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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Knowledge Management Specialist (Technical Project Manager 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Are you interested in ensuring critical weapons knowledge is preserved and shared? Are you passionate about working with amazing subject matter experts across a variety of scientific and operational disciplines? If so, we invite you to read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity in the Weapons Research Services (WRS) Knowledge Management (KM) program.

This KM Specialist position will coordinate an exciting new weapons program knowledge capture campaign from concept through execution – development of campaign processes and tools, identification of expertise for capture, coordination with subject matter experts and media services for video production, and upload of finalized videos. This role will also provide various leadership roles for tools such as Weapons Video Service (WVS) through exceptional customer support, management of classified content, processing of videos and materials, and development and documentation of guidance. Leadership and application of WVS, other similar tools, and the knowledge capture campaign specifically for weapons production and its supporting organizations is a key component to this position.

This position contributes to the larger KM program through developing tools and processes for identifying essential knowledge in weapons mission areas; implementing KM program initiatives, and contributing to the overall KM strategic framework.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

The Knowledge Management Specialist role requires an experienced professional with analytical aptitude, strong organizational skills, ability to perform a wide variety of duties with minimal supervision, ability to get along with and lead others, and strength in building relationships across organizations.


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of customers across organizational boundaries. Experience in soliciting information and cooperation from multiple levels of personnel; proven experience preparing clear, concise and informative reports, correspondence, processes, procedures and other written materials.


Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, and implementing knowledge management initiatives (i.e. knowledge capture, content management, and/or knowledge sharing); demonstrated experience in implementation of software applications including documenting processes and tools and fielding customer requests/questions.

Project Management:

Entry‐level knowledge of project management of technical or operational work, including developing project plans, budgeting, work packages, and performance tracking. Ability to be self-directed and also provide leadership and tactical planning for execution of small and/or less‐complex projects.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in a related field.

Desired Qualifications:

Additional attributes that may make a candidate even better in this position include a broad familiarity of the Weapons Program, the ideals of knowledge management, ability to interact with weapons programs experts, and access and experience with mission and institutional tools for supporting the KM project team.

Program knowledge:

Working knowledge of weapons program mission scope and people, especially weapons production.

Operational knowledge:

Experience working with Laboratory business systems and other operations tools.


Experience establishing and creating program evaluation and metrics tools.

Classified Matter:

Experience working in and with classified content, systems and tools.

Note to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume and cover letter reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated.

  • Applicants must have the ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance, and the ability to obtain Sigma 15 & 20 authorizations, which normally requires US citizenship.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.

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, sitting, standing, walking, and climbing stairs, typing or keyboarding.

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)

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 call1-505-665-4444option 1.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth
Email danaj@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC83122
Organization Name WRS-DO/Weapons Research Services Division
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC83122
Category: Other