Cyber Security Systems Analyst for Critical Infrastructure Protection
Introduction: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Cyber Security Systems Analyst for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP).
Job Summary: Provide CIP cyber security systems analysis expertise to DoD and DHS sponsored programs.
Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spent at each task):
1) Provide subject matter expertise in conducting cyber security research, studies, and analysis of critical infrastructure systems. Utilize and/or develop analytical tools to evaluate CIP performance in a variety of DoD / DHS domains. Domain may include Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) or Installation Industrial Control Systems (ICS). (80%)
2) Develop and present briefing and/or reports to technical experts, operational stakeholders, and sponsors. (15%)
3) Contribute to the CIP literature through research papers and professional conferences. (5%)
Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security or related fields.
- 2 or more years of experience with Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) and/or Industrial Control Systems (ICS) cyber security analysis.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Critical Infrastructure Industrial Control System operations.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Proven ability to work in small teams and demonstrate critical thinking in developing solutions to complex problems.
- Masters of Science Degree in Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security or related fields.
- 5 or more years of experience providing Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) and/or Industrial Control Systems (ICS) cyber security analysis.
- Knowledge of cyber risk assessment.
- Cyber security education, training, or certification (CISSP preferred).
- Experience with Monte Carlo analysis, Design of Experiments techniques, or Operations Analysis.
- Knowledge of the Internet of Things.
- Active Secret clearance.
Special Working Conditions: Some local travel to sponsor sites may be required.
Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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