National Security Systems Analyst

  • Livermore, CA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Code 1: SES.1 Science & Engineering MTS 1
  • Organization: Engineering
  • Category: Engineering
  • Security Clearance: Anticipated DOE Q clearance (requires U.S. citizenship and a federal background investigation)
  • Pre-Employment Drug Test: Required for external applicant(s) selected for this position (includes testing for use of marijuana)
  • Pre-Placement Medical Exam: Not applicable
  • Position Type: Flexible Term
  • Referral Bonus: Not applicable

Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

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.

Job Description

We are seeking highly qualified Engineers to join our interdisciplinary team of National Security Systems Analysts supporting a variety of application areas such as Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure Resilience, Intelligence Analysis, Energy Systems and Climate Resilience. You will 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 Computational Engineering Division (CED) within the Engineering Directorate.

In this role you will

 

  • Contribute solutions to complex problems requiring advanced analysis and the creative use of innovative methods by collaborating with scientists and researchers across a variety of technical disciplines.
  • Contribute to the creation of analytical frameworks and evaluate competing characteristics to determine solutions that most effectively meet customer and stakeholder objectives.
  • Provide decision insight to stakeholders in complex problem areas.
  • Develop, evaluate, and apply physical and computational simulation to gain insight into complex systems.
  • Contribute to solutions that require in-depth analysis of multiple tangible and intangible factors and the creative use of established methods; collaborate in the development of innovative methods.
  • Partner with other LLNL scientists and engineers to bring research results to practical use in LLNL national security programs.
  • Communicate complex technical concepts to internal stakeholders in a concise effective way.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial, systems, or civil), computer sciences (data or information science), operations research, or related fields.
  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: cyber security, intelligence analysis, energy systems, infrastructure protection, or other related discipline.
  • Experience with one or more of the following programming tools: Python, Simulink, R, MATLAB, Java or C++.
  • Experience with one or more of the following computational disciplines: risk analysis, data analytics, statistical modeling, multi-level modeling and simulation, or control system design.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills to develop creative solutions to complex problems.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master’s degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial, systems, or civil), computer sciences (data or information science), operations research, related fields or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Flexible Term appointment, which is for a definite period not to exceed six years.  If final candidate is a Career Indefinite employee, Career Indefinite status may be maintained (should funding allow).

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

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 equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing candidates and employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value and hire a diverse workforce as it is a vital component of our culture and success. 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.

LLNL invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

At LLNL, our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory.  If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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