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Industrial Cybersecurity Consultant

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 02/16/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 16449

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for an Industrial Cybersecurity Consultant to join our team.

  • Execute the planning, design, development, and implementation of technical controls, procedures, and policies associated with cybersecurity compliance and/or regulatory standards.
  • Maintain the highest level of integrity, protecting the confidentiality and security of all clients and project information.
  • Identify and diagnose operational issues and implement design alterations to address these issues.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments of OT networks for cybersecurity, risk management, and/or compliance purposes.
  • Pursue, obtain, and maintain industry-recognized certifications related to cybersecurity such as ethical hacking, penetration testing, network engineering, Industrial Control System (ICS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), risk management, and others, as necessary.
  • Resolve technical issues, analyze implications to the client’s business, and be able to communicate them with applicable stakeholders within the business.
  • Develop policies & procedures for secure process control network design, technical and design recommendations for implementing firewalls, unidirectional gateways, and other network security controls.
  • Compiles technical documentation of network traffic as well as firewall services/solutions, including explanations and diagrams. 

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, e.g., (Cybersecurity, Computer Science or Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or another related technical field with appropriate experience).
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in industrial cybersecurity.
  • Additional applicable years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of security principles and firm knowledge of cybersecurity technologies, as well as industry-recognized certifications.
  • Experience with security engineering principles, various cybersecurity assessment methodologies, security control implementation, validation, and system life-cycle practices.
  • Experience in the capabilities and/or configuration of cybersecurity controls, specifically those relating to:
    • Firewalls
    • Identity and Access Control
    • Authentication and authorization
    • Anti-virus/anti-malware
    • Patch management
  • Network and system hardening, network architecture design, network data flow, network switch configuration (IOS and NXOS, SNMP Traps configuration, IP IGMP Snooping)
  • System Integration
  • System Administration, to include MS Windows Server 2016, MS AD, MS IIS, SSL Integration, MS SQL Server, Powershell)
  • Test Engineering, to include Developing and Documenting Test Procedures, Performing component level testing, Performing system-wide testing, and Software Quality Assurance Testing
  • Advanced knowledge of networks and control systems utilized by Federal, Military, Defense; etc., is preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to operate under pressure and under tight deadlines, to operate onsite within industrial, corporate, and government work settings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business principles and operational security practices specific to engineering and/or security consulting
  • Knowledge and/or experience with legacy and modern computer networking and telecommunications
  • Experience with physical cabling for network communications and control system input/output
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Ability to present complex technical issues and their impact in an easy-to-understand manner
  • Ability to work remote on the client site
  • Knowledge and experience with corporate policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience with NIST Risk Management Framework; NIST 800-53; DFARS; NIST Cybersecurity Framework; NIST SP800-82; CMMC highly desired
  • Travel for site work is estimated to average 25-50% annually

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

OT, Security

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