Technology Cyber Consultant - Operational

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Job title Technology Cyber Consultant - Operational
Ref JACyber2001
Location Oldbury
Region South West
Company Magnox
Salary Negotiable
Duration 12 Months
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Technology Cyber Consultant - Operational

Reference: JACYBER2001

Location: Can be based at home and will cover all UK nuclear power station locations - Reporting office will be Oldbury (OTC)

Salary: £negotiable

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 12 months +

Job Description

Temporary resource requirement to establish "operational technology" cyber security controls and risk.

We are currently having a cyber resource gap in collating; delivering and supporting an assured cyber security capability across it’s a UK distributed technological landscape.


All systems which contain microprocessors are subject to cyber-attack vectors directed, but not limited to, the following areas

1. Industrial control systems (ICS) are often managed via a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system that provides a graphical user interface for operators to easily observe the status of a system, receive any alarms indicating out-of-band operation, or to enter system adjustments to manage the process

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Distributed Control Systems are all components or sub-systems of automation and control systems

Sensors (either digital or analog) or control relays that directly interface with the managed system. These can report to Remote Telemetry Units (RTUs) or direct to a supervisory information system

3rd party update and maintenance processes

Resource Requirement

An understanding of industrial control systems, Building Management Systems, ventilation, lighting, power, fire and security systems

An understanding of information security asset lists

An ability to pragmatically review, conduct and document formal risk assessments

An ability to manage and assure cyber risk and issues across the OT estate

An ability to implement a cyber governance risk and compliance framework and associated processes across operation technology

An ability to understand the plant engineering and work collaboratively with engineers across different sites throughout the UK

An understanding of safety control system vulnerabilities and risk

An understanding of cyber security across plant control and condition monitoring systems

Understanding cyber risk associated with legacy systems from operational station times

Understanding of new installations for compliance or decommissioning projects and operations

Understanding of engineering compliance and processes

Understanding of plant systems used to monitor events, processes and devices

An understanding device lockdown, wireless integration (some of which may not be immediately obvious to the user)

A pragmatic understanding of operational technology update and maintenance processes

An understanding of HMG classification guidelines and protective monitoring

Additional information about the process

Reference: JACYBER2001

Location: Can be based at home and will cover all UK nuclear power station locations - Reporting office will be Oldbury (OTC)

Rate: £negotable

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 12 months +


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