Los Alamos National Laboratory Group Leader, Secure Information Services (R&D Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
LANL is looking to hire a Group Leader with a passion for leading people, working with customers, and developing innovative solutions to programmatic challenges.
The WRS-SIS Group Leader (GL) will provide both leadership and management of the National Security Research Center and the Program Liaison Team. The National Security Research Center is Los Alamos National Laboratory’s classified library. It houses vast collections of material related to the Weapons Program and national security. The NSRC is composed of five teams which support the LANL Weapons Program, Global Security, and customers throughout the Nuclear Security Enterprise. The Program Liaison Team supports various customers in Weapons Engineering and Weapons Physics.
The GL will be responsible for working across the Weapons Program and other customers to ensure information requests to the NSRC’s librarians and archivists are met in a timely manner. The GL will also work with the NSRC digitization team to implement various accelerated digitization programs to digitize the vast collections of physical media. Additionally, the GL will work with program managers in Weapons Engineering and Weapons Physics to deliver Program Liaison services. A STEM background is helpful for the manager to be able to understand the technical information contained in the NSRC’s collections. Experience with managing large, complex budgets is needed to manage the Group’s budget from various sources.
The GL will work closely with the division management team and will maintain and develop working relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the Laboratory, and will pay close attention to the development of the personnel within the Group. The GL will be responsible for hiring new staff, identifying opportunities for the development and maintenance of technological capabilities and professional expertise within the Group. The GL will also be responsible for developing tactical plans and strategies to implement the NSRC Director’s strategic plans and organizational objectives in support of the Laboratory’s weapons program work. Additionally, the GL will provide administrative management of safeguards and security, integrated work management, performance appraisal and salary management, human resources, staff planning and forecasting, and financial management and oversight. The GL must ensure a safe and secure work environment, promote and support affirmative action goals, and nurture professional excellence.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced knowledge and proven ability in one or more of the following R&D disciplines: physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, mathematics, or information/computing science.
Demonstrated ability to manage or support the planning and coordination for multiple research and development activities, experiments, and processes for new technological initiatives and/or products at a research and development organization.
Demonstrated record of successful leadership within a line organization, including support of performance and salary management, budgeting, recruitment, conflict resolution, and developing staff growth opportunities and matching resource skills to mission needs while demonstrating commitment to safety, security, environment, and quality.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communications skills with individuals, committees, and presentations across a wide variety of audiences.
Professional-level experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems affecting capture, management, preservation, and transfer of content knowledge.
Demonstrated record of successfully developing and completing projects on time and within budget through technical leadership, planning, execution, and delivery.
Experience defining and improving workflows and processes while working cooperatively and jointly to provide high-quality seamless customer service.
Experience in managing large, complex budget from a variety of funding sources.
Experience in developing and fostering innovative solutions to challenges facing an organization.
Advanced degree in physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science or related technical area.
Knowledge of weapons business systems or processes in one or more of the following disciplines: physical and electronic archives, information technology, product-lifecycle management, and/or configuration management.
Experience working within the LANL and NSE weapons program.
Experience interfacing with federal funding sponsors.
Experience working with classified documents and in classified systems.
Experience in developing and/or managing database systems.
Comprehensive understanding of federal government archive and information management requirements.
Practical knowledge of LANL business systems, operational and work processes, administrative practices and procedures, and key Laboratory points of contact.
Active DOE Q Clearance.
Education: Required: Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, mathematics, or computer science.
Note to Applicants: This position requires a Q Clearance. Applicants must have the ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance, which normally requires U.S. citizenship.
For full consideration, please include a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how you meet the minimum job requirements, and any of the desired skills of the position.
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. See DOE Order 472.2 for 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 Laboratory Policy P701 for 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.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Vacancy Name: IRC79433
Organization Name WRS-SIS/Secure Information Services
Minimum Salary 132500
Maximum Salary 229900
Req ID: IRC79433