Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Intelligence Analyst - Counterproliferation

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Science & Engineering
Organization:  Global Security
Posting Requirement:  External DOE Q or Top Secret
Job ID: 105353
Job Code: Science & Engineering MTS 1 (SES.1) / Science & Engineering MTS 2 (SES.2)
Date Posted: May 14 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 an intelligence analyst to work on national security issues. You will be part of a team responsible for research and analysis related to national security topics that will inform stakeholders and decision-makers in the U.S. Government and the Intelligence Community. This position is in the International Assessments Program within Global Security Principal Directorate’s Z Program.

This position will be filled at either the SES.1 or SES.2 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.
- Conduct all-source research and analysis on well-defined counterproliferation topics. Research counterproliferation topics employing open source and classified information in collaboration with fellow team members and under general direction.
- Conduct analytic research and provide input on written products capturing research results of limited complexity, working as a member of a team.
- Communicate analytic results and resolve analytic differences interacting with other analysts in coordination with the principal investigator, as well as with with peers outside of the work unit for routine analytic discussions.
- Contribute to meetings with sponsors and peers in the intelligence community working on counterproliferation topics and present results of research and analytic work, traveling as required.

- Maintain an awareness of relevant current events, developments and other pertinent information for assigned national security topics.
- Responsible for ensuring appropriate security requirements are met for all levels of classified/unclassified information under your direct control adhering to defined practices and procedures.
- Contribute to peer reviews of written work conducted by other LLNL analysts.
- Contribute to quality of work reviews conducted by other LLNL analysts.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the SES.2 Level
- Conduct independent intelligence analysis on broadly defined counterproliferation topics of moderate complexity.
- Serve as primary author of written reports capturing research results.
- Represent the organization by providing substantive input on intelligence-related counterproliferation topics, interacting with inter-organizational contacts and external customers.
- Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, physical science or related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Ability to obtain and maintain SCI accesses.
- Fundamental knowledge of counterproliferation issues.
- Experience searching, managing, and analyzing information on various platforms, including open source and intelligence information.
- Experience working within a team supporting a single mission effectively.
- Sufficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to collaborate effectively in a team environment and present and explain technical information.
- Experience using independent judgment within the scope of the position using fundamental knowledge to solve problems, while adhering to defined practices and procedures.
In Addition at the SES.2 Level
- Comprehensive knowledge of counterproliferation issues across one or more specialized areas of interest and comprehensive knowledge of regional politics/national security as relates to counterproliferation.
- Ability to effectively work independently, with minimal guidance, to perform independent analysis and collaborate effectively with technical experts in a variety of national security disciplines.
- Experience independently producing finished analytic work based on all available sources of information, providing solutions to problems of moderate complexity involving multiple factors and the creative use of established and/or innovative methods. 

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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.  Also, you must have the ability to obtain and maintain Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.  Please note that your current active Q or Top Secret clearance with DOE or another agency does not guarantee DOE SCI access approval; if you are denied access, you may be subject to reinvestigation of your existing Q or Top Secret clearance.


Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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.