OT Security Consultant

Ref No. EMP430802
Salary £550 - £560/day
Location Brentford, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months )
Job Status Applicants Required


A highly reputable Pharmaceutical organisation is requiring a Cyber Security Consultant with proven experience within Operational Technology and Automation Systems.


Operational Technology / Cyber Security

The Job

A highly reputable Pharmaceutical organisation is requiring a Cyber Security Consultant with proven experience within Operational Technology and Automation Systems.

This OT Security Consultant role will sit within a large Information Security programme as part of the OT (Operational Technology) workstream. Working closely with the business, the candidate will ensure that security requirements are embedded into projects and standards for ongoing inclusion of security are defined. This role will require a candidate with experience in performing a business facing role within OT Security. The ability to articulate the security risks in a manner that will allow operational leaders to make an informed decision in line with their risk appetite is crucial.

Key Responsibilities

The OT Security Consultant for in-flight and planned projects will:

* Ensure that all strategic IOT projects are assessed to ensure security requirements are included into scope and, if required, agreed remediation actions are completed by the project teams
* Build security standards and checklists for the OT environment that align to the global security risk and standards framework
* Establish and gain agreement for framework for ensuring ICS security requirements are embedded into the ongoing project lifecycle; working closely with the OT Governance Work Stream to ensure alignment with governance processes.
* Ensure that proposed security solutions are consistent with the organisation's values and business goals, approved solutions, architectures and current threat models.
* Where required, negotiate risk management assessments and proposals with Project Directors, suppliers and operational Directors & VPs, and escalate any risks exceeding agreed limits.
* Ensure that security requirements and engagement outcomes are properly documented, agreed and reported into all necessary risk and compliance processes and registers. Providing reporting on trends.
* Conduct risk & security assessments as required by the work programme leveraging the existing Risk Management Framework.


* Significant experiencing in engaging with business leaders and operational teams with engineering, technical and operational services.
* Skilled security expert in Automation / OT systems across multiple environments including factories, R&D facilities, datacentres, etc
* Information Security knowledge around multiple domains e.g. Identity and Access Management, Network and Communications, Host and Application, and Monitoring
* A deep understanding and knowledge of Security Intelligence, Incident Response and Cyber Recovery
* Risk Assessment and Risk Analysis leveraging industry standard framework NIST, CESG, IRAM, IREC etc with Automation.
* Additional preferred qualifications: Certification - CIISP, CISSM, IISP.
* Pharmaceutical experienced preferred but not essential.

Contract until August 2019 initially with extensions highly likely, paying up to £560 per day maximum LTD/Umbrella.

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