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Engineering & Systems Integration Implementation Professional - Legal Sanctions Implementation (Experienced)

Unidentified, NM

Job ID: 688467

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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 a motivated Engineering & Systems Integration Implementation Professional to be legal subject matter expert in sanctions implementation initiatives to include regulatory and legal reviews for maritime, sectorial and countering illicit cyber activities.

Work with Sandia staff on interdisciplinary projects that involve applying integrated technical judgment,

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

  • Review documents, information and work with international partners on standard processes for sanctions compliance within applicable laws and regulations.

  • Conduct analyses for national and regional security programs.

  • Conduct gap analysis to discover new project needs, support efforts to develop training materials for funded projects, and conduct research and analysis on countries and strategic commodities of programmatic interest.

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

  • Ability to travel internationally in support of programs

The selected applicant can be a remote worker located in any U.S. State or District of Columbia. Regular or periodic travel to your assigned work location may be required.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law or relevant field, plus five (5) or more years of directly related experience; Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience practicing law as a licensed attorney.

  • Experience with the following:

  • International legal & regulatory frameworks and/or due diligence mechanisms.

  • Proliferation finance and/or sanctions evasion.

  • Working in/with international multilateral organizations.

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

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Knowledge of project management.

  • Ability to assist in writing funding proposals and engage with the team opportunities, needs, and gaps.

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

  • Demonstrated cultural awareness with foreign partners, particularly in training environments.

  • Demonstrated ability to team across the lab and within the complex to deliver results.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with teams and as an individual.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver training curriculum in international settings.

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

About Our Team:

The mission of Global Security Research and Analysis department is to develop creative science and technology solutions to address US national security concerns created by international and regional challenges. The four primary mission areas are: to provide technical analysis support to US government policies and internal nuclear weapons complex programs, conduct risk-informed analyses of international security issues and emerging, maintain international networks and competency on global issues (e.g., via Track II engagements, collaborative research and international conferences), and host international visiting scholars with whom we collaboratively explore technical and political issues affecting regional 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.

Job ID: 688467

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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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