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Energy Portfolio Manager

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: January 16, 2023
Reference Code: 19004
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!
Our team works on-site 9x80 schedule located at our REC facility with every other Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
This is a Portfolio Manager position in Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Cybercore Integration Center, responsible for leading all aspects of a range of cyber-related projects focused upon Operational Technology which support the needs of the Department of Energy (DoE). The person in this position has project management and oversight responsibility for multiple ongoing, rapidly expanding projects, some of which are managed by other Program and Project Managers. The projects in the program are sponsored by various customers specific to the DoE. The person in this position is expected to A) ensure that all projects in the portfolio are managed properly in terms of cost, schedule, and performance; B) assign project tasks and strategic objectives; C) advise on and implement major project decisions on behalf of Cybercore leadership; D) respond to and provide recommendations to line leadership tasking; E) build DOE community relationships through business opportunity identification, concept development, and funding acceptance.
This exciting position requires project and business leadership skills, to include planning, coordinating, and driving project activities for various sponsors.
  • A self-starter and effective communicator who can provide true program leadership and vision for expanding the DOE program for the next decade.
  • Must have a deep understanding of the US Energy Critical Infrastructure, the DOE community and their mission needs and requirements, and an understanding of Operational Technology (OT) and/or Industrial Control Systems and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (ICS/SCADA) systems.
  • Apply project management principles and methodologies to lead a range of projects across civilian and government control system platforms, achieving project requirements by teaming intelligence analysts, control systems experts, and cyber researchers, and resources to include personnel, funding, and facilities.
  • Develop and guide strategic direction for INL's future investments in cyber-related personnel and other resources by applying their experience and vision.
  • The person in this position is expected to understand the current landscape of cyber threats against the US and will be asked to find opportunities and support growth in a rapidly growing but sometimes congested global cyber security R&D business environment.
  • The portfolio manager is expected to have outstanding communications skills and experience-based gravitas that allows them to speak authoritatively with extraordinary cyber technical experts while also having the ability to explain highly technical subject manner to non-technical professionals in an easily understood manner.
  • Interface directly with Cybercore leadership, across divisions within INL's National & Homeland Security directorate, and with lab leadership.
  • Maintain current relationships with our sponsors, and to cultivate new relationships with future sponsors.
  • A network of professionals within industry and government is expected. Cybercore is all about harnessing disparate skills and using that to implement projects that are vital to US national security. Therefore, the person chosen for this position must enjoy and thrive in a team environment.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Baccalaureate degree plus 8 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree and 6 years of relevant experience, or PhD and 4 years of relevant experience.
Preferred formal educational background in one of the following: Business Administration, Project Management, Information Systems Management, National Security Studies, Computer Science, or related fields.
  • Ability to work under pressure, simultaneously addressing multiple complex tasks to meet commitments while maintaining quality of work and a professional interface.
  • Travel internationally to support assigned programs and projects.
  • Competitive applicants will possess experiences in the specific roles and responsibilities outlined above as well as Project Management focused certifications/education (e.g., Project Management Institute Certification, FAC-P/PM, FAC-P/IT, DAWIA Program Management).
  • Experience: Prior management of a team with varied strengths, establishing critical deliverables, and implementing program management that focuses on resource planning processes: specific experience in control systems cybersecurity as it applies to utilities and critical infrastructure......
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, with SCI, which requires US Citizenship.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade 230 ($121,212 - $206,232)/240 ($139,488 - $237,144)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated dedication 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.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
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.