Los Alamos National Laboratory Electrical Engineering Technologist (Engineering Technologist 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

ISR-4 is looking for highly motivated early career electrical engineering technologists to assist in the development of custom instrumentation for various space-based detection systems. We are looking for electrical engineering technologists with experience/interest in analog, digital or RF design. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: development and execution of integration and test procedures for high reliability space instruments and the design and troubleshooting of electronic circuits via use of computer based schematic entry tools as well as many types of electronic test equipment.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience with design & analysis tools, such as schematic capture tools, analog or digital simulation tools, electromagnetic design tools, and/or printed circuit board layout and signal integrity analysis tools

  • Knowledge of analog, digital and/or RF circuitry and experience working with standard test equipment such as oscilloscopes and multichannel analyzers

  • Good oral, written and presentation communication skills

  • Experience working in a team environment

  • This position requires a Q access authorization. Applicants must have the ability to obtain a Q clearance, which normally requires U.S. citizenship

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with configuration management tools/processes and configuration controlled assemblies

  • Experience with formal verification methods

  • Experience working with and caring for precision and/or critical electronic assemblies and components

  • Experience with circuit board design and assembly

  • Experience with space-flight hardware development and testing methods desirable

  • Experience debugging & troubleshooting circuits/prototypes

  • Active DOE Q Clearance

Education: Minimum associates degree in electronics technology with 2 years of electrical engineering design experience or a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering Technology or similar from an ABET accredited college or university.

Additional Details:

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.

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 regards 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

ISR (Intelligence & Space Research) has been developing, building, and operating space based systems for over 50 years. The Space Electronics and Signal Processing group (ISR-4) specializes in space based radiation measurement and basic science missions. The group develops electronics for terrestrial and airborne scientific and national security applications along with the requisite ground support and test equipment. The group’s projects receive funding and requirements from various government agencies including the DOE, DOD, and NASA. Projects are executed through a close interaction between all disciplines of engineers, technicians, and scientists which fosters a highly creative and dynamic research and development environment. Projects within ISR division are developed from concept to operational support after launch or field deployment. For more information, see the ISR-4: Space Electronics and Signal Processing home page.

Maximum Salary: 118200

Minimum Salary: 72500

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Frary, Suzanne R

Organization Name: ISR-4 / Space Instrumentation System

Email: suzannef@lanl.gov

Job Title: Electrical Engineering Technologist (Engineering Technologist 1)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC61785