18 days old

R&D S&E, Systems Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

We are seeking an R&D Weapon Response Analyst (Experienced) who will support the development of a safe process for Nuclear Explosive Operations at the Pantex Plant

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

+ Identify and mitigate mechanical, electrical (in particular electrostatic discharge or ESD), and other hazardous forms of energy
+ Create and document technical justifications and rationale
+ Identify the safe operating environment for hazardous components
+ Develop technical subject matter expertise and working closely with peers at Sandia, Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Labs
+ Travel regularly to Pantex (TX), LANL (NM) and LLNL (CA)


+ An advanced technical degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field and 2 years of relevant experience OR a Bachelors degree and 7 or more years of relevant experience may be considered in place of an Advanced degree.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance


+ Possess an active Q security clearance
+ You are willing to travel between sites frequently
+ A dedication to support our unique nuclear weapon mission
+ You have a breadth of technical knowledge and are inventive when solving deeply complex technical problems
+ You are able to communicate and interact effectively with multiple levels of personnel in the Nuclear Security Enterprise
+ You dynamically build effective relationships by anticipating, understanding, and reacting to customer needs
+ You actively craft networks that transcend organizational boundaries
+ You are flexible and open to multiple different viewpoints
+ You enjoy teaming with others for mutual success
+ You desire to continuously learn and improve
+ You excel in giving and receiving critical review
+ You strive to work independently with limited supervision
+ Proven leadership and project management skills, in particular, the ability to exercise resourcefulness and initiative in approaching and dealing with ambiguity

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, disability, or veteran status.


Posted: 2019-11-18 Expires: 2019-12-18

 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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R&D S&E, Systems Engineer (Experienced)

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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