22 days old
2018-06-262018-07-26

R&D S&E, Systems Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Livermore, CA
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We are seeking R&D S&E, Systems Engineers to work in a multidisciplinary team environment in designing and developing advanced components, subsystems, and systems for national defense programs\. The successful candidate will work with the project manager and the customer to negotiate and define system requirements that enable mission function and performance; develop system conceptual designs to meet those requirements; and define the necessary subsystems, components, and interfaces to realize the system\. Using a deep understanding of system operation and performance, performs functional decomposition of system requirements into subsystem\-level performance requirements that are achievable within the cost and schedule constraints of a project\. Provides system\-level design architecture analysis that combines many component parts or subsystems into a complete functional system\. Defines component and system\-level performance requirements and develops acceptance criteria for the subsystems and system\. Evaluates competing characteristics between system elements to determine the most effective integrated system solution\. Understands the nature of system problems; leads anomaly resolution teams through root cause analysis, solution options, and the trade space to evaluate the efficacy of those options; and may lead customers and stakeholders through this process\. Evaluates, tests, and analyzes system functionality and subsystem contribution to system function\. Interfaces with the system customer and those responsible for developing, testing, and implementing the system and its elements\. Works with the various subsystem teams to verify complex requirements, often from a combination of analysis and simulated environmental testing\. Uses physical and computational simulation, analysis, and evaluation as inherent activities of verification\. May use statistical knowledge to understand production feasibility, capabilities, or processes to be applied to the solution space\.

Required:

+ Bachelors degree in relevant discipline and up to two years of experience, or equivalent: advanced degree in relevant discipline; or engineering experience that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development
+ Possess expertise in one or more of the following areas: developing requirements and concepts of operation; performing trade studies; leading system design activities; performing project management; generating technical documentation; developing and testing prototype systems; analyzing test data; troubleshooting prototype electronics; qualifying systems; identifying failure modes and performing failure analysis; overseeing production activities; or operationally fielding and supporting capabilities
+ Works well in team\-oriented environment and work cooperatively with other internal and external organizations
+ Excellent verbal communication skills
+ Ability to travel up to 25%
+ Ability to obtain a U\.S\. DOE Q\-level security clearance

Desired:

+ Active DOE Q or DoD TS security clearance
+ Bachelors and masters degree in relevant engineering discipline plus two or more years of experience
+ Experience working with DOE, NNSA, DoD, or Federally Funded Research and Development Centers

Department Description:

Department 8211 supports a range of product\-focused, engineering activities for National security\-related applications\. These activities span all phases of the product life\-cycle from concept exploration to production, deployment, and sustainment\. The Department specializes in systems engineering for urgently\-needed capabilities requiring high confidence, quality, and reliability\. Specific activities include performing project management, developing requirements and concepts of operation, performing trade studies, generating technical documentation, leading system design activities, developing and testing prototype systems, overseeing production activities, qualifying systems, assessing system reliability and performance, operationally fielding and supporting capabilities, and performing configuration management\. This work is executed with an array of mission partners across a spectrum of security boundaries\.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in 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, disability, or veteran status\.

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