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Project Manager (Experienced)

Livermore, CA 94550
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We are seeking qualified Project Managers for several departments at our California site to partner with the system engineering teams. Are you passionate about project management? Are you looking to do innovative work and provide creative solutions to complex problems? You would join our dynamic and multi-disciplinary team to use your expertise to lead teams and deliver results. You will frequently engage with both internal and external customers and sponsors.

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

+ Contribute to and participate in customer meetings
+ Develop and present briefings
+ Define scope according to the customers programmatic requirements
+ Assess project risks and opportunities
+ Manage action items and deliverables
+ Analyze and develop reports on cost, schedule and performance
+ Facilitate collaboration and cross-functional integration
+ Develop and lead programmatic processes

Required:

+ Bachelor's degree in Business or relevant discipline plus 5 or more years of experience in Project Management; or Master's degree in relevant discipline and 1 or more years of demonstrated experience in Project Management
+ Experience proposing and implementing programmatic processes and procedures
+ Experience with standard project management practices (and subject matter expertise in some) including project plan development, integration management, scope management, project scheduling, cost estimation and management, quality assurance, resource management, communications planning and management, risk and opportunity management, and procurement management
+ Proficiency in tools and applications commonly employed in project management activities
+ Experience making risk informed decisions and communicating across project disciplines.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Desired:

+ Active Q or Top Secret clearance.
+ Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) and associated systems, configuration management, budgeting, tracking, quality assurance
+ Ability to achieve PMP certification
+ Experience with EV tools, such as Cobra, Acumen, Primavera, or Empower
+ Experience working nuclear weapon programs/projects at the system and component levels.
+ Experience working with the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, or the Department of Defense.
+ Demonstrated ability to manage projects involving substantial resources ($30M/year or greater).
+ Experience in leading successful projects throughout all phases.
+ Demonstrated teaming skills, including the ability to work effectively with other organizations, functions, project sponsors and customers, and suppliers.
+ Demonstrated leadership skills and experience training and mentoring new team members
+ Ability to effectively communicate (including presentations) across project controls, business, and science and engineering disciplines and with management at all levels
+ Knowledge of management practices, assurance processes, business operations, fiscal and scheduling systems, and acquisition standards.

Department Description:

The Sandia California site has multiple Project Management departments within the Nuclear Deterrence Portfolio. These teams are responsible for executing the project management responsibilities for the modernization and stockpile Nuclear Weapons Programs. The Nuclear Weapons Programs are responsible for assuring the safety, reliability and security of U.S. nuclear weapons, enabling the defense of our nation through our nuclear strategic deterrent. The Nuclear Weapons Programs three principal thrusts are: overseeing the enduring nuclear weapons stockpile; innovative analyses and evolution of warhead systems, subsystems, and components; their production and deployment; along with the development of supporting technologies; and the safe, effective, and environmentally responsible dismantlement and disposal of weapons retired from the stockpile. Informed with professional expertise in engineering disciplines, the project managers provide and employ program/project management (PM) resources to plan, execute, manage, and report major program aspects. These include cost, schedule, performance, requirements, risk and opportunities, aspects of quality assurance, and information management functions associated with moderate to large scale science, technology, and engineering (ST&E) efforts that span the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) enterprise. These departments are also an integral part of the Division 8000 Nuclear Weapons (NW) Project Management Office (PMO). Project Managers may be assigned to a variety of different programs including the Mark 21 Fuze, W80-4 Life Extension Program, W87-1 Modification Program, B83, W87, and W80 Stockpile Programs, and a variety of Nuclear Weapon component teams.

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.

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Posted: 2019-11-13 Expires: 2019-12-14

 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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