Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Tech Staff 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Use your application and security skills to do something truly remarkable. Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for a mid-level Application Security Engineer to join our Security Architecture team. It is our team’s mission to provide oversight for the institution’s information system and security architecture through strategic planning and solution development on both classified and unclassified networks.
The Application Security Engineer will contribute to the planning, research, design, and debugging of a robust security architecture for the enterprise. Our team members often work in multiple disciplines and have the opportunity to learn new technologies and methods, as well as develop their security expertise. This is truly a great opportunity to further your career in unique ways while contributing directly to national security.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Thorough technical knowledge of cyber security principles, threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigating controls as demonstrated by the ability to propose cyber security solutions to address changes in the security landscape.
Thorough knowledge of secure software development principles, design patterns, and architectures with the ability to contribute to the design, development, troubleshooting, exploitation, or mitigation of enterprise applications, and to assist in defining software requirements or other components in support of a SDLC.
Experience proposing architectural changes or integrating security solutions, defensive measures, and/or security controls into network or application architectures.
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.
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a diverse team of technical professionals to support multiple concurrent tasks with changing programmatic priorities.
Education/Experience: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Security operations experience involving event analysis and correlation
Experience with enterprise-grade security solutions (e.g. WAF, NGFW, IDS/IPS)
Automated analysis and scripting with Python or similar languages
Experience in planning, research, design, development, and automation of robust application security components, architectures, and strategies
Knowledge of secure SDLC, application security best practices, exploits, mitigations, and frameworks
Experience with enterprise secure software development, baselines, standards, guidelines, reviews, threat modeling, host based security, data governance, manual and automated software analysis and tools including pen testing, training program development, metrics collection and analytics
Familiarity with governance and compliance for US federal agencies
Note to Applicants:
Applicants must submit a cover letter that addresses each minimum job requirement in order to be considered.
Applicants may be required to participate in on-call support or scheduled work outside normal business hours.
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: IRC83703
Organization Name NIE-ESS/Engineering & Security Services
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC83703
Category: Information Technology