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R&D S&E, Electrical Design Engineer for Center 5300 (Early/Mid-Career)

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:

Ready to join a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation’s security? Are you passionate about RF and Electronics systems that help advance nuclear deterrence and warfighter dominance? If so, we invite you to explore this opportunity to join our impactful team and make a difference! Center 5300 focuses on RF and electronic technologies for a variety of sponsors. This includes the development and fielding of high-performance Avionics, Inertial, and Radar systems to support various Nuclear Weapon (NW), National Security programs (NSP), homeland security, and interagency programs and R&D initiatives.Center 5300 is seeking motivated and energetic electrical design engineers to join our team working on complex multi-disciplinary designs targeting command and control, communications, and data processing for scientific and national defense applications. As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for contributing as part of a team to complex systems that target state-of-the-art electronics. Candidates with a strong a desire to learn and develop your own skills will be crucial and beneficial as you join a fun and motivated team to accomplish missions vital to our nation. Electrical engineering opportunities exist in various application areas including: Navigation/Pointing/Control Systems, RADAR Systems, Arming/Fuzing Systems, Next Generation Communication Systems, or Advanced RF systems.

Some daily activities may include:

+ Analyze, design, and develop electronic circuits, subsystems, and modules

+ Create electronic designs & verify design through simulation.

+ Schematic capture and printed circuit board design and layout.

+ System level design and integration

+ Lead and participate in conceptual design and review

+ Conduct laboratory and field system testing and data analysis

+ Team effectively with the organization’s expertise in electronics, mechanical, software, and algorithm development

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor’s and Master's in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or Computer Engineering; or other relevant STEM discipline, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:

Experience with one or more of the following:

+ Electronic design for mixed signal circuits and simulation

+ Design of amplifiers, analog-to-digital converters, digital-to-analog converters, digital design, FPGA, power regulation circuits, or micro processors

+ Serial interface communication standards

+ Electronic circuit verification via simulation.

+ Schematic capture tools such as Mentor Graphics DxDesigner or PADS, Altium, OrCAD, or other schematic capture tools.

+ Laboratory test equipment to help test and verify electronic hardware.

+ Excellent teaming and communication skills

+ Experience with inertial sensors (accelerometers, gyroscopes, GPS, IMU)

+ Working knowledge of a high level programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Python

+ Current DOE Q-level clearance.

About Our Team:

Mission: We tackle the hardest RF and electronics problems through partnerships with government, industry and academia to advance nuclear deterrence and warfighter dominance.

Vision: Anticipate, Innovate, Dominate

We Value:

People Delivering with excellence Innovation Ethical leadership at all levels Partnerships

Center 5300 provides key electronics systems deliverables to a wide variety of programs across Sandia (including nuclear weapons, space, intelligence and military systems) and also directly manages the Surveillance and Reconnaissance (S&R) Program.

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: 683049



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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R&D S&E, Electrical Design Engineer for Center 5300 (Early/Mid-Career)

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