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R&D Nuclear Engineer (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 a R&D Nuclear Engineer to join our dynamic environment to work on various international and domestic security programs assisting with physical security design, implementation, training, and inspections!

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

+ Use your nuclear engineering skills and knowledge of Material Protection, Control & Accounting (MPC&A) concepts, standard methodologies and procedures.

+ Implement nuclear security training and the development of capacity-building resources in support of international programmatic engagements.

+ Collaborate with NNSA Program Leads to develop and implement program/project plans for country specific engagements.

+ Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels, including with external customers, multi-lab team members, and internal management, to effectively complete technical projects and planning.

+ Implement key priorities identified in studies that will help guide future directions/initiatives on projects important to mission objectives and customers.

This position is eligible for telecommuting and the selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering or related field, plus six (6) years' experience

+ Ability to obtain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Understanding of the physical protection methodology (DEPO)

+ Strong problem-solving abilities, self–motivated, and good time management skills

+ Strong verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

+ Technical experience in International Nuclear Security Program

+ Proven experience conducting advanced physical security training for NA-211’s International Security Programs; and

+ Experience working with NA-211 Program Leads to develop and implement program/project plans for country-specific engagements.

About Our Team:

The mission of International Nuclear Security Engineering (INSE) department is to improve the security of vulnerable stockpiles of nuclear weapons and weapons-usable nuclear materials worldwide by providing technical expertise to the National Nuclear Security Administration's International Nuclear Security (INS) Program (NA-211). INSE is the principal organization providing engineered solutions to physical protection system analysis, design, and installation as well as implementation of nuclear security best practices and technical exchanges for the INS Program. INSE is also leading the development and operation of the Integrated Security Facility (ISF) at Sandia National Laboratories. The ISF provides a unique venue for physical protection, nuclear materials management, and nuclear safety training, demonstration, and equipment testing/evaluation to domestic and international partners

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: 682986



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Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

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