Los Alamos National Laboratory Export Control Analyst 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
As an Export Control Analyst you will work with a variety of organizations and vast topics facilitating great science and research efforts at the Laboratory. Examples include supporting the SuperCam instrument on the Mars Rover 2020, the Medical Radioisotope Program, and other global scientific research. You will evaluate export requirements and prepare export documentation for everything from biological cells to equipment too large to move via air. The job also entails analysis and approval of requests for international distribution of Laboratory software codes.
The Export Control Analyst 1/2 will be a subject matter expert that partners with internal stakeholders who conduct research, collaborate with global colleagues, and safeguard the world on a daily basis. You will learn how to research items and technologies of all types in order to make export regulatory determinations. You will also learn how to request export licenses and collaborate with freight forwarders to move equipment into and out of the U.S.
The Export Control Team's mission is to provide expertise and training to ensure institutional compliance with U.S. federal export control regulations in support of LANL's mission and programs with foreign involvement. The Team reviews agreements, invention disclosures, foreign visits, Lab-developed software codes and other international activities to ensure compliance in support of the Lab’s mission. The Team also coordinates logistics for all commercial export shipments. We work closely with the Lab’s deployed security, the Feynman Center for Innovation and other internal organizations in addition to many outside agencies, vendors, and export control staff at other DOE/NNSA sites.
This position will be filled at either the Export Control Analyst 1/2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
Export Control Analyst 1 ($64,400 – $102,300) Has a working knowledge of export control and importing. Applies knowledge and skills to complete export control reviews of commodities requested for export and import. General understanding of all aspects of the job. Uses skills to contribute to the fullfillment of objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Works under general supervision. Provides solutions of assorted moderately complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors to accomplish export/import objectives.
The successful candidate will:
Maintain required safety and security training, assures safety and security compliance, and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.
Responsible for processing hand-carry export approvals for employees leaving on foreign travel.
Processes requests for the export of Laboratory-developed computer code.
Maintains current understanding of, and adheres to, all government agency and Laboratory guidance and governance specific to export control.
Runs denied parties/entity check for export requests.
Ensures all imports are cleared through U.S. Customs and Border Protection according to established requirements.
Fosters a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
Active member of the Laboratory’s Export Working Group (EWG).
Export Control Analyst 2 ($77,300 - $126,000) Is a seasoned, experienced professional with a thorough understanding of export control and importing. Applies knowledge and skills to complete complex export control reviews of technology and commodity exports. Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the job. Uses skills to contribute to development of objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Works under limited direction and general supervision. Provides solutions to a diverse range of complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors to accomplish export/import objectives.
In addition to the duties outlined above, the Export Control Anaylst 2 will be required to:
Responsible for the evaluation of complex export control requests.
Processes all exports and arranges logistics for non-hazardous shipments outside the U.S.
Ensure Laboratory programs and personnel are in compliance with Laboratory and federal export control policies, procedures, and regulations.
Participates in sub-teams on export control issues stemming from EWG meetings.
Participates in management and self-assessments of the Laboratory’s export control program.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Knowledge and experience with policies and procedures.
Demonstrated customer service skills with an ability to interact professionally with all levels of employees, managers, external contacts, visitors, and sponsors.
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated experience working as a team member in a team environment as well as working effectively independently.
Demonstrated experience building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to resolve a variety of moderately complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors.
Proficient use of software applications such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Additional Job Requirements for Export Control Analyst 2:
In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Export Control Analyst 2 level requ i res:
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of DOE/NNSA, Department of State, Department of Commerce, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission policies, practices and procedures relating to export control.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using and interpreting export control regulations.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Laboratory’s export control policies, practices and procedures.
Demonstrated skill to conceptualize and communicate major elements of export control policy and requirements to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Education/Experience at Export Control Analyst 1 level :Position requires an Associate’s Degree and 2 years of experience in export control, importing, or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.
Education/Experience at Export Control Analyst 2 level : Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience in export control, importing or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. Some experience in import clearance through U.S. Customs is preferred.
Experience interpreting the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Experience interpreting export regulations such as ITAR, EAR, NRC.
Knowledge of Laboratory programs and mission sets.
Experience using software applications including Access and Oracle.
Note to Applicants:
Required Application Materials
- Applicants are required to include a comprehensive cover letter addressing in detail how they meet the minimum requirements and desired skills.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Land, Brandy Nicole
Vacancy Name: IRC85991
Organization Name SEC-PPO/SEC - PROTECTION PROGRAM OPERATIONS
Req ID: IRC85991