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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Security Tool Developer (Cybersecurity Technical Staff 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will be a security tool developer on the NIE-ESS Security Applications team, which is responsible vulnerability scanning and mitigation, security tool development and support, and security information management. The responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Identify and solve non-traditional, non-standard problems not easily fixed with off the shelf software and solutions.

  • Use Python, Django, JavaScript, Ajax, CSS, and HTML for application development.

  • Collaborate with the team to design, develop, modify, and debug cybersecurity applications.

  • Support vulnerability scanning operations and the cyber security tool infrastructure.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of the cyber security environment, including network and host system security issues, compliance, and certification.

  • Thorough understanding and experience with software programming, Python, and scripting languages;

  • Thorough understanding and experience with one or more of the following:

  • Web Design/Development, writing HTML/CSS/JS or using web programming frameworks;

  • Debugging, trouble-shooting, and diagnosing problems;

  • Writing regular expressions;

  • Automating analysis with Python, or similar languages;

  • Vulnerability detection and mitigation;

  • Strong analytical, documentation, communication, and teaming skills

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.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with

  • Django and Bootstrap;

  • Vulnerability scanners such as Netsparker and Nessus;

  • Project management;

  • Developing vulnerability programs around tools similar to Nmap, MassScan, and Nessus;

  • Tool integration and event correlation with differing API’s.

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

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)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82010
Organization Name NIE-ESS/Engineering & Security Services
Minimum Salary 83300
Maximum Salary 136200
Req ID: IRC82010
Category: Information Technology