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R&D Systems Engineer (Early Career)

Livermore, CA 94550
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This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the posting date. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

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We are looking for a highly motivated R&D, Systems Engineer to develop, implement, and maintain strategies to lead R&D project teams in successful product qualification and delivery. This Systems Engineer would provide critical R&D contributions throughout the entire product realization lifecycle, including requirements engineering and traceability, Validation and Verification (V&V), risk analysis, and crucial technical documentation. Based on your interests, you will improve national security through your contributions to high-consequence components, subsystems, and systems.

Projects span across all phases of the product realization lifecycle from conceptual design and development, through to production, maintenance, and retirement. Projects include both nuclear and non-nuclear components, subsystems, and systems, as well as some capability development.

Required:

+ **Advanced (Masters or PhD)** degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant field **;** OR a **Bachelors degree and 4 plus years** demonstrated ability may be considered in place of an Advanced degree.
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q Level clearance

Desired:

+ Product development or manufacturing experience.
+ Designing and qualifying hardware, software, and test equipment.
+ Applying risk-based approaches to evaluate rigor level of product qualification activities.
+ Preventing, identifying, and mitigating technical product defects and risks.
+ Understanding the nature of system problems and leading teams through resolution activities.
+ Implementing production and/or process improvements to reduce production deficiencies while maintaining and improving performance standards.
+ Authoring qualification plans, requirements maps, test plans, and measurement assurance plans.

Department Description:

The Surety Engineering group (9420) is a center of excellence for research and development (R&D) Technical Quality at Sandia National Laboratories. With multidisciplinary engineers at numerous sites, 9420 provides R&D hardware and software quality and systems engineering expertise throughout the entire product realization lifecycle, as well as trains fellow scientists and engineers in defect prevention strategies and graded approaches to product qualification. We deliver strong technical solutions that increase customer confidence against loss, damage, and errors by minimizing a products risk through the prevention, early detection, and mitigation of defects. Our engineers play a critical role in R&D project teams responsible for realizing high-consequence products, providing customized engineering support that ensures the appropriate qualification and testing evidence meets design requirements in a predictable, timely, and sustainable manner.

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, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

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Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-13

 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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