Cyber Security Specialist


Critical Software

With a heritage in safety critical software development, testing and verification & validation, we provide technology you can trust.

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At Critical Software we truly believe that our people is what makes us what we are. At the heart of everything we do are our diverse and talented individuals, pushing the boundaries of what´s possible.

Working at Critical is more than just a career choice, is more than a business: we're a community with a strong sense of purpose, values, and togetherness. Our engineering excellence ensure that we are a trusted partner to some of the world's leading companies in markets such as Aerospace, Railway, Medical Systems, Energy,  Finance, and many more.

We are always on the lookout for bright and ambitious individuals to join us.

Could you be the Cyber Security Specialist that we've been looking for?

What do we expect from you?

  • Relevant cybersecurity experience, ideally in the Rail Industry or a similar OT environment
  • Experience identifying system security requirements, performing threat modelling, security architecture reviews, system security testing and vulnerability assessments against systems, software and devices
  • Experienced in IT/OT engineering methodologies and life-cycle processes
  • Knowledge in IEC 62443, TS 50701, BSI IT Grundschutz best practices, or in related Security norms
  • Good documentation and communication skills both Portuguese and English
  • Experienced in conflict resolution, within the internal team and with customers
  • Availability to travel

What would be your main responsibilities?

  • Define systems cybersecurity architecture & design principles, including proposing technical solutions for implementation in line with cybersecurity design directives
  • Define and maintain cybersecurity architectures with the identification of the systems zones, security level targets, and cybersecurity functions
  • Integrate and/or test cybersecurity requirements at the hardware, software and systems levels
  • Perform cybersecurity risk assessments against relevant security standards for the Rail industry (e.g. IEC 62443, TS 50701, BSI IT Grundschutz)
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • Create and maintain technical documentation and reports

What can you expect from us?

  • A challenging environment where you can thrive, both personally and professionally
  • A real possibility of impacting the lives of millions of people while working in the most critical industries
  • The opportunity to make the difference while participating in social initiatives
  • Work-life balance: flexible work policies designed to fit your life around your career at Critical
  • Fringe Benefits and Well-being especially planned to support you and those who are important to you
  • Modern and cosy offices that will make you feel just like home.

Critical Software is proud to be a Benefit Corporation. A Benefit Corporation differs from a standard corporation (C-Corporation): It is a for-profit business entity, legally defined in the US and other jurisdictions, whose legally defined goals include the positive impact on society, workers, the community and the environment, in addition to profit.

We are an equal opportunity workplace and committed to allow candidates with disabilities or neurodevelopmental conditions to prove their competencies to their full potential. We are willing to move the barriers that may prevent you from demonstrating that you are the right candidate for this role, so please let us know if you need some adjustment in your recruitment process.

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Tags: C Finance IEC 62443 Pentesting Privacy Risk assessment

Perks/benefits: Flex hours

Region: Europe
Country: Portugal
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