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R&D Cybersecurity - Incident Response (Early Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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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 unique 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
+ Cryptography
+ Threat intelligence
+ 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
+ Autonomous systems
+ 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.

Required:

+ Masters in a related field; or Bachelors in a related field plus 4 years experience
+ Experience with assembly or operating system programming, application layer programming, Dev-Ops programming, and/or network layer programming
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q Level clearance

Desired:

+ Degree(s) in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Forensics, or Mathematics
+ Experience conducting research resulting in creative technical solutions
+ Experience in reverse engineering, malware analysis, formal methods, deciphering known and unknown file formats, data structures, and network protocols
+ Experience with one or more of the following: network design, implementation, administration, database systems, webservers, application servers, firewalls, network devices, data science/analytics
+ Experience auditing code in C/C++, Java, Python, assembly, or other languages
+ Familiarity with secure-system design principles and information assurance principles
+ Active DOE Q security clearance

Department Description:

The Cyber Enterprise Security department is responsible for computer and cyber security research and operations. Research is conducted in all areas of cyber defense, vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection, forensics, malware analysis, and reverse engineering. The results of the research are applied to the protection of Sandia's information and cyber environment. The department partners with various functions across the labs and NSE complex to creatively design, implement, and evolve the capabilities necessary to protect Sandia's information and assets. The department focuses on the following:- Analyzing network communications to discover unauthorized cyber penetrations, conduct forensics analysis, reverse engineering and analyzing potential threats to information systems- Developing analysis methods and tools which process data to extract meaningful information and to hypothesize future outcomes- Developing, designing and conducting vulnerability management of information systems and all related technologies- Designing and developing tools and procedures to safeguard information- Participation and leadership of cross-site teams assembled for the purpose of discovering and sharing new knowledge regarding rapidly advancing cyber threats

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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 withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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.

Security Clearance:

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.

EEO Statement:

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.

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Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-11-06

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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R&D Cybersecurity - Incident Response (Early Career)

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