Location: Richland, Washington
Title: Cyber Security Analyst IV - Cyber Security Technical Group Lead
Schedule (FT/PT): Regular Full Time
Travel Required: No
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind Solutions is a Government contracting small business with operations at military and civilian installations across the United States. The company’s focus is facilities operation and maintenance, waste management and radiological services, security control and force protection, and environmental services.


Supports cybersecurity Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) activities for the cybersecurity program at the U.S. Department of Energy Hanford Site in Richland, Washington.


  • Serves as a primary point of contact and lead analyst for the Governance and Assurance group in the Hanford cybersecurity program.
  • Coordinates daily tasking and provides technical mentorship for a group of approximately 5 cybersecurity analysts in Governance and Assurance.
  • Develops system security plans (SSPs), performs assessments of security controls, identifies and manages corrective actions, performs risk analysis, and authors plans, policies, and procedures for the cybersecurity program.
  • With minimal supervision, creates and presents metrics, reports, and presentations to communicate with senior management on status of specific projects or service areas.
  • Develops and maintains strategies, 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.


As a subject matter expert in GRC, supports other duties within the cybersecurity program including audits, assessments, data calls, investigations, incidents, risk assessments, and other duties as necessary.


Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in cybersecurity, computer science, or a related field OR a combination of education and work experience years’ relevant experience.
  • Eight (8) or more years of experience in cybersecurity, information technology, systems analysis, or a similar role.
  • Demonstrated prior experience leading and coordinating the daily work of a technical group, such as a technical team lead, technical group supervisor, or similar.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of a cybersecurity compliance frameworks, such as National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Center for Internet Security Critical Security Controls (CIS), International Standards Organizations (ISO) 27001 and 27002, or similar.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Special Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment background check
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Applicants are required to have REAL ID ACT compliant documentation at time of hire and nothing on record that would prohibit you from gaining access to Department of Energy sites


This position is primarily sedentary in nature. The work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. The work may involve exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Works mainly in a typical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.