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R&D Control Systems Engineer - Experienced - Onsite

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7220609 (Ref:Sa692916)

Posted: February 24, 2024

Job Description

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. What Your Job Will Be Like: Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that helps tackle some of the most challenging issues facing our nation’s security? You could be the Control Systems Engineer to contribute to realization of computer control and monitoring systems for advanced pulsed power, laser, diagnostic, and support systems used in high-energy-density science experiments. You will be part of multidisciplinary science and engineering teams doing cutting edge research and technology development to support NNSA's Stockpile Stewardship program. We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Controls Engineer/LabVIEW Programmer with a scientific or engineering background to join our team. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Collaborate directly with Pulsed Power scientists, engineers, technologists, and project management personnel to achieve successful realization of control systems. + Architect and develop control software and hardware to meet system design requirements. + Implement LabVIEW test or application code in an object-oriented method. + Troubleshoot and resolve control software and hardware anomalies. + Manage project schedules, resources, and integration of pulsed power systems. + Prepare system design, performance, and user documentation. + Lead technical reviews and publish results in peer reviewed journals. Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite. Qualifications We Require: + Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Systems Engineering or related field PLUS five (5) or more years’ related experience; or equivalent related experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development + Experience developing software and hardware control system solutions for science and engineering applications + Experience with the application, use, and programming of National Instruments LabVIEW software + Experience in designing and implementing object-oriented code + Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance Qualifications We Desire: + Experience with the application, programming, and use of oscilloscopes, digitizers, timing, FPGA, logic/network/ spectrum analyzers, function/pulse generators, PLCs, etc. + Ability to work with embedded controllers such as cRIO, Arduino, Raspberry PI + Experience troubleshooting communication interfaces (for example: LAN, USB, SPI, etc) + Experience with communications protocols (for example: Modbus, Serial, TCP/IP, etc) + Familiar with and/or experience working with WebService. + Strong communication skills (especially technical writing skills) and interpersonal skills + Ability to balance competing priorities and successfully operate in a high ops tempo environment + Experience with Machine Learning frameworks for data analysis About Our Team: The Z, ZBL, and Pulsed Power Development Engineering Department (01691) provides engineering excellence for the development and stewardship of the Pulsed Power Sciences Center’s flagship pulsed power facility Z Machine, Z-Beamlet Laser, and other pulsed power systems. The department’s engineers, designers, project managers, and technologists provide engineered solutions in pulsed power and laser hardware, controls systems, controls software, advanced diagnostics, and facilities requirements to support the mission work pursued by the Pulsed Power Center. Posting Duration: 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. Security Clearance: 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 verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and 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: 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. NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs: If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs. If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date. Job ID: 692916


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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