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R&D Electromagnetic Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

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.


Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Join a dynamic team that helps tackle some of the most challenging issues facing our nations security!

We are seeking an early-career engineer for research and development projects in specific fields of electromagnetics and their effects! This position requires utilization and knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures for electromagnetic systems and their effects. In addition, this job involves responsibility for elements of technical projects or scientific research and includes assisting in resolution of technical issues, addressing evolving sponsor needs, presentation of results, and preparation of reports.

Key functions of this role include, but are not limited to:

+ Support the design, execution, analysis, and documentation of electromagnetic experiments
+ Planning and coordinating daily pre-and post-test activities
+ Developing and implementing Engineered Safety, Work Planning and Controls, and following ES&H requirements
+ Teaming with test facility and project technologists to meet logistical needs of the project are satisfied
+ Collaborating with customers to include aiding in the design, fabrication of simulator hardware, acquiring custom test and measurement setups, and arranging for external services such as Industrial Hygiene, Facilities, or Photometric support


+ Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or STEM field with a focus on high voltage or electromagnetic systems and one year experience
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance


+ Experience with RF testing
+ Experience or familiarity with MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-464C
+ Experience or familiarity with ESD testing
+ Experience maintaining/operating high voltage pulsed power systems to include mechanical and electrical assembly
+ Experience with diagnostics (oscilloscopes, pulse generators, network analyzers, etc.)
+ Experience with portable power tool equipment
+ Design/drafting experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks, or equivalent
+ Experience with Labview programming and running Labview
+ Experience with Matlab and Python
+ Good verbal and written communication skills
+ Experience with Microsoft Office programs
+ Ability to work as part of a dynamic team with agile responsiveness to evolving priorities

Department Description:

The EM Systems Engineering & Qualification department will be responsible for defining and managing deliverables for the W87/Mk21 and W80-4 Electromagnetic qualification programs as well as development of new customers and programs. Department 1354 will work closely with 1352 (EM Theory), 1353 (Electrical Sciences and Experiments), 1340 (Radiation Effects Sciences & Applications) and customers in 2000, 5000, and 8200.

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, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2021-02-17 Expires: 2021-03-19

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