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R&D S&E, Electrical Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about your work? Do you dream of working in state-of-the-art facilities with safety & security culture? Do you want to join a diverse team that serves an organization that supports our national security?**

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to be part of a design team participating in digital-hardware embedded systems design. Utilizing VHDL and targeting FPGAs, you will employ advanced concepts to perform high-caliber work on secure systems and contribute to national security missions.

You will work alongside world-class authorities and emerging leaders and use your skills in any of the following:

+ Embedded systems
+ Component/system electrical design (hardware, firmware, and software)
+ Algorithm development
+ Modeling, simulation, and visualization of electrical systems and phenomena
+ Data capture and analytics
+ Verification & validation techniques
+ Communication, control, and data acquisition systems

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

+ Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
+ Hypersonic vehicles
+ Integrated defense systems
+ Nuclear weapons and deterrence
+ Product development and realization
+ Radar, RF, and optical systems
+ Remote sensing
+ Satellite systems

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


+ You possess an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering, with at least 4 years of relevant experience; or a Bachelor's degree, as stated above, with at least 8 years of relevant experience
+ Your background includes demonstrated firmware development experience utilizing VHDL or Verilog
+ Your background includes demonstrated board-level circuit design experience
+ You can obtain a DOE Q security clearance


Ideally, we would like to see your background include some of the following:

+ Experience with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and design
+ Experience with laboratory instrumentation and automation including instrument control and high-speed data acquisition at multi-gigabit data rates
+ Experience designing and/or interfacing to analog electronic designs
+ Knowledge of radiation effects on semiconductor devices and techniques to mitigate those effects
+ Excellent teaming and communication skills
+ Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, as well as work well in a multi-disciplinary team environment, building consensus and resolving issues
+ Current DOE Q-level clearance

Department Description:

Organization 5321, The Space and Flight Systems department provides hardware and software development for embedded satellite systems, embedded flight systems, and embedded ground systems. These systems range from localized controller applications to high-end node based computers serving as the heart of a satellite payload. Because of the high cost of payload launch, the design focus is on ultra-reliability, small size, and real time response. Department 5321 consists of staff from the disciplines of electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, and electronics technology. These highly skilled staff members bring a quality emphasis to the creation of robust reliable embedded system designs.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level 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 must 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.


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Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-29

 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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