Nuclear Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States


SAIC has been awarded a task to support the Office of Experimental Sciences (NA-113) Technical, Analytical, Programmatic and Integration Support Services.  This organization is a key part of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program.  It addresses both basic and applied science and engineering associated with weapon design, engineering, margins of uncertainty, development of diagnostics and major experimental facilities.  It works closely with the Los Alamos, Livermore, and Sandia National Laboratories and the Nevada Nuclear Security Site (old Nevada Test Site).  Also works with the nuclear weapon production sites and DoD relevant weapon system program offices.

The duties will involve support to federal program planning and program evaluation through the performance of technical and engineering assessment and/or reviews.  Participation in, and documentation of, a variety of technical and programmatic meetings, involving National laboratory technical leaders and Department of Defense senior staff will be a significant part of the work scope.  Additionally, review, comment, and drafting of inputs to reports, summaries, strategic planning documents, and other products are significant work elements.   Experience in the proper use and handling of classified information desired.



Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.


Desired Qualifications: 

Technical degree in either science, physics, nuclear behavior of materials under extreme enviornments

Familiarity with National Laboratories or comparable reserch institutions 

Strong intrapersonal skills to work in collaboration with Technical Program Managers at the National Laboratory.