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 - $172,300
*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 research dedicated to keeping systems safe and thwarting cyber intrusions? Are you dreaming of a chance to develop protective technologies, conduct threat assessments, and analyze government, military, and civilian computer networks? If so, you will want to apply for this opportunity to join Sandia's outstanding multidisciplinary team committed to solving the information security challenges facing our nation. As part of our team, you will engage in work across the technology spectrum including embedded, mobile, desktop, and enterprise systems, as well as globally connected networks of networks.
To support Sandia's national security missions, our cybersecurity scientists and engineers engage in a variety of research areas including:
Manual and automated reverse engineering, vulnerability assessment, and malware analysis
Intrusion prevention/detection and response, penetration testing, and forensics
Network operation, information protection, and resiliency
Authentication and authorization
Modeling, simulation, and emulation
Data science, information theory, and streaming and behavioral analytics
Hardware/software trust and assurance
Real-time operating systems (RTOS) and embedded systems, including Internet of Things (IoT)
Virtualization (system and network) and cloud technologies
Mobile devices and smart technologies
Industrial control systems and SCADA systems
When applying to this requisition, you may be interviewed and/or hired by one of several cybersecurity-focused organizations.
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 Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, plus five (5) relevant experience; or Master’s degree plus one (1) year relevant experience
Deep technical knowledge of virtual networking and virtual machines
Experience in using virtualization and emulation platforms for test, evaluation and experimentation
Experience with Python, C/C++, Golang, Minimega and/or Ghidra
Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q level security clearance; and the potential of an SCI clearance
Qualifications We Desire:
Experience reverse engineer in Windows and Linux
Ability to conduct independent technical R&D and strong analytical skills
Ability to work in a highly collaborative team across multiple research areas
Well-developed leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and implement in a disciplined and focused manner
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to work in a team setting for a common purpose
Active DOE Q or SCI security clearance or equivalent
About Our Team:
Sandia's Software and Systems Security Program is responsible for the protection of Sandia's electronic information while enabling mission work. Our Cyber Security responsibilities include technology research and development of next generation cyber systems and technologies; including but not limited to areas such as encryption, authentication and authorization methodologies, intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, forensics, reverse engineering incident response, and remediation. Sandia prides itself on providing cyber security leadership across the NNSA and DOE complex. We operate in a fast-paced environment against sophisticated, focused adversaries and enjoy the Labs' support in the execution of our mission.
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.
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.
Job ID: 689944
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