Los Alamos National Laboratory Classified Cloud Engineer (Cybersecurity Technical Staff 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Special Security IT/Cyber Operations group (SSO-3) is responsible for the execution of IT/Networking Engineering & Operations and Cybersecurity Services & Compliance for LANL operated Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs).
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Classified Cloud/Security Engineer to serve the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Field Intelligence Element (FIE). In this role you will secure and support classified cloud infrastructures and applications in partnership with the Department of Energy’s Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (DOE-IA). You will provide leadership in cloud cybersecurity, working both independently and with mission partners to implement and secure cloud applications across hybrid computing environments and monitor and secure against vulnerabilities and cyber threats. You will report to the Cyber Security Team Leader.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Cloud Technical Experience
Extensive experience working with Amazon Web Service cloud infrastructure deployments
AWS Educate, and completed Qwiklabs may contribute towards this experience
Advanced knowledge and experience with cloud service orchestration tools, such as AWS CloudFormation or HashiCorp Terraform
Demonstrated success following processes and procedures for deploying and maintaining Cloud Computing instances and services.
General project management skills
Demonstrated success collaborating to identify and resolve cyber threats and vulnerabilities
Experience working with software development, software quality assurance, enterprise IT, or cyber security teams
Ability to respond quickly to changing technologies, user requirements, and security demands in a fast-paced and often changing environment
Advanced knowledge and advanced experience with common software vulnerability auditing and compliance tools, such as Tenable Nessus, IBM AppScan, HP Fortify suite, Twistlock, or Veracode
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and deliver products to external customers
Excellent collaboration, research, and presentation skills
5-8 years of experience working with Amazon Web Services
Experience supporting software development efforts
Experience managing Amazon Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Operational experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
Experience working in a classified cloud environment
Existing DOE Q and TS/SCI clearances
Education: Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and 8 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree in a technical field is preferred.
Trainings/Certifications: Existing AWS SysOps or AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Associate certification preferred, or the ability to obtain these certifications.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
Dental and vision insurance
Free basic life and disability insurance
Paid maternity and parental leave
Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
Onsite gyms and wellness programs
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
The Sensitive and Special Operations Division (SSO) is responsible for the certification, accreditation, and compliant operation of all LANL Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIFs) and Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs), in addition to providing security and operational oversight for all Intelligence Work (IW) conducted at LANL. It is the Division’s responsibility to provide the infrastructure and operational support to facilitate successful execution of intelligence programs while maintaining the integrity of a comprehensive security program. This is accomplished through routine interface with a diverse assortment of sponsor representatives and program security personnel.
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
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 regard 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call1-505-665-4444option 1.
Contact Name Hall, Lorna Jane
Vacancy Name: IRC82843
Organization Name SSO-3/Special Security IT & Cyber Operations
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC82843
Category: Information Technology