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We are looking for a Senior Industrial Cybersecurity Consultant or Junior Industrial Cybersecurity Consultant to join our team in Princeton, NJ! In this role, you will focus on assessing and documenting organizational and technical risk from gaps in compliance to relevant cybersecurity standards such as IEC62443, ISO27001, NERC CIP, and others, on recommending actionable mitigating activities based on a strong technical expertise, and on supporting the implementation of the designed action plans. Moreover, you will be supporting Siemens departments to understand and develop a strategy to increase organizational maturity in industrial cybersecurity services. Last, you will use your expertise to support pre-sales and sales activities of Siemens Cybersecurity Service units in the role of a technical subject matter expert. Our goal is to improve existing approaches and service delivery quality, and push the edge of what is possible in providing cybersecurity consulting services for critical infrastructure asset owners.

A strong technical background in industrial cybersecurity, in security risk assessments / audits based on industrial cybersecurity standards and best practices, and a passion to improve cybersecurity will help the right person succeed in this role!

Our team is part of Siemens Technology, Siemens’ central Research & Development unit, and is composed of makers, 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.

The Challenge
In this role, you will:
• Drive innovation in risk-based and data-driven cybersecurity services for industrial and critical infrastructure environments via identifying potential for new approaches, new features, and new technical solutions to improve the technical capabilities and optimize required efforts of Siemens to deliver relevant cybersecurity services at high quality to our customers,
• understand and represent the technical solutions and capabilities of Siemens Technology in the area of industrial cybersecurity, to ensure easy access of Siemens service units and sales teams to the available technical knowledge at Siemens, 
• support Siemens business units as a key subject matter expert in their cybersecurity services pre-sales / sales activities, via technical lead qualification, writing technical parts of proposals, and advancing the capabilities of Siemens units to respond to and win non-standard cybersecurity project opportunities,
• conduct standards compliance gap assessments for Siemens departments, product teams, as well as customers that assess maturity of cybersecurity programs based on standards such as IEC 62443, ISO 27001, NERC CIP, NIST CSF, and others, and develop technical and actionable recommendations to close identified gaps, and support the implementation of mitigating measures, 
• conduct risk assessments and organizational readiness assessments, and report on existing risk and gaps in cybersecurity strategy of Siemens departments, product teams, and customers, and advise and implement mitigations and strategic direction, based on extensive technical expertise, and
• drive research and technology improvement projects, be an active member of relevant professional communities, and publish results where appropriate.

The Candidate
Qualified candidates will have:
• M.S. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Security, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant field required, PhD preferred
• A broad and solid understanding and technical expertise in cybersecurity, preferably in the area of industrial cybersecurity, with relevant experience in one or more of the following topics: IEC 62443 compliance, ISO27001 compliance, NERC CIP compliance, NIST CSF or RMF compliance, cybersecurity product development, industrial cybersecurity (hands-on expertise)
• You need to be a researcher at heart, driven by a desire to improve existing approaches and technology, and with the creativity and excitement needed to spot and address hard problems.
• You need to be comfortable working as a technical consultant that influences strategy, able to turn complex technical topics into presentations and slides that provide a solid basis for management decisions.
• You need to be a successful networker to build relationships within the company and act as a gateway to a multitude of internal capabilities, tools, and capacity, able to connect the dots and identify synergies, redundancy, as well as the best teams and technology to tackle customer challenges.
• 5+ years of experience as a cybersecurity consultant or other relevant industrial cybersecurity expereince; relevant experience in standards compliance gap assessments required, Operation Technology / Industrial Security expertise preferred; or relevant alternative experience or passion
• Excellent up-to-date technical and hands-on knowledge in current attack methods and in mitigating cybersecurity risk; relevant expertise in industrial security / OT security a plus
• Problem solver who sees a roadblock and figures out how to get around it with a strong hands-on and can-do attitude.
• Excellent communication skills in English, both in words and in writing; ability to generate high quality reports and presentations
• Willingness to travel, up to 25% (domestic/international)

About Us
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. 
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.
We also offer a generous remote working environment as well as robust health and wellness benefits to promote healthy living and support the best lifestyle for you and your family. 

Join Us
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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