Electronics Technologist (Experienced)

Sandia Corporation Livermore , CA 94551

Posted 6 months ago

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.

About Sandia

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

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • 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

  • 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

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

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