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R&D Cybersecurity Engineer - Red Team (Early/Mid Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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**Are you passionate about your work and dream of exploring solutions within a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation's security?**

We are seeking full-time cyber security engineers to join our team. The engineers are responsible for the strength of Sandias cyber defenses. Due to growth of the Cyber Security Program at Sandia several different areas of our program currently have vacancies. Successful candidates will be matched to the appropriate opening based on experience, education, and interest.

## **Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:**

+ Contributing to the development of strategies and architectures for Sandias secure cyber environments
+ Developing cyber security technology solutions, including application of technology in areas such as cyber threat intelligence, vulnerability management and assessment, automation of red teaming and penetration testing
+ Assuring the security of Sandias cyber environment through detection, analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering of malware
+ Producing detailed, accurate reports of results and conclusions of analysis and engineering
+ Participating in a cross-functional team to respond to cyber incidents and remediate attacks
+ Collecting attack and investigation metrics and trending data
+ Serving as Sandias cyber security subject matter expert on both internal and external teams

Required:

+ Masters degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical field with an emphasis on cybersecurity and at least two years experience in cyber security operations; or Bachelors degree in these fields with at least six years of related experience.
+ Experience with multiple operating systems (Windows, UNIX/BSD, Linux, OS X, etc.)
+ Experience with various programming and scripting languages, such as shell scripting, Python, C/C++, Java, Javascript ,and VBscript.
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q Level clearance

Desired:

+ Demonstrated initiative and the ability to solve problems, prioritize work, and make decisions with little supervision, including the follow-through to finish large/involved projects spanning multiple departments.
+ Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to explain intricate ideas clearly and concisely
+ Active DOE Q Clearance
+ Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team
+ Strong interpersonal skills
+ Offensive Security Certified Professional certification

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: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-15

 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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