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13 days ago

Senior Protocol Officer

Sandia Washington, DC

The mission of the Sandia National Laboratories Washington D. C. Office is directly related to requirements of the Department of Energy and Corporate… Sandia

30+ days ago

RD Computer Scientist/Engineer (Senior or Principal)

Sandia Albuquerque, NM

The System Test and HW Department is responsible for two major business areas. The first business area involves verification (V) and validation (V… Sandia

30+ days ago

RD Nuclear Engineer (Senior or Principal)

Sandia Albuquerque, NM

Department 2545, Power Sources Design and Development is part of the integrated Power Sources Technology Group. The Power Source organization provide… Sandia

30+ days ago

LTE Electromagnetic Engineering Position (Entry or Senior Level)

Sandia Albuquerque, NM

Department 1353 is a multidisciplinary research and development group supporting NNSA Defense and Work for Other (WFO) Programs. Our capabilities… Sandia

30+ days ago

Materials Science, R&D SE (Senior or Principal)

Sandia Albuquerque, NM

The reliability of devices, components, and ultimately systems is directly affected by the properties and interactions of their constituent… Sandia

16 hrs ago

Student Intern - Special Radars Engineering Support Technical Grad Summer – new

Sandia Albuquerque, NM

Special Radars Department develops miniature communication system transponders and radars for sponsors in the Emerging Threats, Intelligence and… Sandia

3 days ago

5752 RD, Infrasound Geophysicist/Acoustician/Atmospheric Physicist/Seismologist.

Sandia Albuquerque, NM

Department researches, develops, designs, and analyzes ground-based monitoring stations, systems, and networks whose primary purpose is the… Sandia

30+ days ago

Student Intern Pipeline Program - Electrical Engineer Graduate Summer

Sandia Livermore, CA

Sandia California's Cyber-Physical Systems Department is responsible for engineering solutions which contribute to the safety and security of the… Sandia

3 days ago

Patent Prosecution Attorney

Sandia Albuquerque, NM

Legal Division Intellectual Property Center How to Apply Click on the "Apply" button at the top or bottom of this screen, follow the… Sandia

6 days ago

Systems Analyst, Cyber Security (Entry or Senior)

Sandia Livermore, CA

Department 8116 is part of a five department System Analysis and Engineering Group (8110) in the Homeland Security and Defense Systems Center. Work… Sandia

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    Sandia is an excellent place to work if you enjoy solving challenging problems and relish furthering your technical knowledge and expertise. Sandia has a great work-life balance and offers both a standard 40 hour schedule as well as a 9/80 schedule. The people you work with are very knowledgeable, and the culture is such that most individuals are more than willing to discuss your problems with you and aid you in formulating a solution.


    The manner in which performance reviews are conducted is probably the largest con to Sandia. Performance reviews are done on a 1-5 scale. According to Sandia policy, 50% of the labs must receive a 3 and 10% must receive a 2. Additionally, in many organizations, performance reviews are not at all based on "performance", but instead based on office politics and/or how well your manager likes you.

    Sandia is a great place to work for Engineers and Scientists. For business, accounting, finance, etc. majors, there are significant problems in this area. The HR department is pretty poor as well.

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    Improve the HR department. Gain a better understanding of the different roles in the business department (e.g. an IT audit major should not be hired to do financial analyst work...and financial analyst work should not be called a "Business Management Professional" position).

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