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Cyber Security Technical Writer  ,   Posted: 9/13/2023
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Job Category:

Information Technology

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1 Year w/ Opt

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EGS is seeking a Cyber Security Technical Writer to join our team at the Y12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge. Y12 provides integral mission support to the NNSA. There is also the same opening supporting our team at the Pantex National Security Complex in Panhandle TX.  


  • Ability to present administrative, technical, and operational information clearly and effectively through the oral and written word as well as diagrams and charts.
  • Ability to explain an experienced approach to technical editing.
  • Ability to explain NIST standards and associate with enterprise policy, procedures.
  • Better application and understanding of cyber security principals.
  • Coordinating and ensuring technical requirements of cyber security are appropriately documented and integrated into the overall site security efforts.
  • Reviewing and analyzing planned projects and initiatives that may have an impact on the cyber security policies and procedures.
  • Evaluating cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and risk to computing resources and clearly communicate into written policies and procedures.
  • Researching and documenting security best practices for devices, applications, and emerging technologies.
  • Evaluating compliance with the organization's security policies and making recommendations for areas of improvement.

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field with 10 years of relevant experience; in lieu of Bachelor's degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience including certifications (e.g., SANS Training, CISSP, or other security certifications) may be considered.
  • Formal training or a demonstrated knowledge of cyber security is required.
  • Good technical computing expertise with working knowledge of security controls for networks, systems, databases, and enterprise applications is required as well as knowledge of system life cycle methodologies to include risk management and configuration management.
  • Experience with the integration of new information technology into existing infrastructures is desired as well as familiarity with DOE/NNSA cyber security policy and associated implementation.
  • Knowledge of federal cybersecurity protection standards and baselines (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST 800 series Special Publications, DoD STIGs, CNSSI 1253, DOE SD 205.1, DOE O 205.1).
  • Ability to develop and update cybersecurity policy documents, system security plans, baselines and threat models for deployment and risk acceptance decisions.
  • Strong teamwork skills, including interaction with end users and operations personnel, in a service-oriented environment.
  • Understanding of networking technologies and protocols.
  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain and government-issued "Q" clearance.
  • Due to the nature of the work, a U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Occasional travel may be required between the two sites.
  • Successful drug screening.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a security or clearance badge.
  • Must be able to work On Site.


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