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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA

Company
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
82467
AJE Ref #
576076969
Location
Berkeley, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Berkeley Lab is Bringing Science Solutions to the World, and YOU can be a part of it!

In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is synonymous with "excellence." That's why we hire the best - whether in research, IT, or other areas of operations. This is a great opportunity to bring your top-notch skills to bear in support of world-class scientific research that addresses national and global challenges!

Position Summary:

Berkeley Labs Information Technology (IC) Cyber Security Engineer (CSE) in the Cyber Security Operations group. The Cyber Security Operations group provides cyber security services and support to LBNL, an unclassified, university-like computing environment.

This position is a core member of the cyber security team and has the freedom, independence, and latitude to discover, explore, and create innovative solutions to detect cyber security intrusions. As such, you will be deeply involved in all aspects of computer security that further the mission of the Lab, such as network traffic analysis, uncovering computer and network vulnerabilities in the LBNL environment, and infusing new security technologies into the Laboratory environment. This position will be filled at a level 2 or 3, dependent on experience.

CSE 2 - SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Monitor the Lab's network for cyber security intrusions and respond to intrusions.
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Collaborate with team members to perform incident response, forensic analysis, and resolution of cyber security incidents.
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Independently examine a wide range of data, including Bro logs, netflow data, centralized syslog, and authentication logs to detect cyber security incidents with broad supervision.

IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE, THE CSE 3 WILL:

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Investigate and identify new cyber security technologies that enhance cyber security at Berkeley Lab while being sensitive to the mission of its research environment.
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Independently plan and execute all above responsibilities with minimal supervision.

CSE 2 - REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computer science or related field.
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Minimum of 4 years of experience in cyber security.
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Ability to program with various languages, such as shell, Perl, Python, and C.
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Experience with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and signature development.
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Hands-on network/packet level examination using tools such as tcpdump or wireshark.
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In-depth level understanding of complex TCP/IP networks.
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Solid understanding of UNIX, Windows, and OSX operating systems.
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Ability to work on multiple tasks and respond to rapidly changing priorities.
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Ability to work independently and on collaborative teams.

IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE, THE CSE 3 WILL HAVE:

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Minimum of 8 total years of experience in cyber security.
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Prior experience performing incident response including network forensics, host forensics, and incident timeline reconstruction.
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Experience using and writing policy with Bro, an open source, Unix based Network Intrusion Detection System.
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Self motivated with minimal supervision.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

Notes:

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This is a career appointment.
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Classification will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities.
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This position requires completion of a background check.
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Salary is commensurate with experience.

Berkeley Lab addresses the worlds most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Labs scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energys Office of Science.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.