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Sr. Associate IS Security Engineer

Tampa, Fl
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    

Experience in OT security
Vulnerability management
General IS skills
IT system admin skills


The Senior Associate IS Security Engineer plays an integral role in information security . The main responsibility is to support various capabilities within OT security like vulnerability management, cyber threat intelligence, and others. The Sr. Associate IS Security Engineer will work with various partners  in a manner aligned to Our values to define and implement information security services strategies, standards, tools and processes covering the areas of Operational Technology (OT)
This Sr. Associate IS Security Engineer will work with other teams like Security Operations on architecting, designing, and implementing technologies, processes, and other improvements in OT security management. This will also include participation in on-call activities.
The Sr. Associate IS Security Engineer will be a part of our Threat & Vulnerability Management team and will be expected to contribute to and help deliver services and projects in other areas of information security.
The role will be part of the Threat & Vulnerability Management team responsible for delivering security services across globally. This position will focus on OT security services and technologies but will support Threat & Vulnerability Management. Areas of responsibility include:
Identify and evaluate gaps in ICS systems. Drive implementation to mitigate security exposure
Integrate, configure and conduct vulnerability management technologies for OT networks
Configure, conduct, understand, review vulnerability assessments and provide false positive validation focused on the OT/ICS/Manufacturing space
Coordinate with internal and external partners to remediate or mitigate security vulnerabilities
Use strong social skills to articulate vulnerabilities to technical and non-technical audiences
Assist in recommending and prioritizing remediation efforts within infrastructure and application teams
Handle tracking and remediation of vulnerabilities by using agreed-upon action plans and timelines with support teams
Developing automated and ad hoc reports of security metrics
Serve as an escalation point for all technical issues regarding vulnerabilities
Provide support and for the organization’s day-to-day counterintelligence program
Support Cyber Security Operations Center on security incidents including contributing to mock security incident exercises.
Build upon existing capability, recommending cutting-edge tools and procedures to detect threats and protect the firm’s intellectual property and assets
Maintain current workflows and develop new ones as needed
Implement and maintain API integrations between internal systems to provide enrichment and support workflows
Advise incident responders as they develop and coordinate response, containment and remediation capabilities as appropriate
Management of technologies and processes relating to assigned OT Security capabilities including issue identification and resolution, integration with other tools, documentation, gap assessment, gap resolution and continuous improvement of the service
Define, provide, and improve metrics on the assigned services including the use of appropriate applications and tools for reporting
Develop or participate in the development of business cases and presentations on information security technologies of interes
Participate in proactive research and provide recommendations for continuous improvement on information security technologies, processes and services
Develops, implements, and sustains operational scripts, data structures, libraries and programming code that optimize security in emergent compute patterns with diverse applications throughout the global environment.
Analyzes, designs, develops and operates programs, shell scripts, tests, and infrastructure automation capabilities in an advanced security context.
Collaborates multi-functionally with analysts, engineers, data scientists to deliver continuous improvement in cyber defense/resilience.
The Sr. Associate IS Security Engineer will also present project status reports to senior management, adhere to policies and practices relative to technical guidelines and change management processes, and may contribute to the development of new policies and practices by suggesting innovative ideas.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher-level education or work experience equivalent.
1 year experience in Information Security and over 4 years of experience in Information Systems
2 years exp with ICS systems and ICS security industry practices along with exposure to OT
2 years exp supporting PLC, DCS, HMI, or SCADA systems.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Passionate, collaborative and results oriented
Clear understanding of and ability to manage cognitive biases
Ability to relate same to development of information and intelligence reports
Detailed knowledge of Windows and/or Linux systems and associated scripting languages
Entry level security certification (CompTIA Security+, Microsoft MTA Security, ISACA CSX, GISF, SSCP)
Demonstrated experience working with any of the following:
Security Information and Event Management
Vulnerability Management
Endpoint Security
Web Security
Incident Response
Detailed knowledge of Firewalls, Enterprise E-mail Systems and / or Incident Management.
Log analysis capabilities for various security systems or infrastructure devices
Attention to detail and focus on providing vetted information
Desired Qualifications:
Experience with industrial protocols such as OPC, Modbus, and BACNET, EthernetIP, Profinet, S7, Factorytalk, etc.
Experience with OT Security management solutions
Understanding of IEC 62443/ISA 99, GMP, Purdue Model
Experience in supporting solutions, a/v, firewall, iDS, alerting and monitoring in ICS environments
Experience with systems security engineering for SCADA, ICS, and IT-level systems
Experience with embedded systems
Working knowledge of global threats to international cyber security, and conversant in the tactics, techniques and procedures used by cyber adversaries
Experience with analytical problem solving and familiar with conducting operations relating to insider threat, counterintelligence investigations, and counterespionage.
Microsoft`s MCSA / MCSE certifications
Preferred Certifications (Any):
GICSP, CCSA (SCADA certified)

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