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R& D Manager-WMD Technical Intelligence
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking an R&D Manager to provide strategic technical intelligence assessments of foreign WMD capabilities to the USG’s executive branch, Congress, policy makers, and the military\. Our differentiating strength is to engage national laboratory\-class experimental and computational capabilities to provide assessments with the highest possible confidence levels\. We aspire to develop new technologies to enhance assessments, and to be early adopters of other new technology such as computational analytics\. We seek to share all the capabilities we develop with the USG’s broad assessments community to enhance the confidence of assessments community\-wide\. Historically, over half our funding goes to collaborations within Sandia\.

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

+ Manage multiple teams that provide technical intelligence assessments\.
+ Collaborate with other managers in the group is essential to ensure we continue operating as a coordinated team\.
+ Collaborate with capability managers across Sandia, individuals at Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore Laboratories, and with trusted partners at other government agencies to achieve mission deliverables\.
+ Develop and mentor others and to develop effective relationships with peers\.
+ Manage and coordinate specific mission deliverables, program and project plans, budgets, structures, schedules, and staffing requirements\.
+ Engage with capabilities managers across the Labs and customers to develop future work opportunities to enhance our assessment capabilities\.
+ Oversee and manage staff, including hiring, professional development, and assessment and performance management, consistent with the mission of the organization\.

This position requires moderate domestic travel\.


99. Bachelor's and Master's degree or Bachelor's and PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a relevant science/engineering discipline\.
99. Must also eight or more years of relevant experience\.
99. Experience with Nuclear Weapons or experience working with the Intelligence Community, DoD, or other similar government agencies\.
99. Ability to obtain and maintain an SCI clearance, which may require a polygraph test\.
99. To be considered for this position, the individual must have an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD\.


99. Demonstrated ability to deliver results and effectively lead/guide multidisciplinary teams\.
99. Demonstrated ability to build strong, trust\-based relationships with peers and external customers\.
99. Experience and enthusiasm working in a matrixed environment with multiple organizations within the Laboratories\.
99. Ability to work across many organizations, juggle priorities, and team across the labs and with external organizations\.
99. Ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external customers, including the ability to build and manage effective working relationships\.
99. Experience developing intelligence reports\.
99. Experience working with LANL and LLNL\.
99. Experience with SPP and SIPP processes and related NNSA requirements\.
99. R&D experience in modelling and simulation for nuclear weapons applications\.
99. Excellent communication skills \(verbal and written\)\.
99. Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills\.
99. Demonstrated ability to work with sensitive information and classified matter while applying appropriate Need to Know principles\.
99. Experience and success in recruiting, hiring, guiding, mentoring and leading technical staff\.
99. Knowledge of Sandia’s safety and security rules and guidelines\.

Department Description:

Systems & Technology Assessment \(5810\) is part of the Systems Assessment and Research Center \(SARC, 5800\), which conducts research, development, and engineering for the US Government\. The group is involved in the assessments of and development of technologies and sensors as part of the SARC at Sandia\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s 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 \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance to start\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD, to be considered for this position\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.