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Nuclear Cyber Security Engineer

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Job Description

TITLE: Nuclear Cyber Security Engineer

LOCATION: Bellevue, WA, USA

TerraPower is a nuclear technology company based in Bellevue, Washington. At its core, the company is working to raise living standards globally through a more affordable, secure and environmentally friendly form of nuclear energy along with innovations in medical isotopes to improve human health. In 2006, TerraPower originated with Bill Gates and a group of like-minded visionaries who evaluated the fundamental challenges to raising living standards around the world. They recognized energy access was crucial to the health and economic well-being of communities and decided that the private sector needed to take action and create energy sources that would advance global energy deployment. TerraPower’s mission is to be a world leader in new nuclear technologies, while developing innovators and future leaders in the nuclear field. As a result, the company’s activities in the fields of nuclear energy and related sciences are yielding significant innovations in the safety and economics of nuclear power, hybrid energy and medical applications – all for significant human health benefits.

TerraPower is seeking to hire highly motivated and forward-thinking professionals who are interested in focusing on advanced nuclear reactor research and development and influencing change within the nuclear power landscape and bringing forward the critical production of medical isotopes. TerraPower is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, as a federal contractor, TerraPower has instituted an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) in an effort to proactively recruit, hire, and promote women, minorities, disabled persons and veterans.

Nuclear Cyber Security Engineer

TerraPower is seeking a highly motivated Nuclear Cyber Security Engineer. This position reports to the Nuclear Physical and Cyber Security Design Program Manager and provides day-to-day support of TerraPower projects and assists in the development of Cyber Security Programs to meet the established regulatory requirements. This position will work in close consultation with Engineering staff to ensure regulatory requirements are identified and implemented in accordance with TerraPower design and licensing strategy. It will also help to develop, define, and execute the design and licensing strategy for Cyber Security Programs by participating in interactions with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission including pre-application discussions, preparing/reviewing topical reports and other reactor licensing documentation, and responding to requests for additional information.

Responsibilities

• Contributing to the successful implementation of licensing actions associated with Cyber Security Programs.

• Coordinating with design personnel to ensure new designs and design changes meet cyber security regulatory requirements.

• Preparing, reviewing, and maintaining licensing documentation in compliance with Cyber Security Design Programs, regulations and strict quality assurance standards.

• Interfacing with technical discipline teams at TerraPower, partners and contractors.

• Preparing and reviewing technical material prepared by themselves and others.

• Develop and review correspondence to and from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

• Responsible for developing and reviewing cyber security regulatory evaluations.

Key Qualifications and Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited, four-year university or equivalent experience.

• 5 years of applicable experience with a bachelor’s degree – or – 3 years of applicable experience with a master’s degree. Applicable experience must be in the development and implementation of Cyber Security/IT Programs demonstrating knowledge and compliance with applicable requirements.

• Ability to work with a wide latitude for independent judgment and with minimal supervision.

• Experience with developing IT/cyber security programs, program procedures, and network design.

• Experience with the incorporating cyber security/IT into digital system designs.

• Awareness and current knowledge of trends and industry activities related cyber security program implementation.

• Capability and willingness to adhere to strict quality assurance standards.

• Self-Starter with ability to manage deadlines

• Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe Professional.

• Experience in interactions with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff.

• Project management and project management tools experience with the capability and willingness to assume full responsibility for a project task

• Excellent written and oral English skills.

• The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.

Job Functions

Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job 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.

• Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)

• Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 20 pounds

• Repetitive work: Prolonged

• Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work

• Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day

• Travel required: 0-25%

TerraPower’s technology is controlled for export by various agencies of the U.S. Government. TerraPower must evaluate applicants who are foreign nationals (other than asylees, refugees, or lawful permanent residents) in accordance with U.S. Government export control requirements. To facilitate TerraPower’s export control reviews, you will be asked as part of the application process to identify whether you are a U.S. Citizen or national, asylee, refugee, or lawful permanent resident of the United States. Government export authorization approval times vary. Based on the business needs for a particular position, TerraPower may not consider a foreign national from a country if it is impracticable to obtain timely Government export approval.

Job details

Salary Range Level 10: $109,446 - $164,169

*Typically, our employee salaries are within .90 – 1.0 of the mid-point of the posted salary band. Any salary offered within the posted salary band is based on market data and commensurate with the selected individual’s qualifications and experience. This range is specific to Washington State.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

• Competitive Compensation

• Salary, eligible to participate in discretionary short-term incentive payments

• Comprehensive Medical and Wellness Benefits Medical

· Vision

· Dental

· Life

· Life and Disability

· Gender Affirmation Benefits

· Parental Leave

• 401k Plan

• Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

· 21 days of annually accrued PTO

• Generous Holiday Schedule

· 10 paid holidays

• Relocation Assistance

• Professional and Educational Support Opportunities

• Flexible work schedule

Please visit www.terrapower.com to apply

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