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What Your Job Will Be Like:
We are seeking a highly motivated COMSEC Administrative Support to join our diverse technical team! We are responsible for project management, integration, delivery, and sustainment of satellite ground systems for the USNDS Program. Further, we provide flexible approaches to product definition, realization, and testing to achieve software quality.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
+ Support COMSEC Management
+ Manage the COMSEC account that supports USNDS flight and ground programs.
+ Interface with external government agencies to acquire COMSEC related assets, equipment, and cryptographic keys.
+ Interface with technical program teams to determine needs related to COMSEC assets, equipment, and cryptographic keys.
+ Coordinate and manage DOE and DoD audits of COMSEC assets.
+ Maintain the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) document for all COMSEC equipment supporting the USNDS program.
+ Serve as VTR Admin for three Vault Type Rooms (VTRs)
+ Monitor all access accounts; adding removing as needed.
+ Provide on-boarding support for new users of these VTRs.
+ Weekly checks of 6S adherence.
+ Perform other administrative support tasks for the USNDS Ground Program as needed.
+ Gather, collect, record, track, and verify data and information from multiple sources.
+ Team with a diverse group across varied disciplines to support data processing, analysis and reporting.
+ Manage program specific assets.
+ Assist with purchases and manage software licenses for the program.
+ Assists in implementing and administering Sandia National Laboratories' policies and programs.
+ Communicate effectively via both verbal and written means with internal and external customers to understand their needs.
Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite. Applicants on this requisition may be interviewed by multiple organizations at Sandia National Laboratories
Qualifications We Require:
+ High School Diploma plus 6 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ Experience working with sensitive information and classified matter.
+ Active DOE Q clearance or equivalent
Qualifications We Desire:
+ Bachelor’s Degree.
+ Excellent analytical skills and time management skills.
+ Detailed oriented.
+ Proven verbal and written communication skill.
+ Ability to work effectively in a dynamic interdisciplinary team environment.
About Our Team:
The Space Ground Systems Programs leads the design, development, and delivery of the operational ground segment of the United States Nuclear Detonation Detection System (USNDS). USNDS is a space-based remote sensing system designed to meet national security needs for both the warfighter and the treaty monitoring community. The team provides leadership and advanced technical solutions throughout the life cycle of these systems, from inception of new systems to enhancing capability in operational system.
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.
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) L security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD).
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 maintain a DOE L-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.
Job ID: 692097