Live your values with an organization that values you.

As a veteran or current member of the military, you’ve gained technical, professional, and life experience that is difficult to match in the civilian world. 

In fulfilling your military responsibilities, you’ve confirmed that integrity matters. You’ve proven yourself as both a leader and a strong team performer. You’ve found solutions where none exist, operating at the highest level in situations that required initiative and creativity.

And above all, you’ve been fueled by a focus on your mission and the values that mission seeks to protect.

As you transition to civilian work, you may find the career you’re looking for at Sandia National Laboratories, one of the nation’s premier engineering and science institutions. Recognizing that veteran capabilities and attributes complement our mission and values, we’re intent on attracting the nation’s top veteran talent to our company.

Here, we respect, require, and reinforce your skills and experience. And like you, we maintain an unwavering commitment to a mission that resonates: maintaining the safety and security of the nation we serve.

The Mission

Sandia provides advanced technology to ensure the protection of our nation and its war fighters. Here are just a few recent projects we have been involved in:

  • In the combat against COVID-19, Sandia is using genetic resequencing tools to find a way to stop the pandemic.
  • Sandia is working to intercept unmanned enemy aircraft systems, which if successful, can help our military.
  • Recently, Sandia partnered with the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy in a successful hypersonic flight test.
  • Sandia assists the Department of Defense with technologies to uncover improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

What you’ll find at Sandia

At Sandia, you’ll find qualities and features that sustain your dedication to being part of something bigger: 

Colleagues who respect and need your combination of experience and education

A work ethic and environment driven by a critical mission

Career possibilities in an array of fields that support national security

A community through Sandia’s Military Support Committee

If eligible, selected candidates may participate in the Exceptional Warrior Career Development Program which assists combat-wounded veterans with employment, training, and education for a smooth transition to a civilian career.

Learn more about our Exceptional Warrior Career Development Program

At Sandia you will find community and shared values. Apply today!

  1. View job openings listed above or visit Sandia’s Careers tool
  2. Use the filters on the left panel to narrow search results
  3. Browse the list of opportunities
  4. Complete an online application for a specific job opening

Detailed instructions for using Sandia’s Careers tool to apply for a position are also available.

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.

Sandia is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need special assistance or accommodation, please send an email with your request to the Job Accommodation Specialist in (NM) trsanch@sandia.gov or (CA) dcunnin@sandia.gov. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.