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Applied Computer Science Deputy Group Leader – R&D Manager

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Last Updated: 4/13/21

Job Description

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Computer, Computational and Statistical Sciences (CCS) Division is a vibrant scientific research and development organization that works in multiple mission areas of LANL. It is focused on impactful research and development in fundamental computer science, computational physics, algorithms, high-performance computing, statistics and applied mathematics. We are seeking a Deputy Group Leader of the Applied Computer Science Group (CCS-7) to support the CCS-7 Group Leader in providing technical leadership and management to the group.

In this entry-level R&D management position, you will work closely with the Group Leader to provide scientific and programmatic leadership and to oversee the Group’s technical quality and operational security envelope. As an effective leader with outstanding communication skills, you will assist the Group Leader and the Laboratory in integrating capabilities across the institution to achieve mission goals. You will also engage in many programs in both the open and secure scientific areas, actively participating in technical projects and effectively balancing leadership with technical contributions.


  • Ph.D. in computer science, computational science or other scientific field (e.g., physics, applied mathematics, engineering, biology or chemistry, with an emphasis in computational science) or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Record of strong leadership, culminating in technical products, software or outcomes
  • Demonstrated scientific accomplishment and expertise in one or more technical areas of the group
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written, technical and non-technical), including the ability to work with staff and management across multiple organizations, as well as resolve conflicts
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive and welcoming work environment that embraces a variety of ideas and backgrounds

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of DOE, DoD and other internal and external programs of relevance to the Associate Directorate for Theory, Simulation and Computation (ADTSC) and CCS Division
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and respond effectively to new funding opportunities and program development, assembling effective project teams across multidisciplinary and organizational boundaries
  • Established track record and national visibility in technical areas relevant to the group
  • Leadership experience with administrative, personnel, budget or programmatic systems and procedures, including, but not limited to FVTS, Concur, Oracle and MicroStrategy Financial Reports
  • Active DOE Q Clearance (usually requires U.S. citizenship)

We Are Delivering Scientific Excellence

Los Alamos National Laboratory is more than a place to work. It is a catalyst for discovery, innovation and achievement. It’s one of the reasons we attract world-class talent who contribute greatly to our outstanding culture. Professional development, work/life balance and a diverse and inclusive team foster lasting career satisfaction. Our onsite cafeterias and medical, fitness and breastfeeding facilities, education assistance and generous compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to providing our people with all they need for personal and professional growth.

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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 or call 1-[Register to View] option 1.

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