1+ months

Diagnostics Operations Deputy Lead- Target Area Science & Engineering

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for a Target Area Science and Engineering (TASE) Diagnostics Operations Deputy Lead to support the National Ignition Facility and Photon Sciences (NIF&PS) programs. You will provide management and oversight of operations and production processes, in support of integrated laser and experimental systems within the National Ignition Facility. You will be responsible for leading teams involved with the successful execution of complex target experiments in the NIF by ensuring diagnostic systems are maintained and available when needed and that all associated activities conducted by technicians, scientists, and engineers in the group, are performed safely in accordance with NIF's Integrated Safety program. This position is in the Laser Systems Engineering & Operations (LSEO) Division within the Engineering Directorate.

In this role, you will

  • Lead the development of a comprehensive preventative maintenance plan for all NIF Target Diagnostics (TDs).
  • Lead the development of a calibration plan for all TDs.
  • Collaborate with TD Responsible System Engineers (RSEs) to identify aspects of their systems that require improvements to reliability and/or availability, while developing associated mitigation plans.
  • Lead teams to identify process and/or hardware improvements that would benefit multiple TDs and develop implementation plans while working to ensure they have a process for identifying and maintaining an adequate spares inventory for all of their systems.
  • Provide advanced technical leadership to various multi-disciplinary teams involved with providing experimental support (including scientists, engineers, operators, and technicians) and supervise the operations of large-scale, complex, integrated sub-systems and facilities critical to the successful execution of scientific experiments on NIF
  • Serve as Liaison between the Engineering staff, Operations Team, Designers, coordinators, and technicians to ensure appropriate engineering rigor and configuration management consistent with developed structure.
  • Provide effective leadership and oversight of staff, including hiring and technical mentorship, career growth and team building.
  • Contribute to integrated project planning and scheduling; communicate facility and maintenance plans to the stakeholders and staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and significant related experience and ability to lead independent work.
  • Advanced knowledge in science or engineering as it relates to implementation and maintenance of integrated, complex, and largescale systems.
  • Experience in the management of operations for large and complex technical systems operated by multidisciplinary teams.
  • Significant experience managing and executing an integrated safety management system.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage personnel conflicts and maintain high morale in a demanding and dynamic environment.
  • Experience leading a team and/or group effectively in a fast-paced, high pressure, complex, multidisciplinary team environment, working across organizational boundaries.
  • Leadership skills for leading and managing multidisciplinary teams of 10 or more employees.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate and lead in a team environment, present and explain technical information, and provide advice to management, personnel, and stakeholders.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master's degree in Science, Engineering, Physics, or related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of DOE, sponsors, Lab management and structures.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

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In this role, you will

  • Lead the development of a comprehensive preventative maintenance plan for all NIF Target Diagnostics (TDs).
  • Lead the development of a calibration plan for all TDs.
  • Collaborate with TD Responsible System Engineers (RSEs) to identify aspects of their systems that require improvements to reliability and/or availability, while developing associated mitigation plans.
  • Lead teams to identify process and/or hardware improvements that would benefit multiple TDs and develop implementation plans while working to ensure they have a process for identifying and maintaining an adequate spares inventory for all of their systems.
  • Provide advanced technical leadership to various multi-disciplinary teams involved with providing experimental support (including scientists, engineers, operators, and technicians) and supervise the operations of large-scale, complex, integrated sub-systems and facilities critical to the successful execution of scientific experiments on NIF
  • Serve as Liaison between the Engineering staff, Operations Team, Designers, coordinators, and technicians to ensure appropriate engineering rigor and configuration management consistent with developed structure.
  • Provide effective leadership and oversight of staff, including hiring and technical mentorship, career growth and team building.
  • Contribute to integrated project planning and scheduling; communicate facility and maintenance plans to the stakeholders and staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and significant related experience and ability to lead independent work.
  • Advanced knowledge in science or engineering as it relates to implementation and maintenance of integrated, complex, and largescale systems.
  • Experience in the management of operations for large and complex technical systems operated by multidisciplinary teams.
  • Significant experience managing and executing an integrated safety management system.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage personnel conflicts and maintain high morale in a demanding and dynamic environment.
  • Experience leading a team and/or group effectively in a fast-paced, high pressure, complex, multidisciplinary team environment, working across organizational boundaries.
  • Leadership skills for leading and managing multidisciplinary teams of 10 or more employees.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate and lead in a team environment, present and explain technical information, and provide advice to management, personnel, and stakeholders.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master's degree in Science, Engineering, Physics, or related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of DOE, sponsors, Lab management and structures.

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Posted: 2022-04-07 Expires: 2022-06-09

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