Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
We are seeking an experienced information technology professional to join our team as a Level 2 Alternate Information Systems Security Officer (L2 AISSO). The Compliance and Accreditation (C&A) Team plans, coordinates, and assists with security compliance and accreditation related to enterprise networks and IT systems, including security plan management, Protected Distribution Systems (PDS), TEMPEST, and COMSEC. Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Serving as an Alternate ISSO for the Level 2 Information System Security Plan (L2 ISSP). The L2 ISSP is comprised of LANL’s classified and unclassified network and infrastructure services.
Working as a self-motivated contributor to the cybersecurity and compliance of LANL’s institutional networks.
Representing the best interests of the institution and the LANL customer base.
Working with LANL’s IT stakeholders, IT management, and federal oversight to process compliant lab wide IT initiatives.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Thorough knowledge of information security practices, policies or procedures.
Thorough knowledge of and experience in one or more of the following disciplines: computer science, information security, information assurance, or cyber security.
Thorough knowledge of network and IT support organizations.
Demonstrated success of supporting mission organizations through IT based solutions.
Ability to communicate complex technical issues with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Experience composing technical documentation such as IT security plans.
Advanced knowledge of institutional tools/technologies, and their various applications.
Advanced knowledge of NNSA and national policies relative to information assurance.
Technical knowledge of networking technologies and concepts.
Experience with IT audits and assessments.
Active DOE Q Clearance
Master’s degree in a related technical field
Education: Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a related technical field and a minimum of 4 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Note to Applicants:
- A comprehensive cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and desired job skills is recommended.
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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
You will work under the Network and Infrastructure Engineering (NIE) division supporting a computing environment scaling from “desktop to teraflops,” a diverse and challenging network environment unavailable anywhere else. Within
NIE, the Engineering and Security Services (NIE-ESS) group is responsible for LANL's classified and unclassified institutional network services and for the security of our network infrastructure. NIE-ESS cyber security services include computer security incident response, network anomaly and intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment and mitigation, and network firewalls.
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)
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Vacancy Name: IRC82522
Organization Name NIE-ESS/ Engineering & Security Services
Minimum Salary 83300
Maximum Salary 136200
Req ID: IRC82522
Category: Information Technology