Senior Control Systems Cybersecurity Engineer

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POST DATE 5/24/2018
END DATE 6/19/2018

Battelle Energy Alliance Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls, ID
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Job Title: Senior Control Systems Cybersecurity Engineer
Grade: 230
Org: Secure & Resilience Assessments
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID



Securing the Nation Bit by Byte and Addressing the Threats of Tomorrow, Today

MISSION: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

VISION: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.



Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking a nationally recognized Senior Control Systems Cybersecurity Engineer in critical infrastructure resilience and system design. Provide expert advice, professional expertise, strategic insight, and other consulting services that advance strategic and long-term objectives to generate and sustain unique critical infrastructure protection capabilities that support both internal and external decision makers at all levels.

Using INLs broad suite of capabilities and diverse team of experts, guide innovative cortical infrastructure solutions from requirements through R&D, concept design, and testing that drive mission success. Align methodologies, tools, and programs to federal guidance such as Presidential Policy Directive 21 and the Cyber Executive Order. Act as an SME for critical infrastructure protection and resilience along with system design and implementation. Develop recommendations that, in a holistic risk framework, expand INL's offerings to meet National Security needs, broadens the customer portfolio and positions the lab for cyber security related critical infrastructure leadership both domestically and abroad. Provide SME expertise to contribute to hunt, incident response, and assessment activities within critical infrastructure sector(s) systems.

This position will also be responsible for performing preliminary diagnosis to determine the extent of a compromise by advanced threat actors. The successful candidate should understand APT-level tools, tactics, and procedures, and determines mitigation techniques to counter those TTPs. The successful candidate will work other team members, deliver professional advice in cyber security designs, implementation, vulnerability identification, and custom mitigation to both the customer and the larger community impacted by these threats. This position will be responsible for providing advice in cybersecurity designs, implementation, vulnerability identification, mitigation techniques and procedures that will aid industry and the Nation in securing critical infrastructure systems against current and emerging threats.


Baccalaureate and 12 years of relevant experience or Master's degree and 8 years of relevant experience. Experience shall include designing or applying homeland security solutions in regional resilience or risk analyses.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Q security clearance and special access as required. When required, must be able to work in a secure work environment to include handling/storing/processing classified and CUI information, and adhere to physical and electronic projection standards.

Demonstrated knowledge of critical infrastructure protection and resilience, with emphasis on system design, mission and needs assessments, requirements identification and management, and alternatives analyses. Experience in leading and working in an integrated product team. Must be able to interface effectively with Program Managers, Middle and Upper Management as well as DOE or DHS customer.



Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

SPECIAL SENSES: Eyes: Near vision, far vision, depth perception, basic color discrimination, Ears: Speech discrimination, audio alarms.

WORK CONDITIONS: Equipment: Typing/keyboard, Personnel Requirements: 8 Hrs/day, overtime/irregular hours, working alone.

CERTIFICATION EXAM(S): Testing designated position (TDP)



June 24, 2018 (Midnight, MST)



Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.


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.


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 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.


Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and


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.



Idaho National Laboratory is one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 17 national laboratories. With roughly 4,000 scientists, engineers and support personnel, the lab also stands as one of Idaho’s largest employers. At INL’s three primary facility areas – the Advanced Test Reactor Complex, Materials and Fuels Complex, and Research and Education Campus – researchers perform work in support of DOE’s mission to “discover the solutions to power and secure America’s future.” More specifically, INL is the nation’s leading center of nuclear energy research and development. Day-to-day management and operation of the laboratory is the responsibility of Battelle Energy Alliance.

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