OT Security Engineer (Operational Technology)
Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Posted on: May 15, 2022
National Grid is hiring Operational Technology (OT) Security
Engineers for our global OT Security Team in Waltham, MA.
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities,
and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We
connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The
pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating, and our
expertise and track record put us in an unparalleled position to
shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful, we
must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of
energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of
tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always
look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our
In today s rapidly changing, digitized global environment, cyber
security continues to play an ever more critical role in protecting
both physical and cyber assets. As a member of the global OT
Security Team, you will design and deliver solutions to secure
National Grid s most vital assets from internal and external
threats. This dynamic position will provide the opportunity to work
on high-profile projects spanning the business from Gas and
Electric to Renewables while delivering to key internal and
external stakeholders in the United States and United Kingdom.
Identification, development, and delivery of robust and innovative
cyber security solutions.
Engineering and design of cyber security products and solutions,
including but not limited to: architecture reviews, vendor
engagements, and testing/implementation of controls.
Application and execution of risk assessments within Industrial
Control Systems (ICS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
(SCADA), and OT environments.
Engagement with key business stakeholders to ensure delivery of
Ongoing support for delivered solutions throughout product
Bachelor s degree, ideally in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering,
Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
Applied practical experience with ICS, SCADA, and/or OT
Strong understanding of key cyber security controls to be
implemented within OT environments.
Strong understanding of OT networks, protocols, and
Ability to define and deliver services to internal and external
customers, while achieving excellent customer satisfaction.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to excel in a high-paced, rapidly changing environment.
Ability to prioritize tasks and execute independently with limited
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work with virtual teams to solve business
Demonstrable experience in cyber security as applied to ICS, SCADA,
Protection and Control (P&C), and/or Distributed Control
Systems DCS (e.g., intrusion detection systems and design, OT
incident response, vulnerability management, etc.).
Thorough knowledge of typical ICS vulnerabilities, exploitation
mechanisms, security testing, and remediation/mitigation
Understanding of IEC 62443, NERC CIP, or ICS/OT standards.
Information Security qualifications, such as CISSP, CISM or
Applied practical experience managing Information Technology (IT)
infrastructure, such as firewalls, routers, switches, servers, and
Supervisory/Interpersonal experience required
Demonstrate sound judgement/decision making and interact
professionally with stakeholders at all levels of the
Demonstrate a high degree of credibility and influence with senior
internal and external stakeholders.
Must reside in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or Vermont.
This position will require up to 25% regional travel as necessary
Position is based out of Waltham, MA.
This position has a career path which provides advancement
opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in
the position. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided
offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad
diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster
a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver
superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is
proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected
veterans to join the National Grid team.
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