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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Cyber Hunting and Threat Intelligence Analyst (Cybersecurity Technical Staff 3/4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will be a member of the NIE-ESS Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) focusing on cyber threat hunting. The position is responsible for assisting the CSIRT Team with threat hunting activities as well as developing countermeasures and advanced detection techniques.

This position will be filled at either the Cybersecurity Technical Staff 3 or 4 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidates. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Cybersecurity Technical Staff 3 ($103,500 - $172,800)

  • Work on complex cyber threat hunting and intelligence techniques and methodologies

  • Identify and respond to complex computer security incidents, communicate findings, and modify defenses and response measures as appropriate

  • Develop threat hunting tools and techniques

  • Use dynamic and static malware analysis techniques

  • Independently lead work on moderately complex cyber issues, providing guidance and direction as appropriate to other cyber security personnel

Cybersecurity Technical Staff 4 ($125,200 - $210,600)

In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, the Cybersecurity Technical Staff 4 will:

  • Independently lead work on unusually significant or complex issues;

  • Serve as a technical expert in Threat Hunting or Incident Response area

  • Responsible for coordination among groups, external organizations, and key decision makers.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Cybersecurity Technical Staff 3:

  • A deep understanding of the cyber security environment, including network and host system security issues and concepts, compliance, and certification.

  • Advanced understanding of common network and host-based attacks, attack methods, network defense architectures,and security tools .

  • Extensive experience with one or more of the following: threat hunting and threat intelligence, malware analysis and reverse engineering; enterprise host and memory forensics; network forensics and packet analysis; incident response and incident coordination; penetration testing.

  • Experience leading projects or mentoring junior analysts.

  • Strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills and the ability to collaborate well in a dynamic team environment.

Additional Job Requirements for Cybersecurity Technical Staff 4:

  • Acknowledged technical expertise in one or more of the areas itemized above.

  • Experience with

  • Enterprise forensics, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools, and SEIM type tools

  • Diamond Model, Kill Chain, and ATT&CK methodologies

  • Network and host-based signature creation

  • Automated analysis and scripting with Python, Perl or similar languages

  • Tool integration and event correlation with differing API’s

  • Ability to work independently and generate new initiatives to achieve long-range goals.

  • Able and willing to mentor junior analysts, share expertise, and serve as a subject-matter expert in one or more areas of computer security and incident response.

Education/Experience Cybersecurity Technical Staff 3: Requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of 8 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Education/Experience Cybersecurity Technical Staff 4: R equires a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of 12 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. Employee participation in the Telework Pilot may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year. Location:

This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. Employee participation in the Telework Pilot may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

Note to Applicants:

Cover Letter: A comprehensive cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and desired job skills is recommended.

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 childbirth 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)

Additional Details

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 (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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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 472.2 for 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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status

Full Time

Appointment Type

Regular

Regular

Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC95793
Organization Name NIE-ESS/Engineering & Security Services
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC95793
Category: Information Technology

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