Electronics Engineer, Security Systems

Location US-NV-Mercury | US-NV-North Las Vegas
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# Positions
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Information Technology - All Open Positions
Regular Full-Time


SOC is recruiting for an Electronics Engineer, Security Systems for the NNSS Protective Force Contract in Nevada. 


Supports effort to ensure protective systems meet performance requirements defined in SSP and compliant with federal regulations. Serve as System Owner in the Configuration Management program. The NNSS Security Systems Engineering Group provides life-cycle management of all electronic systems that provide physical security for classified matter and special nuclear material.


  • Ensures security systems equipment and plans comply with DOE, NNSA, NNSS, federal and state regulations. Confirms security system's and components' capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties
  • Evaluates security systems electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electricity and materials.
  • Identifies and develops NNSS security systems products by studying NNSS security systems requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
  • Identifies and develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for NNSS security systems components.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Develops and maintains security systems engineering operating budget.


  • Knowledgeable in Federal and State Laws and Regulations, Department of Energy (DOE) Orders, Manuals, Guides, and Standards, NNSA procedures, all NNSS site security procedures and policies to include extensive knowledge of the Site Security Plan requirements as they relate to Security Systems utilized to protect Special Nuclear Material, Classified Material, and DOE/NNSA facilities
  • Federal and State Laws and Regulations, Department of Energy (DOE) Orders, Manuals, Guides, and Standards, NNSS/NNSA and SOC policies, procedures, and orders
  • In depth knowledge of and skilled in complex security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • Intermediate-level computer skills that include all the Microsoft Office Suite of and Engineering related software
  • Knowledge and skilled  in complex alarm management systems, interior and exterior intrusion detection systems, video assessment and surveillance systems, auxiliary power and lighting systems, access control and denial systems, and wired/wireless command and control centers and a complete understanding and broad application of cyber security, technical standards, principles, theories, and concepts in the field of security systems. Requires general knowledge of other related disciplines and/or functions.  Experience with Argus and Pecos security systems is preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Prefer a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Nevada
  • Five (5) years of experience in Electrical Engineering Field. Experience and training in engineering management, configuration management, systems engineering, cyber security, and assessments is desired  
  • Successful participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP)
  • Valid US Driver’s License and be able to obtain a Nevada Driver’s License
  • DOE “Q” clearance authorization    


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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