👷 Entry Level Enterprise Cybersecurity Engineer I


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New ideas are all around us, but only a few will change the world. That’s our focus at JPL. We ask the biggest questions, then search the universe for answers—literally. We build upon ideas that have guided generations, then share our discoveries to inspire generations to come. Your mission—your opportunity—is to seek out the answers that bring us one step closer. If you’re driven to discover, create, and inspire something that lasts a lifetime and beyond, you’re ready for JPL.

Located in Pasadena, California, JPL has a campus-like environment situated on 177 acres in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and offers a work environment unlike any other: we inspire passion, foster innovation, build collaboration, and reward excellence.

Designs and builds cybersecurity visualizations, dashboards, and alerting mechanisms to provide immediate visibility into the JPL cyber threat landscape. Uses a variety of data analytics tools to provide additional capability to the Cybersecurity group, including but not limited to Splunk, Splunk ES, Splunk UBA, D3 Visualizations, Tableau, PowerBI, Hadoop, ElasticSearch etc. Perform data analysis and build dashboards to improve cybersecurity visibility and monitoring capabilities. Correlates cybersecurity events and determines threat priority based on severity, invasiveness, and likelihood of attack.

Collaborates with the Cybersecurity teams and System Administrator to engineer new cybersecurity alerts.Designs response processes and automation workflows for remediating cyber events.

Work with Splunk Administrators and System Administrators to perform cybersecurity data on-boarding and data normalization in Splunk.Collaborate with mission projects and other JPL groups to enhance and streamline cybersecurity initiatives.


  • Bachelor's with at least one year related work experience, Master's, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, or a related majors
  • Splunk, D3, PowerBI, or other visualization tools
  • Python or other scripting languages
  • Recently completed coursework providing an understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in Software or related
  • General knowledge of applicable industry and/or academic practices and standards in related to Software or related
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Prior internship/volunteer experience in related disciplines
  • Participation in student/volunteer organizations
  • Strong analytical skills

JPL has a catalog of benefits and perks that span from the traditional to the unique. This includes a variety of health, dental, vision, wellbeing, and retirement plans, paid time off, learning, rideshare, childcare, flexible schedule, parental leave and many more. Our focus is on work-life balance, and living healthy, fulfilling lives as we Dare Mighty Things Together. For benefits eligible positions, benefits are effective the first day of the month coincident with or immediately following the employee’s start date.

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The hiring range displayed below is specifically for those who will work in or reside in the location listed. In extending an offer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory considers factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s job related skills, experience, knowledge, and relevant education/training. Hiring range for this job may be adjusted based on primary work location outside of Pasadena, California. This adjusted range will be provided to candidates by the Recruiter when applicable.

The typical full time equivalent annual hiring range for this job in Pasadena, California.

$77,376 - $95,992

JPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status or any other characteristic or condition protected by Federal, state or local law.

In addition, JPL is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a federal facility. Due to rules imposed by NASA, JPL will not accept applications from citizens of designated countries or those born in a designated country unless they are Legal Permanent Residents of the U.S or have other protected status under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). The Designated Countries List is available here.

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United States, JPL Campus, Pasadena, California
Posted 8d ago
Job offer closed
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