The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
16 days old
2017-11-292017-12-30

R&D Systems Research and Analysis (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a R&D S&E, Systems Research and Analysis



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



+ Plan, conceive, conduct, or manage research and development for Sandia's customers and sponsors\.

+ Formally define problem to be solved and formulates solution requirements, working with decision\-maker\(s\) to refine solution space

+ Use physical and computational simulation, analysis, and evaluation as inherent activities of development\.

+ Undertake systematic investigation, analysis or experimentation to discover or revise knowledge of system phenomena, and discovers new approaches to optimizing system performance\.



This position requires some travel



Required:



+ Bachelors AND masters degree in relevant STEM discipline \(such as engineering, science, math, operations research, or statistics\) plus two or more years relevant experience; or bachelor's AND doctorate in relevant STEM discipline \(such as engineering, science, math, operations research, or statistics\)

+ Knowledge of the nuclear weapons program \(Sandia internal and/or external\), the stockpile, and/or the nuclear security enterprise\.

+ Demonstrated Systems Analysis experience: problem identification and definition, independent research, critical thinking, the ability to deal with ambiguity, and distillation of data and facts\.

+ Experience in preparation and delivery of oral and written technical reports\.



Desired:



+ Communication skills: A demonstrated talent in preparing and delivering succinct, informative presentations; an ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel; ability to build effective business relationships by anticipating, understanding, and reacting to customer needs\.

+ Experience: A diverse set of professional/personal experiences and a broad perspective\. Ability and desire to come up to speed quickly in new areas and an enthusiasm for learning about areas outside one's particular expertise\.

+ Work approach: Teamwork, flexibility, and openness to many different viewpoints; discretion with highly sensitive information \(both classified and unclassified\); the ability to effectively handle controversial topics; and an ability to form and exercise networks that transcend structural boundaries\.

+ Active US Department of Energy Q Clearance\.



Department Description:



The Systems Analysis Group 150 has five departments that work closely together to shape national security decisions by generating insight through objective systems analyses and research for decisions on nuclear weapons and other national security issues\. The Group develops and applies a discipline of systems analysis that is independent, data driven, anticipatory, diverse in thought and expertise, and informed by Sandias technical depth and breadth; often working in concert with partners inside and outside the Laboratory\.



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:



Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

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