Job Title: Technical Relationship Manager
Org: National & Homeland Security
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (9x80 schedule)
Mission/Vision Statement: Empowering the Nation's Energy Future
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.
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.
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Cybercore Integration Center is seeking an experienced Technical Relationship Manager to provide technical leadership and insight for various critical infrastructure-related projects comprising Cybercore's expanding control systems cyber security portfolio. Cybercore's control systems experts, cyber researchers and threat analysts examine potential cyber threats to industrial control systems and develop mitigations and recommendations against those threats.
The person chosen for this position will use technical knowledge in the area of control systems cyber security to serve as a technical advisor for multiple ongoing, rapidly expanding projects sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Assignments will focus on the development of new, large, long-term sustained programs for research, development, demonstration and deployment associated with control systems cyber security and the protection of our nation's critical infrastructure. This position is expected to A) Serve as a nationally recognized leader in control systems cyber security B) Deliver professional advice, expertise, strategic insight, and other cyber-related consulting services to advance industrial control systems cyber security for critical infrastructure C) Provide onsite technical expertise in critical infrastructure security as well as coordinate interaction and information sharing with various stakeholders within the U.S. government, state and local governments, private/public industries, and academia.
This challenging position requires industry and technical experience in the fields of cyber and industrial control systems. In addition, competitive candidates will have business and management skills, to include planning, coordinating, and executing technical work for DOE, DOD, DHS, industry and other sponsors. This position requires a self-starter and effective communicator who excels at identifying work scope and translating that into technical task definitions for members of various project teams.
The person in this position will interface directly with various federal government customer offices on existing and potentially new cyber security-related collaborations and advise INL on research opportunities in the area of cyber security against threats to the US energy sector and other US critical infrastructures. The person in this position is expected to already have a deep understanding of the US energy industry's evolving control systems cyber security challenges and be able to use that understanding to develop and guide strategic direction for INL's future investments in cyber-related personnel and other resources.
The person in this position is expected to have exceptional communications skills and experience-based gravitas that allows them to speak authoritatively with world class cyber technical experts while also having the ability to explain highly technical subject manner to non-technical professionals in an easily understood manner.
The person chosen for this position will interface directly with Cybercore leadership, program managers, across divisions within INL's National & Homeland Security directorate, and with lab leadership, and also will be expected to maintain current relationships with both government and industry sponsors.
Cybercore is all about harnessing disparate skill sets and using that to execute projects that are vital to US national security. Therefore, the person chosen for this position must enjoy and thrive in a team environment.
Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) "Q" Security Clearance
Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of relevant experience or Master's Degree and 6 years.
Relevant experiences include familiarity with industrial control systems application at the utility level, industry experience, established relationships in the control systems cyber security space, and familiarity with INL approaches to security our nation's critical infrastructure.
Applicants with in-depth knowledge of the US energy sector, specifically within Oil and Natural Gas and experience working with DOE, DOD and DHS and private industry on ICS security-related projects will be particularly competitive.
Preferred formal educational backgrounds include mechanical or electrical engineering, cyber security/computer sciences, and business/financial management.
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). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov.
Employee Job Functions
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.
Work Conditions: typing/keyboard, >8 hrs./day, overtime/irregular hours, working alone
Certification Exams: testing designated position (tdp)
Please Apply Before:
September 12, 2019 (Midnight, MST)
Environmental, Safety and Health Statement
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.
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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.
The Idaho Falls Area
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