Los Alamos National Laboratory Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst (Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2) 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 that is responsible for computer security incident response, host and network forensics, malware analysis, and the development of countermeasures and advanced detection techniques. Responsibilities include the following:
Identify and respond to complex computer security incidents, communicate findings, and modify defenses and response measures as appropriate;
Develop methods, techniques, and standards and communicate findings to multiple audiences;
Work on complex cyber issues, providing guidance as appropriate to other cyber security personnel;
Contribute to the integration of malware analysis, forensic investigation, and threat research into incident response and long-term understanding of threats.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
A thorough understanding of the cyber security environment, including network and host system security issues and concepts, compliance, and certification.
Thorough understanding of common network and host-based attacks, attack methods, network defense architectures, and security tools.
Experience with one or more of the following: malware analysis and reverse engineering; enterprise host and memory forensics; network forensics and packet analysis; incident response and incident coordination; penetration testing.
Strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills and the ability to collaborate well in a dynamic team environment.
Education/Experience: Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 typically requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of 4 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Enterprise forensics tools
Memory analysis techniques
Dynamic analysis of software samples via debuggers such as OllyDbg or IDA debugger
Network signature creation
ArcSight, Splunk, or similar tools
Automated analysis and scripting with Python, Perl or similar languages
Tool integration and event correlation with differing API’s
Note to Applicants:
A comprehensive cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and desired job skills is recommended.
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. 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)
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.
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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Vacancy Name: IRC91372
Organization Name NIE-ESS/ ENGINEERING & SECURITY SERVICES
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC91372
Category: Information Technology