The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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2018-08-282018-09-28

R&D Systems Research & Analysis Engineer-Missile Defense Agency (Experienced) - Huntsville, AL

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

We are seeking a R&D, Systems Research Analyst who will be on\-site at the Missile Defense Agency \(MDA\), Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama\.

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

+ Support dynamic tasking by the government, MDA Targets and Countermeasures and the Directorate of Engineering
+ Aid development of advanced concepts that can be utilized in target and countermeasure programs
+ Assist in technology growth strategies
+ Guide and assist Sandia National Laboratories management
+ Coordinate efforts/strategies for MDA and work with resources across the labs
+ Collaborate with other organizations within MDA and other FRRDC's and UARC's

This position requires the ability to live and work in the Huntsville, AL area and ability to travel to SNL \(Albuquerque, NM\) and domestic partner organizations several times per year and occasionally MDA test locations \(Kauai, HI, Wallops Is\., VA, Kodiak, AK, Vandenberg AFB, CA, Kwajelin Atoll, Marshall Islands, etc\.\) as needed \(every few years\)\.

Required:

+ You have a bachelor's degree in a related STEM discipline and a Master's or PhD in related science and engineering field applicable to Missile Defense Agency flight tests \(i\.e\. aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics\)
+ You have two or more years related experience
+ Your background includes experience working with DOD customers
+ You have an active DoD Top Secret or DOE Q\-clearance with the ability to obtain a SCI, which may require a polygraph test

Desired:

Ideally, your background will also include:

+ Experience working on Missile Defense Agency projects or tasks
+ Experience coordinating efforts and providing strategic guidance to customers
+ Experience working with a UARC \(i\.e\. Johns Hopkins APL\) or FFRDC \(i\.e\. DOE laboratory, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Aerospace Corporation\)

Department Description:

The Advanced Concepts and Mission Payloads department focuses on defining advanced technology concepts and future target mission requirements supporting Missile, Air and Space Defense programs\. Additionally, we test concepts both experimentally and in flight to deliver modeling and simulation truth data, while providing mission payloads in support of Missile Defense Agency's \(MDA\) Ballistic Missile Defense System\.

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 SCI security clearance\.

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.

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 and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.

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 original, disability, or veteran status\.

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