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R&D Electrical Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art concepts to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation's security?**

The successful candidate chosen for an R&D Electrical Engineering position in organization 6635 will provide technical expertise for a wide variety of projects involving the design of specialized firing systems, diagnostics and associated electromechanical systems as well as developing and researching firing system disablement techniques and technologies. You will be responsible for creating and executing briefings as well as field activities with the purpose of educating and training customers and mission partners on arming and firing technologies, design techniques, and disablement methodologies.

The chosen individual will be required to travel approximately 25% of the time.


+ Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. The requirements for a Master's degree can be waived for candidates with a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering and engineering or scientific experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a required US DOE Q and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test


+ Experience with electronics design
+ Experience with high voltage and pulsed power design
+ Experience working in a light electrical lab environment - usage with multi-meters, oscilloscopes, power analyzers, data acquisition/control software
+ Electronics troubleshooting capabilities
+ Demonstrated experience with field testing that includes electrical, mechanical, and/or explosive operations
+ Demonstrated effective communications skills (written and verbal)
+ Experience working directly with customers, government agencies, and/or military personnel to deliver product(s)
+ Knowledgeable on project management, including requirements management, planning, scheduling cost estimating, and budget oversight
+ Demonstrated success with proposal writing
+ Experience and/or understanding of nuclear weapons design principles and nuclear weapons concepts

Department Description:

The Arming and Firing Systems Department, 6635, serves the nation's need for innovation, research, design, development, maintenance and testing of arming and firing (A&F) systems. The department provides innovative design and development of specialized firing systems and associated electro-mechanical devices, provides specialized training including IED/IND/WMD render-safe, disablement, and responder technologies, also provides arming and firing systems and training for nuclear and non-nuclear response forces. In doing so, we collaborate with multiple Sandia departments to ensure continued innovation and success to serve customers from DOE/NNSA, DoD, DOJ, DHS, and other government agencies via IHNS, DSA, and NW SMUs.

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) Q security clearance to start.

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, disability, or veteran status.


Jobs Rated Reports for Electrical Engineer

Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-08

 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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