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Cybersecurity Expert -Factory and R&D

Job Description

As Cybersecurity Expert of factory & R&D location New Kensington you are the central responsible for all security topics in close alignment with responsible Cybersecurity Officer. You report directly to the head of the factory

Your tasks and responsibilities
  • You implement cybersecurity measures which are relevant for product development, their engineering and manufacturing as well as manufacturing equipment ( e. .g machines and devices, IPCs, PC, PLC and network equipment) accordantly to cybersecurity regulations and policies. Furthermore, you supervise current implementation states of each security measure continuously
  • You supervise project progress regarding security and support the corresponding project leaders
  • You identify cybersecurity risks and threats and advice manufacturing employees regarding cybersecurity
  • You cultivate knowledge transfer between R&D projects and cybersecurity authorities of other factory locations
  • You support during selection, qualification and onboarding of IT/OT equipment in the factory
Your qualifications and experience
  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification in computer science, IT or related subject area
  • Longtime experience in automation technology and extended know how regarding security (IT infrastructure, information security, security testing, end point protection, secure network devices)
  • Hands-on experience with project management, experience with documentation and communication of sophisticated topics to the local management
  • Experience with standards IEC 62443 / NERC-CIP / NIST or ISO 27001
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and IT equipment
  • Language skills in English
  • Certification as CISSP or comparable is a plus
Implementations
  • Plant security: the CSE is responsible for security of physical access (access control of factory property), data centers, OT and IT equipment
  • System and network integrity: the CSE is responsible for security of production equipment e.g. control units, PCs, switches, Memory Cards, HMIs etc

(this includes for example patch management and password handling)

  • CSE reports all security relevant topics
  • CSE pushes security measures and supports the responsible persons within the factory (e.g. LDA IT, technology responsible)
  • CSE trains factory employees and schedules security trainings
  • CSE is involved into purchasing of new equipment, machines and supports regarding security onboarding / commissioning , maintenance and offboarding
  • As CSE, you work with the Cybersecurity Officer of Metaregion America
  • You regularly report progress of security measures, current state of the factory regarding security and possible security issues
  • In addition, you support continues improvement of factory security
  • You observe production equipment regarding security
  • You identify potential for improvement and cause the implementation
  • Furthermore, you track current implementation states of each security measure continuously, invite for tracking meetings and take care of moderation during these meetings
  • By continues tracking meetings e.g. implementation of identified potential for improvement, assessment and audit measures
  • While taking care of security you identify relevant participants, schedule meetings, moderate meetings and report
  • You supervise project progress regarding security and support the project leader
  • You cultivate knowledge transfer between projects and between CSEs of other factory & R&D locations
  • You prepare documents to transfer knowledge based on successful implementations to be shared with other projects and factory locations
  • You show potential for improvement in an early phase and doing so you enable identification of solutions together with other participants (e.g. CSE of other factory locations)

Amount of work: 50% for factory security and 50% for security in R&D projects, focusing of secure system integration, validations and documenting. (in case of an incident 100% of available work time)

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We apply lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave

Who designs your future? You do.

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Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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