Cyber Security Engineer - ACTIVE SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED

Location
Livermore, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 22, 2024
Posting live until
Aug 20, 2024
Ref
REF6053U

Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is important for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Pay Range

$132,810 - $170,556 Annually at the SES.2 level

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Cyber Security Engineerto provide cyber and technical support for unclassified and classified networks, standalone systems, security systems, user accounts and access, and implementation of security controls. You will manage complex security plans and component configurations, complete self-assessments, and computer security projects. You will interact regularly with team members, customers, management, and sponsors to solve a variety of complex cyber problems in a timely manner. This position is in the Information Technology Solutions (ITS) Division supporting the Field Intelligence Element (FIE) within the Computing Directorate.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

You will

  • Serve in the Information Systems Security Owner (ISSO) role as the author and owner of comprehensive cyber security document packages.
  • Plan, design, and evaluate complex cybersecurity solutions.
  • Perform computer security tasks such as vulnerability remediation, audit of computer logs, and creation of documentation on policies, procedures, test plans, and risk analyses.
  • Inspect information systems to verify compliance and work closely with system administrators to maintain security and accreditation status.
  • Manage unclassified and classified account authorization processes and perform approvals.
  • Collaborate with customers in the design of their computing environment and security management processes.
  • Research solutions and manage cyber-security related projects with a diverse scope over multiple environments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.3 level

  • Develop automate workflows and storyboards within multiple environments.
  • Provide technical assistance to the user community.
  • Lead cyber-security related projects.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to general user, privilege users, and ISSOs/ISSE’s
  • Conduct Technical evaluation on current and new systems.

Qualifications

  • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer and Network Security, Engineering, Business, Information Systems, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Knowledge and experience editing and testing system security plans.
  • Experience with cyber-related tools for auditing, compliance verification, vulnerability testing, and continuous system monitoring.
  • Experience setting priorities and solving complex problems in a fast-paced, customer-focused team environment.
  • Experience with computer security practices and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, technical team environment with competing priorities and meet deadlines that are important to project success.
  • Experience with approaching difficult problems with enthusiasm and creativity, and to change focus when necessary.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to collaborate in a team environment and document, present and explain technical information.

Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level

  • Represents the organization as the primary technical contact on tasks and projects. Serves on internal technical/advisory committees and may serve on external committees. May oversee the activities of other personnel.
  • Experience developing and presenting cyber or IT solutions to a inter-organizational / external team.
  • Experience leading Cyber Configuration Management program or Cyber Incident Response program.
  • Broad experience applying effective analytical and problem-solving skills to moderately complex problems.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Professional computer certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, SANS Certification).

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

Security Clearance

This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

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