Los Alamos National Laboratory RF Engineering Group Leader / (R&D Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Accelerator Operations and TechnologyRadio Frequency Engineering (AOT-RFE) Group provides expertise, support, and technical leadership in high-power RF systems, high-voltage systems, pulsed-power systems, low-level RF feedback and feedforward systems, and magnet power supply systems. AOT-RFE’s primary focus is the design, development, operations and maintenance of these systems for the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) User Facility, an 800-MeV, megawatt-class proton accelerator.
The AOT-RFE Group Leader is responsible for defining the vision and strategic plan for the AOT-RFE group. This position will oversee a broad range of basic and applied accelerator science and technology programs for national security and non-defense applications, including participation in the research and development of projects both internal and external to the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
The successful candidate will be responsible for an annual budget of $15.5M and will provide technical leadership and management of the group's staff.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Demonstrated supervisory and leadership experience and skills in setting priorities and assigning tasks, performance evaluation, mentoring of employees, coaching, team building, and conflict resolution.
Extensive operations and maintenance experience at an accelerator or similar large scientific facility.
Demonstrated familiarity with electrical safety and managing a diverse complement of electrical work activities.
A strong record of technical accomplishments and experience in one or more of the group's technical focus areas; high-power RF systems, feedback and feedforward RF controls, pulsed-power systems, and magnet power supply systems.
Demonstrated successful application of sound business practices and judgment, including strategic and tactical planning skills, strong fiscal management skills, and exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Education/Experience : Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree (in science or engineering?) from an accredited institution and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
A successful background in program development and marketing, preparation of technical and budgetary proposals, and presentation of new ideas and proposals to existing and potential customers.
Demonstrated success in fostering new programs both unilaterally and through teaming with other managers and other organizations.
Master’s level degree equivalent or above
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses key requirements of the position.
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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.
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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.
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Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.
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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 gym and wellness programs
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
The Accelerator Operations and Technology (AOT) Division provides leadership in accelerator science, engineering, and operations in support of National User Facilities and in solving national security challenges. A principal element of the division's portfolio is operation, maintenance, and improvement of the injector, beam transport, linear accelerators, proton storage ring, and targets of the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), a multipurpose National User Facility that provides intense neutron and proton pulsed beams to support multidisciplinary fundamental and applied research and medical radioisotope production.
Contact Name Thompson, Larry Douglas
Vacancy Name: IRC82348
Organization Name AOT-RFE / Accelerator Operations & Technology - RF Engineering
Minimum Salary 147000
Maximum Salary 254700
Req ID: IRC82348