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OT/ ICS Cybersecurity Architecture, Senior Advisor

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

**OT/ ICS Cybersecurity Architecture, Senior Advisor**
Date: Jan 28, 2024
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.
**Req Id :** 100527
**Opportunity Type** **:** Staff
**Relocation eligible :** No
**Full time/Part time :** Full-Time
**Contract Hire Only for this Project :** No
**Why Black and Veatch**
_Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work_ , Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanitys biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations, and program management.
Our company is a leading provider of strategic consulting and engineering services that leverage our long, proven history in the safe and secure design, build and operation of complex operational assets that reliably deliver the worlds critical supply of power, water and connectivity. There is a strong, enduring global demand for independent cyber physical security strategy, solutions and services that provide expert support to our clients to ensure they have the highest level of protection, compliance and resiliency across their operating ecosystems, assets, and infrastructure.
As an innovator, collaborator and future maker, Black & Veatch is characterized by curiosity, a trait that helps us find solutions to our clients most complex challenges. Lets work together on a better way, and never stop asking, 'what if?' Safety, sustainability, and responsibility also are ingrained into every Black & Veatch professional, and theyre designed into all projects
**The Opportunity**
Our company is a leading provider of cyber physical security solutions and services focused on delivering cybersecurity risk management for critical infrastructure industries. Our services range from strategy and assessment to risk mitigation solution to resiliency risk monitoring and management, with focus on infrastructure Operational Technologies (OT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS), communications, and IoT. We are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of protection against cyber threats and ensuring the safety and security of their critical infrastructure.
BVs OT/ ICS Cybersecurity Architecture, Senior Advisor directs the development and operation of an architecture practice with areas of focus on infrastructure, applications, and data. Our expertise lies in helping clients understand their current state of systems architecture and cybersecurity risk, promote desirable change towards a resilient future, enable regulatory compliance, and improve cybersecurity program effectiveness.
The BV Senior Advisor consults with clients to identify their cybersecurity posture, vulnerabilities, and designs solutions to meet their safety and security needs. Our solution designs guide integration, governance, compliance, and alignment of investments with the clients strategy.
**Key Responsibilities**
+ Apply your knowledge of system engineering, risk identification and mitigations in a variety of industrial sectors using a variety of established cybersecurity frameworks, e.g., NIST,INL Consequence-driven, Cyber-informed Engineering (CCE) practices, etc..for OT modernization efforts.
+ Develop IT/OT integrated security design and engineering strategies for integrated Cybersecurity solutions into Operational Technology (OT) environments.
+ Assess OT organizations' future and emerging technologies to establish lowest risk profile, integrated security solutions and awareness to the organizational unit to align Cybersecurity Standards with operational best practices.
+ Understand, assess, and explain how industry standards for applicable models apply to network and application services design and implementation best practices.
+ Support establishing programmatic approach to implementing cyber and physical security practices within OT business solutions.
+ Mentor junior Cybersecurity Engineering resources.
**Preferred Qualifications**
+ 10+ years of Cybersecurity consulting experience across multiple market segments and industries
+ 3+ years OT (Operational Technology) / ICS (Industrial Control System) security experience.
+ Experience applying OT Cybersecurity technology strategies and related organization tactical procedure development for Monitoring, Incident Response, etc.
+ Strong knowledge of common networking protocols and encryption services and how these serve security posture and protections for IP packet networks (TCIP/IP, DNS, SNMP, 802.1x, SSL, IPSEC, etc.)
+ Familiarity with Consequence-driven, Cyber-informed Engineering (CCE) practices.
+ ICS Security Industry experience, national labs, cross-functional Utility Sector participation, industry organization participation in a security role.
+ Bachelors Degree or higher in Information Security, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology, Engineering, or related specialized field.
+ Possess one or more of the following Information Security certifications: ISC2 CISSP/SSCP, GSEC/GIAC/CIH/GREM, CEH, CRISC, GNFA, ISACA CISM/CISA, and/or vendor-specific security certification tracks, e.g., Cisco Systems Security Professional (CCSP), Palo Alto Security Engineer (PCNSE), Microsoft MCSE or Security Operations Analyst (MSOA), AWS Solutions Architect, etc.
**Minimum Qualifications**
+ 12-15+ years in a business/consulting environment
+ Extensive knowledge of IP and Data Network Design and engineering design principles, guides, and standards.
+ Active supervision and participation in IP/Data network, Optical Transport and Cybersecurity planning, assessment, design, implementation, and optimization projects
+ Experience with application data classification and its impact on the security design of networking solutions
+ Advanced experience with security policy development and impact upon data networking infrastructure planning and deployment
+ Prior hands-on implementation experience deploying security solutions including firewalls, intrusion detection, access controls, etc.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills toward both technical and non-technical audiences
+ All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
**Management Responsibilities**
Certifications related to area of expertise, where applicable preferred.
**Work Environment/Physical Demands**
B and V Office Environment or Client Site - ability to travel up to 50%
Action oriented
Customer focus
Interpersonal savvy
**Salary Plan**
CST: Consulting
**Job Grade**
Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.
Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
**Job Segment:** Architecture, Engineer, Systems Engineer, Engineering

Keywords: Black & Veatch, Virginia Beach , OT/ ICS Cybersecurity Architecture, Senior Advisor, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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