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OT Cyber Security Consultant

Location: United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £55000 – £70000
Sector: Oil and Gas

Contact Details

Name: Louis White

OT Cyber Security Consultant – Remote based with occasional travel to Staffordshire and UK wide customer sites.

With a focus on operational technology and digital transformation, my client in question, who are part of a global Group, has been a leader in advanced system integration for decades; optimising efficiency & delivering performance on a massive scale. They work in some of the most highly regulated and challenging industrial environments, and have delivered critical projects across energy, water, renewables, manufacturing and nuclear.

Summary of Role:

Due to increased workload – My client is looking to recruit an experienced Industrial Automation & Control Systems (Operational Technology) Cyber Security Consultant into the team and hit the ground running to work on live and upcoming projects.

Main Activities

  • Design and secure operational technology networks across a range of industries.
  • Solve complex digital and operational security problems facing Industrial Control Systems (ICS) used within the nation’s critical infrastructure cyber-landscape.
  • Assess the robustness of cybersecurity architectures, technologies, and procedures being implemented within customer facilities.
  • Design comprehensive technical solutions that meet client requirements and implement the appropriate tools, technologies & processes to mitigate critical security risks (e.g., system and mobile antivirus software, encryption modules, patch management programs, insider threat protection, incident response plans, forensic capabilities, and regulation compliance).
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and administrative audits on client computer systems and network devices considering the sensitivity of Operational Technology testing.
  • Lead collaboration efforts with other cybersecurity experts on team to develop well-constructed approaches to ICS risk management, mitigation, and monitoring strategies.
  • Mentor younger members of the team regarding ICS OT cybersecurity, Infrastructure & Network Engineering.
  • Must be prepared to travel.
  • Provide input to assist with business development opportunities and provide Project Management of newly won contracts, including leading through all phases of the project or work cycle.

Essential Requirements:

  • BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and 5+ years of progressive, relevant experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience with cyber security technologies with at least 2 years serving critical infrastructure/industrial control systems (ICS) to include SCADA HCI systems, PLCs, RTUs, etc.
  • Ability to apply skills across a broad range of domains to include Chemical, Water, Oil and Gas, Energy.
  • Experience with securing systems running ICS-related communications protocols (e.g., MODBUS, OPC, DNP3, etc.).
  • Experience securing cross-domain IT/OT communications and interfaces.
  • Experience designing & configuring secure networks (Switching, Routing, Firewalls).
  • Experience engineering security solutions for real-time and/or performance-sensitive systems.
  • Experience creating Functional Design Specifications and Detailed Infrastructure, Network and Cyber Security Specifications.
  • Experience completing system assessments and security audits based on technical security frameworks such as NIST 800-53/800-82, ISO 27001, IEC 62433, HSE OG-86, NIS-D etc.
  • Experience and good understanding of Capula’s capability, markets and service offering.
  • Able to demonstrate stakeholder management and the ability to develop effective relationships at all levels.
  • Build and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external customers and key business stakeholders.
  • A drive for outstanding customer service and high-performance culture.
  • The ability to gain and maintain SC clearance.