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Sandia National Laboratories Business Management Professional, Tonopah Test Range (Early Career) Limited-Term Employee in Tonopah, Nevada

Bidder Eligibility:

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.

This job posting is at the Member level. If a Senior or Principal level employee applies and is selected, they will be moved into the Member level and their salary will be adjusted if necessary.

Employees must remain in their current position for one year before applying for a new position, with the exception of student interns. Application of this requirement will not supersede collective bargaining agreements. See collective bargaining labor agreements for represented bidder eligibility requirements for represented employees.

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 business professional to serve as Business Management Professional for the Tonopah Test Range. This role will engage in financial management for this major testing capability site as well as needed business and operations support for the technical customers and partners at the site.

Typical tasks could include:

  • Partnering across SNL and the Nuclear Security Enterprise and representing financials with internal customers and partners, external sponsors, and technical vendors.

  • Provide decision support to leadership in various business areas including financial planning, resource management, trends and projections, and business processes.

  • Work with the technical leads to execute financial management activities including baseline cost planning and updating, cost estimation, and performance reporting and analysis

  • Team with technical staff, project leads and managers to analyze operations, processes, and resources and make recommendations to influence key decision makers.

  • Partnership with other financial and project staff supporting the site and ability to drive and influence overall team processes and consistency.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline, 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.

  • Higher-level degree (MS, PhD) in relevant discipline may also be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

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

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Knowledge of financial tools and/or understanding of how to generate reports and pivot tables.

  • Experience partnering with external customers such as NNSA, USN, LANL, and KCNSC.

  • Ability/willingness to gain an understanding of the technical scope.

  • Ability to think strategically and understand the “big picture.”

  • Ability to think critically and identify innovative solutions.

  • Ability to work and excel in an ambiguous, dynamic and fast paced environments.

  • Ability to lead financial processes and own deliverables.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to multiple stakeholders.

About Our Team:

The Weapons Stockpile Management Business Operations Department teams with the Weapons Stockpile Management Center to provide professional skills in tailored project management, financial analysis, procurement support and general business and project services. Department staff work in a highly matrixed organization, integrating tightly with the technical line customers. The department offers a wide set of enriching opportunities for the business team member, as well as multiple levels of teaming and partnering with business, project management, and technical peers in support of Sandia's core mission.

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 L-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 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: 682917