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R&D Systems 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.

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Organization 02927, Sys/Stockpile, and SW Surety E, is looking for a highly motivated R&D Systems Engineer to develop, implement, and maintain strategies to lead R&D project teams in successful product qualification and delivery.

On any given day, one may be called upon to:

+ Provide critical R&D contributions throughout the entire product realization lifecycle, including requirements engineering and traceability, validation and verification (V&V), risk analysis, and crucial technical documentation
+ Develop requirements traceability reports, verification/validation plans, qualification plans, and crucial engineering authorizations that ensure the product fully meets its requirements and design intent
+ Engage in projects which span across all phases of the product realization lifecycle from conceptual design and development through to production, maintenance, and retirement
+ Collaborate on projects that include both nuclear and non-nuclear components, subsystems, and systems, as well as some capability development
+ Exercise critical thinking to identify, assess, and mitigate risks through the practical application of defect prevention to develop a safe, reliable, and robust product

Candidates applying on this requisition may be interviewed and/or hired into one of several organizations at Sandia National Laboratories.

Required:

+ A **Bachelor's degree** in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other STEM relevant field, **plus 5 years related experience** ; or a **Master's degree** in an above field **plus 1 year related experience** ; or a **PhD;** or equivalent experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of the job
+ An active DOE Q-level security clearance; or other equivalent active security clearance such as DOD Top Secret

Desired:

+ Experience with the following:

- Product development or manufacturing
- Designing and qualifying hardware, software, and test equipment
- Applying risk-based approaches to evaluate difficulty level of product qualification activities
- Preventing, identifying, and mitigating technical product defects and risks
- Understanding the nature of system problems and leading teams through resolution activities
- Implementing production and/or process improvements to reduce production deficiencies while maintaining and improving performance standards
- Authoring qualification plans, requirements maps, test plans, and measurement assurance plan

Department Description:

The Surety Engineering Groups (2910 & 2920) are a center of excellence for research and development (R&D) Surety Systems Engineering at Sandia National Laboratories. With multidisciplinary engineers at numerous sites, our organization provides R&D hardware and software surety and systems engineering expertise throughout the entire product realization lifecycle, as well as, trains fellow scientists and engineers in defect prevention strategies and graded approaches to product qualification. We deliver strong technical solutions that increase customer confidence against loss, damage, and errors by minimizing a product’s risk through the prevention, early detection, and mitigation of defects. Our engineers play a critical role in R&D project teams responsible for realizing high-consequence products, providing customized engineering support that ensures the appropriate qualification and testing evidence meets design requirements in a predictable, timely, and sustainable manner.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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: 2021-04-02 Expires: 2021-05-02

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