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Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.
We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.
We have multiple openings for System Analysts with backgrounds in Civil, Aero/Astro, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Operations Research to join an interdisciplinary team conducting analysis in the following areas: Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure Resilience, Intelligence Analysis, Energy Systems and Climate Resilience and their implications for the national security, economic and environmental interests of the United States. You will apply a combination of technical expertise, critical thinking, and in-depth analysis of information from a variety of sources to provide assessments in support of national objectives. Note: candidates chosen for interviews will be asked to submit a writing sample. The position will work programmatically within Global Security (GS) Principal Directorate’s E Program and will administratively report to the National Security Engineering Division (NSED) within the Engineering Directorate.
These positions will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.
In this role you will
Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.4 level
Represent the organization as a main point of contact on multiple highly complex engineering and analysis related tasks and large projects, working effectively with conflicting priorities.
Contribute to setting LLNL priorities in grid, infrastructure and/or climate resilience.
Lead and contribute to new proposals at the state, federal, and international level.
Coordinate relationships with industry, business, and non-governmental organizations as part of formal or informal teams.
Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
Master's degree in engineering (aero/astro, chemical, mechanical, electrical, systems, civil, operations research or environmental), relevant scientific discipline (chemistry, physics, material science), or the equivalent combination of education and prior relevant experience
Significant experience conducting system-level analysis of the feasibility of implementation of technology solutions.
Experience in analysis of infrastructure systems, carbon management systems, energy systems, energy utility systems or experience in chemical industrial systems.
Significant experience with and advanced knowledge of analytical techniques applied to system-level analysis; one or more of the following system analysis disciplines: risk analysis, data analytics, statistical modeling, technoeconomic analysis, decision analysis or system engineering.
Significant experience working with multidisciplinary teams to identify priorities, define problems, develop and carry out analytical approaches to gather and assess industry data, achieve complex project objectives; includes strength in partnering with outside organizations successfully, under limited direction.
Significant experience working effectively under deadlines, reasoning effectively under broadly defined objectives and limited information, coordinating workload on multiple projects simultaneously, and meeting deadlines with conflicting priorities.
Advanced verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively collaborate in an interdisciplinary team environment, author moderately complex to complex technical analyses, and present technical information to external sponsors and customers.
Ability to travel off-site, including potentially internationally, for sponsor and customer interaction.
Additional qualifications at the SES.4 level
Qualifications We Desire
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
This is a Flexible Term appointment, which is for a definite period not to exceed six years.
Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.
COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate
LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.
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.
Pre-Employment Drug Test
External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.
Equal Employment Opportunity
LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.
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