Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Project Manager (Technical Project Manager 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico


Job Title Technical Project Manager (Technical Project Manager 2)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name SRO-CP / Science Resource Office - Communications & Peer Review

What You Will Do

The Science Resource Office (SRO) Peer Review and Metrics Team seeks an experienced metrics analyst. The main responsibility of the position will be the development, analysis and visualization of science, technology and engineering metrics and the development and maintenance of the data that supports the metrics. The STE metrics provide qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the effectiveness and impact of the Laboratory’s STE, which is essential to understand the Laboratory’s ability to bring together diverse capabilities to address national needs. The job will also require assessing the impact of LANL STE including quantitative and qualitative metrics for knowledge generation and economic impacts, as well as qualitative measures for other impacts. The selected candidate must have the ability to use pre-developed methods to update metrics as well as be involved in the development of diverse and innovative analytical approaches to provide management with the data and analyses on the role of the Laboratory in the scientific enterprise. The ability to provide robust and meaningful data analysis is essential to illustrating and understanding the Laboratory’s supportive role in national STE Programs.


  • Responsible for the development, analysis, visualization and maintenance of STE metrics and supporting data that provide qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the effectiveness and impact of the Laboratory’s ability to bring together diverse capabilities to address national needs.

  • Provide meaningful analysis and visualization for Laboratory management to enable evaluation of LANL’s contributions to the scientific enterprise.

  • Analyze trends in STE metrics as data become available using both internal and external databases.

  • Provide metrics in an easily understood format, with meaningful, and clear visualizations..

  • Develop qualitative and quantitative measures of STE impact to Laboratory mission and goals.

  • Contribute to the development of the capability to analyze the Laboratory’s role in the Laboratory in the national scientific enterprise.

  • Contribute to the implementation of the Pure Research Information System to manage the Laboratory’s STE data. Work with SRO team member to enter and maintain STE data for LANL staff in an efficient and effective manner.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience performing complex, analytical work with an attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines.

  • Demonstrated experience using analysis of quantitative information as indicators of a target variable that is not, itself, directly measurable

  • Proven success working independently and as a contributing member of a team, and ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel and Laboratory management.

  • Demonstrated experience with tools and processes used to acquire, process and track metrics and producing analyses/reports of science, technology and/or engineering metrics.

  • Ability to develop and nurture effective customer relationships.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the delivery of presentations and briefings to different levels of management and customers.

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel for data management and analysis

  • For consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the minimum and desired requirements of the position.

  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience developing data visualizations that highlight relevant information including knowledge of various data visualization tools such as D-3, Tableau, and other pertinent software.

  • Experience working with bibliometric and other databases that contain Science, Technology and Engineering data, such as Web of Science and Scopus.

  • Experience with project management methodologies, concepts and tools.

  • Knowledge and experience producing reports and data analyses using XML databases.

  • Demonstrated record of success in developing and maintaining strong working relationships with researchers, staff, administrators, and other internal and external partners.

  • Experience with computer programming.

Education: Position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience; post-graduate coursework preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Details:

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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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 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.

Appointment Type Regular


Minimum Salary 87800

Maximum Salary 144800

Contact Details

Contact Name Lynn, Barbara Ann

Email bal@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC71194