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Engineering Program/Project Lead (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

We are seeking an Engineering Program/Project Lead to join the COTS Program Integration team and be responsible for engaging with a team of engineers, software engineers, and technicians to ensure our software tools meet reporting and planning requirements.

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

+ Develop and lead R&D projects to develop new opportunities to support current and future work and customer needs.
+ Manage department and program resources and coordinating across Sandia to ensure timely, on-budget deliveries meeting programmatic objectives.
+ Negotiate deliverables with the program leads and management
+ Provide periodic status reports.
+ Develop novel concepts and articulate those concepts to customers and partners.


+ Requires bachelor's degree in relevant STEM discipline and 5 years proven experience; or master's degree in relevant STEM discipline and 1 year of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ Demonstrated knowledge of project scheduling and related software (MS Project, Primavera, or equivalent)
+ Knowledge of engineering configuration management (CM) processes and tools (SharePoint, PDM Link, or equivalent)
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE security clearance.


+ Experience with complex hardware integration and testing.
+ Demonstrated ability to negotiate competing requirements to give the best system-level outcome
+ Experience working with the Kansas City Plant in delivering War Reserve quality hardware.
+ Experience working as a team member, strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to prepare clearly-written technical reports and briefings.
+ Familiarity with the NW drawing system (IMS, EAWeb, etc).
+ Ability to work independently and in a team environment alongside a diverse workforce.
+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
+ Desire to learn new skills as required and develop expertise in areas that may be unfamiliar.
+ Willingness to accept responsibility and take on more than one assignment at a time.

Department Description:

Our department has a portfolio that covers diverse opportunities across Sandias Nuclear Deterrence mission and various Strategic Partnership Programs supporting work across the U.S. government. We interface between ND programs, COTS Component Engineers, and software engineers to provide value to our customers. We provide opportunities for leadership, travel, training, mentorship and collaboration across the laboratory.

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.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-07-30 Expires: 2020-08-29

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

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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