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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Tech Staff 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

We are seeking an experienced information technology professional to join our team as a Level 2 Alternate Information Systems Security Officer (L2 AISSO). The Compliance and Accreditation (C&A) Team plans, coordinates, and assists with security compliance and accreditation related to enterprise networks and IT systems, including security plan management, Protected Distribution Systems (PDS), TEMPEST, and COMSEC. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as an Alternate ISSO for the Level 2 Information System Security Plan (L2 ISSP). The L2 ISSP is comprised of LANL’s classified and unclassified network and infrastructure services.

  • Independently lead work on unusually significant or complex issues, providing guidance and direction as appropriate to other cyber security personnel.

  • Develop advanced concepts, techniques, and standards.

  • Coordinate among LANL’s IT stakeholders, IT management, and federal oversight to process compliant lab wide IT initiatives.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of NIST information security policies and procedures.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience leading information security compliance and accreditation activities of classified or unclassified systems.

  • Advanced knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: cyber security, information security, information assurance, networking technologies or computer science.

  • Advanced knowledge of distributed systems, including system architectures, computer networks, and software.

  • Advanced knowledge of measurement tools for vulnerability assessment, detection and mitigation.

  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues with both technical and non-technical audiences; and experience composing technical documentation or IT security plans. Education/Experience:


Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a technical field and a minimum of 8 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level post graduate work may be expected.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of wireless technologies, and their various applications

  • Technical knowledge of cloud IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS implementations

  • Experience with IT audits and assessments

  • Current experience as an ISSO in a DOE/NNSA or other U.S. government facility

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

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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)

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.

  • 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC83285
Organization Name NIE-ESS/Engineering & Security Services
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC83285
Category: Information Technology