We invite you to apply for a postiion as a Radiological Nonproliferation Policy Analyst with our Strategic Security Sciences Division. In this role, you will provide technical and project management expertise to Division programs in areas related to nuclear and radiological material security. You will also:
Act as Principal Investigator and manage selected projects including development of proposals; determination of scope of work and method of implementation; coordination of project execution and activities to achieve deliverables and milestones; and management of resources to meet program objectives.
Prepare and contribute to analyses and reports of trends, patterns, anomalies, and other helpful information concerning source inventory and financials.
Conduct research on critical radiological source inventories and other key resources including identification of threats, analysis of financials, evaluation of processes and determination of process improvement measures.
Develop, evaluate, and apply analytical approaches. Assist sponsor with program management activities as needed.
Contribute to other programs/research on nonproliferation topics, as needed and directed.
Lead multi-laboratory team to develop and deploy project management system for radiological material security program.
Advise government sponsors on program directions and implementation.
Develop proposals for new approaches for radiological material security and analysis.
Comprehensive knowledge of domestic and international radiological material security protocols and their implementation.
Ability to analyze and interpret information and data to develop innovative technical and policy solutions.
Experience in project management and project controls.
Skill in directing interdisciplinary project teams and in developing, planning, implementing, and monitoring complex projects.
Independent judgment, strong organizational and problem solving skills.
Excellent skills in oral and written communications.
Considerable experience in working with the management team to establish project objectives, budgets, and timelines, monitor progress, and evaluate performance.
Experience in auditing nuclear material protections, control and accountability quality assurance programs.
Experience in agile software development methodologies.
Experience in nonproliferation activities.
Skill in maintaining professional working relationships with government agencies and sponsors, other members of DOE's NNSA offices, as well as other national laboratories
Selected candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance and must be a U.S. citizen. Please see http://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htma> for more information about requirements for obtaining a security clearance process.
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