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.
$101,400 - $201,400
*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:
We are seeking a highly motivated, and experienced Information & Cyber Assurance Architect to join our team. The successful candidate will lead a team of Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) in the delivery of information assurance services to enable mission success. They will also maintain system accreditations and overall information assurance program for a combination of locally managed and enterprise systems / networks, and standalone systems / LANs. Join our dynamic team to develop creative solutions to unique national security challenges!
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package.
Provide recommendations to internal and external senior leadership on a regular basis.
Collaborate with external entities including the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community agencies to securely enable new and emerging programs and maintain existing programs.
Develop and manage integrated solution roadmaps.
Identify architectural risk and propose alternatives.
Qualifications We Require:
Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Information Assurance, Computer Science or relevant field, plus five (5) years' experience; or (AS + 9 or no degree + 13)
Experience working in a US Government or government contractor cyber security program
Experience with the Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG) AND Risk Management Framework
Experience in interpreting and implementing NIST 800-53 controls
Experience and understanding of common operating systems (e.g. Windows and Linux)
Experience with continuous monitoring tools (such as Splunk, ACAS, Nessus, Security Center, and/or HBSS)
Active Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent job-related DoD 8140 / 8570 IAM certification
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Security Clearance, DOE SCI Security Clearance, other Government Agency Security Clearances and/or Special Access Program clearances, and favorable polygraph testing
Qualifications We Desire:
Master’s Degree is above stated fields
Technical and/or project leadership experience
Experience with Sandia's cyber security requirements, developing and managing security plans
Active DOE Q or DoD TS; and SCI security clearance
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
About Our Team:
The FIE Cyber Special Programs Department supports the Field Intelligence Element mission by delivering capabilities around information system hardening/accreditation, vulnerability assessment, risk management and forensics with a particular focus on mitigating cyber threats. The Cyber Security staff, consisting of Information Systems Security Managers (ISSMs), Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs), Alternate ISSOs (AISSOs), and Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSEs), provide effective technical solutions for DOE, DOD and the Intelligence Community.
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: 689737
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