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Information System Engineer, Project Management (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 687703

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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 - $172,300 *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 an Information Systems Engineering Project Manager to join our dynamic team. You will be responsible for managing project plans and schedules for milestones and initiatives within organization 5197 and interface with 5197 project leads, other FIE Project Managers, 5190 Managers, and staff to ensure that project plans and schedules are maintained.

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

  • Participate in project meetings to provide project management support and direction

  • Participate in FIE ISSM Council meetings to provide project management support and direction

  • Lead the 5197 Team Integration/Project Lead Meetings by collecting and managing statuses of milestones

  • Present project plans and schedules at FIE project management meetings, team meetings, and other venues as needed

  • Manage the FIE system/network repository containing all known systems, and artifacts to include ATO letters, and feed that information into the management assurance content

  • Lead preparation of monthly management assurance meeting

  • Lead weekly 5197 Weekly Tiered Accountability meetings

  • Serve as a department liaison/customer relations manager to internal customer base

  • Manage ITSM configurations (ensure all teams are in the tool, and manage user assignments to the teams)

  • Manage the 5197 Service Level Agreement (SLA) process

  • Manage the 5197 Project On-Boarding Process.

Qualifications We Require:

  • BBA with a concentration in Management Information Systems, other business concentrations, or technical discipline plus five or more years of experience;

  • or MBA with a concentration in Management Information Systems, other business concentrations, or technical discipline.

  • Ability DOE Q security clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE SCI Security Clearance that may require a polygraph test.

Qualifications We Desire:

Ideally, your background will include some of the following:

  • MBA with a concentration in Management Information Systems, other business concentrations, or technical discipline.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

  • Cyber certifications (e.g. CISSP)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience leading projects and integrated teams

  • Active DOE Q or DOD TS security clearance

  • Active SCI Security Clearance.

About Our Team:

The FIE Cyber Security Operations Department supports the Field Intelligence Element mission by delivering capabilities around information system hardening/accreditation, vulnerability assessment, risk management and forensics with a particular focus on mitigating cyber threats. The Cyber Security staff, consisting of Information Systems Security Managers (ISSMs), Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs), Alternate ISSOs (AISSOs), and Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSEs), provide effective technical solutions for DOE, DOD and the Intelligence Community.

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 and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the 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: 687703

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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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