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Quality Assurance Technologist (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about your work and dream of exploring solutions within a dynamic team that solves significant issues for this nation's security?**

We are seeking a QA Technologist to join our diverse team. You will conduct quality assurance tasks in conjunction with physical security systems design, implementation, and testing to meet DoD, DOE and NNSA security requirements.

On any given day your responsibilities will include:

+ Work with engineering staff/managers to develop and implement technical assurance requirements, procedures, and controls.
+ Provide mentorship on specifications and regulatory agency requirements.
+ Establish and execute technical assurance inspections before, during, and after systems (policy and components) are processed or installed.
+ Monitor technical work practices of engineering staff and ensures that corrective actions are appropriate, have technical justification and are implemented effectively.

You will need to have the ability to travel approximately 25% of the work year.


+ You have a technical STEM degree
+ You possess at least 3 years related experience
+ You can obtain a DOE Q clearance


Skills in:

+ Research, design or manufacturing experience
+ Preparation and presentation of test and measurement results or validation
+ Frequent use and application of industry/Sandia technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques
+ Interpreting Sandia RPPs, NNSA policy, and regulatory requirements
+ Performing technical assessments for products, process, or engineering/ operational systems for suppliers of Sandia products and components

Knowledge of:

+ Sandia's test/measurement/inspection policies, practices, and procedures
+ Electrical/mechanical design, assembly, repair, and installation processes for Physical Security programs
+ Machining and mechanical assembly practices
+ Physical Security or NW product acceptance/inspection processes

Department Description:

We conduct vulnerability & design analysis and executes the security design, engineering, and implementation functions of complex physical security systems (PSS) within DoD and other government agencies. Specific tasks include planning/executing SEAs and other limited scope engineering assessments, development of conceptual and detailed PSS designs, participation in procurement activities, planning and executing pre- and post-installation testing, overseeing sub-contractors supporting installations, and developing post-installation logistics plans. The department provides project management and subject matter experts in the area of analysis, response force planning and employment, detection, assessment, communications, entry control and AC&D. The department has one technical team assigned, The Physical Security Analysis & Response Department. This department is currently working with the US Navy, US Air Force, US Army, and Missile Defense Agency to improve the effectiveness of critical asset protection at CONUS/OCONUS installations through several multi-million-dollar initiatives. Many new projects are growing beyond the traditional DOE complex or DoD Weapon Storage Area (WSA); these new protected assets include ultra-high security facilities and high demand/low density assets, DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism, and intermediate level (PL2 - PL3) asset protection.

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: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-31

 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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