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R&D Manager, Radiation and Fusion Experiments

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Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to study fusion and high energy density science in the laboratory? Do you want to join a dynamic team that helps tackle some of the most challenging issues facing our nations security?

The Pulsed Power Sciences Center is seeking a dynamic Research and Development Manager to push the state of the art in Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) and High Energy Density (HED) physics within Sandia and across the National community. You will manage the Radiation and Fusion Experiments organization, a department composed primarily of experimental physicists with a focus on the planning and analysis of ICF and HED experiments on the Z Facility in support of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Stockpile Stewardship Program.

Primary Duties will be:

+ Management of the personnel in the organization by fostering a diverse work environment and ensuring a culture that promotes safety and security
+ Recruitment, selection, training, performance assessment, work assignments, recognition, and disciplinary actions of personnel in the organization
+ Annual development and daily management of the ICF research budget, and administration of the ICF experiment design review process
+ Membership on the Z ICF Leadership Team to set goals and direction for the ICF program on Z
+ Serve as the primary interface to the Z Facility for ICF experiment and shot schedule planning
+ Represent the Sandia ICF program as needed with our sponsors at the NNSA.

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

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Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to study fusion and high energy density science in the laboratory? Do you want to join a dynamic team that helps tackle some of the most challenging issues facing our nations security?

The Pulsed Power Sciences Center is seeking a dynamic Research and Development Manager to push the state of the art in Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) and High Energy Density (HED) physics within Sandia and across the National community. You will manage the Radiation and Fusion Experiments organization, a department composed primarily of experimental physicists with a focus on the planning and analysis of ICF and HED experiments on the Z Facility in support of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Stockpile Stewardship Program.

Primary Duties will be:

+ Management of the personnel in the organization by fostering a diverse work environment and ensuring a culture that promotes safety and security
+ Recruitment, selection, training, performance assessment, work assignments, recognition, and disciplinary actions of personnel in the organization
+ Annual development and daily management of the ICF research budget, and administration of the ICF experiment design review process
+ Membership on the Z ICF Leadership Team to set goals and direction for the ICF program on Z
+ Serve as the primary interface to the Z Facility for ICF experiment and shot schedule planning
+ Represent the Sandia ICF program as needed with our sponsors at the NNSA.

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

Required:

+ You will have a Master's degree in relevant STEM discipline plus 6 years engineering-related experience
+ Experience managing scientific projects and/or experimental campaigns
+ Good communication skills demonstrated through invited presentations at national scientific conferences
+ An active DOE Q Clearance

Required:

+ You will have a Master's degree in relevant STEM discipline plus 6 years engineering-related experience
+ Experience managing scientific projects and/or experimental campaigns
+ Good communication skills demonstrated through invited presentations at national scientific conferences
+ An active DOE Q Clearance

Desired:

+ A minimum of two years of demonstrated leadership experience.
+ Experience interacting with the NNSA

Desired:

+ A minimum of two years of demonstrated leadership experience.
+ Experience interacting with the NNSA

Department Description:

The Radiation and Fusion Experiments department is made up of a multi-disciplinary team of physicists and engineers who design and perform high energy density (HED) experiments with a particular focus on radiation science and inertial confinement fusion. The majority of experiments are conducted on the Z Facility, the world's most powerful pulsed-power generator, in support of the National Nuclear Security Administrations Stockpile Stewardship Program. The department actively collaborates with other national and international laboratories and universities on the advancement of magnetically driven implosions for multiple purposes including the development of the world's brightest x-ray sources, thermonuclear fusion in the laboratory, and the fundamental study of the radiative properties of matter.

Department Description:

The Radiation and Fusion Experiments department is made up of a multi-disciplinary team of physicists and engineers who design and perform high energy density (HED) experiments with a particular focus on radiation science and inertial confinement fusion. The majority of experiments are conducted on the Z Facility, the world's most powerful pulsed-power generator, in support of the National Nuclear Security Administrations Stockpile Stewardship Program. The department actively collaborates with other national and international laboratories and universities on the advancement of magnetically driven implosions for multiple purposes including the development of the world's brightest x-ray sources, thermonuclear fusion in the laboratory, and the fundamental study of the radiative properties of matter.

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.

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:

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

Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.

Security Clearance:

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

Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.

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: 2019-09-09 Expires: 2019-10-13

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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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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