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Los Alamos National Laboratory Cybersecurity Technical Staff 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Cybersecurity Technical Staff 1 or 2 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Cybersecurity Technical Staff 1 ($75,400 - $122,900)

  • The selected candidate will serve as a Programmer and Systems Administrator on the Development Services team and will be responsible for:

  • Administration of information systems running on Windows, macOS or Red Hat Linux operating systems

  • Administration of databases (MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server)

  • Automate reporting of service metrics.

  • Develop scripts to automate routine tasks.

  • Providing 3 rd level support for NIE-CDS solutions and tools.

  • Understanding of basic networking protocols

  • Creation of documentation for technical staff and end users on setup, configuration, and operations of NIE-CDS solutions and tools.

Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 ($83,300 - $136,200)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 will be required to:

  • Development of software using agile or similar development methodologies.

  • Effectively communicate difficult technical issues to personnel ranging from field technicians to senior management.

  • Research new solutions, operating systems, and applications for implementation across the laboratory.

What You Need

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.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.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Cybersecurity Technical Staff 1:

  • At least two years experience in system administration of Windows, macOS and/or Linux based systems.

  • At least two years experience working with relational databases.

  • At least two years experience in at least one programming or scripting language.

Additional Job Requirements for Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2:

  • In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:

  • Five years or more experience working with relational databases.

  • Five years or more experience in at least two programming or scripting languages.

  • Five years or more experience in system administration of Windows, macOS and/or Linux based systems.

Education/Experience at lower level: Cybersecurity Technical Staff 1 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. At this level post graduate work may be expected.

Education/Experience at higher level: Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 typically requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a technical field and a minimum of 4 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level post graduate work may be expected.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with:

  • Experience with Federal information technology standards and guidelines including FISMA, CIS, NIST 800-53 and the DISA STIG.

  • Microsoft or Red Hat certification

  • Extensive shell and Python programming experience.

  • MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server certification.

  • CISSP certification

Note to Applicants:

  • In addition to a resume, please provide a detailed cover letter addressing both the required and desired skills listed for this position.

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)

Additional Details

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. 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: 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC83276
Organization Name NIE-CDS/Network & Infrastructure Engineering - Configuration and Development Services
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Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC83276
Category: Information Technology