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R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Experienced - 685432)

Job Title
R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Experienced - 685432)
Job ID
Albuquerque,  NM 87111
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Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated  R&D S&E Electrical Engineers to contribute to our mission supporting a National Laboratory in Albuquerque, NM.
L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE’s nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.
L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.

The main duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for commercial electronic products and be highly knowledgeable of long term part reliability theory and practice
  • Understand part performance in extreme environments using state-of-the-art testing and modeling tools
  • Utilize advanced concepts spanning several specialized disciplines to conduct innovative engineering studies including research efforts for emerging technologies or other special topics
  • Add to the commercial electronic parts knowledge area through developing new concepts, redirecting approaches, or redefining customer requirements to impact organizational operations or directions
  • Develop new methods, processes, and approaches in solving complex problems by leading activities and collaborating with leading science and research experts in materials, radiation effects, modeling and electrical sciences
  • Serve on committees of technical societies, and, Collaborate with customers and our production agency partners on supply chain and technical assurance of commercial electronic parts
  • Bachelor’s and master’s degree in Electrical, Electronic, Computer or Materials Engineering, Physics or other relevant engineering or scientific field and twelve or more years of engineering or scientific experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform independent research and development or; PhD in any of above fields and five or more years of engineering or scientific experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform independent research and development
  • Experience with electronic components for long life high reliability applications including: Selection, Characterization, Reliability, Testing and/or Semiconductor Device Physics
  • A minimum of 3 and maximum of 5, letters of recommendation which speak to demonstrated skills, knowledge, and abilities at the distinguished level
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance (please note if they currently have one or if they are eligible)
  • US citizen
Proven experience in:
  • Performing technical problem solving related to electrical component part reliability for long life high reliability applications, both theory and application component electrical test methods and equipment, and/or, semiconductor device physics.
  • Knowledge of: reliability assessment methods, including accelerated life testing and test to failure radiation effects in microelectronics and semiconductors failure mechanisms of commercial electronic parts analog (SPICE-like) circuit and commercial electronic parts model development and analysis supply chain management to ensure high quality and avoid counterfeit parts. familiarity with appropriate standards such as MIL-Spec and JEDEC Active
  • DOE Q clearance

Albuquerque, NM
This position requires on-site work and is contingent on ability to gain site access to the Laboratory.
The health and safety of our employees is our number one priority. During this COVID environment, this position will continue to report on site following the New Mexico health guidelines. We have taken all the recommended safety measures to provide a safe work environment.

Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. As a condition of employment with L&A, you are expected to adhere to all customer site safety protocols and procedures including, but not limited to, all requirements relating to COVID safety such as social distancing, wearing of masks and mandatory vaccination.

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