The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Sr. Manager, R&D Science & Engineering - 1510

Albuquerque, NM
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The Senior Manager is responsible for delivering on the immediate needs of the mission, advancing capabilities to address future challenges, and stewarding a broad range of Engineering Sciences capabilities on behalf of the Laboratory\.

The Senior Manager provides leadership for thermal, fluid and aero sciences research and development that integrates theory development, experimental discovery and diagnostics, modeling, and underlying computational approaches to improve our ability to account for and anticipate complex behavior in engineered systems\. The Group partners internally and externally to advance our knowledge base and tool sets to provide physical and computational simulation capabilities that support the development and deployment of innovative, mission\-driven products and services\. The Senior Manager is expected to focus on leading efforts associated with increasing the impact across all the mission areas and in working with the S&T community to expand Engineering Sciences collaborations to develop new programs and interactions\. With substantial and complex experimental operations in the group, this manager is also expected to provide leadership in Work Planning & Controls and Engineered Safety\.

The Senior Manager also plays an influential role as a partner in core capability program leadership, including Advanced Scientific Computing and ESAR/Delivery Environments, to steward core capabilities in thermal, fluid and aero sciences\. Through peer partnering, this manager is also expected to provide leadership for developing and applying predictive capabilities \(both computational and physical\) for assessing component, subsystem, and system performance applicable to the breadth of Sandia missions and key external partners\.

In addition to group leadership responsibilities, the Senior Manager is part of the 1500 leadership team, stewarding a broad range of Engineering Sciences capabilities on behalf of the Laboratories\. Close partnership on high performance code development and experimental discovery and validation is essential to ensuring Group success\.


+ Advanced degree in a relevant Science or Engineering discipline\.
+ Ten or more years of relevant experience, including five or more years of managerial experience
+ Experience and/or familiarity in one of the following technical areas: thermal, fluid, or aero sciences\.
+ Active DOE Q Clearance


+ Demonstrated effective leadership of complex projects involving diverse technical disciplines
+ Proven experience developing and leading a team to high performance, including the ability to partner effectively with a peer leader
+ Experience conducting or managing activity level work
+ Ability to lead through others by developing a common vision and supporting program leaders to successfully accomplish challenging objectives
+ Ability to consistently achieve complex program deliverables on time and within budget
+ Experience working with the US nuclear weapons stockpile, particularly in the areas of safety and security
+ Experience in program management and especially within ND programs
+ Ability to react positively and creatively to a changing environment are needed
+ Evidence of established networks within Sandia
+ Demonstrated adherence to Sandias Corporate Values and a dedication to building diverse and inclusive environments

Department Description:

The Thermal, Fluids and Aero Sciences Group is comprised of five department that conduct computational, analytical, theoretical and experimental work supporting multiple mission areas of the Laboratory\. The 1510 Group has experimental facilities housed in the Buildings 865 and 898, including the Experimental Aerosciences Facility and the Thermal/Fluid Labs\. The 1510 Group has strong partnerships with multiple organizations within 1500 and across the Laboratories in NM and CA\.

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\.


Posted: 2018-11-06 Expires: 2018-12-07

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