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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Computing Systems Professional 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC75429


Job Title Computing Systems Professional 3

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name ISR-3 / Space Data Science & Systems

Minimum Salary 89900

Maximum Salary 148300

What You Will Do

The Space Data Science and Systems group (ISR-3) is seeking a candidate interested in serving as a Classified Information System Security Officer (ISSO) for several classified networks supporting Los Alamos National Laboratories Associate Laboratory Directorate for Global Security missions. These organizations provide customers with end-to-end systems analysis, development, fabrication, deployment and response to critical national security and intelligence challenges.

The Classified ISSO provides assistance to the line management in implementing the Laboratory’s cyber security program. They will ensure that information security requirements are followed and that users have completed all required training. Additionally, they will ensure that users are following all established information security procedures and guidelines and will provide users with information on computer salvaging, incident reporting and minimum computer protections. They will also ensure unauthorized personnel are not granted use of, or access to, the LANL Classified information systems.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment to analyze problems, propose solutions to management, and deploy and document implemented solutions.

  • Demonstrated, mastery level knowledge of classified and unclassified computer security requirements of the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), or another US Government agency.

  • Demonstrated experience working with Information Security Site Managers (ISSMs) and Authorizing Officials (AOs).

  • Have an understanding of the principles of Information Security including Rick Management Framework (RMF).

  • Demonstrated experience implementing federally mandated and locally developed computer security policies and procedures.

  • In-depth knowledge of security and compliance implications in multi-user, multi-platform, and secure distributed computing environments.

  • Demonstrated, expert level experience writing computer security policies, security procedures, security plans, testing security controls, disaster recovery plans, configuration management plans, and other related documentation.

  • Demonstrated experience mentoring staff related to IT security and certification and accreditation processes

  • Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate computer security policies and procedures at all levels both orally and in writing.

  • Direct experience implementing technologies to support the continuous monitoring of required computer security controls.

  • Demonstrated successful experience working in high-pressure situations such as audits and assessments.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Q and SCI clearances, which typically requires U.S. citizenship

Desired Skills:

  • Active Q/SCI Clearance

  • Experience in configuring and maintaining system logging software such as Splunk, ELM and Aureport.

  • Experience in Microsoft Sharepoint and Nintex Workflow.

  • A record of accomplishments and expertise in undertaking and/or managing computer security projects.

  • Knowledge of and experience implementing the NNSA Risk Management Approach (RMA) for information systems at a DOE/NNSA facility.

  • Knowledge in cyber security best practices and standard including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publications.

  • Current Computer Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

  • Knowledge of network topologies including modern switched networks.

  • Knowledge of security considerations for modern operating systems.

  • Current experience as an ISSO in a DOE/NNSA or other U.S. government facility.

  • Experience monitoring computer systems to ensure compliance with computer security requirements.

  • Recent experience as a system administrator for one or more modern operating systems.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Information Assurance and Security, Cyber Security, or Computer Science and a minimum of eight years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q/SCI (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.

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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov 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.

The mission of the Intelligence and Space Research (ISR) Division is to create, deliver, support and exploit innovative sensing systems for space-based, airborne, and ground-based applications to address critical national security and scientific challenges.

Space Data Science & Systems (ISR-3) capabilities include embedded flight software and flight processing critical to every major ISR satellite program; satellite operations, data acquisition, ground processing and data management; machine learning and data exploitation, next generation payload architectures and system engineering, field-programmable gate arrays (FPGA) research for on-board processing and radiation effects mitigation, information technology infrastructure support, system development and integration.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Frary, Suzanne R

Email suzannef@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC75429