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Electrical Engineer-FPGA/Board Design (Digital and Analog and/or RF) - Experienced

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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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.


We are seeking an Electronics Engineer with circuit design and RF experience to join our close-knit team to develop electronics and embedded hardware solutions to challenging national security problems.

On any given day, your specific responsibilities will include:

+ Board-level circuit designs (analog, digital, and/or RF), analysis, bench level and environmental testing, debugging, and system integration
+ Digital and analog hardware design, including printed circuit board design, embedded software development, and FPGA application development
+ Working closely with a multidisciplinary team, including mechanical engineers, material scientists, RF engineers and technicians to accomplish design goals
+ Being self-motivated, creative, and willing to learn and grow technically
+ Ability to guide a group of hardworking technicians in the execution of multifaceted hardware work


+ Masters degree in EE/CE or relevant field plus 3 years of relevant experience; or a Bachelor's in relevant field plus 7 years of relevant experience
+ Your experience includes developing board-level electronic and/or RF circuit designs
+ Experience crafting very low power embedded systems
+ Mixed signal digital and analog hardware design including schematic capture and layout of printed wiring assemblies
+ You possess proficiency with standard electronic/RF lab equipment including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, power meters, multi-meters, and logic analyzers
+ Active DOE Q-level Security Clearance and ability to acquire and maintain and SCI-level security clearance, which may require a polygraph.


+ Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Electrical Engineering
+ Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate with internal organizations and external production facilities and suppliers.
+ Experience with software and modeling tools such as: Python, C/C++, C#, VHDL, LabVIEW, Mentor Graphics, OrCAD, Altium, and MATLAB/Simulink
+ Experience with vulnerability assessments and reverse engineering
+ Ability to work effectively on both small and large development teams
+ Dedication to developing yourself and your skill set
+ Excellent interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
+ Active SCI clearance, which includes random polygraph examinations

Department Description:

The Applied Technologies Department (5965) performs work on advanced technology projects in the Proliferation Assessments Center. Technical functions represented in the department include electrical engineering, mathematics, system modeling, computer engineering, materials science, and physics.

Working in our department is a very outstanding opportunity.

+ Staff are extremely passionate about the mission and customers.
+ Outstanding work environment that provides technical challenges and encourages innovation.
+ A team with diverse backgrounds that supports each other to accomplish results.
+ Opportunities to growth professionally.
+ Significant impact on national security.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov *These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

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 and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

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.



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Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-21

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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