ICS - Cyber Security Senior Engineer

Requisition Number:  14489
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Warrendale, US

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


ICS Cyber Security Senior Engineer / Analyst

Job Responsibilities:

*This position will be filled as OT/IT Cyber Security Senior Engineer/Analyst. depending on experience & education*

In this position, the industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security Engineer / Analyst can expect to be responsible for assisting in the evaluation and implementation of network architecture and cyber security services and technologies in nuclear power plants around the world. The individual in this position will work as a member of the Distributed Control & Information System Platform & Cyber Security group and will be responsible for a variety of functions utilizing their understanding of cyber security practices and technologies. The candidate should have a thorough background and experience in information assurance/cyber security application to ICS, technical security audit, and general information technology & networking.

An ideal candidate for this position would be expected to provide technical advice and leadership in the realm of cyber security and have comprehensive knowledge of several areas of specialization within the cyber security discipline and industrial control systems architecture. Candidates in this position are directly responsible for providing technical leadership for engineering design, build, configuration, and testing of security systems and industrial control networks.

  • Contribute to project team efforts as the network architecture/cyber security engineer both in the office onsite and at nuclear power generation sites
  • Conduct moderately complex network architecture & cyber security analysis, product configuration, integration testing and troubleshoot difficult problems
  • Create asset lists including software and firmware details in support of Cyber security assessments
  • For multiple ongoing projects, provide network and system specification documentation deliverables to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities and the security controls necessary to mitigate the vulnerabilities to an acceptable level of risk.
  • Author technical documentation including product configuration/implementation guides, requirements traceability, test plans, test procedures, test reports, and user administration guides
  • Participate in information sharing with internal and external customers including the delivery of presentation material, technical training, and knowledge transfer
  • Identify and assist in the development of new business opportunities including input to project proposals and associated technical descriptions when bidding on new projects
  • Interpret cyber security program policy and support procedure development
  • Perform system administration, network configuration, and virtual environment management (Windows Server and client system administration setup and support expertise)
  • Participate in control systems master planning efforts focused on Ovation control system security including application of host-based security products from a centralized server and secure (hardened) configuration of system components
  • Application of Network security including firewalls, data diodes, security information & event management, network intrusion detection
  • Travel up to 25%, typically when deploying systems to the field for installation and commissioning



Technical Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Computer) or Computer Science, Information Sciences and Technology, Cyber Security / Information Assurance, or similar  


  • Ability to be granted 10 CFR 73.56 Trustworthy and Reliable clearance.
  • Minimum of 4 (Prefer 8-10) years of professional experience (engineering, administration, and security of IT/OT)
  • Experience performing requirements management or security audit/assessments
  • Experience with common PLC, Scada, DCS platforms (i.e., Emerson Ovation)
  • Experience working in an industrial Operational Technology Environment
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and techniques
  • Knowledge in areas such as network design, Windows Domain setup expertise, security and group policy setup
  • Experience with security control frameworks such as NIST 800-53, 20 Critical Controls, ISO 27002, NEI 08-09
  • High level of experience in troubleshooting system integration issues, and working with cyber security, network, and virtualization technologies to implement comprehensive solutions
  • Experience in industrial environments or industrial control systems a plus  


At least one of the following security certifications from a nationally recognized organization is preferred but not required.

  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) or equivalent
  • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or equivalent
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate:  (CCNA)
  • Cisco Security Certification:  (CCNP)
  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Other related technical certifications showing areas of expertise from qualified and reputable vendors and certification agencies



Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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