Associate Consultant - OT and IOT

Denver, CO

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At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest-growing companies in a truly essential industry.
In your role at Optiv, you’ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients’ needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has an impact, on people, businesses, and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We’re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.
The Associate Consultant will be pivotal to problem definition and discovery of the overall solution and guide teams on project processes, deliverables. This individual will drive the technical relationship with our customers and partners by providing advanced architecture, implementation and operational support.  Acts as overall industry leaders and leaders of technical excellence providing exceptional services and support to strategic clients setting the bar for others to aspire to.  Every day, organizations around the world depend on the continuous and reliable performance of a complex network of computer systems to sustain its business and industrial operations. These Industrial Control Systems (ICS) monitor, control, and safeguard industrial operations. Exploited cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the ICS environment can have serious consequences: •                 Health and Safety Risks – Potential catastrophic health and safety incidents as a result of accidental or intended disruption or loss of view/control of digital safeguarding systems. •                 Operational Disruption and Financial Loss – Product deferment, production loss or development delays from digital disruption to industrial systems. •                 Damage to Reputation – High-profile, targeted and publicized cyber disruption, causing reputational damage. •                 Environmental Risks – Potential leaks, spills or flaring due to loss of view or loss of control over critical ICS. We have seen a significant number of ICS cybersecurity initiatives being driven by boards of directors who are highly concerned about the consequences of a potential operational disruption. Many believe their organization would not survive such an incident. We have a career defining opportunity for an individual passionate about ICS cybersecurity to be apart of transformative team inside Optiv. You are a change catalyst - someone who is a compelling security thought leader, who drives best practices and who is driven to create new market opportunities and partnerships. w the professional technical and consulting skills.  

Must Haves:

  • Work with customers to help them articulate their business requirements and how those requirements translate into security features and functionality. 
  • Architect solutions to ensure that the customer's risk transformation requirements are met. 
  • Assist with development of cyber engagement plans for customers which will enable them to execute upon strategies. 
  • Rationalize different security solutions against requirements, risk, and constraints. 
  • Undertake Threat, Vulnerability and Risk analysis methodologies/techniques and the interpretation/application of their output in the definition of Security Architectures. 
  • Able to present to large groups.  Speaks as an authority. 
  • Can handle difficult questions and consistently wins support from client audiences. 
  • Broad awareness of the security/ technology space as a whole 
  • Education and Skills Requirements: 
  • Approximately 1- 3 years of related work experience. 
  • Some experience with network architecture experience 
  • Understanding of relevant industry standards. Specifically, IEC 62443, NERC-CIP and NIST 800.82 
  • Hands on experience using firewalls, AV, routers, switches, SIEM, hardware SCADA platforms, and/or IPSec tunnels in an industrial setting. 
  • Strong understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model, Purdue), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.). 
  • Technical architecture experience integrating data protection software into clients' infrastructure; network architecture design, implementation and administration. 
  • Working knowledge of operating systems, virtual machine environments, mainframe security packages, and relational database management systems. 
  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs 
  • Valid driver's license in the US or Canada and a valid passport required 
  • The successful candidate must hold or be willing to pursue related professional certifications such as the GICSP, CISSP, CISM, and/or CISA. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Strong written and presentational skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages to a variety of audiences 
  • Possess high standard of integrity and confidentiality 
If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success, and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government, and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations – Managed Services, and Identity and Data Management. Optiv remains committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion within our organization and throughout the industry. With Optiv you can expect:  • Work/life balance. We offer “Recharge” a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge as well as 9 paid holidays annually• Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities. • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects• Premium contributions by Optiv to Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage• Contributions by Optiv to Health Saving Accounts (HSA) • Optiv-paid Basic Life, AD&D, Short- and Long-Term Disability• Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement, certification support and student loan refinancing• Optiv matching contribution to 401(k) with immediate vesting• Health Advocate/ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – One-on-one help navigating healthcare and insurance systems; confidential Licensed Counseling sessions
Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Tags: CISA CISM CISSP Firewalls GICSP ICS IDS IEC 62443 Industrial IPS Mainframe NIST Risk analysis Risk management SCADA SIEM TCP/IP UNIX Vulnerabilities Windows

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Region: North America
Country: United States
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