We are seeking a Manager to lead a diverse R&D team developing state-of-the-art capabilities in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics. Are you passionate about collaborating with leading authorities and mentoring future experts in this area? If so, you will want to consider this opportunity.

On any given day, you may be called on to:
Team with staff and fellow managers within Center 1400 and throughout Sandia as well as university partners and sponsors to deliver on current commitments
Craft the future for the department by guiding the team developing these technologies
Collaborate as an integral member of a cohesive management team in developing strategic direction and executing that strategy
Work with the team to maintain and grow an open research basis while connecting to the mission elements of the laboratory
Handle day-to-day management activities for the team
Recruit, hire, mentor and develop staff members


Sandia National Laboratories


Qualifications We Require
Master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or other discipline related to computing or mathematical modeling
Eight years’ experience
Experience in scientific or management leadership
Good communication skills as evidenced by a record of publication of results in peer-reviewed journals and external presentations at scientific conferences
Current, Active L or Q clearance

Qualifications We Desire
PhD in a relevant discipline
Knowledge of machine learning, artificial intelligence, graph and data analytics, as well as complimentary areas (e.g., high performance computing architectures, neuromorphic computing)
Expertise, experience and relationships in one or more of the relevant mission domains or customer/stakeholder communities (Nuclear Deterrence, National Security Programs and Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation)
Eagerness to expand the department’s work internally and externally
Experience establishing and maintaining diverse, teaming relationships
Experience with recruiting, hiring, and mentoring staff members
Experience crafting and executing strategies as part of a diverse and cohesive team of managers
Evidence of leadership at the Laboratory or in a similar external environment and high potential for further leadership development
Ability to connect to Sandia’s mission elements and transition research into use
Experience leading or contributing to complex software projects with dual mission/open use

Educational level:

Master Degree

Level of experience (years):

Senior (5+ years of experience)

How to apply:

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About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a conducts research and development into the non-nuclear components of nuclear weapons.