Security Engineer
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, CA 94720
DescriptionBerkeley Lab’s (LBNL, Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Division is a scientific network that interconnects the DOE national laboratory system; is widely-regarded as a global innovator in network architectures, tools, and applications; and is currently the fastest scientific network in the world. This is a full time position on the ESnet security team, which is responsible for protecting ESnet assets, responding to computer security incidents, and advancing information security tools and architectures within the global R&E community in support of scientific inquiry.

We have an immediate opening for a Security Engineer (Computer Systems Engineer) to provide information security services and support to ESnet, primarily acting in a threat hunting and analyst role.
RequirementsWhat is Required: • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field with at least 4 years of experience in hands-­on technical work in an operational setting; and/or an equivalent combination of experience and education. • An understanding of security principles with a demonstrated ability to think from a risk perspective and with some depth in threat hunting and log analysis. • Strong oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated history of working with other teams on common goals. • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal prescriptive direction, able to determine what is needed to fulfill high level outcomes. • Patience and persistence in service of improving the status quo towards our long term security vision. • Able to work on multiple tasks and respond to rapidly changing priorities. • Experience with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and signature development. • Hands ­on network/packet level examination using tools such as tcpdump or wireshark. • Strong understanding of complex TCP/IP networks. • Solid understanding of Linux operating systems. • Background with a SIEM application or text manipulation tools such as awk and sed. Desired Qualifications: • Familiarity with R&E or with non-classified government work. • Experience working within security trust groups sharing IOCs. • Ability and demonstrated history of leading incident investigations or response. • Experience working in a distributed environment and working remotely for those located outside Berkeley, CA or Champaign, IL.
Company DescriptionBerkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA, and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeWednesday, 16 November 202210am - 3pm CST
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