Program Security Representative

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Administrative/Management
Organization:  Security Organization
Posting Requirement:  Internal DOE Q or Top Secret
Job ID: 106117
Job Code: Business Unit Security Spec 3 (J01.3)
Date Posted: September 20 2019

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2019 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a Program Security Representative to serve as a Security liaison for the National Ignition Facility & Photon Sciences (NIF&PS) Principal Directorate (PD).  You will serve as a primary point of contact in support of the NIF&PS directorate on matters requiring security policy interpretation and compliance, classification issues, physical and technical security decisions, Operations Security (OPSEC) development and monitoring and security education and awareness. This position is in the Security Organization.
Essential Duties
- Assess and implement security measures to assure programmatic compliance for security, in accordance with DOE security orders and LLNL security policies and procedures.
- Interface, advise, and collaborate with management in regard to new security policies, procedures and requirements, and to develop and implement cost-effective compliance plans.
- Develop and maintain complex classified and unclassified security plans, recommend solutions to complex security problems and make organizational commitments within sphere of authority.
- Develop and deliver training, briefings and/or informational newsletters on a variety of topics, policies, and procedures and mentor employees on security-related requirements.
- Conduct self-assessment and risk assessments, identify findings, deficiencies and observations, and recommend upgrades.
- Conduct preliminary investigations or inquire of security incidents and issues, working collaboratively with other security staff to identify deficiencies and appropriate corrective actions.
- Evaluate and initiate appropriate OPSEC activities to protect classified and unclassified information and assist with obtaining approvals of foreign national visits and assignments.
- Lead, manage and/or coordinate projects associated with security enhancements or upgrades/downgrades, as well as new facility construction requirements.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in security or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.
- Experience applying advanced knowledge and understanding of Laboratory/DOE requirements, orders, policies, practices and security principles to participate in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures.
- Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements, concepts, practices, standards, and processes for multiple security disciplines (e.g., physical, technical, information and personnel security, OPSEC and protective forces).
- Working knowledge of LLNL operations and programmatic areas.
- Experience working in a classified environment with comprehensive knowledge of classified document accountability, processing, storage and vault-type rooms requirements.
- Experience conducting assessments, analyze results, and develop and execute sound solutions to complex and highly sensitive problems.
- Experience developing or writing clear and concise policies, procedures, investigative narratives, security plans, formal reports or other correspondence.
- Communication and interpersonal skills to interact with diplomacy and tact, and to effectively present, direct, negotiate, influence and coordinate with all levels of management and staff.

Security Clearance:  This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire. 


Note:  This is a Career Indefinite or At Will appointment.  Only Laboratory employees with Career Indefinite or At Will status may apply for this position.  If final candidate is an At Will employee, At Will status may be maintained based on funding considerations.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. 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, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.