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Operational Technology Cyber Professional

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Operational Technology Cyber Professional

Category: Cyber Security Consulting

City: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Position ID: J1119-0407

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for an Operational Technology Cyber Professional supporting our DHS CDM DEFEND program. You will enhance the cyber security posture of seven (7) civilian government agencies through improved implementation and enhancement of network monitoring and control tools and processes. You will actively identify and mitigate a wide range of cyber risks and will also work closely with a variety of agency stakeholders, supporting their mission, priorities, organization and unique challenges. This opportunity will support a dynamic, fast-paced and energetic project focused on improving federal cybersecurity at the seven target agencies over the next six (6) years.

The ideal candidate for this position is a problem solver and a seasoned information security professional with practical experience and an understanding of operational based technologies. The ideal candidate also has strong writing and communication skills, and is able to build relationships with both their team members and clients. The successful candidate is a self-starter who works effectively in a highly dynamic environment. More than a career – this is a chance to make a difference in people’s lives.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Seasoned information security professional with experience in multiple security disciplines. Some areas may include compliance, policy, forensics, penetration testing, investigations, risk management and privacy.

  • Understanding of multiple operating systems, network products, end user desktops and coding; practical experience is a plus.

  • Understanding of operational based technologies (PLCs, SCADA, DCS); practical experience is a plus.

  • Critical infrastructure experience is a plus.

  • Provides support on the centralized OT operations, automation, monitoring, alerting, reporting and diagnostic systems and tools.

  • Knowledge of NERC CIP Regulatory requirements within TOPS Control Centers.

  • Understanding of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) monitors, traps and reports and integration with other management and monitoring systems.

  • Understanding of standards and guidelines that promote best operation and maintenance practices.

  • Working knowledge of installation, customization and integration of OT management, monitoring, alerting and reporting systems (hardware and software) with and emphasis on reliability, availability and performance.

  • Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures and associated training for managing infrastructure, resources, administration, appropriate use and disaster recovery.

  • Knowledge of Regional Operating Guides, Protocols, NERC Reliability Standards and other applicable regulatory rules as needed.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Knowledge of SDLC.

  • Functional analysis and strong writing skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment under tight timelines.

  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple projects at once.

  • 4 or more years of experience working with the NERC CIP standards and requirements.

  • Experience with large programs and efforts, particularly with Agile methodology.

  • Understanding of basic principles of power system protection theory, practices and application.


  • Experience in on projects similar to the size, scope, and complexity of the work and environment for OT security.

  • Understanding of federal cybersecurity guidance such as NIST SP 800-37 - Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: a Security Life Cycle Approach and NIST 800-137 - Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) for Federal Information Systems and Organizations. Understanding of the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program (CDM).



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