Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Technical Staff (Cybersecurity Technical Staff 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The selected candidate will serve as Team Leader of our Technical Security Engineering and Compliance team, which plans, coordinates, and assists with information security compliance and accreditation related to enterprise networks and IT systems. This team carries out information assurance activities related to security plan management, Protected Distribution Systems (PDS), TEMPEST, and Communications Security (COMSEC).
Leading and managing the Technical Security Engineering and Compliance team.
Maintaining PDS, TEMPEST, and COMSEC programs and activities.
Managing information security compliance and accreditation activities.
Coordinating audits and assessments of L2 ISSP networks.
Establishing team priorities and provide guidance for staff.
Developing strong, cooperative working relationships with LANL cybersecurity stakeholders.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced knowledge and experience with all aspects of current network technology including network protocols, network infrastructure elements, network applications, and network services.
Advanced knowledge and experience in at least two of the following areas:
Enterprise accreditation of classified and unclassified systems.
Information security compliance.
Communications Security (COMSEC).
Protected Distribution Systems (PDS).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to prepare documentation and presentations for technical staff and senior level management.
Education/Experience : This 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, postgraduate work may be expected.
Formal management or leadership training.
Project management experience.
Master’s degree in a relevant technical field.
Note to Applicants:
Please provide a comprehensive cover letter with your application detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.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. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion.Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
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. 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 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.
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Vacancy Name: IRC84418
Organization Name NIE-ESS(Engineering & Security Services)
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC84418
Category: Information Technology