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Los Alamos National Laboratory Compensation Analyst 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Be a part of something extraordinary by joining a dynamic and progressive Compensation team serving a world-class research and development institution. Los Alamos National Laboratory has an exciting opportunity for a compensation professional to help us develop and administer best-in-class compensation programs that will attract and retain some of the brightest talent on the planet.

Reporting to the Group Leader for Compensation and Workforce Data Analysis within the Human Resources Division, the Compensation Analyst 2, will perform a wide range of compensation processes in creative ways. Specific tasks will include reviews of salary increases, act as an internal consultant counseling managers and HR field services regarding compensation, conducting analyses and market research; designing, implementing, and administrating compensation strategies; and communicating initiatives to educate managers and employees on compensation programs and processes. This is a terrific opportunity for a compensation professional looking to step-up and create meaningful impact.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Compensation Analyses

Wide-ranging experience in compensation practices providing a pay for performance methodology by analyses of jobs and salaries in order to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness, pay for performance and legal compliance of the company's pay practices. Demonstrated experience researching information for compensation-related inquiries.

Programmatic Development

Demonstrated knowledge of compensation program design and best-practices, including survey participation, supplemental pay programs, performance management programs, salary offers, and salary planning by collecting and analyzing data. Demonstrated experience developing, implementing, and/or administrating new theories and methods related compensation practices.

Interpersonal Skills

Demonstrated ability to build productive internal and external working relationships, including successfully collaborating and engaging with other customers/clients, employees, other HR professionals, and managers.


Working knowledge of FLSA, EEO, ADA, and other compliance requirements as they relate to compensation practices, including demonstrated experience applying these concepts to resolve moderate issues in creative and effective ways.

Compensation Systems

Experience and HR information systems and/or relational databases supporting compensation (e.g. Oracle, SAP, Access, PeopleSoft, SQL, etc.) and web-based survey tool platforms used to perform market pricing analysis (e.g. Payscale/MarketPay, etc.).

Education and Years of Relevant Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of five years of related experience, or anequivalent combination of education and experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Desired Qualifications:

Government R&D

Experience designing, implementing, and/or administering compensation programs for government, government contractors, and/or large research and development (R&D) organizations.


World at Work certification as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).


Knowledge and experience working with Oracle systems, including Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) tools and reports.

Analytical Skills

Knowledge of quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skill to interpret complex data to identify trends.

Microsoft Applications

Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint software, Survey Management tools, and HRIS systems.

S pecial Note to Applicants:

Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.

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. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

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.

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. 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. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Jiron, Sue Antoinette (Antoinette)
Email sajiron@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC86498
Organization Name HR-CWDA/Human Resources - Compensation
Minimum Salary 71000
Maximum Salary 112700
Req ID: IRC86498
Category: Human Resources