Cyber Security Expert

Job Description

Senior Cyber Security Expert

Alpharetta, GA

Siemens is in search of a Senior Cyber Security Expert, experienced in securing industrial automation solutions for the US Navy, US Coast Guard and Commercial marine industry. This person must meet the qualifications to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

The Cyber security expert who fills this position will understand and implement the US Federal Cyber Security requirements as regulated by DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) for US Navy and Coast Guard vessels for industrial automation systems implemented on their vessels. He / she will be well versed with NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership) standards and their implementation while working closely with an outside agency to get Siemens equipment approved for use on US Navy and Coast Guard vessels. High preference will be given to candidates with - 


  • Familiarity and experience in defense-in-depth implementation of international cyber security standards such as IEC 62443 2-4 and IEC 62443 3-3.

  • Trained in US Network Defense system ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution) with experience in implementation.

  • STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides) definition for Windows based systems and lock-down to secure systems.

  • Thorough Network and Systems penetration testing of Windows based systems in a hardware based and cloud environment (Amazon Gov Cloud)

  • NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) 800-171 environment for handling CUI (Controlled Unclassified Information) for handling DFARS, Distribution A/B/C/D documents.

  • Amazon Gov Cloud environment initial setup and administration experience. This will be part of the day-to-day activity to ensure compliance.

  • Must be knowledgeable of industrial and commercial cyber security products that are commonly utilized by the US Navy and Coast Guard in their network solutions – such as McAfee (Host Intrusion Detection), SPLUNK (for intelligent threat detection), SIEM (for Security Information and Events Management).

Required Knowledge/Skills, Experience, Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or similar discipline

  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 6 years of experience within Cyber Security designing and securing IT network systems for industrial automation

  • Experience writing technical specification documents for cybersecurity

  • Ability to provide cost basis for cybersecurity during proposal phase and present solution to customer.

  • Proven history of being able to liase with product solutions teams and implement cybersecurity solutions and standards

  • Willingness to travel tp to 15%

  • Must currently possess or meet the qualifications to obtain a Secret Security Clearance

  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Experience, Education:

  • Masters Degree with a focus in Cybersecurity

  • Knowledge of Siemens industrial products and solutions


Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.

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Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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