Advanced Computing Technologies Program Manager

Position Available: Physical Scientist

Pay Plan/Series/Grade: GS-1301-15

Location:  Germantown, MD

Opening Date: 3/1/2024        

Closing Date:  3/15/2024

Who can apply: Open to the public

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The purpose of this announcement is to inform you of a job opportunity for a Physical Scientist GS-1301-15 position in the Office of Science (SC), Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), Advanced Computing Technologies (ACT) Division located in Germantown, MD. 


More information about ASCR can be found at:


The Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research has an opening for a program manager to serve as a recognized science and technology authority and expert resource on next generation high performance computing capabilities. The program manager will serve as an expert and consultant to other computational scientists and senior management in areas of assigned responsibility. As such, the program manager has the responsibility to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate advanced computing technologies research programs including quantum computing and hybrid technologies on a national and international level. Among the program manager’s other duties include organizes, participates in, and/or leads committees composed of agency, interagency, and government personnel for the purpose of representing the agency and programmatic interests; and consults and negotiates with leading government scientific personnel, both nationally and internationally, on sensitive issues and complex areas of importance to all involved parties. The program manager redefines facilities and research operations to support the increased computational needs of the other organizational multidisciplinary experimental facilities and to develop new programs focused on development of testbeds to support advanced computing technologies research including future computing technologies such as quantum computing and quantum simulation.


How to Apply:


The recruitment will use the Open Continuous Direct Hire Announcement FY24-OCDH-1301-12138484-DH, which is posted on USAJOBS:


You must submit your application, including a resume, and any other required documents identified in the announcement through USAJOBS to be considered for this position.  Your application should describe how your experience demonstrates that you meet the requirements for a GS-15 position and should show that you possess the knowledge, skills and  abilities required to successfully perform the duties of this position. Management will consider applications submitted between March 1 and March 15, 2024.     


Anyone applying to these positions needs to be aware that if selected, you will be placed on a new permanent appointment in the civil service. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.


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