OT Cybersecurity Practitioner

at Booz Allen Hamilton
Published March 8, 2023
Location Atlanta, GA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Number: R0152534

OT Cybersecurity Practitioner

Key Role:

Apply knowledge of industrial control systems and cybersecurity to help develop secure network architecture designs, identify exploitable vulnerabilities that could impact operations, evaluate systems for cyber risks and remediation activities,Aand design and implement OT cybersecurity monitoring solutions. Conduct activities, including implementing cybersecurity solutions or performing security assessment activities, such as physical security walk-downs, observations, technical configuration reviews, and conducting personnel interviews. This position will require travel up to 50% of the time to client sites.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with multiple vendors and types of Industrial Control System and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition equipment, including PLCs, HMIs, and VFDs

  • Experience with OT cybersecurity tools, including OT Passive Monitoring tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks

  • Experience with security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentications systems, log management, and content filtering

  • Experience with cybersecurity standards and best practices, including integrating them

  • Ability to analyze cybersecurity documentation, including security policies, plans, and procedures

  • Ability to analyze and suggest recommended improvements to the industrial control system programs and systems to meet industry standards and best practices

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with systems security engineering, design engineering, security tests and evaluations, and risk assessments for SCADA, ICS, and enterprise-level IT systems

  • Experience with common industrial network protocols, including Modbus and Ethernet IP

  • Experience with analyzing vulnerability and security risk assessment tool results, including DoD SCAP or Nessus

  • Experience with IEC 62443, NIST SP 800-82, NERC CIP, or other industrial control regulations

  • Knowledge of any automation or control systems programming software

  • Global Industrial Cybersecurity Professional (GICSP), Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification


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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individualas particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $58,400.00 to $133,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allenas total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, youall periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, youall work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

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