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R&D Manager-Reentry Systems Tester Development (02255)

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Job ID: 659214
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Title:R&D Manager-Reentry Systems Tester Development (02255)


The Integrated Stockpile Evaluation Group, 2250, is seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic leader to be the manager of Reentry Systems Tester Development Department 2255. This manager will have a critical role in the implementation and execution of our Integrated Stockpile Evaluation program to fully support stockpile evaluation and the ongoing transformation of the stockpile evaluation program. This is a key management position in a dynamic organization. The Manager of this Department will set the direction and be accountable for the development, manufacturing, and implementation of System Test Equipment for several nuclear weapon programs. First, this department is responsible the System Tester Architecture Refresh (STAR) that is the backbone for the overwhelming majority of our system testers. This department is also responsible for delivering system testers for the following: W88 ALT 370, W76 UK, and W87 AFA. Lastly, this department is also responsible for the sustainment of our centrifuge capabilities as well as the development of required future centrifuge capabilities. In addition, the Manager will be expected to take an active role in the development and implementation of strategies to attain a transformed surveillance program, drive innovation in surveillance techniques, and recruitment and development of the staff for the future surveillance program.


99. Bachelor?s and advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in engineering, science, or computer science plus eight years of relevant technical experience; a bachelor's degree plus four years technical experience may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree.
99. Active DOE Q security clearance.

In addition to the referenced criteria, the successful candidate will meet Full Spectrum Leadership competencies, including: Responsibility for a complex project or process. Responsibility and demonstrated success for deliverables. Leadership and people skills, including effective people and organization management. Adherence to Sandia's Corporate Values. These criteria will be evaluated during the interview process.


Demonstrated ability to lead a team of advanced degreed technical, programmatic, and financial personnel to successfully deliver high-quality product with excellence in project management and project controls;

Demonstrated support for continuous learning, employee development, and appreciation of the talents and perspectives of a diverse technical and non-technical workforce

Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively both verbally and in writing;

Demonstrated ability to work well within teams of diverse expertise and with other members of management;

Experience with the development and qualification of weapon systems, subsystems, or testers;

Demonstrated skills in building trust-based partnerships with customers, peers, and direct reports;

Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team-oriented environment and to lead and manage large inter-organizational teams.

We maintain a timely, cost effective, and highly integrated stockpile evaluation program that provides data and analyses which inform stockpile decisions. We provide guidance and expertise regarding life-cycle testing, as well as development of test equipment in support of testing. The work we do directly supports the Annual Assessment Report, as well as reliability and surety assessments for the enduring stockpile.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation?s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance to start.

Position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e.g., DOD, to be considered for this position.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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