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Senior Classification Analyst

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 18305
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!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Information Security group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a technical career as a Senior Classification Analyst.
Responsibilities Include:
An INL Senior Classification Analyst (CA) is responsible for using engineering theory and principles in the development, interpretation, and administration of approved Department of Energy (DOE) Classification and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) programs. Participate in applicable Information Security Department programs and working groups.
  • Provide sophisticated technical analysis and expertise in the administration DOE classification, unclassified nuclear information (UCNI), and controlled unclassified information (CUI)
  • Provide sophisticated analysis in the development and interpretation of local classification and controlled information guidance
  • Conduct classification and declassification reviews for INL, DOE Operations Office (DOE-ID), and Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) classified materials
  • Apply appropriate/applicable DOE classification principles and concepts to ensure that reports, press releases, publications, scientific papers, journal articles, etc, containing potentially classified subject areas are reviewed for classified and critical information and applicable matter is properly protected prior to public release
  • Provide technical assistance in the selection, training, and certification of INL derivative classifiers (DCs) and UCNI Reviewing Officials (UCNI-ROs)
  • Provide technical guidance and advice on classification and critical information matters to INL DCs and UCNI-ROs
  • Provide classification, classified matter protection and control (CMPC), critical information, technical guidance, direction, education, and training to applicable INL employees, subcontractors, DOE-ID, and ICP
  • Supports the Information Security Department with applicable programmatic self-assessments in accordance with the requirements of the Safeguards and Security Performance Assurance Program and applicable DOE Orders
  • Serves within the Classification Office on the CMPC Committee to develop/maintain policies, plans, procedures and to educate and train employees in document marking, accountability, transmission, reproduction, destruction
  • Serve as a delegate to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Classification Officer (CO)
  • Assists in the coordination, direction, interpretation of regulations, preparation of implementing company procedures, compliance verification, and applicable document reviews/updates for Information Security Programs (i.e. Classification, UCNI, OUO, CMPC, OPSEC).
  • Identify and research breakthrough technologies to gain understanding of aspects of information that must be protected from public release
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in a scientific or technical field with 5 years' experience or Master of Science in a scientific or technical field with 3 years' experience or PhD and 2 years' relevant experience
  • Bachelors of Science in a scientific or technical field plus 8 years relevant experience or a Master's of Science in a scientific or technical field plus 6 years experience or PhD and 4 years experience
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance
Preferred Requirements:
Preferred background/knowledge in DOE classification directives, guides, and bulletins.
Required background in at least one of the following Classified Subject Areas:
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control and Foreign Policy
  • Chemical and Biological Weapons
  • Intelligence and Counterintelligence
  • Isotope Enrichment Technology
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Radiological Emergency Response
  • Nuclear Material Production and Processing
  • Other Government Agencies (OGA) including Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 210/220
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • 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:
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.
COVID Safety Protocols:
As a condition of employment, Idaho National Laboratory will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidate compliance with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.
Idaho National Laboratory has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID - 19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with Idaho National Laboratory's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
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.