Cybersecurity and Network Systems Engineer

Argonne National Laboratory Transportation and Power Systems Division

Provide support to the principal investigator in the Grid Integration Technology group within the Transportation and Power Systems Division to assist in developing and administering experimental evaluations and conducting analysis of network systems related to EV charging applications.

Efforts will involve understanding EV charging networks and communication protocols that facilitate EV charging solutions related to access control, payments, and services.

Some performance activities include maintaining research software and hardware systems, ensuring uptime and security, and troubleshooting downtime events promptly.

Position Requirements

Skills in researching and understanding the most recent reports regarding potential risks, threats, and vulnerabilities.

Organizational skills in data gathering and reconnaissance efforts:

lookup of publicly available information and internet presence of an entity under evaluation.

Skills in using various software tools (nmap, gobuster, BurpSuite) used in security evaluation – this includes proper interpretation of scan results.

Skills in designing and conducting penetration testing and vulnerability assessments in networked devices and network systems. Skills in installation and setup of network hardware such as routers, network switches, and servers.

Skilled in oral and written communications including dissemination of evaluation results and development of best practice recommendations. Ability to work in a team environment.

A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork. The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level (RD1 or RD2) depending upon depth and breadth of relevant knowledge, skills, and experience brought to the position. The requirements for the desired levels are as follows: RD1: Bachelor's & 0 yrs. or Master's & 0 yrs. RD2: Bachelor's & 5+ yrs., Master's & 3+ yrs. or Doctorate & 0 yrs. Preferred Qualifications: Understanding of electric vehicle operation and charging, including setup and use of networked charging stations. Understanding of electric vehicle charging standards and backend protocols including SAE J1772, ISO 15118, and OCPP.

Job Family Research Development (RD) Job Profile Computer Science 1 Worker Type Long-Term (Fixed Term) Time Type Full time

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