Senior Consultant – ICS Security

Job Description


Possess an in-depth knowledge of Industrial Control Systems (ICS). Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for ICS security activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • SME for Siemens ICS products
  • Perform ICS security activities and contractor representative for ICS
  • Identify technologies or components to supporting critical assets
  • Identify open source vulnerabilities for existing technologies or components
  • Identify threat intelligence demonstrating adversary intent
  • Review network architectures to identify potential vulnerabilities
  • Conduct packet capture analysis to identify anomalies in network traffic
  • Analyze vulnerabilities of ICS and in the energy domain
  • Respond to emergency situations, and perform pre-determined emergency actions to place the plant back in a safe condition
  • Assist in the performance of functional/operational tests to evaluate equipment/systems capability and reliability.
  • Implement standard trade practices and procedures including appropriate safety precautions.
  • Comply with all company safety requirements and programs.

Required Knowledge/Skills and Experience:

  • ·       At least 5 years of experience with Siemens ICS programming and industrial control system design
  • ·       In depth knowledge of control systems security with relevant previous experience in a technical or consulting environment.
  • ·       Experience in facility maintenance with knowledge of facilities systems and information assurance
  • ·       Strong knowledge of Siemens PLC ‘s as incorporated into Siemens Electrical Distribution Equipment and Industrial Control Systems.
  • ·       Knowledge of one or more of the following: IEC 62443/ISA 99, ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-82, CPNI good practice
  • ·       Knowledge of industrial control systems and protocols such as object linking and embedding process control – open platform communications (OPC), ModBus, Melsec, HART, Foundation Fieldbus
  • ·       Working knowledge of IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 functional safety standards
  • ·       Experience with Windows and Linux/UNIX

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • ·       ICS cybersecurity experience with industrial networks including process control domain network infrastructures such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)-type qualifications
  • ·       Experience securing and monitoring industrial wireless networks (SIEM, SOC, NOC)
  • ·       Understanding of the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Authorization to Operate (ATO) accreditation process for ICS related building systems.  
  • ·       Strong knowledge of Encryption methodology as it relates to Industrial Control Systems.
  • ·       Knowledge of Siemens Medium Voltage Air Insulated and Gas Insulated Switchgear and controls.
  • ·       Experience protecting and administering industrial networks such as those from Siemens, ABB, Rockwell, Honeywell, Foxboro, Emerson, Yokogawa
  • ·       Working knowledge of SCADA controls including OSI Monarch.
  • ·       Working knowledge of the IEEE 62443 Industrial Network and System Security Standards.
  • ·       HKnowledge of continual monitoring of Industrial Control Processes for both safety and cybersecurity.
  • ·       Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ·       CompTIA Security +
  • ·       Prefer ten or more (10+) years’ of demonstrable experience in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems, programming Building Controls  and other associated systems.
  • ·       Factory training on Siemens “Insight” software, and TEC startup & troubleshooting. 
  • ·       Expert level knowledge of Siemens BAS including Apogee, Insight, and Desigo.

Security Requirements:


  • ·       Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, or related technical field OR 5 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • ·       Global Industrial Cybersecurity Professional (GICSP) – needs to be held within 6 months of start on contract

Organization: Country Functions & Departments

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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