Life at Sandia

  • Karla

    Software Developer and Mechanical Engineer

    "There is always something new and exciting to learn. Sandia gives me the opportunity to collaborate with the best scientists and engineers in bioscience, climate, microsystems, and combustion."

    Karla - Software Developer and Mechanical Engineer
  • Kelsey

    Aerospace Engineer

    "Sandia provides amazing educational opportunities and career path flexibility. All of my teammates are motivated and passionate about our work. I look forward to a long and rewarding career here."

    Kelsey - Aerospace Engineer
  • Daniel

    Electrical and Computer Engineer

    "The work we do is important to our nation. I love many things about Sandia: the relaxed environment, the flexibility to control my own career, and the incredible work-life balance."

    Daniel - Electrical and Computer Engineer
  • Hieu

    Financial Analyst

    "I help technical staff concentrate on what they do best without worrying about the funding and other financial aspects. My team members value my support, and I appreciate knowing that my work impacts our mission."

    Hieu - Financial Analyst

We succeed if you succeed

Sandia offers meaningful work, unparalleled work-life balance, outstanding benefits, job stability, and multiple pathways for advancement.

We take pride in our ability to attract and retain the best and the brightest to tackle the most pressing challenges in our world today. Our stellar scientists and engineers pursue research at the leading edge of advanced technologies in service to the nation. We strive for a fulfilling work environment and offer flexible work.

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People & Culture

Sandia fosters a diverse and inclusive environment. We value talented individuals from all backgrounds and promote multidisciplinary collaborative teamwork. Our work environment is dynamic, friendly, and inspiring. Learn more

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Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is integral in the Sandia community. We offer flexible work arrangements, telecommuting, and compressed workweek options so that our employees can choose the schedules that fit their lives. Learn more