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Job Category:
R& D, Electronics Design Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Job Description


Our department is seeking electrical engineers to join multidisciplinary teams that are designing and developing advanced electronic systems\. Qualified engineers will be asked to employ state\-of\-the\-art technology to develop a variety of high\-reliability electronic subsystems\. Skills important to our design and development work in these areas include embedded\-system design skills with experience in FPGA and/or microcontroller design, analog\- and digital\-circuit design, RF communications, DSP, or power supply design\. Each engineer will work as an integral part of a team to define the requirements, create the system design, implement design methodology, build the prototype, ground\-test the system, and support the actual full\-up system test\. Successful candidates will have opportunities to grow and mature into significant responsibility\.


+ Master's or Ph\. D degree in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 5 year of experience
+ Experience in digital or analog design or sensor system development
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance\.


+ FPGA design or verification experience
+ Direct experience in designing electronic system hardware outside of academic setting\.
+ Embedded System Design experience

Department Description:

Department 8212 designs, tests, and deploys advanced electronic systems for various national security applications\. The department has a broad mix of skills and technical resources in areas such as digital communications, sensors, radio frequency \(RF\)/microwave, field\-programmable gate array \(FPGA\) design, power supply technology, general electronics\-circuit design, digital signal processing \(DSP\) algorithms and coding, mechanical design and analysis, and systems engineering\.

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 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 \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.