Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Tech Staff 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
We are seeking cyber security professionals to join our Network Security Operations Center (NSOC) team. As a member of the NSOC, you will work on monitoring, detecting, and isolating events, event triage, tier 1 and tier 2 incident response, and escalation of critical incidents. The team also manages LANL’s security products and network device security configurations on both unclassified and classified networks and provides an overview of LANL’s cyber landscape by monitoring and alerting on cyber events and providing operational metrics. Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Work to monitor, detect, and isolate cyber security events;
Respond to tier 1 and tier 2 events and escalate critical incidents;
Record security analysis and operational metrics, follow escalation guidance and reporting requirements;
Manage network security systems and devices, implement configurations and signatures, and troubleshoot issues;
Participate in lifecycle management and other security project efforts;
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Knowledge of and experience with all aspects of current network technology including networking protocols, network infrastructure elements, and network applications, services, and related protocols.
Understanding of the cyber security environment, including network and host system security issues and concepts, compliance, and certification.
Knowledge of and experience with host and network based security issues from both a user and system administrator perspective.
Understanding of common network and host-based attacks, attack methods, and network defense architectures.
Understanding of the incident response process and log file analysis.
Strong communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate findings, escalate critical incidents, and team in a fast-paced environment.
Education/Experience: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of 2 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Security Information Event Management tools
Host and network log file analysis,
Linux or Windows command-line scripting
Network packet capture analysis
Familiarity with intrusion detection/prevention technologies such as Zeek and Snort,
Trouble ticketing and change management software.
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Vacancy Name: IRC83660
Organization Name NIE-ESS/Engineering & Security Services
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC83660
Category: Information Technology