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What Your Job Will Be Like:
This management opening represents a phenomenal opportunity to lead an organization within a growing part of Sandia’s mission. The successful candidate will be responsible for the technical direction, customer interface, and personnel development for the 5232 Advanced Packaging and Integration department. In addition, the role will coordinate all internal research and development of assembly and environmental test needs and activities within Post-Fab Technologies, will represent the organizations’ deep subject matter expertise to Sandia’s various weapon system customers to support mission need and allocate resources to provide support to a range of projects within MESA.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
+ Develop and implement R&D roadmaps and product realization processes which improve outcomes in Nuclear Deterrence (ND) and Integrated Deterrence & Defense (IDD) research, design, prototyping, technology maturation, and manufacturing initiatives.
+ Provide technical leadership, expertise and identify engineering resources for our ND and IDD mission.
+ Partner with internal teams to mature and support production assembly and environmental testing utilizing internal and external capabilities.
+ Engage Post-Fab Technologies’ Packaging, Testing, Logistics, and Supply Chain organizations in the development and production of next generation electronic prototypes and products.
+ Develop and ensure positive relationships with partner divisions, including organizations in 1000, 5000, ND systems, Sandia production, senior management and federal programs.
+ Maintain the implementation and adoption of enhanced research, business, and technical capabilities within MESA Post Fab Technologies.
Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite 75% of the time.
Qualifications We Require:
+ Bachelor’s degree in STEM field plus eight (8) or more years of relevant experience or;
+ Master’s degree plus four (4) years of relevant experience
+ Three (3) or more years of demonstrated leadership experience as a principal investigator, product realization team lead and/or a department manager
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q clearance
Qualifications We Desire:
+ PhD in STEM field
+ Experience with materials and interface properties common to electronics packaging (plastic encapsulated packaging, systems in a package integration, and/or chiplet integration)
+ Technical understanding of the physical phenomenon that predicts package lifetime and modes of failure, including packaging design, processing, and/or materials performance
+ Strong interpersonal skills in developing trust-based relationships among peers, staff, management, and customers in diverse team environments
+ Track record in creating competitive R&D proposals and sustained research funding
+ Familiarity with Realize Product Procedures (RPPs), NW Quality standards, and/or delivery of Mark Quality products
+ Experience in ND and/or NSP program development and sustainment.
+ Commitment to a safe working environment
About Our Team:
The Post-Fab Technologies organization is responsible for microelectronic packaging design, development, engineering, and production activities with applications spanning microelectronics, MEMS, photonic systems, and RFICs. The Post-Fab Technologies Group is part of Sandia’s Microsystems Engineering, Science, and Applications Center (MESA). This new organization will consolidate Post-Fab’s supply chain, planning, scheduling, and product realization functions to coordinate all in- and out-of-house packaging activities
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.
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.
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: 692067