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Performance Test Coordinator

Not Applicable | Full-time
Security | livermore, CA | 05/14/2024

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are looking for individuals that demonstrate an understanding of working in partnership with team peers, who engage, advocate, and contribute to building an inclusive culture, and provide expertise to solve challenging problems.

Pay Range
$107,550 - $133,524 Annual (J01.3)

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Performance Test Coordinator. You will provide oversight of all performance testing activities and be responsible for identifying and documenting performance test standards related to the security protection strategies. This position is with the Assurance Management Office within the Security Organization (SO).

You Will

  • Provide oversight of all physical security systems performance testing activities, and maintain compliance with all applicable DOE orders, manuals, and internal documents.
  • Identify and document performance standards and thresholds for relevant security elements.
  • Assist with planning, scheduling, and conducting performance tests as a member of the planning committee.  
  • Prepare written reports by analyzing, compiling data, make recommendations and collaborate on solutions associated with self-assessments, effectiveness reviews, and performance tests. Recommend corrective actions based on findings on performance testing; initiate and implement corrective actions for a security discipline(s).
  • Responsible for ensuring effective implementation of performance testing program, documenting observations and issues identified in a comprehensive report.
  • Chair the Performance Testing Working Group, responsible for implementing, scheduling, and developing test objectives and criteria; analyze performance test results to identify attributes that could be changed to improve performance.
  • Author the quarterly Performance Analysis Report, which describes the effectiveness of the testing; interact with management staff to ensure seamless data/report delivery, and problem resolution.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a security discipline, business or project management, or equivalent combination of education/training and related experience.
  • Complete knowledge, understanding and experience applying organization practices/policies, and security principles, advanced regulatory requirements, techniques, standards, processes, concepts, practices, and systems for more than one area within a security discipline.
  • Experience conducting self-assessments and interpreting audit requirements for multiple areas within a security discipline.
  • Experience applying organization requirements and regulations governing multiple areas within a security discipline for participating in the development and implementation of security procedures and assessing impacts on short and long-term organization goals.
  • Experience working independently developing solutions, corrective actions, policies and procedures for a variety of security disciplines.
  • Possess advanced judgment and critical thinking to understand and evaluate systems' and components' performance test effectiveness.
  • Advanced effective verbal and written communication skills sufficient to direct, present, and coordinate with all levels of management and staff internal and external to the Laboratory.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Knowledge of DOE Order 470.4B, Safeguards and Security Program, DOE Order 470.3C, Design Basis Threat, DOE Order 473.1A, Physical Protection program, DOE Order 473.2A, Protective Force Operations.

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Most positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement).  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. 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, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. 

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must 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.

How to identify fake job advertisements

Please be aware of recruitment scams where people or entities are misusing the name of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to post fake job advertisements. LLNL never extends an offer without a personal interview and will never charge a fee for joining our company. All current job openings are displayed on the Career Page under “Find Your Job” of our website. If you have encountered a job posting or have been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond.

To learn more about recruitment scams: https://www.llnl.gov/sites/www/files/2023-05/LLNL-Job-Fraud-Statement-Updated-4.26.23.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 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, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory.  If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request. 

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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