Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Join our world-class team! Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an exceptional Cybersecurity Technical Staff member to join our Network Infrastructure and Engineering Group. The successful candidate is one who loves working directly with network and security teams to understand their systems. If you are passionate about IT and you want to solve real business problems this is your chance to make a real difference working with an elite network team that directly impacts our national security.
The Cybersecurity Technical Staff member will report to the Group Leader within the Network Infrastructure and Engineering Group (NIE) Division. Our group provides first class support to over ten thousand employees, students, and contractors through services that involve file transfer, SAML, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, RADIUS, Kerberos, proxy, perimeter firewall, remote access, and searching. Some of the duties of the job include: (1.) designing and developing a new service or customer interface (2.) provisioning and configuring the servers and applications behind institutional service (3.) adding new monitoring and measuring key metrics to better understand a process (4.) working with various support teams to provide timely solutions for end-user problems (5.) improving automation and analyzing workflows (6.) designing, specifying, and developing solutions for complex heterogeneous computing infrastructure.
What You Need
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.
P osition 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.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Thorough knowledge and experience with all aspects of current network technology including network protocols, network infrastructure elements, network applications, services and related protocols, and shell scripting.
Excellent written and oral technical communication skills as demonstrated by ability to communicate complicated technology concepts to multiple employees and end-users.
Tools and Systems
Practical knowledge of TCP/IP networking and troubleshooting connectivity issues and experience providing solutions for an extensive and diverse range of complex problems through provisioning, administering and using modern Unix/Linux operating systems.
Experience working as a productive member of an interdisciplinary team, including the demonstrated ability to develop solutions for a wide range of complex problems while effectively networking with peers inside and outside of the organization.
Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Science, or a technical related field, and a minimum of four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated commitment to centralized configuration management and automation, preferably with Puppet. Solid understanding of network protocols and ability to use diagnostic tools appropriately and experience supporting high availability solutions such as load balancing, clustering, or fail-over mechanisms.
Proven ability to satisfy customer requirements as demonstrated by the ability to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways while directly contributing to the laboratory’s mission.
Tools and Systems
Database, web server, web applications design and administration experience, including Apache, MySQL, Postgress, Sybase, and PHP. Experience using Juniper, Pulse Secure, NetApp, Infoblox or other proprietary operating systems and devices.
Red Hat training or certification.
Experience using LANL or other DOE systems.
Active DOE “Q” clearance
Note to Applicants:
Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.
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)
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. See DOE 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Vacancy Name: IRC83975
Organization Name NIE-IS/Network & Infrastructure Engineering - Infrastructure Services
Minimum Salary 83300
Maximum Salary 136200
Req ID: IRC83975
Category: Information Technology