Job type full-time
Full 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.
Covid-19 vaccination mandate
Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employmentThe requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.
Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to hr solutions at (505) 284-4700.
What your job will be like
Are you passionate about your work and dream of designing unique test hardware! join a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation`s security! you could be the product design engineer that we are seeking to design and direct fabrication of test hardware for r&d and mission applications.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Design advanced mechanical test fixtures for r&d or mission hardware qualification
Design or reverse engineer mechanical test capabilities for the experimental mechanics and dynamics group
Advise engineering staff on hardware or test fixture design
Modify existing test hardware for unique applications
Advise machine shops on test hardware fabrication
Join our team and achieve your goals while making a difference!
Qualifications we require
Bs degree in a relevant field plus five years relevant experience; or equivalent experience in lieu of degrees must be engineering or scientific experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform independent research and development
Experience working with computer aided design tools and hardware fabrication
Ability to obtain and maintain a doe q-clearance
Qualifications we desire
Experience leading design of mechanical test fixtures and/or test platforms, including fem test fixture optimization
Prior experience advising design and test engineers on product realization and capability development projects
Experience with es&h documentation processes and familiarity with updated work planning & control processes
Experience with metal fabrication and advising others on the manufacturability of designs
Experience leading long-term design projects and coordinating with customers to meet project goals
About our team
We deliver experimental technologies that accurately characterize the mechanical response of materials and assemblies from quasi-static (structural mechanics laboratory) to intermediate/high strain rates (experimental impact mechanics laboratory) under various temperature and pressure environmentsThis includes the design of mechanical test fixtures and hardware for r&d, nd and spp applications (mechanical design and realization laboratory)Focus areas for research include deformation and failure mechanisms of materials and complex mechanical interfaces from quasi-static to high strain rates; advanced experimental and diagnostic techniques; experimental design for complex loading environment characterization; and combined mechanical/thermal response of materials and machine learning informed experimental solid mechanics.
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 areasSome 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 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 technologiesLife-changing careersLearn more about sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov
These benefits vary by job classification.
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 verificationsApplicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a doe q-level security clearance, which requires u.sCitizenshipIf you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the u.sAnd 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 clearanceSubstance 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.
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.
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