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Manager Operational Technology Security

Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  54063 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


The Manager Operational Technology (OT) Security is responsible for providing cybersecurity oversight, and specialized cybersecurity support across the operational business segments, which includes Power Operations, Transmission, Gas, Distribution and Nuclear.  This includes taking an active leadership role in determining company-wide cybersecurity technology within the OT environments.

The Manager OT Security will also be responsible for assisting the CISO in developing, managing, and implementing the OT cybersecurity roadmap for DSCADA, Nuclear, Electric Systems and Gas Systems Operation Centers, as part of the PSEG’s overall cybersecurity initiative.


He/she is a subject matter expert responsible to secure PSEG’s OT systems and environments that includes D-SCADA, MDTs, CDAs and the associated networks and communications.

He/she must have an understanding of Security Standards, Industrial Control Systems and underlying principles of networking, infrastructure and system integration.

Responsible for recommending, initiating and managing vulnerability and patching programs for OT systems and environments. Responsible for hardening OT devices in coordination with the OT teams and IT. Accountable for reporting of the OT cyber risk posture. Responsible for scheduling and performing OT security testing such as vulnerability assessments and social engineering.  Responsible for training and assisting technical staff in cybersecurity techniques and applications.


Required Skills, Competencies, Education and Experience:


• Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline.

• At least 12 years of experience in information / data / network / computer security design, administration and/or assessment;

• Five or more years’ experience in Operational Technology security.

• Broad knowledge of information systems including Windows and Linux OS security, communication networks and security software/hardware.

• Experience with key information security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, vulnerability assessment, encryption, identity and access control systems, anti-malware, and security event analysis.

• Experience with security risk assessment of cloud based solutions.

• Strong leadership and influence skills

• Ability to present to all levels of management & executive leadership

• Excellent teamwork, facilitation, relationship building, and negotiation skills

• Able to maintain positive working relationships both leading and as part of a team;

• Effective time management skills and able to multitask effectively;

• Able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals;

• Provide technical expertise and guide the administration of security tools that control and monitor OT security.


Requires: (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), SANS Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), or equivalent.


Desired Skills, Competencies, Education and Experience:


• Experience with the implementation of NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF), North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54)

• Previous experience of Information Technology/Operational Technologies and utility industry experience preferred with an awareness of utility specific security threats.




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