Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Use your application and security skills to do something truly remarkable in the Secure Networks and Assurances Group in the Weapons Research Services Division (WRS-SNA). WRS-SNA is seeking a motivated individual to provide design, implementation, test and operations support for the CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machines located on the LANL secure network in the Prototype Fabrication (PF) Division. You will work with PF management, engineering staff, technicians, machinists, system managers, institutional network support services, and LANL security groups to provide secure network support for Ardence/Citrix remote boot connectivity for CNC machine tools, resolution of programming issues for the division manufacturing business software, and system administration of high end manufacturing support servers. Specific responsibilities include; design, setup and maintain a high performance cluster of servers running the Ardence/Citrix remote boot system used to provide 24/7 access to classified data for the design information and operation of machining equipment. System downtime has an immediate and direct schedule impact on deliverables. This position requires advanced technical knowledge of multiple machine control systems, processing equipment and associated network components to implement high availability network infrastructure at the TA 3-39 and 102 machine shops as well as at different shops and groups located across the laboratory.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced knowledge of the cyber security environment, including network and host system concepts, compliance and certification. Advanced technical knowledge of classic and contemporary cyber threats and vulnerabilities, and the ability to apply that knowledge to system engineering and operations.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with machine control systems and understanding of machining processes. Experience working with Ardence streaming remote boot software; Citrix Provisioning Server, Linux, Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003 operating systems; SolidWorks, CAMWorks, CREO, PDMLink, JAVA, scripting, network cluster management; SQL Server, JobBOSS, server and desktop environments.
Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment to analyze problems, propose solutions to management, and deploy and document implemented solutions. You must be willing to work in radiation and beryllium areas.
Outstanding written and oral technical communication skills as evidenced by the ability to provide guidance to peers and junior staff, successfully communicate to a variety of stakeholders, and document technical and procedural information.
Policies / Procedures
Experience working with cyber security policies and procedures at all levels both orally and in writing, addressing policy requirements.
Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of four years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, postgraduate work may be expected. BS in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems or Cybersecurity is preferred. Master’s degree is highly desirable.
A record of accomplishments in supporting cyber security projects in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of and experience working with classified and unclassified computer / cyber security requirements of the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), or other U.S. government facility. Experience monitoring computer systems to ensure compliance with computer security requirements.
Experience with network and software scanning tools. Experience with cyber forensics.
DOE “Q” Clearance highly desirable.
Note to Applicants: Please submit a comprehensive cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and desired qualifications for the position.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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 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.
HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.
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 Dieringer, Kimberley Ann
Vacancy Name: IRC86419
Organization Name WRS-SNA/Secure Networks & Assurance
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC86419
Category: Information Technology