Jefferson Lab

Come join our team at Jefferson Lab, where great minds matter

Posting Date: 03/29/24
Salary Range: $133,200 - $200,300 (SCS-III)
Work Type: Dedicated On-site (100% working on-site)

What your job will be like:

Support and assist the CNI Manager in the overall management of the CNI department for daily operations, the delivery of IT services and special projects. Oversee the departments' efforts to provide quality customer service and communications to its customers.

In this role you will:

  • Support the CNI Manager and other CNI Team Managers in developing the department for the delivery of high-quality services to the highest professional standards, provide exceptional customer service and produce a culture where staff can thrive.
  • Support the CNI Manager with management of the department including communications, service development, managing budgets and staff development.
  • Administer and enforce written IT policies and procedures to maintain quality standards and reduce risks.
  • Provide project management for assigned projects.
  • Serve as deputy for the CNI Manager in their absence, managing the department’s operations and delivery of IT services.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.


  • 6 years experience in various IT disciplines. required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • In depth technical knowledge of networking protocols and services, systems administration of Linux and Windows systems, core applications such as associated file systems, email and distributed services.
  • In depth knowledge of software development and programming languages such as Python, C/C++, Java, etc.
  • Moderate knowledge of cybersecurity practices.
  • Moderate knowledge of principles of data center operations and best practices for maintaining and delivering IT services.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present complex problems and solutions.
  • Possess good organizational skills.
  • Knowledgeable in IT project management and the management of budgets.

Qualifications We Prefer

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field, preferred.

About Jefferson Lab

Join a community with a common purpose of solving the most challenging scientific and engineering problems of our time. The Jefferson Lab campus is located in southeastern Virginia amidst a vibrant and growing technology community.

A career at Jefferson Lab is more than a job. You will be part of “big science” and work alongside top scientists and engineers from around the world unlocking the secrets of our visible universe. Managed by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC; Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is entering an exciting period of mission growth and is seeking new team members ready to apply their skills and passion to have an impact. You could call it work, or you could call it a mission. We call it a challenge. We do things that will change the world.

Total Rewards at Jefferson Lab

At Jefferson Lab, we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave)
  • 401(k) Plan – 9% Lab Contribution; 100% vested
  • Flexible Work Arrangements (Hybrid & Alternate Work Schedules available)
  • Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
  • Live near the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay region with access to nearby beaches, mountains, and all major metropolitan centers on the East Coast

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

JSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (unless doing so will result in an undue hardship). If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting @ or call (757) 269-7100 to provide the nature of your request. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program or Affiliated activity. Generally, such programs/activities include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, students, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States. This includes positions or appointments, both domestic and foreign, titled academic, professional, or institutional appointments whether or not remuneration is received and whether full-time, part-time or voluntary.