Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Organizational Information System Security Officer (OISSO)

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Technicians/IT
Organization:  Computation
Posting Requirement:  External DOE Q or Top Secret
Job ID: 104212
Job Code: Systems & Network Sr Associate (393.2)
Date Posted: September 13 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for an Organizational Information System Security Officer (OISSO) to provide advanced cyber and technical support for multiple classified networks, standalone systems, security systems, user accounts and access, and implementation of security controls. You will manage complex security plans and component configurations, complete Self-Assessments, and computer security projects, interacting regularly with other team members, customers, management, and sponsors to solve a variety of complex cyber problems in a timely manner. This position is in the Information Technology Operations Division (ITO) within the Computation Directorate, matrixed to the Global Security (GS) Computer Support Unit (CSU).

Essential Duties  
- Author comprehensive Federal Information System Management Act (FISMA) document packages, while interacting with several government agencies.
- Plan, design, and evaluate complex cybersecurity solutions.
- Perform advanced computer security tasks such as vulnerability remediation, audit of computer logs, and creation of documentation on policies, procedures, test plans, and risk analysis.
- Inspect information systems to verify compliance and work closely with system administrators to maintain security and accreditation status.
- Manage unclassified and classified account authorization processes and perform approvals.
- Collaborate with customers in the design of their computing environment and security management processes.
- Manage cyber-security related projects with a broad scope over multiple environments.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business, information systems, or related field or equivalent combination of technical training and experience.
- Extensive experience in information security, as an Information Systems Security Officer, or an equivalent cyber role.
- Broad and in-depth knowledge and experience authoring and testing system security plans.
- Comprehensive knowledge of and technical expertise with cyber-related tools for auditing, compliance verification, vulnerability testing, and continuous system monitoring.
- Experience setting priorities and solving complex problems in a fast-paced, customer-focused team environment.
- Highly advanced knowledge of and substantial experience in computer security practices and procedures.
- High level technical contributor or leader with expertise in system administration, computer networking, infrastructure architecture, cyber security, and/or another IT field.  
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to collaborate in a team environment and document, present and explain technical information.

Desired Qualifications
- Professional computer certification (e.g., CISSP, SANS Certification).

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

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. 


Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

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 $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 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.

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