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Security and Classification Analyst

MELE Associates, Inc.
Albuquerque, NM
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

MELE Associates, Inc. is seeking to add a motivated Security and Classification Analyst to our National Security and Intelligence team, supporting a key customer within the Department of Energy (DOE)/NNSA. The Security & Classification Analyst position will be supporting the NNSA Office of Defense Nuclear Security with classification guidance for the Classified and Controlled Information Program. This position required experience with DOE/NNSA classification and must be certified as a Derivative Classifier / Declassifier with Broad Authority and UNCI Reviewing official. This full-time position will be located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is available immediately to the selected candidate.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The primary purpose of the Security & Classification Analyst position is to provide classification and analytical support for DOE/NNSA for the security activities. The candidate shall provide technical support for the following:

  • Advise on and draft National, DOE and NNSA classification guidance and recommends concurrence to Classified and Controlled Information to Program Manager, as well as suggest improvements to the draft guidance.
  • Provide active Derivative Classification in nuclear weapons, materials, and inertial confinement fusion.
  • Provide technical assessment of draft orders and manuals, including other related documents.
  • Conduct classification, declassification reviews of documents to determine if contain they classified information and controlled sensitive unclassified information.
  • Develop classification expertise in safeguards and security for special nuclear material and related areas.
  • Review press releases, reports, budget documentation, testimony and NNSA web pages for possible classification and controlled sensitive unclassified information concerns before public dissemination and assists with changes to produce unclassified language to permit release.
  • Review publications and presentations for sensitivities prior to public release.
  • Assist with classification mentoring and responds to classification questions as they arise.
  • Advise NNSA Office of Defense Nuclear Security and DOE Office of Classification on policy issues and educates NNSA Headquarters staff on security issues through formal training and one-on-one meetings.
  • Serve as security and technology subject-matter expert responding to inquiries from throughout NNSA Headquarters and generate classification answers for NNSA field organizations and contractors and represents their interests at Headquarters.
  • Provide desk side, telephonic and email assistance to NNSA HQ personnel on classification and policy issues.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • DOE Q or DOD TS security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in nuclear engineering, security, public policy, management or related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience in security / classification analysis or operations.
  • 3+ years of nuclear weapons and materials experience.
  • 3+ years of National Laboratory experience.
  • Highly effective communication skills (written and oral), effective work in fluid, high-pace environment, essential team-work skills, detailed oriented.
  • Certified Derivative Classifier with Broad Authority, Derivative Declassifier with Broad Authority, and Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI) Reviewing Official.

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Advanced Degree (Master’s or PhD) in nuclear engineering, general engineering, security, public policy, management or related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in security / classification operations.
  • 5+ years of nuclear weapons program experience.
  • Experience working with SharePoint desired.
Company Description
Celebrating more than 29 years of continued growth with more than 200 employees and offices in Rockville, MD, Washington, DC, Albuquerque, NM, and Honolulu, HI. MELE is a veteran owned minority business empowering our customers with innovative solutions. We have an outstanding reputation for quality, integrity, and customer satisfaction, with a demonstrated tradition of building collaborative relationships with our customers to provide superior services. Our rapid response to changing customer needs, the ability to recruit and retain highly capable staff, and direct access to strong quality management ensure superior performance and high customer satisfaction. MELE staff and consultants possess decades of experience in national security, nonproliferation, program management, information technology, engineering, technical, and analytical skills. We focus on compliance and communication to ensure that services are completed in accordance with internal control principles and meet specified, acceptable levels of quality.

MELE Associates, Inc.

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Celebrating more than 29 years of continued growth with more than 200 employees and offices in Rockville, MD, Washington, DC, Albuquerque, NM, and Honolulu, HI. MELE is a veteran owned minority business empowering our customers with innovative solutions. We have an outstanding reputation for quality, integrity, and customer satisfaction, with a demonstrated tradition of building collaborative relationships with our customers to provide superior services. Our rapid response to changing customer needs, the ability to recruit and retain highly capable staff, and direct access to strong quality management ensure superior performance and high customer satisfaction. MELE staff and consultants possess decades of experience in national security, nonproliferation, program management, information technology, engineering, technical, and analytical skills. We focus on compliance and communication to ensure that services are completed in accordance with internal control principles and meet specified, acceptable levels of quality.

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