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    This position is located in the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response (NSIR), Division of Physical and Cyber Security Policy (DPCP), Cyber Security Branch (CSB). The supervisor is James Beardsley. This position is in the Bargaining Unit.

    This position requires up to 30% travel.

    Travel expenses associated with interview and/or relocation expenses associated with job offer may be paid.

    Selectee will not be subject to Office of Government Ethics Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements.

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    The successful candidate will perform the full range of Information Technology Specialist (Cyber) duties.

    Such duties include but are not limited to:

    1) Acting as engineering systems technical analyst for the review of plant specific critical systems and critical digital assets, determining adverse impacts including propagating effects from cyber compromise, taking into consideration unique design differences associated with a variety of individual facilities of different licensee types. Utilizing knowledge of integrated system operations and functions to determine potential adverse impacts due to mal-operation or failure of digital systems on safety, security, emergency preparedness, and material control and accounting systems. Inspecting licensee cyber security program implementation, specifically including licensee critical system and critical digital asset analyses. Providing cyber security inspection report input in coordination with headquarters cyber security specialists and regional inspection teams.

    2) Providing technical support for and/or leading the development of cyber security requirements and associated regulatory guidance. These duties include reviewing and evaluating of analysis and assessments from other NSIR Divisions, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Office of New Reactors, Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, and other organizational units. Providing technical assistance and advice to the Regions and other NRC Offices on matters which fall into CSB's area of responsibility. Reviewing licensee cyber security plans to verify that licensee cyber security programs are adequate to meet regulatory requirements.

    3) Gathering and interpreting complex and diverse technical data; analyzing the data and forms recommendations for agency positions related to cyber security. Developing technical bases for agency positions related to cyber security. Recommending technical assistance contracts or research work that the NRC should sponsor to enhance the cyber security of NRC-licensed facilities; develops or confirms requirements, and supports development and implementation of cyber security-related contracts. Preparing responses to inquiries received from members of Congress, other Federal agencies, Industry, and other members of the public regarding Commission activities in the area of cyber security.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - To NRC licensed facilities locations in the U.S.

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