FEATURED OFFICE - Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Mexico is known as the “Land of Enchantment” with good reason. Albuquerque is immersed with natural beauty, unique food, and vibrant culture, including the Sandia Mountains, the International Balloon Fiesta and the spicy kick of New Mexico’s famous red and green chiles. 

4300 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Suite A-220   •  Albuquerque, NM 87110  •  United States  •  Tel: 505-881-8074

What We Do

ARA has multiple offices in the Albuquerque area performing a wide array of work including Space Technologies, Blast Testing, Artificial Intelligence and Mission Support and much more. Albuquerque also hosts our corporate office where we provide mission-critical professional and administrative support for our employee-owners across the country.

Careers at ARA

We offer a collaborative work environment that provides growth opportunities for self-driven, intelligent, and dedicated people who are eager to be a part of motivated teams developing tomorrow’s technology. We value flexibility and autonomy and offer our employee-owners the Freedom to achieve success through our benefit program.

ARA’s Albuquerque offices are seeking scientists, engineers, software developers, administrative professionals, support staff, and more to join our team of employee-owners.

To see current openings in Albuquerque go to: www.ara.com/careers

Employee-Ownership at ARA

Each of us at ARA, from our technical experts to support staff, are employee-owners. As an 100% employee-owned company, we share a common interest in ARA’s success and we work together for the benefit of all. Through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), the company buys stock on behalf of eligible employees, allowing them to share in the company’s success and save for retirement all at once.

We take pride in our core value Growth and are committed to growing ourselves and our careers, growing the company, and also are proud to contribute to the local economy. ARA is regularly recognized as a Flying 40 recipient, topping the chart of New Mexico’s highest revenue-producing tech companies.

Company History

ARA was founded in Albuquerque in 1979 with a clear purpose in mind: to create an environment in which highly-skilled professionals can pursue their passions while offering innovative solutions to complex problems of global importance. The purpose and mission upon which ARA was originally founded have remained constant as we chart the course for our future.
To read more about our history go to: www.ara.com/our-history

Budgeting your Move to Albuquerque

According to data from move.org, on a list of 75 of the nation’s most populated cities, Albuquerque is considered one of the least expensive places to live.

This cost of living calculator may help you to compare cost of living in the Albuquerque area with your current city.

Events in the Office

In our Albuquerque offices we work hard and play hard. Our competitive spirit shines in the fierce Office Olympics battles and we go all out for our Halloween costume contests. 

We exhibit our core value Service with fundraisers for United Way and the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and celebrate Passion by showing our “orange” spirit during the Orange Frog happiness workshop.

We also hold an annual wellness fair, holiday parties, service anniversary celebrations, potlucks and more. 

Albuquerque serves as an ideal backdrop for it all. Here are a few fun facts about the area:

  • At an elevation of 5314 feet above sea level, Albuquerque is the highest metropolitan city in the U.S.
  • Sandia Peak Tramway runs from the base of the Sandia Mountains to their summit called Sandia Peak. It is the longest aerial tramway in North America spanning 2.7 miles.
  • Albuquerque has an average of 310 sunny days a year.
  • Albuquerque is home to a growing filmmaking community including the Netflix-owned Albuquerque Studios. Many feature films have been made in the city, and television buffs may recognize Albuquerque from shows like Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.
  • Every October Albuquerque is host to the world class Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in which over 800 hot air balloons participate.