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Cyber Security Specialist (Services)

General Information:

This position will serve as Cyber Security Technician for Grid Integration HVDC/GPQSS in North America fulfilling requirements for product management and providing a key interface for this area of expertise between customers, local project management, third-party contractors and international engineering teams.

Our chosen candidate will be a highly motivated, self-directed individual and will work directly with customers to identify and solve cyber security needs and concerns.  In addition to the strong technical expertise generally tending towards infrastructure and/or systems.  He/she will have demonstrated a solid customer focus.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Work with Users of HVDC and FACTS systems in our customer organizations to develop and install cyber-security solutions that meet or exceed existing standards and enable systems to operate at full potential by allowing remote connections.
  • Coordinate activities related to the use of IT and industrial control equipment during execution of security assessments and investigations.
  • Ensure that proper use, configuration and care is observed, and procedures are followed during security tests.
  • Schedule and coordinate security tests within internal factory to ensure required assets are available for the tests.
  • Develop and maintain information security procedures for IT equipment and tools used internally and in the field for the execution of security assessments installation of patches and collection of asset configuration.
  • Procure, install and configure various IT and industrial control equipment.
  • Conduct security assessments of customer systems, services, and programs.
  • Maintain deep understanding of information technology networking and infrastructure, particularly as they pertain to cyber security.
  • Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, technical cyber security requirements and concerns, to customers, stakeholders within Grid Systems, as well as other Hitachi Energy personnel.
  • Travel up to 30%
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or computer science.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of Cyber Security experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working on projects that involve highly technical activities.
  • NERC CIP or alternate compliance experience.
  • Possess good troubleshooting skills and be able to isolate and fix problems quickly.
  • Understanding of technologies and concepts such as security hardening, change management, and baselining, in addition to Virtual Private Networking, security zones, DNS, TCP/IP, network packet analyzers, and syslog, Active Directory, event logging.
  • Understanding of cyber security policies, including defense in depth strategies, roles and responsibilities, security management controls, incident response/recovery and contingency planning.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a CISSP Certification.  Additionally, other security certifications (such as GCIP) or senior industry certifications (such as Cisco Professional or Microsoft Engineer) are preferred.

Location Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function IT, Telecom & Internet
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-20
Reference number R0042451

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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