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Telemetry Electronics Technologist (Experienced)

Livermore, CA 94550
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We are looking to hire an experienced R&D Electronics Technologist to join our multidisciplinary team in designing, fabricating and testing Telemetry systems and supporting test equipment.

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

+ Build, modify, and repair a variety of electronic hardware, test equipment, and cables
+ Assist in conducting experiments, acquiring data and analyzing data
+ Track hardware and maintain calibration of test equipment
+ Support environmental (temperature, shock, vibration) testing
+ Design software for test equipment

Other responsibilities include:

+ Ability to create innovative solutions to difficult technical problems
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including documentation of test results and reports
+ Ability to work in team-oriented environment and work cooperatively with other internal organizations, as well as external production facilities


+ AS degree in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) or similar technical field with at least two years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
+ IPC Solder Certification and significant soldering experience with fine pitch surface mount components
+ Experience in reading and understanding circuit diagram schematics
+ Experience in a lab environment working with normal light electronics lab equipment (scopes, DMMs, pulse generators, etc.) to troubleshoot circuit boards and equipment
+ Ability to obtain a U.S. DOE Q security clearance


+ Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET)
+ Active DOE Q or DoD Top Secret clearance
+ Experience performing assembly and inspection of Electronic Assemblies
+ Experience with NI LabView and/or similar lab software
+ Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout software (Mentor DxDesigner/Xpedition, Altium Designer, EAGLE)

Department Description:

Sandia Californias Telemetry Systems Engineering develops and maintains telemetry systems in support of the nuclear deterrence surveillance mission. Telemetry systems has responsibility for all aspects of telemetry development, including conceptual design, prototype development and testing, and transitioning production work to DOE production agencies. Telemetry systems integrate precision sensor electronics and signal conditioning with RF communication systems to support flight testing of Joint Test Assemblies. Work is performed by teams of electrical engineers and mechanical engineers, in partnership with quality engineering, reliability engineering, and project management. Current development mission assignments include the B61-12 TM project, the W87-1 EFTU TM project, and the W87-1 JTA10 TM project.

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.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-01

 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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