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d circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional infor
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ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory R&D Manager 3 / Deputy Group Leader in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

A Deputy Group Leader (DGL) in Materials Science Technology (MST-7) assists with the tactical and strategic planning for the Group, ensuring that mission needs and programmatic deliverables are met today and into the future. The successful DGL will:

  • Maintain employee teambuilding and mentoring to enhance capability, development and integration for “Engineered Materials”.

  • Develop the team without compromising the interpersonal relationships of group members.

  • Support stewardship of the Group’s funding base and business management.

  • Develop, collaborative partnerships with programmatic and line organizations both within LANL and across the DOE complex – especially with the Experimental Science and Weapons Manufacturing Directorates.

  • Ensure adherence to Safe Conduct of Operations, maintaining safe and secure work spaces, and ethical work practices while remaining agile and adaptable to new challenges and change.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


Demonstrated ability to adapt to rapidly changing tactical drivers, regulations, and work conditions while enabling production of quality results and mission advancement.

Leadership and Management

Experience in a management position, with a proven ability to effectively lead teams, manage, and develop employees.


Previous experience in building and leading teams, mentoring and motivating employees, and working effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel to gain consensus and resolve conflicts.

Safety and Security

Working knowledge of operational rigor needed to maintain safe, secure, and regulatory compliant operations within a dynamic laboratory environment.


Demonstrated ability to communicate to personnel at all levels, with an emphasis on experience coordinating efforts in cross-organizational collaboration projects.

Education/Experience : Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered as well.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active “Q” clearance.

  • Experience working in both R&D and manufacturing environments, highly desirable.

  • Experience or previous involvement in weapons programs, experimental sciences, LDRD research, and other Stockpile Stewardship projects.

  • Ability to obtain 50% funding for technical work relating to MST-7.

Note to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants MUST submit their resume and a detailed cover letter addressing all requirements of the job.

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. 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: 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 Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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



Contact Details
Contact Name Thompson, Larry Douglas
Email larrydtho@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC81321
Organization Name MST-7 / Polymers & Coatings
Minimum Salary 122200
Maximum Salary 205900
Req ID: IRC81321
Category: Other