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Telemetry System Mixed Signal Electronics Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Sandia National Laboratories
Livermore, California
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What Your Job Will Be Like

We are seeking an R&D Electronics Engineer to design and test Printed Wiring Boards and Printed Wiring Assemblies for a JTA Telemetry product early in its design cycle. Electronics Engineers in Telemetry are expected to work in teams with experienced engineers to create one or more PWB/PWAs through its development lifecycle (requirement definition, design, fabricate, test, revise, document) and work closely with team members to integrate your pieces into a complete electro-mechanical system. This position would also play a major role in interfacing with Sandia’s design definition team (ECAD) and would be expected to modify schematics and product layout drawing using the MentorGraphics toolkit.

About Our Team

Sandia California's Telemetry and Stockpile Support Department develops and maintains telemetry systems in support of the nuclear deterrence surveillance mission. Telemetry systems has responsibility for all aspects of telemetry development, including conceptual design, prototype development and testing, and transitioning production work to DOE production agencies. Telemetry systems integrate precision sensor electronics and signal conditioning with RF communication systems to support flight testing of Joint Test Assemblies. Work is performed by teams of electrical engineers and mechanical engineers, in partnership with quality engineering, reliability engineering, and project management. Current development mission assignments include the W88 ALT370 JTA8 project, the W78 JTA6R project, and the W76 JTA3 project. Stockpile support oversees the quality, reliability, and availability of all qualified telemetry systems that are being used in the on-going surveillance mission.

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 schedules, 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.


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.


Qualifications We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant STEM field, or equivalent: higher degree (MS, PhD) in relevant field; engineering or scientific experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development;
  • Ability to travel for business up to 25% time;
  • Ability to hold a DOE Q security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Demonstrated Electronics/Electrical Engineering design skills and understanding.
  • Experience with VHDL and embedded systems.
  • Experience with PWB/PWA layout
  • Experience with light electronics testing in a laboratory environment.
  • Active DOE or transferable security clearance

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.



Posted: 2020-09-21 Expires: 2020-10-22

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