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Cyber Security Consultant (Utilities)

Job Title: Cyber Security Consultant (Utilities)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: Daily Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 8 months
REF: FJS/LS/Warr/CySecCon_1539785527
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Cyber Security Consultant (Utilities) - Contract - Warrington, Cheshire / Home Based.

Firewalls / ICA / CPNI / SCADA / PLC / CNI.

A global IT services company is searching for a Cyber Security Consultant to join their team in Warrington, Cheshire on a contract basis. This role will offer the opportunity to work from home part of the week.

The Cyber Security Consultant will work with a large utilities customer, so previous experience in the utilities sector (particularly waste / waste water)would be highly beneficial.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Strong Cyber Security Consultancy experience.
  • A strong utilities background, with good knowledge of waste / waste water industry instrumentation and control systems.
  • Must have end to end, greenfield solution design and implementation experience, including scoping.
  • Good knowledge of the application of the CPNI (Centre for the protection of National Infrastructure) Guidelines in relation to secure data services for Telemetry and ICA Systems.
  • Sound basic knowledge of ICA (Instrumental, control & Automation) design and application techniques ideally for water, wastewater and network processes.
  • Experience of the use and application of firewalls and network components, with knowledge of Government CNI (Critical National Infrastructure) Regulations and their implementation.
  • Knowledge of the threat landscape and specific threats which the Operational Technology environment faces.
  • Experience and knowledge of the protection of industrial systems against cyber attack, as well as Security Technologies (hardware and software) and their application in industrial environments.
  • Appreciation and understanding of hardware architecture connectivity for Operational Technology products against a backdrop of an IT Strategy.
  • Proficient awareness of Network techniques and devices: to include routing, switching, Legacy protocols, WAN and LAN networking knowledge.
  • Experience in the use of PLC (Programmable Logic Control) and SCADA (Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition) site systems.
  • Ability to write clear, concise, accurate engineering, design specifications and recommendations with measurable outputs.

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