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Los Alamos National Laboratory Security Manager 6 (Division Leader) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC76375


Job Title Security Manager 6 (Division Leader)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US


Minimum Salary 155600

Maximum Salary 278400

What You Will Do

The Security Manager 6 will serve as the manager of the Sensitive and Special Operations (SSO) Division, reporting to the Associate Laboratory Director for Global Security (ALDGS). In this role, the Security Manager 6 will be responsible for all line management functions associated with the approximately 50-person organization charged with facilitation of the execution and regulatory compliance of programmatic missions associated with Special Compartmented Information (SCI) and certain Special Access Programs (SAPs). Responsibilities include safety, security, and compliance oversight and management of all personnel assigned to SSO, employee development, efficient and effective conduct of line management requirements for all assigned personnel, and performance of assigned missions. The Security Manager 6 is responsible for compliance and operation in support of mission execution of all SCIFs and SAPs supported by the organization, and for establishing and maintaining the trained personnel, facilities, and processes required for SAP execution. Performance evaluation will also hinge on the success of both national-security Intelligence Work and SAP work assigned to the Laboratory.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the effective and secure operation of the all LANL Special Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) and for all information systems processing intelligence information therein, supporting effective mission execution;

  • Responsible for compliance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (DOE/IN) and other government sponsors related to SAPs.

  • Specific operational responsibilities include development, documentation, implementation, and maintenance of all processes and systems associated with protecting classified intelligence and/or SAP information and operating a compliant SCI and/or environment supporting effective mission execution;

  • Supporting the FIE Director to assure the compliance-related intelligence oversight of all intelligence and intelligence-related activities at the Los Alamos National Laboratory under Executive Orders 12333 and 13462 and the DOE "Procedures for Intelligence Activities”;

  • Depending upon Laboratory needs and individual qualifications, the SSO Office Director may be nominated by the LANL Field Intelligence Element (FIE) Director to concurrently serve as the LANL Deputy FIE Director for Operations.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of the Laboratory National Security Missions, including demonstrated experience identifying and analyzing possible solutions to issues through knowledge of contributors, and effective issue closure by demonstrated teaming with those contributors in order to facilitate mission success.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form to a broad range of audiences, including Laboratory Senior Management.

  • Demonstrated experience with the requirements of Intelligence Work oversight is required, including experience with the requirements of Executive Orders 12333 and 13462, applicable requirements of the Director of National Intelligence, the DOE “Procedures for Intelligence Oversight”, and the DOE/IN “Roles and Responsibilities of Directors of DOE Field Intelligence Elements”.

  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills for overseeing an organization, including knowledge, skills, and abilities in resource management (e.g., hiring; termination; coaching; performance assessments; annual salary adjustment processes; managing conflict, personnel development, etc.) and financial management.

  • The ability to hold and maintain Q/SCI access is required.


Position typically requires Advanced Degree (Master's or PhD) in Security, Law Enforcement, business, science, engineering, or social sciences with 12-15 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q/SCI (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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Frary, Suzanne R

Email suzannef@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC76375