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Critical Infrastructure Analyst, Project Hire

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Entry Level
Date Posted: December 12, 2022
Reference Code: 18834
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
This position is expected to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Stakeholder Engagement Division (SED) project. SED's mission is to achieve a secure and resilient infrastructure for the American people. SED coordinates stakeholder engagements and partnerships to support the agency's efforts to reduce national risk.
Our team works on-site with a 9x80 schedule located at our REC facility with every other Friday off!
*This posting is for a Project Hire position
Responsibilities Include:
  • The project includes business analysis, research, and computer proficiency (e.g., MS Office) skills that will be applied to developing and implementing emerging infrastructure trends, infrastructure risk and resilience analysis, cybersecurity performance goals, information sharing with infrastructure collaborators, and applying and enhancing analytical capabilities for infrastructure resilience.
  • Identifying sector- and cross-sector emerging trends, identifying and analyzing sector- and cross-sector infrastructure risk and resilience, and supporting sector-specific roll out of cybersecurity performance goals.
  • Creation of infrastructure reports, documents and products associated with infrastructure risk and resilience, cross-sector interdependencies, system vulnerabilities, consequences and cascading impacts from a holistic, all-hazards perspective (e.g., cyber, physical, natural hazard).
  • Demonstrated ability to have solid research skills and practice scientific problem solving to identify and analyze infrastructure resilience. The candidate must also be able to maintain awareness of emerging trends in critical infrastructure protection and have solid communication skills.
  • This is an entry level position where the candidate may initially have little experience with the various job aspects, but is expected to grow in understanding quickly.
  • The candidate will work under close supervision involving detailed instructions and regular and frequent review of work performance associated with job functions.
  • The position requires demonstrated initiative, excellent communication skills and keen attention to detail.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in science/engineering, political science, business, geography (GIS/remote sensing), technical writing, mathematics, software engineering, statistics.
  • When required, must be able to work in a restricted work environment to include handling/storing/processing CUI information.
  • Must possess good customer interface and communications skills (verbal e.g., presentations, training; written e.g., proposals, technical reports).
  • Must be able to adapt to new technologies and apply scientific problem solving and critical thinking to identify, promote, and develop new technical and analytical capabilities.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and strong interest associated with critical infrastructure engineered systems characterization, risk analysis, disaster response/recovery, policy, and interdependency analysis.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "BAO" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade 190 ($68,820 - $113,644)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview


About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.