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Cyber Security Specialist (2218)

Navarro Inc.
Richland, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting for a Cyber Security Specialist in Richland, WA.

Navarro Research & Engineering is an award-winning federal contractor dedicated to partnering with our clients to overcome their most challenging environmental, technical, and infrastructure missions within the nuclear and environmental industries. Joining Navarro means being a part of an exceptional team committed to quality and safety while also looking for innovative strategies to create value for the client’s success. Headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Navarro has active programs in place across the nation for DOE/NNSA, NASA, and the Department of Defense.

This position will support Hanford Laboratory Management and Integration, LLC (HLMI). HLMI is located in Richland, WA, and operates, manages, and maintains the 222-S Laboratory Complex for the Department of Energy. The HLMI members are Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN), and Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International (Gaithersburg, MD).


The Cyber Security Specialist will perform Information Resource Management (IRM) activities specific to Cyber Security, support the vulnerability management program on computer systems, and security testing on applications in operation at HLMI.


  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of Standards, Plans, Policies, Procedures, and other documentation in support of Department of Energy (DOE) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requirements for Federal Information Systems.
  • Perform and support Risk Management activities including Impact Assessments (System Impact Analysis) and Risk Assessments (Authority to Operate).
  • Develop System Security Plans in support of instrument/SLAN ATOs.
  • Support training activities including Phishing Campaigns and development and maintenance of training modules and documentation.
  • Support Cybersecurity Audits, Assessments, Data Calls, Investigations, Incidents, and other duties as required.
  • Perform FITARA/SCRM submissions for Cyber Security related procurements.
  • Act as Project Security Officer (PSO) for HLMI.
  • Maintain HELICS database entries for HLMI.
  • Respond to Binding Operational Directive (BOD), Emergency Directives, and data calls as required.
  • Attend Cyber Security related board meetings as HLMI designated representative.
  • Submit, track, and coordinate System Engineering Control Board (SECB) and Production Readiness Review Board (PRRB) requests.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in computer science or related field plus 8 years of experience with Cyber Security related activities and functions or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requirements or similar regulatory framework, FISMA, and RMF.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by experience interacting with all levels of personnel and customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Department of Energy (DOE) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requirements
  • Experience with Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
  • Experience conducting Impact and Risk Assessments for Federal Information Systems
  • Experience with reporting metrics and developing presentations

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

Annual Salary Range (based on full-time 40 hours per week)

Cyber Security Specialist Grade 18: $101,525 - $128,075

Cyber Security Specialist Grade 19: $111,588 - $140,663

In accordance with the Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc (Navarro) salary determination process, Navarro takes into consideration the level of assigned job duties and responsibilities and the candidate’s education, training, and/or experience relative to internal peers and the external labor market. A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.


Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability insurance; pension benefits*; 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match; life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance; vacation/sick/holiday pay*.

*Based on eligibility rules

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