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Cyber Security Administrator

Date: Feb 28, 2021

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at


BWXT is currently seeking a Cyber Security Administrator for its Erwin, Tennessee location!


The Cyber Security Administrator will be required to identify, categorize, prioritize, and investigate events as the initial cyber event detection for the enterprise. The Cyber Security Administrator will follow operational process and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical cyber security incidents. The candidate will report directly to the Cyber Security Manager and will be responsible for the following scope of work:


Job Description/Duties:

  • Perform analysis of security data from multiple heterogenous security tools deployed on the network.
  • Support cyber security program and projects efforts in the areas of Vulnerability Assessment, Access Control and Authorization, Intrusion Prevention and Detection, Policy Enforcement, Application Security, Protocol Analysis, Incident Response, and Advanced Threat Detection.
  • Execute remediation efforts for security events
  • Document/communicate findings and after-action reports
  • Analyze and report on actionable threat intelligence
  • Generate reports and create documentation to support the cyber security efforts
  • Manage interactions with internal stakeholders in a professional manner 


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.
  • Ability to understand and execute procedures and work processed with the following: Splunk administration, network intrusion detection system (IDS) administration, Active Directory and Group Policy Objects, Anti-virus administration consoles, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) systems, Microsoft Windows operating systems, Linux operating systems and advanced cyber security toolkits, malware analysis, penetration testing, and digital forensics tools. 
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of system functions, cyber security policies, and cyber security protection requirements
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously under pressure
  • Must have excellent communications skills, especially technical report writing; candidates are encouraged to submit a sample of a technical report authored by the candidate
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality when working with sensitive information.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


U.S. Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required for this position.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.

Position requires U.S. citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.   

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Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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