Los Alamos National Laboratory Analytics, Intelligence & Technology Division Leader (R&D Manager 6) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Analytics, Intelligence, and Technology (A) Division Leader reports to the Associate Laboratory Director for Global Security and is responsible for personnel management, strategic planning, and operational oversight of the division’s four distinct groups totaling 200 people and $85M in annual budget. The Information Systems & Modeling Group (A-1) uses science-based analysis tools and systems modeling to inform decision making on complex threat scenarios (e.g., terrorist WMD threats, hurricane effects, infectious disease outbreaks). The Intelligence & Systems Analysis Group (A-2) performs all-source analysis on issues related to nuclear weapons and material protection. The Technology Applications Group (A-3) uses engineering and scientific expertise to support nuclear counter proliferation, counter terrorism, and emergency response missions. The Advanced Research in Cyber Systems Group (A-4) is a national leader in information security and networking science and uses novel practical solutions to predict and solve critical problems in the cyber domain.
The successful candidate will have a record of effective management, accomplishments, and programmatic delivery that includes commitment to technical and operational excellence. S/he will develop and maintain “trusted advisor” relationships with customers and will communicate customer needs to the broader Laboratory community. The successful leader will create an environment that is conducive to innovation and mission delivery—an environment that promotes scientific, engineering, and analytic excellence and attracts, develops, and retains talented and diverse staff. S/he will build effective collaborations and seek additional opportunities to apply A Division capabilities to solve national security challenges. Finally, s/he will continue to strengthen the division’s culture and ensure that all applicable safety, security, and administrative policies and procedures are appropriately implemented.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Experience leading and managing the portfolio, budget, and facilities of a complex technical organization having sensitive projects topically aligned with the mission of at least one of A Division’s groups.
Experience in workforce development, including recruitment, retention, promotion, and mentoring.
Demonstrated behaviors that promote a productive, inclusive, respectful workplace.
Ability to obtain Q and SCI clearance.
Strategy and Program Development or Execution
Experience in strategic planning.
Experience in fostering organizational capabilities, overcoming challenges, and achieving strategic goals.
Experience in representing programs internally and externally (e.g., to sponsors, stakeholders, and/or to review boards).
Experience in program development or execution with DOE, NNSA, DoD, DHS, or the IC.
Collaboration and Communication
Excellent communication skills, including ability to accurately summarize technical topics for staff, sponsors, and stakeholders—each with varying levels of technical expertise.
Demonstrated ability to grow internal and external collaborative relationships, emphasize teamwork, and build consensus when appropriate.
Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 15 years related experience —with an emphasis in leadership and management of an applied research and analysis organization with complex operations; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Experience in managing moderate hazard laboratory and experimental facilities with hazards including high voltage, radiation, and/or hazardous materials.
Insight into one or more of A Division’s customers (e.g. DOE, NNSA, the IC).
Knowledge of the NNSA Nuclear Emergency Support Team programs.
Successful collaboration across organizational boundaries, such as collaboration between science and national security focused organizations.
Active Q/SCI clearance.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory is a world-class multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network.
Dental and vision insurance.
Free basic life and disability insurance.
Paid maternity and parental leave.
Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually).
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance.
Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays).
Onsite gyms and wellness programs.
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius).
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q/SCI (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call1-505-665-4444option 1.
Contact Name Frary, Suzanne R
Vacancy Name: IRC84167
Organization Name A-DO/Analytics, Intelligence & Technology
Minimum Salary 179900
Maximum Salary 329600
Req ID: IRC84167