Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers at Sandia design and develop advanced instrumentation systems for in-flight weapons system evaluations and other applications.

Recent electrical engineering openings

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Sandia creates innovative, science-based, systems-engineering solutions to our nation’s most challenging national security problems. Sandia electrical engineers are an integral part of multidisciplinary teams tasked with defining requirements, creating system designs, implementing design methodologies, building prototypes, ground-testing the systems, and supporting the full-up system tests.

Electrical engineers participate in all aspects of the analysis, design, testing, and integration of complex systems. For example, Sandia electrical engineers are applying advanced miniaturization packaging techniques to develop highly reliable, state-of-the-art electronic subsystems that can operate on ultralow power and withstand extreme environments. Other electrical engineers are conducting research and development for advanced micro-electromechanical systems that push the technology envelope for national-security applications. Still others are developing high-performing RF transmitters, receivers, and digital signal processors.

The wide variety of projects available to electrical engineers at Sandia means that there are always new opportunities and there is never room for boredom. No wonder that Sandia has been called the "engineering playground of American Big Science."

Key areas for electrical engineers at Sandia

  • Mixed-mode ASIC design
  • Programmable logic arrays
  • Communication, control, and data acquisition systems
  • Modeling and simulation of electrical systems
  • RF communications and digital signal processing
  • Radar system and high-speed digital design
  • Microsystem components (MEMS/LIGA)
  • Semiconductor fabrication
  • Telemetry systems

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.

Sandia invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.