Qualifications We Require
Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline
Ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance
Ability to travel
Qualifications We Desire
Active DOE Q or DoD Top Secret clearance
Experience operating electronics test equipment
Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout software (Mentor DxDesigner/Xpedition, Altium Designer, EAGLE)
IPC Solder Training and Certification
Experience with NI LabView
About Our Team
The Weapon Subsystems I department develops and supports advanced electronic and mechanical subsystems for use control, enhanced surveillance, material monitoring and other high consequence applications requiring exceptionally high confidence, quality and reliability. These projects enhance the safety and security of assets that are critical to US national security, including the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's 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 with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical 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
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.
Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT
What Your Job Will Be Like
We are seeking an Electronics Technologist to join a multidisciplinary team in designing and developing advanced electronic subsystems.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Support the development of various electronic subsystems that employ state-of-the-art technology in ultra-low-power operation, high reliability, and operation in extreme environments
Fabricate through-hole or surface mount prototype electronics
Design and layout prototype printed circuit boards
Build and test development hardware
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