Validation Technician

Location US-CA-San Luis Obispo
Job ID
2022-30788
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Information Technology

 

Leadership.Global.General – 3D City – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Review of product design documentation
  • Cryptographic algorithm testing
  • Physical Security conformance testing
  • Report writing
  • Client communication
  • Coordinating test activities with Project Leads
  • Providing status to Project Leads and customers as appropriate
  • Conducting testing activities in accordance with all applicable standards and methodologies related to FIPS 140 validation
  • Performing cryptographic algorithm validation testing using company provided tools
  • Assisting vendors to resolve technical issues when problems arise during cryptographic algorithm testing
  • Reviewing design specification documentation to conduct FIPS physical security conformance testing
  • Planning and executing FIPS physical security conformance testing which includes the use of chemicals and solvents, and taking photographs of the test activities and test results
  • Writing physical security test reports
  • Task/milestone management and tracking
  • Consulting the Lab Manager as applicable on all testing matters requiring clarification
  • Researching and learning new requirements and test methods as they are release

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree (Equivalent to a Bachelors degree), preferably in a technical, business or a related discipline.
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary program, in a field related to IT security, computer science, or engineering
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to successfully work in a team environment
  • Excellent reading and comprehension skills – must understand technical documentation
  • Excellent writing skills – must be able to create and update forms and prepare written reports
  • Excellent English communication skills, along with the ability to articulate requirements in technical and non-technical terms to customers, peers, and management
  • Familiarity with cryptography, cryptographic algorithms, and communication protocols
  • Familiarity with IT test tools and techniques (e.g., Wireshark)

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. All employees are eligible for bonus compensation in addition to their annual salary. Many US employees are eligible to enroll in health, wellness and retirement saving benefits on day one of employment. We focus on providing employees with options for healthcare savings such as Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (that UL contributes to twice per year!). We also have Employee Assistance Programs to support your mental health & wellbeing. UL offers a competitive 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. UL supports workplace flexibility based on team & business needs focused on provide employees stability – employees and managers work together to build a plan. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal. Curious?

To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com .

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?
Connect with us to keep informed about the latest UL career opportunities, tailored to your interests.

If you wish to request reasonable accommodation at any time, please email our Talent Acquisition team at Talent.Acquisition@ul.com.

UL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female/Minority/disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please review the EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement.

Please review the following additional documents:

UL EEO Policy

Pay Transparency Statement

E-Verify Poster (English)

Right to Work Poster (English)

Applicant Data Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

California Applicant Collection and Privacy Policy