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Senior Systems flight Test Engineer Featured

Location
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
16310110907
Posted
2021-5-4

Location Los Alamos NM US

Organization Name Q-19/Flight Test Modernization

Minimum Salary 132500

Maximum Salary 229900

What You Will Do

The successful candidate will be a member of the Flight Integration Engineering group Q-19 which is responsible for supporting all flight integration and associated flight test efforts as is necessary in order to support the Los Alamos weapon design qualification and sustainment mission.Group scope includes flight test requirements definition flight test system and sub system conceptual design development and fabrication and flight test execution oversight.

In this role you will be performing a number of engineering functions from developing flight test requirements developing flight test and flight test body design concepts to overseeing development and testing of prototypes to guiding technology maturation and strategic efforts and coordinating/running flight tests. You will also be supporting systems and/or component engineering efforts in conceptual-design studies and feasibility/cost studies. Along with fellow engineers you will be engaging and collaborating regularly with personnel across multiple LANL organizations as well as Sandia National Laboratories the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) production agencies throughout the NNSA nuclear security enterprise and Department of Defense organizations.

What You Need

Weapons Knowledge

Advanced knowledge of flight testing as associated with nuclear weapon delivery vehicles (reentry systems cruise missiles and airdrop ordnance) flight test vehicle design sensor specification data acquisition telemetry and post test data analysis.

Significant experience in one or more of the following: flight testing weapon/system design: development qualification certification assembly/production or surveillance. Advanced experience in the application of system engineering principles providing solutions in one or more of the following disciplines; mechanical engineering electrical engineering nuclear engineering aeronautical/aerospace engineering systems engineering.

Communication

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of Laboratory personnel/senior management including internal and external customers as well as experience with conflict resolution.

Project Facilitation

Demonstrated and proven ability to meet schedule and deliverables for multiple concurrent projects with a range of priorities. Demonstrated advanced consultative record of developing and fostering successful cross-organizational teams to solve complex problems. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as the ability to be an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

Travel

A frequent amount of travel may be required due to programmatic complexity and frequent interactions with SNL and contractors as well as NNSA.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Masters Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and 12 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.At this level a Ph.D. may be preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

Detailed knowledge of nuclear weapon systems and delivery vehicles

Familiarity with Air Force and Navyflight and test programs

Familiarity with the development of component and systems requirements and specifications for components and systems

Demonstrated technical leadership of small teams and/or developing technical strategies for organizations.

Experience with specifying and designing data acquisition and instrumentation

Familiarity with engineering modeling tools

Familiarity with engineering analysis

Experience with programming languages

Knowledge of Digital Engineering and Models Based System Engineering

Understanding of NNSA and DOD qualification processes

Active Q clearance

Work Environment: Foreign/Domestic travel

Note to Applicants: For full consideration applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos NM.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

Dental and vision insurance

Free basic life and disability insurance

Paid maternity and parental leave

Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick vacation and holidays)

Onsite gyms and wellness programs

Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.

Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit without regard to race color national origin ancestry religion age sex gender identity sexual orientation or preference marital status or spousal affiliation physical or mental disability medical conditions pregnancy status as a protected veteran genetic information or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation please send an email to ...@lanl.gov or call 1-505-###-#### option 1.

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Senior Systems flight Test Engineer

Location: Los Alamos NM

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: Engineering
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 0

Description: Los Alamos National Laboratory seeks a Senior Systems flight Test Engineer.

Location Los Alamos NM US

Organization Name Q-19/Flight Test Modernization

Minimum Salary 132500

Maximum Salary 229900

What You Will Do

The successful candidate will be a member of the Flight Integration Engineering group Q-19 which is responsible for supporting all flight integration and associated flight test efforts as is necessary in order to support the Los Alamos weapon design qualification and sustainment mission.Group scope includes flight test requirements definition flight test system and sub system conceptual design development and fabrication and flight test execution oversight.

In this role you will be performing a number of engineering functions from developing flight test requirements developing flight test and flight test body design concepts to overseeing development and testing of prototypes to guiding technology maturation and strategic efforts and coordinating/running flight tests. You will also be supporting systems and/or component engineering efforts in conceptual-design studies and feasibility/cost studies. Along with fellow engineers you will be engaging and collaborating regularly with personnel across multiple LANL organizations as well as Sandia National Laboratories the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) production agencies throughout the NNSA nuclear security enterprise and Department of Defense organizations.

What You Need

Weapons Knowledge

Advanced knowledge of flight testing as associated with nuclear weapon delivery vehicles (reentry systems cruise missiles and airdrop ordnance) flight test vehicle design sensor specification data acquisition telemetry and post test data analysis.

Significant experience in one or more of the following: flight testing weapon/system design: development qualification certification assembly/production or surveillance. Advanced experience in the application of system engineering principles providing solutions in one or more of the following disciplines; mechanical engineering electrical engineering nuclear engineering aeronautical/aerospace engineering systems engineering.

Communication

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of Laboratory personnel/senior management including internal and external customers as well as experience with conflict resolution.

Project Facilitation

Demonstrated and proven ability to meet schedule and deliverables for multiple concurrent projects with a range of priorities. Demonstrated advanced consultative record of developing and fostering successful cross-organizational teams to solve complex problems. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as the ability to be an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

Travel

A frequent amount of travel may be required due to programmatic complexity and frequent interactions with SNL and contractors as well as NNSA.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Masters Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and 12 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.At this level a Ph.D. may be preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

Detailed knowledge of nuclear weapon systems and delivery vehicles

Familiarity with Air Force and Navyflight and test programs

Familiarity with the development of component and systems requirements and specifications for components and systems

Demonstrated technical leadership of small teams and/or developing technical strategies for organizations.

Experience with specifying and designing data acquisition and instrumentation

Familiarity with engineering modeling tools

Familiarity with engineering analysis

Experience with programming languages

Knowledge of Digital Engineering and Models Based System Engineering

Understanding of NNSA and DOD qualification processes

Active Q clearance

Work Environment: Foreign/Domestic travel

Note to Applicants: For full consideration applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos NM.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

Dental and vision insurance

Free basic life and disability insurance

Paid maternity and parental leave

Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick vacation and holidays)

Onsite gyms and wellness programs

Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.

Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit without regard to race color national origin ancestry religion age sex gender identity sexual orientation or preference marital status or spousal affiliation physical or mental disability medical conditions pregnancy status as a protected veteran genetic information or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation please send an email to or call 1-505-###-#### option 1.

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Date Posted: 2021-5-4

Please Apply by: 2021-5-20