Welcome to our Applicant Portal. AUI, NRAO and GBO strongly believe that a diverse staff is critical for our mission to enable world-class science with cutting edge radio facilities for the scientific community, to train the next generation of scientists and engineers and to foster a scientific literate society. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive work place culture that welcomes and appreciates all individuals regardless of race, gender, gender identity/expression, age, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religious affiliation, or national origin and culture.

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Vietnam-Era Veterans, Disabled Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will monitor and review the application/recruitment process to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law. There will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of mental or physical disability. Further, we will take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment, and otherwise treat qualified handicapped individuals, qualified disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam Era without discrimination based on their disability or veteran’s status in all employment practices. We will select the best qualified candidate to perform the duties of an available position and will give first consideration to present employees whenever practical.

In addition to competitive pay, AUI provides excellent paid time off benefits (vacation and sick leave). Medical, dental and vision plans are effective first day of employment. AUI’s retirement benefit contributes an amount equal to 10 percent of a qualified participant’s base pay. No contribution is required of the employee; we also offer an optional supplemental, tax-deferred plan for employee retirement contributions.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email to [email protected]. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to an HR representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Resumes received by email will not be considered. If you have questions about the application process, you may send an email to [email protected]. For process questions, please include the name of the position being applied for with your question. In the subject field, please reference “APPLICATION PROCESS INQUIRY.”

For information about Internships and Student Opportunities (e.g., REU, Co-op, NAC, NINE, etc.), please click here.


Administrative Assistant III (4708) Charlottesville, Virginia


Software Engineer IV (4709)
3 Locations

Crafts / Trades

Auto Diesel Mechanic (4632) Socorro, New Mexico
Electromechanical, Technical Specialist I-III (4633) Socorro, New Mexico
Machinist, Shop Technical Specialist II-III (4621) Socorro, New Mexico
Technical Trainee - Telescope Operations Green Bank, West Virginia

Education and Outreach

Education Specialist (4650) - UPDATED Charlottesville, Virginia
Ham Radio Project Lead Charlottesville (or TBD), Virginia

Engineers, Technical Specialists and Technicians

Civil Engineer IV-Sr, Infrastructure IPT Lead (4652) - UPDATED
2 Locations
Deputy Division Head, Electronics (4723) Socorro, New Mexico
Documentation Specialist I-II (4680), UPDATED Socorro, New Mexico
Electrical Engineer, Power II-IV (4620) Socorro, New Mexico
Electronics Engineer (Open Rank) Green Bank, West Virginia
Electronics Engineer - Digital Back End (4653) - UPDATED
4 Locations
Electronics Engineer II (4721) Socorro, New Mexico
Electronics Engineer II-IV (4639) Socorro, New Mexico
Electronics Engineer II-IV (4640) Socorro, New Mexico
FPGA Electronics Engineer - III-Sr. (4702) Charlottesville, Virginia
LOIF Group Lead, Electronics Engineer III-IV (4686) Socorro, New Mexico
LOIF Technician II-IV (4629) - UPDATED Socorro, New Mexico
Mechanical Engineer II-III (4706) Socorro, New Mexico
Operations Engineer II-III (4689)
2 Locations
Operations Specialist I-III (4710) Socorro, New Mexico
RF Technician (4600) Charlottesville, Virginia
Servo-Fiber Technician III-IV / Technical Specialist I-II (4700) Socorro, New Mexico
Spectrum Monitor Electronics Engineer II/III (4717) Charlottesville, Virginia
Systems Engineer II-III, Reliability Engineer (4589)
2 Locations
VLBA Specialist I-II (4612) Brewster, Washington
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Executive Management

Deputy Assistant Director - NAASC (4730) Charlottesville, Virginia
Software Development Deputy Assistant Director (4705)
3 Locations

Information Technology

System Administrator II-IV (4715)
2 Locations
System Administrator III (4695)
2 Locations


Director of Corporate Relations, Green Energy Programs Washington, D.C., District Of Columbia


Sales Clerk (4663) Socorro, New Mexico

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