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.
What Your Job Will Be Like:
Do you want to be a member of a high performing team? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment where you can maximize your ability to innovate? We are seeking an experienced Licensing Professional to support licensing of Intellectual Property. You will be responsible for ensuring commercialization of Sandia's intellectual property portfolio through licensing of Sandia technologies with a focus on achieving a return on investment.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
+ Negotiate licensing agreements and anticipate, understand, and react to potential and current sponsor or customer needs.
+ Identify, develop, and implement both near-term and long-term strategies for development of technologies, services, follow-on programs, or industries.
+ Achieve commercialization revenue targets.
+ Provide technical, scientific and business guidance to customers, sponsors, and staff/management responding to technology commercialization related questions, issues, and problems.
+ Manage on-going customer and sponsor relationships for Sandia for mission benefit.
+ Identify potential licensees and conduct sales calls.
Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.
$88,600 - $201,400
*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.
Qualifications We Require:
+ Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering related field PLUS a graduate degree in a science, engineering, or legal field
+ Three years’ relevant experience
+ Experience successfully working with partners, and negotiating and executing license agreements for advanced technologies (patents and software) in a multitude of national security areas
+ Experience negotiating contracts and/or settlements with multiple parties
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Security Clearance
Qualifications We Desire:
+ PhD in Science or Engineering field or JD
+ Track record of delivering commercialization results in a licensing position (e.g. achieves commercialization targets)
+ Knowledge of and experience with state-of-the-art licensing advanced technologies and management of technology processes
+ Experience meeting business goals in a complex regulatory environment
About Our Team:
The Technology Partnerships Agreements, Intellectual Property (IP), and Business & Competitive Intelligence Department 1982 is responsible for negotiating and executing CRADA, NFE and Licensing agreements, managing and deploying Sandia's IP portfolio, and providing data driven decision support for program development and technology commercialization.
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.
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.
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.
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: 692080