Technical Business Development Specialist - Experienced
Sandia National Laboratories
Job posting number: #7139868 (Ref:689349)
Posted: April 13, 2023
Job DescriptionPosting 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: Are you passionate about fostering success through partnerships? Are you curious about how that works between Sandia and Universities? The Academic Programs organization is seeking a Technical Business Development Specialist to help develop partnerships with academic institutions. In this role, you will work closely with both Sandia and university leadership. As part of a team, you will help shape and implement programs that directly benefit Sandia’s long term partnerships goals, build Sandia/university collaborative research, and improve the student pipeline. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Facilitate communications and initiatives between internal and external partners + Collaborate with university partners from several different national and regional universities + Work with Sandia management to plan/implement university partnership strategy + Develop engagement plans for universities + Develop success metrics and tools for the program and provide reporting on results + Provide project planning and management + Make informational presentations to internal and external audiences Due to the nature of the role, on-site work is required at least two days per week for the first six months on the job. Qualifications We Require: + Bachelor's degree in a relevant field plus five (5) years relevant experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience in a high tech, government, or academic business development environment + Experience in one or more of the following areas: + Business, program, or project planning and management; + Customer relationship management techniques; + Success metrics development and reporting; + Working with universities + Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q security clearance Qualifications We Desire: + Master's or PhD in a relevant field + Desire to work with Sandia leadership + Desire to actively work in partnerships with universities across the country + Experience working with a team positioned in remote locations + Experience with Excel, and other Microsoft products in the Microsoft office suite + Excellent verbal and written communication skills + Strong teaming and interpersonal skills with proven success working on multi-disciplinary teams, especially science/technology teams About Our Team: Sandia National Laboratories' Academic Programs organization has a focus on institutional relationship with universities. This activity includes the University Partnerships program, the Postdoc Office and the Faculty Loan Program. The latter two programs are focused on enhancing the experience of post-doctoral appointees at Sandia and encouraging exchange of personnel of knowledge and capabilities between Sandia and universities, respectively. The University Partnership program is the largest activity and encompasses the Academic Alliance Partnerships, National/Regional Partnerships, and START HBCU programs encouraging institutional relationships with key universities. Our team is committed to cultivating environment compatible with a broad group of people and perspectives in accordance with the changing makeup of the workforce. In support of this vision, our center actively recruits applicants from diverse groups of backgrounds and cultivates an inclusive community.
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.
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. EEO: 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: 689349
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.