• Sr Engineer, Security Systems

    Location US-NV-Mercury
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Information Technology - All Open Positions
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Engineer, Security Systems ensures protective systems meet performance requirements defined in Safeguards Security Plan (SSP) while ensuring systems are compliant with federal regulations. The incumbent provides life-cycle management of all electronic systems that provide physical security for classified matter, special nuclear material. Supports and approves all IDS designs. Provides engineering support on installation, and maintenance of security systems and specialized support of DAF and SST. Ensures support is consistent with NNSA/NFO and M&O work control processes and ISM program.


    • Supervises and controls security systems engineering activities to include the following functional areas: daily staffing; overseeing security systems life-cycle management and process improvement upgrades; coordinating with various SOC Department Heads on policies, procedures and security systems duties; corrective action for a major portion of all customer-identified security systems deficiencies to include overseeing, processing and approving all electronic technician discipline issues.
    • 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. Implements company and DOE/NNSA/SOC operational policies and procedures. Interprets policies and regulations and instructs subordinates.
    • Provides daily operational support to the Technology Director, participating and assisting in the management of the daily business and department operations.
    • Selects, hires, promotes, supervises, coaches and develops subordinates, and administers personnel actions (i.e. discipline, performance evaluations, salary administration, etc.) for department staff.
    • Provides management and organizational support to engineering staff.
    • Develops and maintains Engineering operating budget. Other duties, as assigned.


    • 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.
    • In depth knowledge on project management. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project.
    • Supervisory leadership and management skills to include coaching, employee development, planning, organizing, scheduling, team building, problem solving, conflict resolution, and directing activities of section employees, conducting performance appraisals and inquiries that address employee performance.
    • Intermediate level computer skills that include Microsoft Office Suite, and AutoCAD. Overall understanding of network infrastructure and basic understanding of computer systems.
    • Knowledge and skilled in complex alarm management systems, interior and exterior intrusion detection systems, video assessment and surveillance systems, auxiliary power systems, access control and denial systems, and wired/wireless command control centers, cyber security, technical standards, principles, theories, and concepts in the field of security systems. 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 Master of Business Administration degree and a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Nevada
    • Seven (7) years of experience in Electrical Engineering Field and two (2) years supervisory experience. 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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