Cybersecurity Engineer

at Johnson Search Group
Location Richland, WA
Date Posted December 5, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Our Engineering Industry client is seeking a qualified Contract Cybersecurity Engineer to support their team in Richland, Washington,


The selected candidate for this position will have cybersecurity responsibilities as they relate to an Industrial Control System (ICS). These responsibilities focus on performing work to provide a highly available and secure environment that meets the government mandated cyber security requirements (e.g., Risk Management Framework) in accordance with appropriate standards, (e.g. NIST SP 800-53, 800-82, etc.).


This position also includes supporting necessary security controls and enhancements on the control systems; supporting project policy, plan and procedure development; planning disaster and recovery; adhering to configuration management; supporting cybersecurity related drawings (e.g., boundary drawings, etc.) and cybersecurity input to specifications.


In the work environment, the candidate will need to work closely with senior engineers, IS&T and cybersecurity professionals to achieve a common goal. Controls: From an ICS perspective, the selected candidate will be required to perform the following duties: Develop, review and coordinate documents with suppliers, other disciplines and customers. Coordinates technical issues with Senior engineers.


Proficient with basic engineering deliverables such as drawings, specifications, calculations, and Distributed Control System (DCS)/Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) configurations.Knowledgeable of major regulations and industry codes and standards applicable to Instrumentation and Controls. Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements in the preparation of Control Systems design products.


Responsibilities include the following: marking up Piping & Instrument Diagrams and Logic Diagrams for control and instrumentation requirements. Develops network architecture diagrams. Contributes to maintaining the project’s instrument database using automated tools and has knowledge of the applicability of information to be populated in the instrument database. Achieves work process improvement and promotes continuous work process improvement. The Engineer shall champion non-proprietary electronic data interchange and integrate automation technology where ever practical.