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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Division Leader (R&D Manager 5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Engineering Technology and Design Division (E) develops and applies a diverse set of Research and Development (R&D) engineering capabilities to provide solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. E Division is a division consisting of 6 technical groups which employ approximately 200 engineers, scientists, professionals, and technicians. Capabilities include Mechanical and Thermal Engineering, Process Modeling and Analysis, Process Automation and Control, Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation, High Explosive Device Assembly, and Engineering Environmental Testing. Customers span the Laboratory and include Weapons Design and Production Agencies, Global Security, Science and Engineering Campaigns, as well as external government agencies and some commercial companies.

Reporting to the Division Leader, the Deputy Division Leader for E Division will serve as an active member of the Division leadership team. The successful candidate will support the day to day division operations which include:

  • Share responsibility for high level technical, programmatic, and operational leadership and management of E Division.

  • Maintain and develop the capabilities necessary to support programmatic mission success, including recruiting, mentoring, and retaining quality staff.

  • Provide oversight of hazardous operations and facilities and facilitate the execution of programmatic work with appropriate focus on safety, security and safeguards, environmental management and other core Laboratory business requirements.

  • Coordinate and manage budgets; schedule and prioritize investment processes that align mission with capabilities.

  • Work closely with the Division Leader and Staff Operations Manager for the strategic and tactical planning, budget planning, and work as an integral team member in the development of division capabilities.

  • Maintain and develop good working relationships with stakeholders inside and outside of the Laboratory.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


Demonstrated technical expertise and experience in a division mission focus area(s). Demonstrated project management experience.


Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to assimilate, evaluate and communicate technical information.


Demonstrated leadership skills (vision, strategic thinking, creativity, innovation, institutional perspective, team building, decisiveness and integrity). Demonstrated personnel leadership and development skills (hiring, coaching, completing performance appraisals performing annual merit process and managing conflict), including a commitment to AA/EEO/Diversity objectives.

Safety & Security

Demonstrated commitment to Lab goals in the areas of security, safety, and compliance. Applicants must have the ability to obtain a Q clearance, which normally requires U.S. citizenship.

Strategy & Collaboration

Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with others at all levels, work cooperatively in a team environment and build consensus, and expeditiously and professionally resolve conflict. Experience building collaborative relationships across LANL, and/or with other national laboratories, universities, and the private sector.

Education: Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering from an ABET accredited institution. Master’s degree or higher preferred.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Reading vision, distance vision, ability to speak, ability to discriminate speech, ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, climbing stairs, typing or keyboarding, fine motor control, carrying 5-10 pounds.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of the breadth of E activities, facilities, and R&D portfolio.

  • Knowledge of funding agencies (NNSA, DoE, DOD, DHS) including experience and engagement with programmatic sponsors.

Note to Applicants:

A comprehensive cover letter addressing your qualifications against the minimum and desired skills requirements is required for consideration.

Additional Details

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 (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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a 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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Greathouse, Khalid T (Khi)
Email kgreathouse@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82225
Organization Name E-DO/ Engineering Technology & Design Division
Minimum Salary 158900
Maximum Salary 284300
Req ID: IRC82225
Category: Other