Sandia National Laboratories Security Generalist (Early/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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We are seeking Security Generalists to participate in the Safeguards and Security (S&S) Training Program to gain basic knowledge of the S&S programs through classroom and information sessions, tours, hands-on training opportunities, job shadowing, and self-study. Through a variety of venues, personnel will become familiar with S&S job functions, issues and concerns, polices and processes, mitigation strategies, etc.

Upon completion of the training program in 3 to 4 months, individuals will either be selected for a vacant position within the security program such as Performance Assurance, Personnel Security, Security Connection, Physical or Technical Security, CMPC, etc, or will begin a rotation within the security program to further hone knowledge and skills.

Candidates applying on this requisition may be interviewed and/or hired into one of

several organizations at Sandia National Laboratories. Placement will be based on program needs, participant interest, and job fit. Program participants will work together in a fun and challenging environment under the guidance and leadership of an experienced staff member.

Upon completion of the training program (3 to 4 months), individuals will either be selected for a vacant position within the security program such as Performance Assurance, Personnel Security, Security Connection, Physical or Technical Security, CMPC, etc, or will begin a rotation within the security program to further hone knowledge and skills. Placement will be based on program needs, participant interest, and job fit. Program participants will work together in a fun and challenging environment under the guidance and leadership of an experienced staff member.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Project Management, or other relevant discipline plus entry level experience; or master's degree in relevant discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired:

  • Knowledge of DOE security orders and directives.
  • Experience conducting root cause analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to team for success.
  • Demonstrated ability to turn data into meaningful information to guide decisions.
  • Active DOE/DOD security clearance.

Department Description:

Organization 4223 provides security professionals deployed to support facilities, divisions, and centers across Sandia. In addition, the organization hires and trains a pool of security professionals to meet current and future demand.

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