The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
24 days old
2018-07-232018-08-23

R&D MGT Systems Qualification Test Lead (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a R&D Systems Engineer

An energeticsystem qualification test leadis needed towork within the MGT qualification team to lead the realization of two major MGT development trailers for key system tests that support MGT design qualification\.In addition, this lead will participate inactivitiesthatinclude, influencing todays development through requirements analysis to design qualification, to production, and finally,fleetsustainability/surveillance assessments in concert with akeyset of modern testers at several facilities, and advanced maintenance inspections utilizing non\- destructive inspection \(NDI\) methods\. This individual shall team with technically strong, proactive department associates to interact with customer and group personnel to identify, communicate, resolve, monitor, and document mission issues, lessons learned, and corrective actions associated with transportationadvanced developmentand relatedproductrealization activities\. The department implements an intellectually diverse teamapproach utilizingaccelerated learning, and performance risk based methodologies, to have a positive impact on TSSP product for various customer missions\.

All 6620 organizations are preparing for a significant increase in realization activities for several key TSSP projects and in particular for the Mobile Guardian Transporter \(MGT\)\. Staff is needed to participate in post CDR/BDR development, design,and qualification of transportation performance in various environments/scenarios at the system and subsystem levels\. On any given day, as a part of a high\-performance team you may be called on to:

+ Leadtheassembly andqualification,with supportingdocumentationfor two functional MGT trailers for system qualification execution\.
+ Lead the system qualification tests and analysis for the two MGT functional trailers\.
+ Support the integration and deployment of various TSSP products into MGT transportation system\.
+ Support peer reviewofdesigns and qualification strategyforvarious TSSP subsystems, components, andtesters\.
+ Participate in developing the TSSPpredictive maintenanceprogram strategy for the future\.

The successful candidates have an opportunity with key leadership to shape the future for fleet surveillance and upgrades required in the coming years while enhancing our groups technical rigor for product realization and engaging in new ideas for new product/testcapabilities\.

Required:

+ Bachelors Degree in a STEM discipline with minimum offiveyears related experience or a Masters Degree in a STEM discipline\.
+ Some experience with component integration into a high\-performance system\.
+ Some experience in high rigor qualification ofcomplex systemsand related processes; Ability to implement tools and methodologies to improve product realizationbuild and testexecution
+ Some experience in leading or participating on high performance teams supporting product realization of high consequence systems\.
+ Active DOE Q or equivalent clearance; Occasional travel may be required\.

Desired:

+ MS in Electrical Engineering
+ Software development experience\.
+ Large scale test experience
+ Knowledge of physical or transportation security methodology\.
+ Concurrent engineering experience with suppliers or production agencies\.
+ Experience inqualification of testers,sustainability,andsurveillance\.

Department Description:

The Transportation Safeguards and Surety Program \(TSSP\) \(6620\) mission is to assess risks, characterize surety concerns, develop, and deploy innovative solutions for Physical, Cyber, and Communication Systems for use in high consequence transportation environments\.

Within the group, the Transportation System Analysis Department \(6621\) evaluates and seeks to continually improve the product realization of high consequence transportation products through various life cycle assessment/analysis activities\. A major element of present work is to evaluate life cycle activities for emerging new products supporting the fleet\.Presently, a strongteam is developing an enhanced fleet surveillance program requiring product tester modernization concurrent with development and product acceptance activities with key partners\. All 6620 Departments are working in concert to support several emerging TSSP products and associated qualification/surveillance activities to assure life cycle support and knowledge preservation in a dynamic TSSP environment\. New team members are needed to help execute these key activities\.

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:

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\.

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