28 days old

Project Manager, W87-1 Cables Team (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Project Manager to provide leadership and oversight to programmatic activities, including cost and funding activities, schedule management, earned value management, change control, risk management, and reporting responsibilities for the W87-1 Cables team as well as act as a SME for the WR and JTA Cables and on the Project Management side.

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

+ Interact with high ranking internal management and external NNSA

+ Work independently to develop and lead PM, Risk and Schedule solutions within the Cables team.

+ Interpret programmatic requirements and the ability to negotiate with the Systems Program Management team

+ Communicate programmatic information up to internal and external Sr. level leaderships

+ Build partnerships across sites with KCNSC counterparts

+ Work collaboratively on a team of project controllers and interns to execute on programmatic deliverables

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline plus fiveor more years of directly related experience, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

+ Equivalent experience in lieu of degree must be directly related experience that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job.Experience working with EVMS as well as previous project management experience

+ Active DOE Q-level (or DOD equivalent) security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Experienced individual that is comfortable interacting with high ranking internal management and external NNSA

+ Strong ability to interpret programmatic requirements and the ability to negotiate with the Systems Program Management team

+ Strong communication skills

+ Experience working with interconnects (Cables, Connectors, LAC, System Adapters) on previous high rigor, ND projects

+ Knowledge of the 6.X process

+ Previous project management experience

+ Hardware managment experience

+ Clear understanding/ability to communicate Risk Management principles and use of Risk Threat and Opportunity tools (ARM, etc.) in high rigor project settings

+ Clear understanding of Change Control/Change Management processes

+ Experience with the following tools: P6, ARC, ARM, PET/CET, EVMS, COBRA, MAT, Milestone Professional, and Empower

About Our Team:

The ND Component Design PM Department (10436) provides exceptional enhanced project management services to high rigor ND Component and SPP projects in Centers 7600 and 5300. Through partnership with our Project Management Teams, our technical partners are better able to focus on the technical solutions required to achieve mission success. We provide enhanced project management support throughout the project lifecycle through an expert based, service oriented team atmosphere.

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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

+ Generous vacations, strong medical 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) Q security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD). Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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.


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.

Job ID: 683583



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-06

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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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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