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    Summary

    This announcement is also being advertised to current federal employees under announcement number 18-XA-00764-EN-GOV.

    The successful candidate in this position will serve as a Deputy Director to the Director for Experimental Sciences (NA-113) who will be responsible for providing expert scientific, technical and budgetary advice to senior DOE, NNSA, DP Interagency partners, and Congressional members and staff on management of the Experimental Sciences programs; elements of the Stockpile Stewardship research, development, test, and evaluation portfolio; and other appropriate scientific, technical and management topics.

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    Responsibilities

    As a General Engineer/Physical Scientist, you will:

    • Serve as the Deputy Director to the Director for Experimental Sciences responsible for applying a high level of technical expertise to assist with identifying, overseeing, and resolving complex engineering, scientific and technological issues associated with the NNSA’s science-based Stockpile Stewardship Programs.
    • Assist in supervising NA-113 staff, providing both technical and administrative direction. Assists with the planning and management of office activities and provides overall direction to the selection, utilization, and development of assigned personnel and the resolution of work-related issues.
    • Coordinate with the NNSA M&O sites, interagency and international partners, academic institutions, and research laboratories to integrate OES Program capabilities into broad national and international plans and priorities for experimental sciences.
    • Assist with establishing, supporting and overseeing partnerships between research centers and universities and the NNSA (e.g., joint working groups, research grants, research collaborations, cooperative agreements, graduate fellowships, etc.) to achieve specific mission goals and in support of the long-term scientific and technical human capital requirements for sustaining the nuclear weapons stockpile and infrastructure.
    • Assist with developing and managing coordinated plans for building, maintaining and operating several one-of-a-kind and state-of-the-art OES science facilities, including a broad suite of high energy density science facilities– including the National Ignition Facility, Omega Laser and the Z Machine.
    • Guide the development, planning and execution of experiments and pioneering new concepts to provide advanced diagnostic, assessment, technology, computing and certification capabilities that support the long-term needs of the science-based Stockpile Stewardship Program (SSP).
    • Provide expert scientific, technical and budgetary advice to senior DOE, NNSA, DP Interagency partners, and Congressional members and staff on management of the Experimental Sciences programs; elements of the Stockpile Stewardship research, development, test, and evaluation portfolio; and other appropriate scientific, technical and management topics.
    • Represent NNSA’s interests in collaborating and partnering with the DOD on nuclear weapon-related research, development, test, and evaluation program elements.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position requires travel outside of the duty station 20% of the time.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    05

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens


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