Cyber Security Operational Technology Specialist

Energize your future and join our team as we pursue a reliable, sustainable, cleaner energy future. At our Fortune 1000 diversified energy company, you’ll find a friendly, community-minded environment, with flexible work schedules, opportunities for growth and development, and competitive pay and benefits.

New Jersey Resources is seeking a Cyber Security Operational Technology Specialist to provide cybersecurity related technical support for Energy Management Systems (ICS) and Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and other technical infrastructure used in Operational Technology (OT) environments. Cybersecurity OT Specialist will assess, improve, and maintain the cybersecurity posture of the OT environments to mitigate security risks. Responsibilities include the audit OT environments, performing risk/vulnerability assessments, developing cybersecurity roadmaps that prioritize the remediation of cyber threats, based on the likelihood of occurrence and magnitude of cost/consequence of a security incident. This individual will create mitigation plans to remediate vulnerabilities and will provide support during the remediation efforts. Cybersecurity OT Specialist will also assist in reviewing and developing Industrial cybersecurity programs, security policies and plans, and provide guidance to help improve existing OT cybersecurity programs. The candidate will be familiar with cybersecurity in the areas of IT/OT, SCADA, ICS.

Major Responsibilities:

• Regularly review network architecture and determine if good practices are being followed; provide recommendations to comply with applicable cybersecurity framework

• Monitor and configure utilized security products

• Maintain security policies, plans, and procedures

• Analyze system logs and security events to identify security threats

• Maintain administrative, technical, and physical security controls; provide recommendations to mitigate the identified security risks

• Perform vulnerability and risk assessments within critical infrastructure environments to identify security risks and threats and lead the remediation of the identified issues

• Regular review of hardware and software assets as they pertain to security vulnerabilities, obsolescence, and other risks

• Implement/support cybersecurity projects within the OT computer networks.

• Support and manage antivirus and endpoint security best practices with a focus on reliability

• Diagnose and track cybersecurity incidents within the OT environments

• Train others in specific equipment and software support activities

• Improve and make recommendations to improve the quality and reliability of ICS and SCADA cybersecurity

• Define and implement Key Performance Indicators around OT cybersecurity processes.

• Develop documentation related to OT cybersecurity

Position Specifications:

• Associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, telecommunications, or related technical field

• Knowledge is required in two of the following areas:

oApplication support

oOperating System support

oComputer system administration

oNetwork technologies and support

• Five years ICS/SCADA experience

• Understanding of cybersecurity frameworks for OT environments

• Understanding of OT network communication protocols and industrial networking topologies

• Working knowledge of industrial control systems

* The above job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

Req #1638

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