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Embedded Security Professional (Experienced)

Sandia National Laboratories
Livermore, CA
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Job ID: 657737
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Livermore, CA
Job Title:Embedded Security Professional (Experienced)


This position is one of three Embedded Security Professionals (ESP) working at Sandia National Laboratories/California (SNL/CA). The ESP is not an Information Technology (IT) position but rather focused on the protection of classified and sensitive information in all forms. The ESP works directly with various departments to provide a full range of security solutions and ensure the successful protection of all security assets in their assigned area. The ESPs are assigned to one of three possible areas of responsibility: SNL/CA's Limited Area, General Access Area, or a specific Program area. Rotational opportunities may exist between assignments dependent on the needs of the department. The ESPs will partner with each other to jointly address security issues encountered while navigating open to closed environments. The ESPs will be co-located with the departments they support in order to serve as the primary security point of contact, but will be managed by Integrated Security Operations in 8511-1. This position will work closely with SNL/CA's Security Incident Investigator to proactively address conditions which could potentially lead to security incidents.


Requires a bachelor's degree in relevant discipline plus five or more years of experience; or master's degree in relevant discipline plus two or more years of experience; or doctorate in relevant discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Possession of a bachelor's degree. Experience working as a security professional at a DOE, DOD or other government facility with knowledge of one or more security areas, including classified matter protection and control, classification, information security, personnel security or physical security. Knowledge of DOE security directives. Experience as an Intelligence professional with a Federal Agency or in the Military. Strong analytical, interpersonal and problem-solving abilities.

Integrated Security Operations reports into Sandia California Security Operations (SECOPS) whose primary mission is to protect people and assets to ensure mission success. Altogether SECOPS has responsibility for Physical Security, Classification, Classified Matter Protection and Control (CMPC), Operations Security (OPSEC) Security Awareness, the Security Incident Management Program (SIMP), Personnel Security, Badging, Site Visitor Control, the Embedded Security Professionals Program and Emergency Management. SECOPS also oversees and manages a 24/7 Protective Force.

About Sandia:

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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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