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Senior Industrial Control Systems SME

Requisition ID:  257714

Requisition Posting End Date: 

 

Company Overview:

Bechtel is one of the most respected engineering, project management and construction companies in the world. In our Nuclear, Security and Environmental (NS&E) global business unit, the demand for our expertise is growing as we deliver the entire project life cycle from research and development through engineering, procurement, construction and operation to decontamination and decommissioning. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that make the world cleaner and safer.

 

Position Summary:

This position is contingent on project award and will support a US Navy program to provide Defense Critical Infrastructure (DCI) technical support in the areas of On-site Assessment, Analysis and Characterization, Exercise and Contingency Support, Tools and Data Management, and Situational Awareness.

 

The analysis efforts shall range from focusing on a single asset to an analysis of an infrastructure network. The predominant focus will be on Telecommunications, Energy Security, and Control Systems analysis. The program will provide technical support services for systems engineering and program analysis. The general work areas include Systems Engineering, Mission Analysis, Intellectual Outreach & Technical Review, and Configuration Management.

 

The assignment is a full-time telework role with travel to US Naval sites worldwide, as required.  For base access, U.S. citizenship is required, and all candidates will preferably have an active or Interim Secret clearance.  We may be able to sponsor clearances for the right candidate.

 

We invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!

 

Responsibilities:

Industrial Control Systems Subject Matter Expert (SME) responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis of legacy and contemporary automation and control systems, networks, and communication protocols.
  • Engineering and design of control systems and networks, including layered, "defense-in-depth" security architecture.
  • Analysis of Industrial Control System threats and recommending and implementing effective countermeasures.
  • Providing comprehensive gap analysis on policies, procedures, and configurations.
  • Performing both "blue" and "red" team analysis of security systems.
  • Securely integrating automation and control systems such as Building Information Models (BIMs).

 

Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field from an accredited institution, with nine years of professional experience related to the position responsibilities, or, MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field from an accredited institution, with seven years of professional experience related to the position responsibilities, or, in lieu of a degree, 15 years of professional experience related to the position responsibilities.
  • Contract requirements state that the candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience with Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including experience in at least two of the following areas:
    • Analysis of legacy and contemporary automation and control systems, networks and protociols

    • Engineering and design of control systems and networks including layered, "defense-in-depth" security architectures

    • Analysis of Industrial Control System threats and recommending and implementing effective countermeasures

    • Providing comprehensive gap analysis of policy, procedure and configurations

    • Performing both "blue" and "red" team analysis of security systems

    • Securely integrating automation and control systems with other business systems such as Building Information Models (BIMs)

  • This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requires U.S. Citizenship to obtain.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Must be able to obtain site security badge for facility access.
  • Extensive working knowledge of codes and standards, as related to Industrial Control Systems (ICS).
  • Proficiency in Configuration Management practices and policies.
  • Working knowledge of ICS/SCADA communication protocols.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have ability to work with cross-functional and diverse teams.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft 365 application suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Power Bi, etc.).

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with multiple ICS supplier software.
  • Experience with administering Windows systems (active directory, log management, etc.).
  • Experience with Building Information Models (BIMs).
  • An interim or active security clearance.
  • Intermediate to advanced Industrial Control System design skills (including networking and communication protocols).
  • Intermediate to Advanced Industrial Control System programming skills.
  • Proven ability to implement Industrial Control System security architecture.

 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  
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Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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