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R&D Electrical Engineer at Sandia (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Are you passionate about research and development that supports high impact national security missions? Do you dream of advancing the state of the art in support of national security objectives? If so, you will want to apply for this opportunity to join a team of top creative thinkers in applying electrical engineering skills to help secure our nation. Opportunities are available at the Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD level.

If you have skills in at least one of the following, you could be the next member of this diverse multidisciplinary team where you will work alongside world-class authorities and emerging leaders:

+ Antenna design
+ Communication, control, and data acquisition systems
+ Component/system electrical design (hardware, firmware, and software)
+ Data capture and analytics
+ Digital signal processing and high-speed digital design
+ Electrical breakdown
+ Electromagnetics theory, analysis, and experimentation
+ Embedded systems, including ASIC, PLA and FPGA
+ High-performance computing and algorithm development
+ Microelectronics/silicon fabrication and design including MEMS/LIGA, CMOS
+ Modeling, simulation, and visualization of electrical systems and phenomenon
+ Nanophotonic design & characterization
+ Power systems and electronics
+ Pulsed power and directed energy
+ Radiation effects
+ Verification & Validation techniques

Based on your interests, you will improve national security by engaging in areas that could include:

+ Hypersonic vehicles
+ Integrated defense systems
+ Microsystems
+ Nuclear weapons and deterrence
+ Power sources
+ Product development and realization
+ Radar, RF, and optical systems
+ Remote sensing and surveillance
+ Satellite systems
+ Telemetry systems

This position may require travel to support current efforts and identify new opportunities for growing our capabilities and impact

When applying to this requisition, you may be interviewed and/or hired by one of several multi-disciplinary teams providing electrical engineering expertise.


+ Masters in a related discipline plus 1 year of experience; or Bachelors in a related discipline plus 5 years experience
+ Experience in electrical engineering
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance


+ PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Electronics Engineering or Mathematics
+ Experience in defense, aerospace and/or weapon systems
+ Experience in one or more of the following: electrical design, modeling & simulation, systems integration
+ Experience working effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment
+ Ability to understand a variety of technical disciplines
+ Superb communication, partnership, and people skills with demonstrable ability to perform effectively in a teaming environment
+ Critical thinking, synthesis and problem-solving skills
+ Ability to prioritize, lead, and complete projects within appropriate scope and timeframe
+ Ability to obtain an SCI clearance

Department Description:

Sandia develops advanced technologies to ensure global peace. We have a legacy of developing and delivering creative solutions to enable the continued success of Sandia's programs across a diverse spectrum of mission areas. We have a number of elite, multidisciplinary teams committed to solving the engineering and technology challenges facing our nation.

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, 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.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Jobs Rated Reports for Electrical Engineer

Posted: 2019-08-26 Expires: 2019-11-24

 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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