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Global Security Information Technology Manager

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 05/04/2022

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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 committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

We have an opening for an Information Technology Manager to lead a team of employees who provide desktop computing, server infrastructure, and cyber security services to more than 1000 employees who work for the directorate. You will provide oversight of a budget and lead computing initiatives on unclassified and classified level networks and will also have the opportunity to engage in programmatic work. This position is in the Information Technology Operations (ITO) Division supporting Global Security within the Computing Directorate.

Business needs dictate that this position requires an on-site presence multiple days a week. Therefore, telecommuting options will be limited.

This position will be filled at either the SEL.3 or SEL.4 level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will

  • Programmatically supervise an IT staff consisting of over 40 employees and manage an overall budget of approximately $6M.
  • Provide strategy, vision, and technical leadership to the IT team to effectively manage GS’s IT environment, ensure programmatic mission delivery and successful implementation of technology standards.
  • Routinely interact, collaborate, partner, and work effectively with GS senior management and CIO program management to identify and prioritize IT business needs and use them to drive strategy and improve IT service delivery.
  • Serve as the Responsible Manager for the integrated Secret National Security Information (iSNSI) network and ensure compliance with all cyber security mandates.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of new technologies and trends that will improve collaboration and provide cost effective solutions across GS and LLNL.
  • Conduct operations and business management in compliance with LLNL policy and procedures, and applicable laws and regulations, ensuring work activities are conducted safely and securely.
  • Ensure on-going NNSA compliance requirements and audits are conducted successfully including preparation, execution, and post audit action items.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the SEL.4 Level

  • Guide and provide strategic direction in establishing processes for developing, verifying and fielding project solutions that meet customer needs and requirements.
  • Provide solutions to complex, and/or sensitive issues/problems where the solution path is not known ahead of time.
  • Responsible for strategic planning efforts, and succession planning on long range goals, working with GS senior management.

Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with demonstrated knowledge in Business, or Business Management with demonstrated knowledge in the Information Technology field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of modern IT technologies and trends related to computer operations (e.g., capacity planning, system performance analysis).
  • Experience managing and leading a technical organization, including knowledge of strategic planning and organizational dynamics, along with a demonstrated ability to delegate effectively and to lead, motivate, and build complex interdisciplinary teams to work toward programmatic and institutional goals.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a management team.
  • Experience in managerial and financial practices and the ability to balance complex technical and budgetary priorities to achieve desired results.
  • Advanced problem-solving, analytical, technical, organization, and management skills necessary to independently advise, recommend, and approve appropriate actions and implement solutions; as well as the demonstrated ability to use independent judgment in making decisions based on aggregate information and the recommendations of others which significantly affect the ability of the organization to achieve its overall objectives and long-range goals.
  • Successful record of accomplishments that include utilization of best business practices and judgment, holding individuals accountable, cultivating innovation and risk-taking, as well as a commitment to constructive change and improvement.

Additional Qualifications at the SEL.4 Level

  • Highly effective written and verbal skills to convey technical strategy, plans, and processes to work across all levels of management and staff, as well as the ability to explain and present ideas, and to influence employees and all levels of management.
  • Advanced skills in problem resolution, negotiation and leadership including the ability to work, coach, mentor, and communicate effectively with others.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science with demonstrated knowledge in Business Management, or Master’s in Business Management with demonstrated knowledge in the Information Technology field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Substantial experience working in a classified computing environment.
  • Substantial experience with LLNL programs and the role of discipline support organizations, as well as a comprehensive understanding of LLNL/LLNS and DOE/NNSA policies and procedures.

Additional Information

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.

 

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 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.  Also, you must have the ability to obtain and maintain Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access. 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

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

 

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. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 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

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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.

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.

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