Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Division Leader (R&D Manager 5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Deputy Division Leader (R&D Manager 5) for J-Division to manage the Laboratory's Hydrodynamic and Sub-Critical Experiments Execution Support (HSCEES) Program and associated personnel supporting the program within the Division Office. The HSCEES Program provides the base capabilities necessary to successfully field and execute hydros and subcritical experiments, some of which are key capabilities for the entire NNSA Weapons Complex. This position will report to the Division Leader for Integrated Weapons Experiments (J-Division) and will reside with the J-Division Office at TA-15. In addition, this person will report programmatically to the Office of Experimental Sciences (OES) in Weapons Physics (ALDX).
The Deputy Division Leader will assist J-Division with broad strategic planning, multi-program development, diagnostics capabilities advancement, programmatic risk management, and the integrated hydro schedule. The Deputy Division Leader will participate on hydro peer reviews, applicable shot review committee, working groups, and facilitating communications across the relevant divisions throughout the hydro life cycle. The Deputy Division Leader will work with deployed resources on shot schedules, shot planning, performance reporting, program milestones, preparing the annual National Hydrotest Plan (NHP), annual HSEES Program Plan and other formal documentation as needed.
The Deputy Division Leader will be responsible for working in conjunction with other managers to provide leadership and integration across the larger LANL Weapons Program. Coordination with the Nevada Weapons Experiments (NWE) Program Manager and Nevada Program Office is particularly important. In addition, the Deputy Division Leader is expected to integrate and support efforts with the other OES Programs, the Weapons Infrastructure & Operations Program and several Global Security Programs. The selected candidate will be responsible for the quality of Los Alamos representation and participation in technical and programmatic reviews at the national level.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Expert-level knowledge of and experience in leadership and management of technical personnel and programs, including success at line management, program development, advocacy, resource allocation, program execution, and customer relations.
A record of successful accomplishments and/or demonstrated technical expertise in two or more of the following: dynamic experiments, weapons engineering, timing & firing systems, explosives science, and/or weapons physics.
A record of successful teamwork and consensus building demonstrated by working across organizational and program boundaries.
Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills evidenced through recent management assignments, internal and external interactions, briefings, presentations, and documentation.
Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and focus personnel (scientists, engineers, technicians, analysists, managers, etc) and work with a diverse customer base.
Demonstrated commitment to Laboratory goals in safety, security, environment, diversity, recruiting, and employee development.
Demonstrated experience with hydrodynamic and/or subcritical experiments fielding and execution.
Knowledge and/or participation in the design, fabrication, and assembly of hydrodynamic and/or subcritical experiments.
Demonstrated experience in the fielding and analysis of diagnostics methods used on hydrodynamic and/or subcritical experiments.
In depth knowledge of the weapons program structure, reporting systems, financial management systems, and other applicable business systems.
Education: Minimum of a BS (MS or PhD preferred) in a physical science or engineering field.
Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to speak, Ability to discriminate speech, Ability to hear in a normal range (500 to 3000 htz), Sitting, Standing,Walking, Typing or keyboarding, Lifting 5-10 pounds, Carrying 5-10 pounds, Outdoors, In confined space, heights,
Work Environment: Underground, Working alone, Working overtime or irregular schedule, Domestic/foreign travel, operation of motor vehicles, Work with weapons or explosives, Work with vibrating equipment/machinery, Work near machinery with moving parts, toxic chemicals, irritant chemicals, dusts or powders, sprays, mists, or vapors, fumes, carcinogens, Hearing protection, Gloves or hand protection, Safety shoes or protective foot-gear, Headgear or head protection, safety glasses or eye protection, face shield or facial protection, Mask or respirator.
Note to Applicants:
Moderate Travel: The successful candidate will be required to travel in support of program meetings, reviews and other activities in support of the fielding and execution of hydros and subcritical experiments.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Ryan, Kyle Steven (Kyle)
Vacancy Name: IRC83221
Organization Name J-DO/J Integrated Weapons Experiments
Minimum Salary 158900
Maximum Salary 284300
Req ID: IRC83221