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

Vacancy Name: IRC75937


Job Title Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name SSO-4/Cybersecurity

Minimum Salary 81600

Maximum Salary 133400

What You Will Do

The Sensitive and Special Operations Cyber Security group (SSO-4) is seeking a motivated Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2 (CTS-2) to serve as the Classified Cloud Engineer within the LANL Field Intelligence Element (FIE) team to secure and support classified cloud infrastructures and applications at Los Alamos National Laboratory in partnership with the Department of Energy Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (DOE IA). The Classified Cloud Engineer will be required to work both independently and with mission partners to implement and secure cloud applications across hybrid computing environments.

Due to the high visibility of this position, a candidate must demonstrate solid interpersonal skills coupled with the desire to gain business understanding from the Intelligence Community, DoE, and DoD program partners. A respect for DOE and IC cyber security practices is mandatory. The individual must be able to effectively judge and communicate both technical and security risk while under operational pressures.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with Amazon Web Service cloud infrastructure deployments.

  • AWS Educate, and completed Qwiklabs may contribute towards this experience.

  • Demonstrated success following processes and procedures for deploying and maintaining Cloud Computing instances and services.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with cloud service orchestration tools, such as AWS CloudFormation or HashiCorp Terraform.

  • Experience working with software development, software quality assurance, enterprise IT, or cyber security teams.

  • Ability to respond quickly to changing technologies, user requirements, and security demands in a fast-paced and often changing environment.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with common software vulnerability auditing and compliance tools, such as Tenable Nessus, IBM AppScan, HP Fortify suite, Twistlock, or Veracode.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work with external customers

Desired Skills:

  • Operational experience supporting software development efforts.

  • Experience managing Amazon Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

  • Operational experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.

  • Existing DOE Q and TS/SCI clearances.

Education: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of 4 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree in a technical field is preferred. Existing AWS SysOps or AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Associate certification or the ability to obtain these certifications.

Notes to Applicants: Travel up to 25% of the time is required.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q and TS/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 Sensitive and Special Operations Division (SSO) is responsible for the certification, accreditation, and compliant operation of all LANL Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIFs) and Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs), in addition to providing security and operational oversight for all Intelligence Work (IW) conducted at LANL. It is the Division’s responsibility to provide the infrastructure and operational support to facilitate successful execution of intelligence programs while maintaining the integrity of a comprehensive security program. This is accomplished through routine interface with a diverse assortment of sponsor representatives and program security personnel.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Thalacker, Lindsay K.

Email lthalacker@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC75937