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We are looking for a Senior Cybersecurity Business Developer to join our Living Lab “Cybersecurity Analytics” and research team in Princeton, NJ! In this role, you will lead the business development activities of our research team as Innovation Manager. As a Siemens internal research organization, we strive to provide cybersecurity expertise and R&D capabilities to the Siemens Business Units. Our funding model requires us to win and execute projects within the global company, and thus to successfully and effectively communicate our capabilities and identify demand for cybersecurity support within Siemens. 
This is a technical coordination / management role without line management responsibilities (no direct reports), with a strong business development and relationship management components.

The Living Lab features several focus topics:
• Cyber Defense – the lab features cyber defense capabilities that our research team develops to monitor industrial assets and networks, detect cyber-attacks, and orchestrate and support incident response.
• Security Testing – the lab acts as a cyber test range, developing, improving, and showcasing new technology and tools to improve effectiveness and efficiency of security testing in industrial environments, as well as exposing Siemens products, solutions, and services to a comprehensive testing regime to ensure vulnerabilities are found and mitigated before products hit the field.
• Security Architecture – the lab supports the development and improvement of security features for products, solutions, and services by providing the opportunity to quickly assemble and modify specific industrial environments to test security architecture design features, e.g., in the area of automation, digital twin, Zero Trust, etc. 
The right person will have a strong background in Industrial Cybersecurity, ideally Cyber Defense and Security Testing, and excellent overview about existing tools and technology to support security monitoring (especially SIEM tools), as well as a solid understanding of operations technology (OT), ideally in the energy or industrial control space. Together with background in research or R&D, this will help you succeeding in this role.

The Challenge
In this role, you will:
• be the main Business Developer of the research group, building and maintaining a strong network within Siemens to advertise for, communicate, and match our technological expertise to departments in need of the deep technical capabilities our research team brings to the table. 
• as Innovation Manager, lead and develop our Living Lab used to develop as well as showcase research results and capabilities, and coordinate and communicate the research agenda of the team, supporting both the Research Group Head to maintain a strong research strategy, as well as the Principal Key Expert in managing research projects and activities.
• develop, drive, and maintain a continuous development plan for our Living Lab, i.e., drive design and implementation of new features, new capabilities, and new showcases in the Living Lab, assisted by researchers, system administrators, and software developers. This plan will align with other global cybersecurity research labs within Siemens Technology. 
• develop and maintain a marketing and promotion plan to optimize messaging and presentation of the Lab to help visitors (technical and non-technical) and collaboration partners to understand and explore the value and collaboration potential, as well as value of shown research results. Via these activities, you will support and drive the transfer of research results into industrial products at Siemens.
• explore, establish, and supervise collaborative research projects based on the lab’s capabilities with Siemens Business Units, academia, and other outside entities. Support the development of proposals for government funded research projects based on or supported by the Living Lab. 
• support research and consulting projects in the areas of cyber defense, cybersecurity risk management, cybersecurity standards compliance, monitoring and attack detection, and security testing.
• Be an active member of relevant professional communities within and outside of Siemens, and publish and present novel ideas and techniques at selected journals and conferences as applicable.

Qualified candidates will have:
• M.Sc. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Security, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree / academic experience (required), PhD preferred.
• Excellent up-to-date technical and hands-on knowledge in current attack methods and in mitigating cybersecurity risk in the industrial domain / critical infrastructure environments (required)
• 5+ years of technical work, project, or research experience in several areas of cybersecurity such as attack detection, SOC engineering, SIEM technology, breach & attack simulation, penetration testing, industrial cybersecurity consulting, industrial cybersecurity risk management, or industrial cybersecurity (required)
• Technical / hands-on experience required in multiple of the following (or equivalent) software tools: ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), Splunk, network and host IDS systems, bro/zeek, MISP (or other cyber threat intelligence integration platforms), Burp Suite, Metasploit, manual exploitation (strongly preferred)
• Working knowledge of common industrial network protocols, packet capturing and network protocol analysis and proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, bash, etc), Linux, and containerized applications (required)
• Experience in business development and technical marketing (strongly preferred)
• Excellent communication and technical leadership skills required; need to be able to explain sophisticated ideas and methods on multiple technical levels.
• Research project experience in cybersecurity, preferably cyber defense preferred, e.g., through academia or government funded research projects.
• Experience with scientific proposal writing a significant plus
• Certifications such as GIAC GRID, GIAC GICSP, GIAC GCIP, CISSP a plus but not required
• Willingness to travel, up to 20% (domestic/international)

This position is in Princeton, NJ, USA. As it requires frequent physical presence on site, it is not offered as a pure remote position. Must be eligible to work in the US. 

What do we offer?
Our team is part of Siemens Technology (T), which is Siemens’ central Research & Development department. The team is composed of consultants, innovators, engineers, and researchers that unite a passion about cybersecurity and securing our customers’ assets and networks - in domains such as control systems used in energy utilities that are part of the nation’s critical infrastructure, smart factories, building automation systems, intelligent transportation systems, healthcare, and innovative new products and solutions developed by Siemens. Our close contact to all our business units in Siemens provides the opportunity to contribute to and gain experience in real industrial applications.

Our research team is located in beautiful Princeton, NJ, a university town packed with exceptional international talent that provides a unique feel of this true cultural gem in the state. The town has plenty of activities to offer, but for those looking for more, at just about 1h drive we have NYC or Philadelphia. We have the best public schools in the country and all of the above glued together by a very active and welcoming community. We also offer generous remote working options and flexible workdays, unlimited PTO, as well as robust health and wellness benefits to promote healthy living and support the best lifestyle for you and your family.

As Siemens’ central Research & Development department, we embrace this community. Our core mission is to support our Siemens business units as a central knowledge hub for all cybersecurity capabilities globally. We research and develop new and innovative solutions, based on much-needed deep technical expertise, and our network with internal and external experts and academia. This allows us to invent new solutions and approaches, and verify their feasibility in the “real world” together with the product development teams of our business units – creating a stimulating setup for quick innovation cycles and rapid prototyping.

The role of OT Security Research Lab Manager within Siemens offers you the opportunity to support the transition of research results into industrial products, and to break & fix industrial assets to ensure security. We are not focused on executing test after test – our role is to understand customer and business unit pain points and problems, and devise innovative solutions to improve effectiveness, efficiency, coverage, and reduce risk of testing in industrial environments.

Being researchers, our employees are encouraged to be active members of the national and global cybersecurity community, which includes visiting relevant conferences, publishing results, and engaging with academia, national labs, and other partners in joint research projects. We support employees’ growth with a continuous paid training plan, and enable career growth within our team, as well as into the larger Siemens company.

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We are more than employees; we are actively helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Siemens Technology you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research together with the best.

Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on http://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/deemed-exports/deemed-exports-faqs?view=category&id=33#

Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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