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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
We have an opening for a Cybersecurity Intelligence Officer. You will perform research and conduct cybersecurity threat assessments, develop protective technologies, and analyze government computer networks, while working on a national counterintelligence team committed to the protection of LLNL’s employees and cutting-edge technologies, in support of LLNL’s national security missions. This position is in the Computing Directorate’s Information Technology Operations Division in support of the Counterintelligence (CI) Program.
This position will be filled at either the SES.2 or SES.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.
- Adapt tools for applying standard cybersecurity and analysis practices to the CI mission.
- Evaluate technical cyber intelligence and complex structured and unstructured data to identify malicious and foreign cyber threats targeting government personnel, technologies, and networks.
- Research, identify, investigate, analyze, and author documents regarding complex cyber events.
- Report changes, trends, and implications of evolving CI-cyber issues and make them actionable and useful to Intelligence Community partners and leadership.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In addition, at the SES.3 level
- Develop and deploy new tools or techniques for advancing threat analysis capabilities.
- Serve as liaison and work cybersecurity investigations with CI analysts and interagency partners.
- Serve as a subject matter expert, architecting solutions in the computer science and information technology space to provide new capabilities to the CI team.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Knowledge of industry best practices regarding network protocols.
- Experience with cybersecurity, computer forensics, or intrusion detection tools, such as IronPort, Splunk, Bro.
- Experience with scripting languages, systems administration in any operating system, and knowledge of UNIX/Linux.
- Ability to effectively manage concurrent technical tasks with conflicting priorities, to approach difficult problems with creativity, and to work independently.
- Proficient verbal, written, and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team environment and explain technical information.
In Addition, at the SES.3 Level
- Advanced analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills to develop creative solutions to complex problems.
- Substantial experience addressing complex cybersecurity or computer forensics topics.
- Substantial experience with software engineering tools and techniques such as compilers, malware/software analysis, reverse engineering, cryptography, red-teaming, and/or systems programming.
Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.
Security Clearance: This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.
Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.