Los Alamos National Laboratory Requirements Engineer (R&D Engineer 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Weapon Product Definition (W-11) Group is looking for a requirements engineer in support of four weapon systems: B61, W76, W78, and W88. The job duties may include development, documentation and maintenance of the requirements integral to these weapon systems as well as managing any changes to the requirements as necessary. Interfacing with weapon system engineers, production realization team (PRT) leads, design physicists, and external agencies such as DoD and NNSA is an integral part of this position.
A requirements engineer must be able to operate independently and must exercise personal initiative in successfully completing assigned tasks. Responsibilities will include eliciting requirements from a variety of sources and using requirements management software to ensure requirements are linked to current objective evidence. The position requires technical leadership and teamwork with multi-discipline system engineers, physicists, technicians, and designers. You will be expected to perform work in adherence to quality assurance requirements. Flexibility is a requirement, and you must be able to demonstrate you can work on multiple tasks for multiple customers with changing priorities and successfully meet customer deadlines and requirements.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated knowledge of systems engineering and requirements management principles and processes. Thorough experience with product design engineering phases to include Concept, Design, Development and Production. Working knowledge of nuclear weapons and NNSA facilities that support the U.S. stockpile.
Demonstrated skills in the following areas: problem solving, conflict resolution, and customer and stakeholder interaction. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision, as well as effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team addressing technical design projects.
Communication and Teamwork
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Proven record of team building and conflict resolution.
Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and 4 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Certified Systems Engineer (CSE) or Program Management Professional (PMP).
Experience with Doors DXL scripting language or C++ as well as an understanding of Object Oriented Design techniques.
Demonstrated knowledge of IBM Rational Doors or similar automated requirements management tool.
Demonstrated ability to work with standard Microsoft Office product suite applications.
Demonstrated experience in nuclear weapons development, qualification and certification.
Active Q clearance.
Note to Applicants:
Job will require the ability to work well alone as well as with individuals from various disciplines and work sites.
Position will require mostly domestic travel with some foreign travel possible.
For full consideration, applicants must submit a resume and comprehensive cover letter addressing each key requirement of this 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 PolicyPolicy P701for 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Maestas, Megan Sue Shannon
Vacancy Name: IRC85503
Organization Name W-11/Weapons Product Definition
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC85503