W87-1 EFTU Telemetry Lead (Experienced)

  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Livermore,CA,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

:This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.:We are seeking an experienced R&D S&E Engineer to lead a multidisciplinary team in designing and developing the W87-1 Environmental Flight Test Unit Telemetry. The candidate will work with a wide variety of technical staff including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, technologists, designers and program/project managers.On any given day, you may be called on to:Provide leadership to ensure the success of a cross-disciplinary teamAssure quality product, manage technical and programmatic requirements, generate and oversee integrated schedules, estimate and manage costs, manage risks and opportunities, and manage information processesBridge the communication between the technical team and the customer/systems groupLead the team through important programmatic and technical reviewsServe as the primary point of contact with customers and line management for technical issuesIdentify the resources, skills, and training required to support product development, qualification, and deliveryNegotiate roles, responsibilities, and deliverables of the technical teamCoordinate with other organizations to negotiate requirements and deliverablesLead Earned Value reporting with the support of the programmatic teamMentor team membersOther responsibilities include:Working with representatives from the systems organizations, subcomponent organizations, quality assurance and program managementWorking with the technical team, customers, and quality organizations to ensure a qualification plan and requirements verification strategyEnsuring timely and effective communication among team members, with management, and with the system organizationRequired:MS degree in engineering or related, with at least 2 years relevant experience orBachelor's in a relevant discipline plus five or more years of experience, or equivalentActive DOE Q clearanceMinimum 2 years working on a PRT or within NW product realization frameworkDesired:Previous experience as a technical, project, or PRT leadExperience in Telemetry or other NW component design5 years or more experience working on a PRT or within NW product realization frameworkBroad experience with the 6.X processExperience working with internal/external customers (Systems, NNSA, DOD etc)Demonstrated broad multi-disciplinary technical knowledgeAbility to manage trade space and realize defendable down-select decisionsExperience negotiating and documenting requirementsStrong communication skillsExperience presenting to broad audiences, including technical managementMentorship experienceDepartment Description:Sandia California’s 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.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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)• 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) Q security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.