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Engineering and Systems Integration Implementation Professional (Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 688590

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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.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Salary Range:

$88,600 - $146,200

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a motivated individual to support Nuclear nonproliferation and regional security programs including international standard methodologies for an instructional design specialist to support Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) sanctions compliance and enforcement, due diligence programs, and domestic and international export control programs.

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

  • Conduct analyses on national and regional security programs, conduct gap analysis to discover new project needs.

  • Develop and deliver training materials on funded projects, and conduct research and analysis on countries and strategic commodities of programmatic interest.

  • Apply analysis of international affairs, principles of foreign relations, and scientific and engineering principles in analysis of advanced concepts and technologies for nonproliferation, nuclear security, insider threat, and international export control regimes.

  • Work with USG personnel in counterproliferation, nonproliferation, strategic trade controls enforcement, and nuclear security and safety programs to understand USG needs and assist in meeting program goals.

  • Serve as the process expert on a team of technically diverse subject matter experts in the development of training curriculum, exercises, and technical exchange workshop materials.

Ability to travel internationally in support of programs

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Master's degree in Science, Engineering, Law, Law Enforcement, Social Sciences, or other relevant field, plus four (4) or more years of directly related experience; Or Bachelor's degree as stated above, plus eight (8) years of related experience.

  • Education and Experience as an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD).

  • Experience developing and delivering training materials including virtual teaching and remote workshop delivery.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q-level security clearance.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Experience working with USG funding agencies, including the Department of State, DHS, DOD, Commerce, or NNSA/DOE with a history of building successful working relationships with customers.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Six Sigma training and certification.

  • Familiarity with DOE’s DOE-HDBK-1078-94 (Reaffirmed 2014), Systematic Approach to Training.

  • Demonstrated versatility, political savvy, and high tolerance for ambiguity.

  • Passion for learning and commitment to mentorship.

  • Previous experience working in/with international multilateral organizations.

  • Cultural awareness with foreign partners, particularly in training environments.

  • Ability to develop a working relationship with foreign government officials.

  • Ability to develop and deliver training curriculum in international settings.

  • Knowledge of project management.

  • SharePoint and Excel literacy.

About Our Team:

The mission of the Regional Security & Analysis Department is to build global capacity to prevent, counter, and reduce nuclear threats to US national security by addressing all proliferation phases from motivation and development to achievement and retirement. We focus on threat and gap analysis for regional and global issues; curriculum development, education, and capacity building for strategic trade and sanctions issues. Our approach is to partner with regional experts and organizations to create networks of nonproliferation professionals who work toward cooperative international engagement to reduce threats to national and global security.

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:*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.


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.

Position Information:

This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

Job ID: 688590

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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