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R&D Electrical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Posting Duration:

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

Salary Range:

$86,300 - $166,800 *Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate¿s experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Be part of a high functioning, inter-disciplinary collaborative team that solves complex engineering challenges. You’ll make a difference in national security and contribute to Sandia’s top-priority mission. We are seeking highly motivated, professional R&D Electrical Engineers to join our team to develop, design, implement, and maintain complex systems and components for nuclear deterrence. Opportunities exist to develop new technology strategies and to lead R&D project teams.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Perform electrical design, testing, and modeling at all levels of assembly (system, component, device)

+ Research and develop new technologies for insertion into future systems

+ Qualify electrical system performance in extreme environments (radiation, temperature, electromagnetic, accidents, etc.)

Qualifications We Require:

+ Advanced (Masters or PhD) degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant STEM discipline

+ Undergraduate degree in a relevant STEM discipline

+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q-Level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Two years of relevant work experience

+ Experience with the design or analysis of high reliability custom electronic components and systems

+ Experience with electrical simulation tools

+ Experience working with high voltage components, systems, or testers

+ Experience working in an electrical lab

+ Ability to learn new technical areas

+ Excellent writing and presentation skills

+ Project leadership experience

+ Active DOE Q or DOD TS security clearance

+ A strong commitment to safety, security, quality, and program success

About Our Team:

Our team works across Sandia and the Nuclear Security Enterprise to ensure the Safety and reliability of the nuclear weapons stockpile. We modernize nuclear weapons including the insertion of new technologies, the production of non-nuclear components at NNSA’s request to meet immediate needs, and leadership of nuclear weapons integration efforts that enable the nuclear deterrence mission.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s 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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

+ Generous vacations, strong medical 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.


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.

Job ID: 683877



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Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

 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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