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Field Area Network Network Cybersecurity Engineer, Senior in Los Angeles, CA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: R0050743

Field Area Network Network Cybersecurity Engineer, Senior

Key Role:
Work with clients across the power and utility markets to comprehend, research, design, implement, and test electric utility Field Area Network (FAN) architectures, that align network and Cybersecurity capabilities to strategic business goals and priorities. Apply knowledge of network and Cybersecurity in leading practices for the protection of network and operational technology (OT) devices in the electric utility industry. Test and evaluate FAN and RF designs and implementations that effectively integrate Cybersecurity toolsets to enhance orchestration and automation, visibility of threats and vulnerabilities, and minimizing risk. Advise on integrated, dynamic, cost effective, and forward-thinking FAN, RF, and Cyber defense methods. Engage with client network architects, network engineers, network operations, and Cybersecurity personnel. Represent the firm in a professional manner when engaging clients to build relationships and further enhance Booz Allen’s brand in the commercial marketplace. This position requires working in a lab environment, potentially extensive travel to client sites for up to 75% of the time, and is located in Los Angeles, CA.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience as a network or security engineer working with secure design and operating principles

-3+ years of experience with network architecture or engineering in an electric utility field area network

-Experience with network capacity planning, troubleshooting, and monitoring network capacity

-Experience with securing administration or other specialty networks

-Knowledge of RF networks and how to track signal flow, attenuation, what reflects or absorbs RF, and how the power and frequency can greatly affect range

-Ability to test transmission lines and antennas using Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) or signal generator and spectrum analyzer

-Ability to troubleshoot advanced network and voice application issues.

-Ability to contribute to the identification and architecture of network security solutions

-Ability to travel for at least 75% of the time

-BA or BS degree


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with working in a commercial consulting or professional services environment

-Experience with energy, utility, or oil and gas preferred

-Experience with lab test bed development

-Experience with developing operational use cases

-Experience with Cybersecurity Enterprise Risk Management

-Experience with securing and testing OT and SCADA communication protocols

-Experience in working through the diverse technical aspects of a large complex network with Cybersecurity requirements

-Experience with Cybersecurity regulations or regulatory bodies, including NERC CIP

-Knowledge of Cybersecurity program frameworks, including ISO, COBIT, or NIST

-Ability to create procedures both at an engineering and lay person level

-Ability to provide job leadership and mentoring to employees, as needed

-BA or BS degree in MIS, CS, or a related technical field

-CISSP, CISM, CCIE, or equivalent security or network Certification

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