Export Licensing and Policy Analyst

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Location
    Livermore, California
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 29

Position 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.

Job Description

We are looking for an individual who demonstrates an understanding of working in partnership with team peers; engages in, advocates for, and contributes to building an inclusive and diverse culture; and provides expertise to solve challenging problems.

We have an opening for an Export Licensing and Policy Analyst to perform both end-user and nonproliferation policy analysis on behalf of the Department of Energy (DOE). You will conduct research in areas that may include nuclear, chemical, biological, and advanced technological issues from the civil or military sectors in foreign countries. This position is within the Nonproliferation and Arms Control (NPAC) team within the Global Security Directorate.

In this role, you will

  • Under dynamic deadlines, produce all-source end-user reviews of foreign entities attempting to license U.S. dual-use and civil nuclear goods and technologies.
  • Produce timely, high-quality, written studies or briefings related to nonproliferation and export control policy issues, working independently or as a member of a team.
  • Collaborate in multi-agency technical meetings and projects as a member of working groups, as a Point of Contact, or in other active roles using job-based experience, effective communication/interpersonal skills, and knowledge of the intelligence community.
  • Provide direction in the evaluation, recommendation, and implementation of research and analysis results in collaboration with management, customers, and technical and analytical personnel.
  • Analyze and interpret advanced technical issues of broad analytical interest.
  • Maintain and ensure appropriate quality standards of moderately complex projects including developing, reviewing, and coordinating deliverables, publications, and presentations.
  • Maintain an awareness and understanding of current U.S. government national security priorities, initiatives, developments, and other pertinent information for assigned areas, principally nonproliferation and U.S. export controls.
  • Participate in trainings, briefings, or other program-related events, including contributing to meetings with sponsors, other DOE Laboratories, and U.S. government agencies, traveling occasionally.
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate security requirements are met for all levels of classified/unclassified information under direct control.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in political science, international relations, physical science, engineering, or other relevant discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Fundamental knowledge and understanding of the primary functions, authorities, and nonproliferation and export control–related roles of U.S. government national security agencies and departments.
  • Experience using independent judgment, using fundamental knowledge to solve problems, while adhering to defined practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) needs and practices, including analytical standards, security markings, and intelligence oversight and compliance.
  • Experience conducting all-source analysis in support of programs and projects for national security missions and related issues.
  • Verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively present, explain, and advise team members, management, and sponsors and customers, including crafting studies and reporting results.
  • Ability to independently analyze data and information and participate in or independently produce analyses and presentations, etc. of the data and information involved.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Master's degree in political science, international relations, physical science, engineering, or other relevant discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Advanced ability to independently analyze data and information and participate in or independently produce analyses and presentations of the data and information involved.
  • Knowledge of nonproliferation and national security issues as they relate to proliferation of WMD; knowledge of international nonproliferation-focused treaties and regimes that form the basis for WMD-related laws and norms.

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

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