Manager, Physical Security - Onsite

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7197014 (Ref:Sa692163)

Posted: November 30, 2023

Job Description

Posting Duration: 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. 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. What Your Job Will Be Like: Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for our nation's security? If so, you could be the Physical Security Manager we are seeking to join Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) dynamic Technical Security Systems Department. As the Physical Security Manager you will direct and lead staff in support of the Safeguards & Security Center Strategic Objectives. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Coordinates employee recruitment, selection, training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition and disciplinary actions. + Ensure that customer needs are satisfied by managing and coordinating specific deliverables, overall program and project plans, budgets, schedules, and staffing requirements. + Balances the acquisition and development of staff, resources, capabilities, for existing and future projects or programs. + Apply policy direction received from multiple external sources, which may include the Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), DOE Intelligence and Counterintelligence Directorate, and Intelligence Community sponsors. + Manage the technical alarm, access control, and CCTV systems at SNL and remote sites. + Work closely with Protective Forces, Physical Security, Emergency Management, Counterintelligence and Local Law Enforcement Agencies to ensure Laboratory assets are provided adequate protection. Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite. Qualifications We Require: + Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (e.g., Electrical, Computer, Mechanical), plus eight (8) or more years of directly related experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform independent research and development. + Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance (and eventually an SCI clearance - which may require a polygraph test). Qualifications We Desire: + Five (5) years of demonstrated leadership experience. + Master of Science degree in Engineering (e.g., Electrical, Computer, Mechanical) discipline. + Expertise and competencies appropriate to the Technical Security Systems department and Safeguards & Security organization (e.g., Program Management, Assurance, Information Protection, Personnel Security, Physical Security Systems, or Classification). + Technical expertise and knowledge with electronic security systems: Alarm, Communications, & Displays, Intrusion detection, access control, and video systems. + Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in the following: + The roles within the department. + Management assurance or quality systems. + Leading and managing teams to produce high quality products on schedule in a dynamic and stressful environment. + Manage successfully and simultaneously (e.g., prioritize and delegate, etc.) tasks and programs within a high ambiguity environment and to establish a continuous process improvement/learning environment. + Motivate employees, manage personnel issues, and resolve conflicts. + Sandia's Leadership model and Sandia’s safety and security rules and guidelines. + Company policies and procedures and ability to recommend modifications and/or improvements to Sandia's Corporate Policy System operating policies. + Technical business development. + Problem solving and resolution techniques. + Physical protection of classified and nuclear material assets. + Application of formal risk assessment and/or system effectiveness methodologies in management of a project or organization. + Commitment to excellence in high-formality, highly regulated activities requiring formality of operations subject to audit and inspection. + Working within a direct funded program and interfacing with SFO, NNSA, and DOE + Workforce planning and team development. + Strong organizational, interpersonal, and negotiating skills, to include strong verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate the ability to effectively develop trust-based working relationships with multiple internal and external customers and partners. + Ability to: + Model behaviors that reflect Sandia's core values. + Mentor and lead the organization on department tasks and organizational goals. + Organize, prioritize, and follow through to completion on multiple tasks. + Work with sensitive information and classified matter. + Familiarity and direct execution of projects/tasks on multidisciplinary teams subject to security requirements outlined in DOE directives. + Broad understanding of Sandia's national security mission work. About Our Team: The Technical Security Systems (TSS) department at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) provides a secure, robust, and sustainable electronic security system in support of Sandia's critical missions. The department is responsible for sustaining the security system at an acceptable level that meets Department of Energy (DOE) requirements. This is achieved by implementing high level standards and configuration control to the security systems followed by structured, preventive, and corrective maintenance processes. The TSS department interfaces and integrates with other departments within the Safeguards and Security Center which include Physical Security, Personnel Security, and the Protective Force. In addition to supporting the electronic security systems at SNL-NM, TSS provides program and technical support to several remote sites within the US. 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 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. Security Clearance: 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. EEO: 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. Job ID: 692163


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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