of the trailer that enables all operational and security functions. Join us in shepherding electronics modules through design, build, operational/environmental testing and qualification, including in full scale prototypes!

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

+ Engage in focused electronic module design activities

+ Provide technical leadership for module design, integration, and qualification efforts towards delivery of the First Production Unit

+ Plan and perform build, testbed and integration activities

+ Collaborate with the Auxiliary Subsytem Technical Lead and Project Controller to maintain and follow the schedule for technical development activities

+ Work with the Production Integration Lead and the Production Agency to deliver designs and prepare for the vehicle production

+ Partner with Systems Engineering and Qualification Teams on module, subsystem and system qualification and verification

+ Partner with suppliers on the development of components

+ Collaborate with other subsystem module teams to work integration issues, define interfaces, and meet project due dates

+ Travel as required to support program efforts

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite

Qualifications We Require:

+ Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering plus 1 year relevant experience OR Bachelor’s degree as stated above plus five years' relevant experience

+ Experience in electrical system or component development

+ Experience in electrical design (one or more of digital circuits, analog circuits, high-voltage design, power system design, PCB design)

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ PhD as stated above

+ Two years of experience in electrical system or component development efforts at Sandia

+ Experience with:

+ Assembly, integration, and test of large systems

+ Production of electronic components

+ FPGA/firmware

+ System cable design/architecture

+ Project management experience including responsibilities for schedule, budget and risk management

+ Mature problem-solving and teamwork skills and an ability to take broad direction and implement technical and programmatic aspects of the program without detailed guidance or supervision

+ A strong dedication to positive teaming dynamic, strong written and verbal skills, detail oriented with a keen focus on customer service

+ An active DOE Q Clearance

About Our Team:

The Transporter Systems Development department is responsible for carrying out the multi-year development effort for the next generation transporter, the Mobile Guardian Transporter, from conceptual design to production. The department works with multiple internal and external organizations as well as the NNSA customer to plan and successfully implement the program. Members of the Transporter Systems Development department are responsible for providing the programmatic, technical, and system engineering leadership for all aspects of the multi-disciplinary development effort.

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.


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: 682544



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Posted: 2022-04-21 Expires: 2022-07-22

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