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S&E Project Manager (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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The Advanced Concepts Engineering team has need a for S&E Project Manager that uses project management skills to plan, distribute, track, and execute a large number of technical projects for the department. The ideal candidate will have a technical background and degree along with experience in weapon systems design, analysis, and/or simulation. The job will involve interaction with other technical leads and team members to determine the correct technical approach taken for a technical project, document it in a technical plan, communicate action items, and follow-up with team members to ensure progress and timely delivery.

On any given day, you may:

+ Lead the programmatic aspects of the program as well as be required to have substantial technical understanding of the engineering products to be delivered.
+ Be responsible for processes and/or activities involving costs, schedules, and assured technical performance. Lead project engineering teams while they support functions such as authoring and implementing project plans, estimating and managing costs, generating and overseeing integrated schedules.
+ Manage technical and programmatic requirements, manage technical and non-technical risks and opportunities, assure quality products, and manage information processes.
+ Serves as a principal technical project interface with internal Sandia organizations, as well as external customers and suppliers.
+ Work in a peer-level relationship with the project technical leads to oversee project management activities including project plan development and execution, project monitoring and control, and integrated change control for large, complex, and high-rigor projects.
+ Use a strong technical understanding of the risks and opportunities to ensure that all are properly prioritized and addressed.
+ Collaborate with other S&E Project Managers to improve and mature project management practices in the department, identify resource constraints and share lessons learned.


+ Bachelor degree in relevant technical (STEM) discipline, or equivalent engineering or scientific experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform independent research and development.
+ Five or more years of technical Project Management experience.
+ Ability to obtain a DOE Q security clearance.


Ideally, we would like to see your background include some of the following:

+ Bachelors and Masters Degrees in a STEM discipline
+ Demonstrated experience in management of technical projects
+ Experience with Weapon System Design
+ Experience with Software Development
+ Experience with Systems Modeling and Simulation
+ Ability to make decisions requiring scientific or engineering judgment across more than one discipline.
+ Knowledge of and experience with standard project management practices including, scope management, project scheduling, cost estimation and management, quality assurance, communications planning and management, risk and opportunity management, and procurement management
+ Demonstrated teaming skills, including the ability to work effectively with other organizations, project sponsors and customers, and suppliers
+ Demonstrated organizational skills.
+ Familiarity with Sandia Project Management Best Practices
+ Active Security Clearance.

Department Description:

The Advanced Concepts Engineering department, 5491, develops an understanding of potential future strategic and tactical technology needs through simulation and analysis of mission and engagement vignettes. We innovate, create, model, simulate, and analyze high-fidelity engagements between various sensors and systems such as defensive missile systems and aircraft. This work drives virtual prototyping of conceptual systems. These analyses can also inform technology roadmaps as well as requirements for future systems. The capabilities draw upon laboratory-wide expertise including offensive and defensive system developers. The team seeks to partner across the complex of military, academic, and civilian research centers to enable and create future systems.

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, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.


Posted: 2020-01-24 Expires: 2020-02-24

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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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