Information Security Industrial Control Systems Architect

With Precise Solutions in Vernon Hills IL US

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Posted on January 12, 2020

About this job

Compensation: $300k - 320k
Job type: Contract
Experience level: Lead
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Information Technology, Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals
Company size: 11–50 people
Company type: Private

Technologies

security, design, user-interface

Job description

Precise Solutions is an Illinois BEP/FBE (female owned business enterprise) certified consulting company founded in 2000. Our mission is to provide companies with specialized resources that can drive their system portfolio projects using program management processes, change management and blended learning solutions.  Please visit our website at www.precise-solutions.com

At Precise Solutions, we are looking for top talent consultants to bring on as employees of our organization and service our clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries primarily located in the Northern Chicago Suburbs.  We are much more than a consulting firm! Precise Solutions provides competitive compensation packages with great salaries, benefits, health insurance, paid time off and 401k.  We currently have an immediate need for the following:

Job Title: Information Security Industrial Control Systems Architect

Client: Pharmaceutical, TBA

Business Unit: Corporate-Information Technology (HQIT)

Location:  Vernon Hills, Illinois 60045

Pay Rate: $130- $140 pr. Hr. plus health, dental, vision insurance, 401k and PTO

Our client’s Information Security team is seeking a candidate to join an exciting, high-performing organization. The Information Security Industrial Control Systems Architect, working within our client’s enterprise-wide information security team, will be responsible for collaborating with engineering and automation business areas to design secure methods and systems to enable our manufacturing facilities.

  • The Information Security team is looking for a highly motivated, self-driven individual that is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Ideal candidates will have an in-depth understanding of cyber security architectural standards and design patterns for industrial control system (ICS) environments, while providing consulting services to the manufacturing teams, including guidance around leveraging secure architectural models and solutions.
  • Candidates must have the ability to discuss and present ICS security (vision, design, deploy) to different levels of leadership.
  • This candidate will also be a key member of project teams for implementation and improvements in the manufacturing environment, including the design and implementation of enterprise security services into and around manufacturing systems and technologies.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with manufacturing teams to understand business needs and constraints, identifying workable security solutions to support business challenges
  • Collaborate with manufacturing technology leaders to drive or participate in initiatives to more closely integrate manufacturing tools and services
  • Provide guidance around architectural security solution to support the maturation of manufacturing operations
  • Assist incident response team in responding to cyber incidents on the manufacturing systems
  • Provide network and system specification documentation deliverables to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities and the security controls necessary in mitigate the vulnerabilities to an acceptable level of risk
  • Monitor the current state of security in the ICS environment and determine the applicability to the client to develop action plans and strategic direction.

Experience and Skills

  • A minimum of 5-8 years of experience required in cybersecurity and/or a combination of information technology auditing and cybersecurity
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • ICS network design experience and understanding of different industrial control security frameworks (i.e. Purdue model)
  • Information security qualification such as CISSP (or equivalent experience) is preferred
  • Cybersecurity Standards experience (ISO, DoD, NIST, etc.)
  • Experience in network design and system configuration to include firewalls, protocols, ports, VLANs, VMs, and route configuration.
  • Proven experience delivering facility design or design-build projects, served as a project team’s cybersecurity consultant and designer to facilitate reliable, safe, and secure network and system designs
  • An understanding of data networks and protocols, both in IT and OT spaces
  • A deep understanding of cybersecurity challenges and risk in the OT space and industry solution to mitigate them
  • Functional knowledge and experience with systems in pharmaceuticals or other healthcare regulated sectors is preferred
  • Building consensus and impacting outcomes with authority and ability to negotiate trade off decisions across the organization
  • It is preferred if the candidate has held a cybersecurity and ICS focused role, participated in or led cybersecurity centric ICS initiatives, and/or worked with industrial control systems and networks

Hiring Manager’s Notes

  • Position Title: Information Security Manufacturing Architect
  • Are you open to look at candidates willing to relocate? – They will be required to be onsite in Lake County
  • Years of experience/education/certifcations required: 5-8 years of experience required in cybersecurity and/or a combination of information technology auditing and cybersecurity
  • What are the top skills/requirements this person should have?
    • ICS network design experience and understanding of different industrial control security frameworks (i.e. Purdue model)
    • Information security qualification such as CISSP (or equivalent experience) is preferred
    • Cybersecurity Standards experience (ISO, DoD, NIST, etc.)

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