Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Security Program Specialist (Computer & Information Security Spec 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
We are seeking experienced professionals to join our team. The Compliance and Accreditation (C&A) Team plans, coordinates, and assists with information security compliance and accreditation related to enterprise networks and IT systems. Our team carries out information assurance and technical security program activities to include security plan management, Protected Distribution Systems (PDS), TEMPEST, and COMSEC. Responsibilities include the following:
Serve as a subject matter expert in TEMPEST requirements for facility evaluation, evaluate the deployment of wireless technology integration for LANL missions.
Assess, interpret, and implement national policy as it pertains to the NNSA Technical Security Program policy for LANL stakeholders.
Implement TEMPEST countermeasures and evaluate TEMPEST plans.
Conduct annual reviews to determine if existing TEMPEST countermeasures are effective using current DoE/NNSA policies and threat assessments.
Participate in the overall TEMPEST program to satisfy national policy requirements.
Maintain control/accountability of all NNSA authorized RF devices at LANL.
Collaborate with the Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) program and Cyber Security entities on a variety of issues pertaining to the electronic processing of data and potential vulnerabilities that may arise.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advance technical knowledge of and experience with technical vulnerability assessment fundamentals and principles.
Extensive knowledge of National TEMPEST Policy and appropriate References per DoE Order 470.6.
Ability to complete TEMPEST course work (TEMPEST Fundamentals Course and TEMPEST for System Installation/Facility Design Course) to be certified as an NNSA TEMPEST Site Coordinator.
Interpersonal skills that foster teamwork and indicate the ability to interact professionally across LANL and with liaison partners.
Ability to travel domestically upon occasion to accommodate training or operational needs.
Education/Experience: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be desirable.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Technical Security, TSCM, COMSEC, PDS, or Cybersecurity.
Demonstrate the ability to conduct briefings for senior level management and LANL stakeholders.
Current TS/SCI or current DoE Q-clearance.
Note to Applicants:
Please provide a comprehensive cover letter with your application detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Vacancy Name: IRC81707
Organization Name NIE-ESS
Minimum Salary 91800
Maximum Salary 151400
Req ID: IRC81707
Category: Information Technology