Cyber Researcher

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £69000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aaron Madray

  • Contact email:

    Aaron.Madray@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH110858_1569852194

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-30

Cyber Researcher - London

Our client is a dynamic industry leader, specialising in cutting edge technology & industrial security controls seeking proactive, security minded individuals to join & develop within their business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research on new and emerging technology controls for ICS, OT and Internet of Things (IoT) that would benefit the energy sector
  • Research common and emerging vulnerabilities, providing valuable options to mitigate and withstand threat
  • Direct digitalisation initiatives where there is benefits that is measurable against agility, value for money and/or resilience
  • Measure the success of technologies introduced to support the defence and resilience against sophisticated attacks to critical systems
  • Publish security architectural design patterns and guidance for new and emerging technologies and products for the energy sector
  • Introduce working groups and forums with leading players in the ICS/OT technology, ensuring the client maintains a leading role
  • Maintains currency of intelligence relating to sector related cyber security threats, vulnerabilities, controls and incidents, facilitates and/or promulgates in a tactical and strategic manner
  • Communicate common and/or emerging vulnerabilities identified from research, with potential resolution
  • Provide advice to the OES improvement planning and audit outcomes based on demonstrable R&D findings, to improve sector and defend against threats

Essential:

  • 5 years' experience in cyber, information security, information assurance.
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in a research, engineering, cyber security, information security or technology-based discipline.
  • Good experience in technical research and cyber market analysis.
  • Certified to one or more of the following; CISSP, CISM, ISO27001 Lead Auditor or equivalent
  • Experience of deploying new and emerging digital, cloud services and technology solutions
  • An effective and engaging communicator, with experience working effectively with key external stakeholders.
  • Willingness to gain security clearance will be required for this role, initially up to SC and potentially DV.

Desirable:

  • Operating or architecting in a technology or OT environment, related to managing the security of critical systems;
  • Understanding of cyber security risks affecting ICS and duly considering appropriate and reasonable security controls to mitigate such risks;
  • Managing security and risks associate with Operational Technology and/or Control Systems; and
  • Working knowledge of IEC62443 series in critical infrastructure and challenges faced with introducing security controls