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Licensing Executive Professional (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Are you passionate about your work and dream of commercializing cutting edge technologies by transitioning state-of-the-art laboratory inventions to industry? Do you want to be a member of a high performing team? Do you thrive in a diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where your contribution improves the nations economy?

You could be the experienced Licensing Professional we are seeking to support licensing of Intellectual Property. You will be responsible for ensuring commercialization of Sandia's intellectual property portfolio through licensing of Sandia technologies with a focus on achieving a return on investment.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Negotiate licensing agreements and anticipate, understand, and react to potential and current sponsor or customer needs.
+ Identify, develop, and implement near-term and long-term strategies for development of technologies, services, follow-on programs, or industries.
+ Achieve commercialization revenue targets.
+ Provide technical, scientific and business guidance to customers, sponsors, and staff/management responding to technology commercialization related questions, issues, and problems.
+ Manage on-going customer and sponsor relationships for Sandia for mission benefit.
+ Identify potential licensees and conduct sales calls.

Are you ready for your next challenge? Join our team and achieve your dreams while making a difference.


+ Bachelors degree in a science or engineering related field PLUS a graduate degree in a science, engineering, or legal field and five years related experience
+ Experience successfully identifying partners, negotiating and executing license agreements for advanced technologies (patents and software) in a multitude of national security areas
+ Experience working with inventors, legal and companies to execute licensing agreements
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Security Clearance


+ PhD in Science or Engineering field
+ Track record of delivering commercialization results in a licensing position (e.g. achieves commercialization revenue targets).
+ Knowledge of and experience with state-of-the-art licensing advanced technologies and management of technology processes

Department Description:

The Intellectual Property (IP) Management, Licensing and Business & Competitive Intelligence (BCI) Department (1182) is responsible for managing Sandia's IP portfolio and for negotiating and consummating license agreements. The department enables beneficial partnerships to deploy Sandia's technologies to industry, universities, other labs, and state and federal agencies. The department also provides business and competitive intelligence to support leadership strategies and program development activities.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

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

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.


Posted: 2019-09-09 Expires: 2019-10-10

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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