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Sandia National Laboratories R&D Electrical Engineer - Secure Mobile Transportation (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


The Mobile Guardian Transporter program is in the Final Design Phase and is seeking highly motivated team members. Opportunities exist for electrical engineers to join the design effort for the auxiliary systems. Auxiliary systems include transporter power, lighting, sensing, actuation, and environmental control systems.

The selected individual will be responsible for the design of auxiliary systems hardware. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Develop requirements for the power distribution modules
  • Design, build and test analog power distribution system modules (some digital design may be needed)
  • Develop schematics and layouts for printed wiring assemblies (PWAs)
  • Develop assembly procedures for power distribution modules
  • Support the design, build and test of electro-mechanical hardware and actuation systems
  • Develop product specifications, test plans and procedures for evaluating and verifying performance
  • Support module and system level test efforts to include test planning and execution, data collection and analysis, data storage, and generating reports
  • Oversee PWA and module level testing and analysis
  • Coordinate module level qualification testing with the project’s qualification team
  • Plan and coordinate the integration of hardware with the test bed team
  • Develop design documentation that will be provided to the production agency


  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering or a relevant field and 1 year of relevant experience; OR equivalent education and experience (BS + 5 years; AS + 9 years; No degree + 13 years)
  • Two years of experience in an electrical engineering design role


  • Direct experience in designing electronic system hardware
  • Analog circuit design experience
  • Experience with power system design
  • Experience integrating and testing electronics in a test bed
  • Active DOE Q Clearance

Department Description:

The Transporter Systems Development department is responsible for executing the multi-year development effort for the next generation transporter, the Mobile Guardian Transporter, from conceptual design to production. The department works with multiple internal and external organizations as well as the NNSA customer to plan and successfully execute the program. Members of the Transporter Systems Development department are responsible for providing the programmatic, technical, and system engineering leadership for all aspects of the multi-disciplinary development effort.

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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 need to 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.