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Electronics Engineer - Microwave & Sensor
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Job Description


We are seeking a R&D Microwave & Sensor Engineer with background in communication, electromagnetics, electro\-optical and sensor systems to join a multidisciplinary teams that are designing and developing advanced communication and sensing system for multiple applications\. We are looking for engineers who can apply engineering principles and working knowledge to a range of communications and sensing problems that require imaginative and practical solutions\. As a member of Sandia technical staff, each engineer will direct and perform engineering work while exercising independent judgment and actions\. Engineers will be involved in all aspects of the development process of these system solutions, including design, simulation, system architecture, prototype definition, and subsystem and system\-level testing\. Specific functional responsibilities include but are not limited to design, simulation, and analysis of sensing and communication systems\.


Ph\.D in electrical engineering or applied physics with applied research background in communication systems, electromagnetics, electro\-optical system or sensor system in general\.


Familiarity and experience working with hardware design and development including embedded system design\. Experience in developing electro\-optical system for sensing solutions\.

Department Description:

Our team develops advanced surety technologies for critical national security applications\. Members of this department design, test and deploys advanced electro\-mechanical systems for these applications\. The department has a broad mix of skills and technical resources in embedded systems, communication, analog and digital circuits and mechanical design and analysis\. The projects in the department range from early research and development to full\-scale engineering development\.

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.