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Cyber Security Software Engineer

Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Knoxville, TN, US, 37932

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 9319 


The Digital Manufacturing and Analyses Frameworks Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory seeks a cyber security software engineer with a focus on penetration testing to collaborate with engineers, technicians and researchers to create innovative software facilitating the advancement in energy efficiency across many sectors. This position is in the Secure and Digital Manufacturing section of the Manufacturing Sciences Division. Our goal is to integrate capabilities in communication, computing, storage and user interface for advanced manufacturing process analysis, modeling and control to ensure an energy efficient and secure manufacturing ecosystem. In your role, you will conduct software testing and conduct quality assurance audits. You will work with a diverse group of engineers and researchers to ensure a secure digital environment for software applications.


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Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conduct tests on software applications.

• Work with System Administrators, software engineers and DBAs to identify issues and provide guidance on how to repair issues.

• Provide technical assistance to other staff and customers as necessary.

• Analyze new and emerging technologies and tools for applicability to the job.

• Contribute to planning, describing and documenting security plans for web, mobile, and data collection applications.

• Conduct security audits on web applications.

• Automate penetration and other security testing on networks, systems and applications.


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field.

• Prior experience with some of the following: SQL, Ruby, JavaScript, Python, Java, or C++.

• Experience with security assessment tools such as Burp Suite, SQLMap, and Zap.

• Understanding security frameworks such as NIST, SOX, HIPPA.

• Operating system experience with RHEL, Ubuntu, Mac OS, and Windows Server.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree in computer science, mathematics or related field.

• OSCP certification


This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.

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ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville