: We are seeking an innovative, multi\-disciplinary R&D Systems Engineer to build and lead teams to develop next\-generation remote sensing and targeting systems architectures and advanced optical and radio frequency \(RF\) communications and sensor concepts for the Remote Sensing and Verification \(RSV\) business area\. On any given day, you may be called on to:
Lead the development of conceptual system architectures and communications and sensor concepts that address critical national security challenges\.
Lead multi\-disciplinary teams to refine, verify and validate conceptual designs and develop mission\-traceable requirements using model\-based systems engineering\.
Lead multi\-disciplinary teams to develop physics\-based models that represent conceptual remote sensing, communications and targeting solutions within customer\-accredited modeling and assessment frameworks\.
Lead the development of presentations, simulations, white papers and proposals for internal and external customers\.
Represent Sandia by presenting technical results to the customer community\. Required:
Ph\.D\. degree or Master's degree with 5 years' experience in Physics or an Engineering Discipline relevant to the development of remote sensing systems
Experience modeling RF systems and phenomenology using Matlab
Demonstrated ability to develop and present ideas and results in oral and written form\.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative, interdisciplinary team environment\. Desired:
Master's or Ph\.D\. in Optical Engineering , Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering
Experience or education in satellite systems engineering\.
Experience or education in optical or RF satellite communications \(SATCOM\)\.
Experience or education in satellite remote sensing systems or phenomenology\.
Experience or education in satellite ground systems, data centers, or operations centers\.
Experience designing complex systems using Simulink and Stateflow\.
Current TS/SCI Department Description: Organization 6774, Intelligent Sensing Systems, specializes in the development of remote sensing, communications and targeting solutions in support of a diverse suite of critical national security missions\. 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 withamazingimpact 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,strongmedical 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 SCI security clearance\. Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\. 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 and SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\. 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 Statement: Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, bio...technology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.