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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Staff Operations Manager 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Chief Information Office (CIO) at Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking a Staff Operations Manager (SOM) to be a key member of a fast paced, high functioning executive management team. The position is visible across I&T and also works heavily with the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Business Management. The CIO SOM will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing operational and programmatic activities and deliverables requiring broad knowledge of information technology (IT) and cybersecurity. Responsibilities and initiatives include, but are not limited to, the following: developing Impact Assessments for new DOE and NNSA orders and requirements; implementing new systems or processes to improve efficiency of business objectives; developing slide decks to report on quarterly achievements, metrics and risks; performing assessments on areas of concerns and advising on solutions; improving hiring cycle time and developing a training curriculum; and leading and implementing other new initiatives as they arise.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of IT and cyber concepts, operations, and policy and strong communication and presentation skills, including technical writing.

  • Advanced knowledge of and successfully demonstrated experience with administrative management of business, operational, and/or programmatic activities.

  • Advanced knowledge of and successfully demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and managing innovation and process improvements, with respect to information technology, cyber and day to day activities.

  • Ability to function as a member of an executive management team, to work effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel, and to gain consensus, build teams, and resolve conflicts.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience in the area of information technology or cyber security.

  • Certifications and/or degrees related to information technology or cyber security.

Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. Employee participation in the Telework Pilot may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Note to Applicants: Please submit a detailed cover letter with your resume addressing the required and desired skills and why you would like to work with the Chief Information Office.

Where You Will Work

The LANL Life – Our Lab

Los Alamos National Laboratory is located in Northern New Mexico within the breathtaking Jemez Mountains. Our Lab is surrounded by nature, outdoor adventure, culture and a commitment to family and Community.


The diverse workforce at Los Alamos National Laboratory lends its time, talent, voice and support to the many causes that concern the citizens of Northern New Mexico.

Economic Development

Los Alamos National Laboratory is committed to investing and partnering in economic development initiatives that have a positive impact on business growth that creates jobs and strengthens communities to Norther New Mexico.

Environmental Outreach

The Laboratory strives to increase public knowledge of its environmental stewardship practices and keep the public informed about the stat of the surrounding environment. We live here and we care.

Taking Care of our Trails

Continued access and use of the Los Alamos National Laboratory trails contingent upon being good stewards of these federal lands.

An Exciting Place to Live

The Los Alamos area is full of activities from – our own ski mountain, mountain biking, work class hiking, festivals, cultural events and the arts.

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 childbirth 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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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 472.2 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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy 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. Employment Status

Appointment Type



Vacancy Name: IRC91432
Organization Name CIO/Chief Information Officer
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC91432
Category: Other