R&D Systems Engineer

Sandia National Laboratories   •  

Albuquerque, NM

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 64 days ago

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The Systems Engineering I department has an opening for a highly motivated R&D Systems Engineer to join a fast-paced, innovative and dynamic team. You will be a member of an engineering team that supports design and development of ND-related hardware through high priority quick-turn projects. Our team is responsible for development of new & modified systems for the P19 Phase II project, and sustainment & technical basis activities for the fielded P19 Phase I systems, and providing an engineering and product realization capability for future quick-turn projects. You will have the opportunity to play a crucial role in the full product lifecycle, from early conceptual design through product realization, production, and post-production support.

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

  • Develop requirements and CONOPS for the system and ensuring proper flow down of requirements to component PRTs.
  • Develop and manage risks, mitigations, and handling strategies.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with component design and production agency partners, including review of component test basis and qualification plans and assisting in production readiness
  • Consult with quality to understand potential pitfalls and assist PRT in root cause analysis when failures occur and the development of resolution plans
  • Analyze and evaluate design trade and critical design elements, informing programmatic schedule, cost, and risk
  • Present at technical reviews and/or customer/stakeholder review meetings

This position may require some travel

Qualifications We Require

  • A bachelor's and master's degree, or higher, in Electrical Engineering, or related field; or Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline plus 4 years relevant experience.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including ability to present to diverse audiences
  • Experience working on engineering design, qualification, production, or related projects
  • Experience in nuclear weapon product realization processes
  • Strong understanding of systems engineering principles
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Experience with requirements development for components and/or systems
  • Active DOE Q or DOD TS security clearance