Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:
+ Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)
+ Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*
World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.
What Your Job Will Be Like:
Are you a self-starter who is passionate about your work? Do you want to join a diverse team that solves challenging issues for our nation's security? Do you want to make a difference an help save lives? If so, you could be the Physical Security Systems Specialist we are seeking to join Sandia's high functioning team with the Safeguards and Security, Physical Security Systems Department.
In this role, you will guide process development and project management for high-risk, high-impact, strategic projects across a multi-disciplinary, multi-function group of Subject Matter Experts and Departments. This requires experience communicating across audiences, effectively defining and utilizing project management tools, and updating leadership.
The position requires working in a dynamic, collaborative environment and reports to the Physical Security Systems Department Manager, while supporting the Safeguards and Security Operations Senior Manager, with projects across Safeguards and Security OperationsOn any given day, you may be called on to:
+ Posses a strong business acumen, proven record of project success, high level of attention to detail, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, to include strong written and verbal communication skills to support preparing detailed written report.
+ Be accountable for driving execution and delivery of projects or support programs from start to finish.
+ Establish strong partnerships and engagement with project stakeholders.
+ Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones, and deliverable tasks.
+ Prepare program/project status reports to demonstrate project overall health, key performance indicator (KPI), risk, issues, accomplishments, next steps, and escalation requests.
+ Create and maintain data visualization elements to provide a graphic demonstration of project analytics and metrics.
+ Collaborate in a multi-tasked and dynamic work environment.
Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.
Qualifications We Require:
+ Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Homeland Security, Technical, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Business, etc.) plus five (5) years of experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and relevant experience.
+ Experience and knowledge of Physical Security programs and operations such as barriers, delay mechanisms, security risk assessments, and vulnerability assessments, etc.
+ Must be able to obtain and maintain an active DOE Q-Level Security Clearance.
Qualifications We Desire:
+ Experience in leading technical projects or multi-organizational efforts.
+ Demonstrated critical thinking and planning skills.
+ Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and the ability to work effectively across a wide range of disciplines in a diverse corporate and customer environment.
+ Proven ability to deliver projects on time while communicating with teams and leadership.
+ Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills
+ DOE/NNSA Security directives as well as quality and assurance methods.
+ Developing process/procedures and documentation.
+ Identifying efficiencies in work processes, procedures and making recommended improvements.
+ Security assessments to support DOE audits and assessment of physical security systems.
+ Project Management Professional (PMP) certified or equivalent.
+ Be an ambitious and independent team member working within a diverse team environment/group dynamics on multiple concurrent activities to meet a variety of customer requirements.
+ Self- directed, customer focused, and strong interpersonal and team skills.
+ Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Outlook, SharePoint, etc.
+ Safeguards and Security experience with an emphasis in Physical Security, Protective Force, Project Lead, and Quality & Assurance.
About Our Team:
The Physical Security Department provides physical security in support of SNL Mission Initiatives. There are (4) main areas within the Physical Security Department: Protection Planning & Risk Analysis, Security Areas, Secure Storage (VTRs) and Barriers & Delay (Lock & Keys). The Physical Security Department supports a holistic security model across the security topical areas aligned to DOE security requirements. The Physical Security department collaborates and partners with other departments within and outside the Safeguards and Security Center. The department also provides Physical Security support to Tonopah Test Range (TTR) Mission and other remote and contract sites.
This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.
Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.
Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.
NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:
If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.
If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.
$75,900 - $146,200
*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.
Job ID: 691743