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IT Solutions Division Cyber Security Program Group Leader

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Science & Engineering
Job ID: 102709
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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Cyber Security Program (CSP) Group Leader that will provide advanced technical support and administrative leadership to the embedded program staff. You will be working hand in hand with the Information Technology Solutions Division and Cyber Security Program management teams to effectively lead the CSP group objectives. This position is in the Information Technology Solutions Division (ITSD) within the IT Department of the Computation Directorate.

Essential Duties
- Supervise and provide technical direction/guidance for a team of 10 or more ITSD staff and team lead(s) assigned to the CSP in support of program-specific missions.
- Provide leadership to the ITSD team; build, develop, and nurture team dynamics; identify and implement Cyber Security best practices.
- Utilize expertise in Computer Science specialty area to deliver advanced technical support in one or more areas of expertise (Cyber Security Operations, Incident Response and/or Compliance) under minimal direction of CSP management.
- Oversee workforce planning, recruiting, hiring, ranking, career development; write performance evaluations, manage a training budget and participate in strategic planning.
- Responsible for the general oversight and personal commitment to the goals of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Safeguards and Security Management, compliance with all ES&H regulations, good business practices, diversity, and equal opportunity.
- Interact with professional colleagues, supervisors/leads in other functional areas, and customer/sponsor representatives on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines to complete objectives.
- Exercise independent discretion and judgment to define and develop the approach to team interactions to achieve the goals of the program.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or the equivalent combination of education and significant related experience.
- Advanced knowledge of cyber security technologies and processes, sufficient to evaluate the relative performance of ITSD individuals working in a CSP organization.
- Advanced knowledge and technical expertise in one or more areas (Cyber Security Operations, Incident Response and/or Compliance).
- Significant experience and knowledge of cyber security compliance and operational processes including policies, audits, and responding to incidents and data calls.
- Experience leading and managing a team of technical staff, including training, coaching, and career and performance management.
- Knowledge of LLNL management and structure, including supervision, budget, and policies and procedures.
- Advanced verbal and written communication and collaboration skills necessary to present, explain, and provide advice to management as well as develop formal correspondence, reports, proposals, and performance appraisals.
Desired Qualifications
- Experience working in a classified environment.
- Knowledge of the Cyber Security Program mission.

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. 


Note:  This is a Career Indefinite or At Will appointment.  Only Laboratory employees with Career Indefinite or At Will status may apply for this position.  If final candidate is an At Will employee, At Will status may be maintained based on funding considerations.

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 $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 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.

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