The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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R&D Cyber Security Engineer (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking a lead engineer for Sandias Enterprise Secure Network and NNSA Secure Network \(ESN/NSN\) project participation\. Sandias users comprise a large portion of the user community for these networks and Sandia developers own the largest portion of the networks user applications, making the performance, usability, and security of these networks critical to Sandias, and the DOE/NNSA complexs, ability to execute mission work\.

The lead engineer is responsible for:

+ understanding Sandias needs and requirements for the ESN/NSN environments

+ creating and maintaining a vision for ESN/NSN environments to ensure continuous satisfaction of Sandias needs and requirements

+ creating a research strategy that ensures the networks current and future satisfaction of needs and requirements

+ guiding and conducting research

+ guiding and overseeing Sandias engineering activities on the networks

+ serving as the SNL POC to the complex\-wide ESN/NSN project team, including HQ

+ influencing the overall project teams strategies and objectives to ensure SNLs needs and requirements are consistently met with high quality

+ developing creative solutions to engineering problems within the networks

+ mentoring and coaching junior team members

+ managing Sandias ESN/NSN project participation, including fiscal management, reporting, and project proposals

+ participating in various levels in project teams


+ Bachelors degree in computer science/engineering or similar technical field plus six years of experience; or Master's degree in computer science/engineering or similar technical field plus two years of experience; or a doctorate in a relevant technical field\.

+ Experience in network/computer environment engineering

+ Experience with network design, architecture, systems, subsystems, and core services \(e\.g\., network security, design, implementation, administration, database systems, web servers, application servers, firewalls, routers, switches\)


+ Experience leading multi\-discipline projects, demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams towards common goal

+ Demonstrated ability to research and develop technology solutions

+ Demonstrated strong analytical skills

+ Outstanding customer service orientation and teaming abilities

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to explain complex ideas clearly and concisely

+ Strong project management skills with the ability to multi\-task and manage several projects at any given time

+ Existing DOE Q clearance

+ Experience and knowledge of ESN/NSN networks

+ Masters degree in Computer Science/Engineering or similar technical field

+ Familiarity with identity management services in computing environments

Department Description:

Sandias Cyber Security Program is responsible for the protection of Sandias 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\. Further, Sandia participates heavily in the research, design, and operation of DOE/NNSAs Enterprise Secure Network \(ESN\) and NNSA Secure Network \(NSN\)\. We operate in a fast\-paced environment against sophisticated, focused adversaries and enjoy the Labs support in the execution of our mission\.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT


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