Cybersecurity Analyst - OT/ICS SCADA

Cybersecurity Analyst - OT/ICS SCADA

02 Mar 2021
New York, New york city, 10008 New york city USA

Cybersecurity Analyst - OT/ICS SCADA

A NYS agency located in New York, NY is looking for a Cybersecurity Analyst - OT/ICS SCADA for a 12 month contract.

Requirements and skills

  • Strong knowledge of Operations Technology and ICS SCADA environments

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with designing and implementing Nozomi Guardian.

  • Strong Knowledge of Nozomi Guardian Central Management Console.

  • 5-9 years of experience in Information Security and/or Related Field

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • Strong knowledge of Operations Technology and ICS SCADA environments

  • CISSP and other relevant certifications preferred

  • Experience with Nozomi Guardian and CMC

  • Expertise in: Information Security, IT Security Administration and Security


  • The ICS Security Group is seeking consultants to support the agency Cybersecurity Program Projects focused on the deployment, configuration and the analysis gathered from agency's IT's cybersecurity detection systems. We want to ensure the cybersecurity systems, plans and procedures that have been implemented at the agency have the controls, and analysis monitoring in-place to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from incidents.

  • The ideal candidate would work closely with the agency IT ICS SCADA Security Groups and agency stakeholders to conduct data analysis provided from the cybersecurity tools including the reviewing of incident logs, asset discover and vulnerabilities identified from the tools and providing gap analyses and recommending compensating controls.

  • The position will be responsible for monitoring security tools to support the analysis and investigation of events, incidents and anomalous activity within Operation Technology / ISC SCADA environments.

  • Support the agencies continued efforts with asset discovery, network visualization, vulnerability assessment, risk monitoring and threat detection within the Operation Technology Networks.

  • Utilize Nozomi Guardian to creating cybersecurity reporting metrics, dashboards, scorecards and asset inventory based on data provided by the cybersecurity systems This role will have significant interactions with Operations Technology (OT) and ICS SCADA stakeholders throughout the agency.

  • Analyze logs and alerts to support the investigation of events, incidents and identifications of anomalous activity and produce reports on findings.

  • Collaborate across organizational lines through participation in regular working group sessions.

  • Help improve the overall security posture by ensuring the timely dissemination of security information to the appropriate stakeholders.

  • Interact with field engineering and operations groups both within and external to the organization to resolve issues by troubleshooting and utilizing creative problem-solving skills

  • Support the development of and maintenance of use cases to help analysts respond to cyber threats.

  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences

  • Learn the agency business environment and basic risk management approaches

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