1+ months

R&D Electromagnetic Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

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.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking an experienced engineer for test design and execution of projects in specific fields of electromagnetics and their effects! This position requires familiarity with and use of fundamental concepts, practices, procedures for electromagnetic systems, and their effects. In addition, this job requires 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 technical reports. Finally, this position requires familiarity with state-of-the-art EM testing facilities, including their operation and maintenance. For specific projects, this position would also require handling classified test objects and associate documents.

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

+ Supporting 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 make sure 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

+ Meeting with visitors and leading tour of the facilities on short notices

+ Presenting to the sponsors on a regular basis

Join our team and achieve your goals while making a difference!

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or STEM field

+ Five years’relevant engineering or science experience

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q and higher clearances

Qualifications We Desire:

+ PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or STEM field. A focus on electromagnetics is a definite plus.

+ Excellentl communication skills

+ Two years of RF testing experience including RF diagnostics (oscilloscopes, pulse generators, network analyzers, etc.)

+ Familiarity with MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-464C

+ Ability to work as part of a dynamic team with agile responsiveness to evolving priorities

+ Matlab experience (Proficient)

+ Design/drafting experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks, or equivalent

+ Labview programming and operations

About Our Team:

The EM Systems Engineering & Qualification Department (Organization 01354) is responsible for defining and managing deliverables for the weapon systems electromagnetic qualification programs as well as development of new programs. The department works closely with Organizations 1352 (EM Theory), 1353 (Electrical Sciences and Experiments), Group 1340 (Radiation Effects Sciences & Applications) and collaborates with Centers 2000, 5000, and 8000.

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: 682758



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-04-21 Expires: 2022-07-06

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