The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
7 days old
2018-08-092018-09-09

RF Electronics Technologist (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a motivated technologist\. You will support the development of advanced RF electronics systems that are essential to national safety and security\.

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

+ Assemble and test RF electrical assemblies\.
+ Readjust custom electronics circuits\.
+ Conduct field testing of electronics including test planning, coordination, and execution\.
+ Coordinate with production partners on test specs, processes, and non\-conforming product\.
+ Procure, evaluate, and organize parts\.
+ Fabricate cables and circuit boards\.
+ Document build processes and test results\.

You may need to occasionally travel for field tests\. You could be interviewed and/or hired into one of several organizations\.

Required:

+ You will have a technical Associate's degree; 4 years of relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of the associates degree\.
+ You will bring experience with electronic test equipment including power supplies, multi\-meters, and oscilloscopes\.
+ Your background will include experience with RF equipment including spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, power meters, signal generators, and power amplifiers\.
+ You will need to have had prior experience assembling, testing, and fixing electronic circuitry\.
+ You can obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance\.

Desired:

Your background should include:

+ Bachelors of Science degree in a relevant field;
+ Experience with automated instrument control;
+ LabVIEW or MATLAB programming experience;
+ High level programming language experience;
+ Field test experience and support;
+ Planning, coordination, and documentation of testing, including field tests;
+ PWB assembly, soldering, and inspection;
+ IPC\-610 Solder and Inspection Certification;
+ Potting materials and vacuum chamber processes;
+ Strong communication and teaming skills with development teams and external partners;
+ Understanding of wireless communication electronics and related systems;
+ Performing antenna measurements;
+ Laying out and assembling electronic chassis/enclosures;
+ Active DOE or DOD security clearance\.

Department Description:

The RF & Systems Electronics Center \(Center 5300\) provides key electronics systems technology to a wide variety of nuclear weapons, space, intelligence and military programs across Sandia and the Nation\. Our team supports our nations technology superiority strategies by delivering capabilities for RF & spectral dominance, global highly\-reliable communications, and novel advancements for future strength\. We are a highly dynamic set of departments that cross\-team to provide integrated engineering systems solutions ranging from core research through prototype development and high\-end, fielded products\. We strive to:

+ Serve National Security Programs by developing cutting edge signal analysis and processing capabilities that drive key communications and transmit/receive architectures\.
+ Provide advanced hardware design for nationally significant communications flight and ground systems\.
+ Develop multi\-domain fusion products to provide unique situational awareness\.
+ Develop talented staff and partnerships to advance national capabilities\.
+ Engage at a national level to link communities and expertise for high\-impact design and delivery\.

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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