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Business Development and Partnerships Professional for National Security (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


Are you passionate about your work and dream of joining a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for our nation’s security?

The National Security Partnerships and Business Development department is seeking a Business Development and Partnerships Professional to support Sandia’s national security initiatives\. Our department provides integrated and embedded business development and partnership experts that sit directly with mission and technology teams to realize program development, strategy and partnering objectives\. Our integrated team members develop and execute strategic program and technology initiatives, drive stakeholder engagements and implement internal/external partnership strategies aimed at optimizing national security impact\.

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

+ Develop, implement and drive strategic program and technology initiatives
+ Execute stakeholder engagement strategies by applying institutional expertise, proven processes and creative, out\-of\-the box solutions
+ Foster a healthy working relationship with internal/external stakeholders to enhance collaboration and build programmatic efficiencies
+ Identify current state vs\. future state and implement technology roadmapping initiatives for achieving optimal mission and program objectives
+ Develop and translate technology speak into the “so what” for national security mission applications in a creative and strategic manner
+ You will identify and communicate key market factors such as national security requirements and trends, competitive landscapes and program/technology opportunities
+ Lead technology transfer initiatives that benefit mission by enabling the transition from pathfinder technologies to deploy national security systems


+ You will have a bachelor's degree plus 2 years' relevant experience
+ Experience with business development
+ Experience with customer relationship management techniques
+ Experience with state\-of\-the\-art management of technology, marketing and sales tools/processes
+ You will have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance


+ Master’s degree
+ Experience with customer retention related to such agencies as the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community

Department Description:

The National Security Partnerships and Business Development Department provides embedded business development professionals with a passion for national security, enthusiasm for science and engineering, and the ability to navigate complex organizational cultures\.

The embedded business development teams have been demonstrating significant impact to Sandia for over 10 years\.

+ Staff are developed through a robust and structured training, onboarding and mentoring process specifically designed for the business development discipline
+ The team has access to a rich set of proven business development and partnership resources, best practices and experienced management and staff
+ Due to the embedded model and its breadth of support, team members have an immediate built\-in professional network across Sandia’s technical programs and support infrastructure

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\.

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:

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\.

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.