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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 are seeking National Security Systems Analysts, highly qualified scientists and engineers, to join our interdisciplinary team of National Security Systems Analysts supporting a variety of application areas, such as, Critical Infrastructure Resilience, Cyber Security, Intelligence Analysis, Energy Systems, and Climate Resilience. You will contribute to and lead efforts that apply a combination of technical depth and breadth, critical thinking, modeling and simulation, and analysis to understand complex, multi-domain problem areas and provide decision insight, communicate options and trade-offs, and facilitate the integration of new technology in support of customer missions. National Security Systems Analysts often serve to integrate across research and development teams and work directly with operational organizations. These positions are in the Global Security Computing Applications Division (GS-CAD) within the Computing Directorate.
These positions will be filled at either the SES.3 or SES.4 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
Build program technical reputation and network and among internal and external leadership and other stakeholders.
Lead and mentor supporting personnel who conduct analysis under your direct supervision.
Serve as a point of contact with Federal, State, and commercial sponsors and partners in these areas.
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
PhD in Computer Sciences (data or information science), Engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial, chemical, civil, or systems), Operations Research, or related fields, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Advanced knowledge and significant experience in one or more of the following areas: cyber security, information systems, infrastructure systems, energy systems, physical security, intelligence analysis, or other related discipline.
Significant experience defining, scoping, and executing on analytical plans to address research or programmatic questions.
Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to develop creative solutions to complex problems.
Significant experience with one or more of the following computational disciplines: risk analysis, systems analysis, decision analysis, data analytics, statistical modeling, modeling and simulation, control system design, or other related discipline.
Experience presenting technical concepts to diverse audiences with proficient verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team environment and communicate technical information, document work, and lead the creation of proposals and high-quality research papers.
Ability to travel off-site 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 Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.
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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