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CyberSecurity ICS Policy Analyst

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: October 15, 2020
Reference Code: 15162
*Candidate Preferred*
Idaho National Lab (INL) will change the world's energy future and secure our infrastructure! Join us - innovate the future!
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking qualified applicants for a Cybersecurity ICS Policy Analyst. The position supports core functions within INL's Cybersecurity Program.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Leads and participates in activities that provide policy and governance for the Idaho National Laboratory Cybersecurity Program, specifically the Unclassified Cybersecurity program. Leads and participates in the creation, review, and assessment of policies and procedures supporting the security for computing systems that include but are not limited to System Security Plans, Vulnerability Management, Risk Management, Configuration Management, Change Management, and others. Makes and implements recommendations for improvements in cybersecurity controls
  • This position provides knowledge and expertise in government regulatory processes and documentation, including but not limited to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Risk Management Approach (RMA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, and DOE orders and policies
  • Provides direction and support for the information assurance program through security authorization activities in compliance with INL's risk management framework. Responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture for the INL information systems is maintained to include ensuring implementation of DOE and INL Site cybersecurity policies, practices, and procedures. Works in collaboration with system owners and INL's Cybersecurity Information System Security Manager (ISSM). Serves as an advisor on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving security of assigned information systems
  • Leads internal and external assessments/audits of INL's Information Technology, Managed Services, Cloud Services, and other services as required. Is responsible for the assessment of the system security protection measures and documentation for applicable systems
  • Must be highly flexible in work assignments to allow for continual changes in work direction. Assists in all cybersecurity efforts including continuous monitoring, reporting, participation on project teams, incident management, and supporting the Information System
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree plus 2 years relevant experience or an Advanced degree and 1year relevant experience or 13 years directly related experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance.
  • Must be knowledgeable of NIST Cybersecurity controls and configuration management standards.
  • The employee is required to obtain specialized training and certification in IT and Cybersecurity disciplines. The specific training and certification will vary based upon current technologies and threat conditions. Examples of the training and certification are Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), and SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Preferred Requirements:
  • Knowledge of Federal Cybersecurity regulatory requirements pertinent to DOE is desired
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 males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities 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.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide a 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.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/ .