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Assistant Control System / Cyber Security Specialist (531066)
Ref No.: 17-13221
Location: Miami, Florida
Description:
The Assistant Control System / Cyber Security Specialist will execute assignments for Client's Compliance& Critical Infrastructure Protection Group in the area of cyber security, Control/SCADA system configuration, preparation of documentation in support of data collection walk-downs at generation and transmission facilities, and contributing to the development of Low Impact NERC CIP programs at client sites across U.S. Candidate will work collaboratively with other groups and divisions. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented with good analytical and risk assessment skills and strong listening, written and computer communication skills for reporting and auditing purposes.  This position is for up to nine months or more.
Job Functions:
Support technical analysis of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) related to fossil and renewable Power Generation Systems.  For example ICS provided by Emerson, Client, Siemens, Vestas, etc.
Maintain knowledge of the cyber security capabilities of operating systems, networking devices, control systems, and vendor offerings.
Maintain a working knowledge of applicable cyber security standards involving electric power systems, including those relating to process networks.
Inventory and asset management of cyber assets located at fossil and renewable Power Generation Systems.
Work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.
All other duties as assigned    
 
Requirements:
Education and/or Experience
 
Bachelor's degree required, in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical field with appropriate experience
Minimum of 3 years' experience in related systems.
Understanding of security principles and good knowledge of cyber security technologies
General knowledge of control systems in use in the Electric Power sector, specifically those in Power Generation Systems.
Strong effective written and oral communication skills.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
Ability to operate under pressure and under tight deadlines, to operate in on-site industrial (Electric Power) work, and occasional night and weekend work.
Demonstrated capability to make sound decisions based on good security practices and principles.
Demonstrated understanding of business principles and operational security practices specific to engineering and/or security consulting.
Experience with corporate policies and procedures and/or technical writing skills.
Experience with physical cabling for network communications and control system I/O.
Travel for site work is estimated to average 75 - 100% yearly.
Working knowledge of technology, vendors, products, development and support alternatives
Demonstrated understanding of IT process and infrastructure/security related projects
 
 Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common engineering and technical network diagrams and communication protocols.
Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SharePoint software; Excel Spreadsheet software; Word/PowerPoint software; and working knowledge of power plant control systems, SCADA systems.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations