Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense.

To learn more, visit Department Description: The Systems Security Research & Integration Department is responsible for identifying security needs and supplying security solutions for Sandia National Laboratories and the Nuclear Weapons Complex. These activities are targeted primarily at the protection of Sandia's computer systems, networks, and information from unauthorized access in both the classified and unclassified environments. How to Apply: Click on the "Apply" button at the top or bottom of this screen, follow the instructions to upload a resume, and complete the submission process to indicate your interest in this position. Job Summary: While on roll as a full time Sandia National Laboratories employee, pursues a graduate degree in electrical, computer, optical, mechanical, computer science, or other engineering discipline at an accredited university on a full-time basis. Works full-time on site at Sandia for at least two months before beginning graduate studies and while on summer break. Upon completing the master's degree program, returns to Sandia to join the hiring organization's technical team and works for a specified period of time fulfilling a service requirement. Meets Affirmative Action (AA) strategic hiring program requirements. Primary Job Duties: Pursues a technical master's degree that fulfills Sandia's business needs.

Works with the hiring manager to determine how the planned program of study may be used to accomplish work relevant to Sandia's needs.

Completes the master's degree within a specified time period.

Serves as a regular staff member in a science, engineering, or technology specialty.

Master's degree must be earned in three semesters, four trimesters or five quarters for a non-thesis option or four semesters, five trimesters or six quarters for thesis option.

Meets service requirement of two years of employment for each year of school completed in the Master's Fellowship Program (MFP). Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Ability and desire to obtain a Master's degree in an area of critical need.

Ability to obtain a U.S. Department of Energy security clearance (obtaining a security clearance requires U.S. citizenship).

Ability to maintain a minimum passing cumulative GPA throughout the MFP program.

Demonstrated ability to develop and present ideas and results in oral and written form.

A track record of leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities, including professional associations.

Self-directed, innovative, organized, and able to work in a large team environment.

Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.

Demonstrated leadership skills and an interest in working in a multidisciplinary laboratory environment. Required: Demonstrated software engineering experience with development tools (e.g., C, C++, .NET, Web 2.0, Perl, Python); familiarity in secure-system design principles and information assurance principles, including next-generation networking, computing technologies; familiarity in informatics processes and tools for information extraction from large datasets or heterogeneous data sources; proven strong analytical skills; strong oral and written communication skills, ability to explain complex ideas clearly and concisely. Candidates must work well in teams and individually; candidates must be self-directed and self-motivated. Must possess or obtain by May, 2015 a bachelor¿s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field. Desired: Experience researching and developing technology solutions for cyber security applications. Experience defending against cyber attacks, knowledge of attack code, tools, and methods. Knowledge of, if not experience with, Windows environments, network design, implementation and administration, database systems, web servers, application servers, firewalls, routers, switches, and unique technical approaches to providing strong network security. Existing DOE Q clearance. 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 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. Benefits: At Sandia you will receive many benefits as a valued employee of a premier national multi-program engineering and science research laboratory. In our Total Rewards package you will enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, a stimulating, positive environment and learning opportunities that will help build your career. More information may be found on our Careers website. EEO Statement: Sandia National Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer of qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Job Description: We are seeking a creative, technically curious, critical thinking individual to enter into Sandia¿s Master¿s Fellowship Program to obtain their graduate Computer Science degree. This program provides advanced educational opportunities to satisfy critical Lab needs and is highly competitive. Upon completion of the graduate degree program, the successful candidate will serve as a full-time cyber security researcher on our team. Responsibilities of the team include contributing to the development of strategies and architectures for Sandia¿s secure cyber environments; researching and developing cyber security technology solutions to protect Sandia¿s information and defend against sophisticated attacks; and deploying technologies throughout the cyber environment.



JOB TITLE: Master's Fellowship Program Cyber Security Engineer


CITY: Albuquerque


JOB ID: 646672




Job ID: 2014-646672

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