Control Systems Engineer, Junior

Key Role:

Join a collaborative team of highly skilled engineers and cybersecurity experts helping to solve the client’s most challenging Operational Technology (OT) Cybersecurity challenges. Work across dynamic environments, including manufacturing, water and wastewater, oil and gas, energy, and defense. Leverage state-of-the-art OT Cybersecurity Lab equipped with ICS/SCADA devices commonly seen in client environments and the latest and greatest OT security tools to design and develop customized solutions and implement them in client environments. Work in a lab that serves as training ground for the team to innovate and expand their OT cybersecurity skillset. Apply knowledge of industrial equipment and processes to help develop secure network architecture designs, identify exploitable vulnerabilities that could impact operations, evaluate systems for cyber risks and remediation activities, and design and implement industrial cybersecurity monitoring solutions. Perform activities such as implementing cybersecurity solutions or performing security assessment activities, such as physical security walks, observations, technical configuration reviews, and personnel interviews.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with vendors and types of Industrial Control System (ICS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)

  • Experience with common industrial network protocols that include Modbus and EthernetIP

  • Knowledge of how to install, setup, and modify PLC and operator interface (HMI) systems software for upgrades, additions, and to resolve issues

  • Knowledge of any automation or control systems programming software

  • Ability to analyze and suggest recommended improvements to the industrial control system programs and systems to meet industry standards and best practices

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with cybersecurity, including risk management, vulnerability assessments, security assessments, strategy and program development, network architecture designs, and monitoring solutions

  • Experience with cybersecurity standards and best practices and how to integrate them

  • Experience with IEC 62443, NIST SP 800 82, NERC CIP, NEI 08 09, or other industrial control regulations

  • Experience with systems security engineering, design engineering, security tests and evaluations, and risk assessments for SCADA, ICS, and enterprise-level IT systems, including risk management, vulnerability assessments, security assessments, strategy and program development, network architecture designs, and monitoring solutions

  • Experience with analyzing vulnerability and security risk assessment tool results, including DoD SCAP or Nessus
  • Ability to create cybersecurity documentation, including security policies, plans, and procedures

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