This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.
NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:
If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.
If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.
$75,900 - $146,200
*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.
What Your Job Will Be Like:
Are you passionate about identifying and engaging in the resolution of complex issues? Do you want to help plan, document, and support the Cyber Security program across Sandia? If so, consider applying for this great opportunity.
We are seeking a Cyber Information Assurance Specialists to join our team and provide cyber assurance expertise in support of the national security mission of Sandia National Labs.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Aid in the development of new cyber security plans and the reaccreditation of existing plans.
Perform cyber review and assessments for information technologies from across the labs.
Determine security requirement gaps and provide recommendations or mitigations for addressing those gaps.
Assist and facilitate audit and assessment related activities that are pertinent to cyber/information security
Work closely with our Information System Security Manager (ISSM), Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) and system administrators to provide interpretation of NIST/CNSSI and other requirements and guidelines along with validation testing.
Perform cyber or technical security program (COMSEC / TEMPEST) assessments.
Capture, prioritize, and present information requested via federal cybersecurity data calls.
Handle a high-pressure environment while partnering with customers in multiple Sandia mission areas.
This position is eligible for telecommuting and the selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary.
Qualifications We Require:
Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Information Assurance, Computer Science, Law, or other relevant field plus five (5) or more years relevant experience; OR equivalent experience and education (Master's degree + two years; Associate degree + 9 years; No degree + 13 years)
Experience with policy and requirements analysis involving cyber/information security
Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q clearance
Qualifications We Desire:
Active DOE Q or DOD TS security clearance
Experience working with a federal cyber security program
Knowledge and experience with DOE/NNSA cyber security orders and policies; relevant federal and private standards and requirements (e.g., NIST, ISO, CNSS, STIGs, and Technical Security Program National Policies)
Prior system or network administrator experience, to include a detailed understanding of common operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, and Mac) and networking architectures and technologies.
Strong oral communication skills and previous technical writing experience
Experience in conducting assessments pertinent to cyber/information security and the technical security program.
Experience with interacting with auditors and federal oversight
Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification
About Our Team:
Sandia National Laboratories' Cyber Security Assurance Department is responsible for defending and protecting Sandia's cyber environment against threats to its information; thus, enabling successful execution of mission work. The foundation of the Cyber Security Assurance Program is our risk management framework which establishes how Sandia implements the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Program Cyber Security Plan. Our cyber security assurance responsibilities include architecting solutions to satisfy ever-changing mission needs within an acceptable risk tolerance, effectively applying technical controls and staying within certification and accreditation parameters. Additionally, the Cyber Assurance Program performs research, development, and assessment of technical and administrative cyber controls for the purpose of ensuring a secure environment. We do this through careful determination and understanding of Sandia's risk posture, tolerances, and mitigation plans from a cyber-security perspective.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:
Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)
Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*
World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.
Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.
Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.
Job ID: 688647
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