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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Weapons Cyber Assurance Laboratory Hardware Lead Cyber-Physical Scientist (Scientist 3). in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC82242

Organization Name WRS-SNA/Secure Networks & Assurance

Minimum Salary 110400

Maximum Salary 186300

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

This position requires experience with embedded system design and troubleshooting, reverse engineering of hardware, firmware, and/or software. Experience is also required in debugging and troubleshooting analog and digital circuits, complex electronic systems. Familiarity with electronic and electro-mechanical system design, fabrication, and testing.

Programming & Signal Processing

You will need fluency in at least one programming language, e.g. C, Python, etc. As well as, experience with digital communication systems and/or other digital signal processing.


You will need the ability to expand and evolve the group's core competencies, provide technical guidance for the group, and the Laboratory and to gain insight and pursue future initiatives in support of the group's core competencies. You must be able to provide leadership in identifying, promoting, and developing appropriate new Laboratory-wide technical capabilities, including influencing and establishing Lab strategies to ensure alignment of new program to priorities and mission.

Project Management

You will need to have demonstrated ability to effectively plan and complete assignments on schedule; to identify, address, and resolve technical problems; and to use a systematic approach in solving problems.


Position requires an advanced degree in a STEM field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preference will be given to those with 5-10 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

Design experience

It would be great if you had experience in any of the following:

  • Synchronous design, synthesis, routing, simulation, testing, and technical documentation of FPGA-based circuits

  • VHDL and/or Verilog

  • Analog circuit design and simulation

  • Signal conditioning


  • Demonstrated experience with advanced design & analysis tools, such as schematic capture tools, analog/digital/EM simulation tools, CAD, and/or data analysis tools such as MATLAB

  • Experience with RF/Microwave systems

  • Understanding of the Weapons Program and US National Security Enterprise (NSE)

Note to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position. This position will also require occasional domestic travel.

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.

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 Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Johnson, Dana Elizabeth

Email danaj@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC82242
Category: Science