exida - Functional Safety Services, IACS Cybersecurity, Alarm Management, IEC 61508 Certification


Cybersecurity Engineer, Operation Technology (OT)

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2022

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Hybrid)

What we’re good at

Leading global companies rely on exida for functional safety, alarm management and cybersecurity expertise. Founded in 2000, exida has proudly become a trusted partner, known for its cutting-edge technology, extensive cross-industry expertise and functional safety knowledge. Headquartered in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, exida has local roots with a global reach, operating across sixteen countries in the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.

We’re looking to grow our team and have an opening for a Cybersecurity Engineer with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in industrial cybersecurity.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative company culture with a team of world-class engineers. When you join us, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience and expertise
  • Bonus and incentive pay based on achieved targets
  • A friendly team environment
  • Work from home and excellent work-life balance
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Exposure to state-of-the-art technology 
  • A growth trajectory and leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities for domestic and international travel

What you’re good at 

You are detail-oriented, consultative and have a genuine passion for security. You effortlessly communicate and present both abstract and technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. Reporting to the Cybersecurity Team Lead, you will:

  • Support industrial cybersecurity risk assessments (initial & detailed); 
  • Organize, lead, and support detailed system security vulnerability assessments; 
  • Organize, lead, and support cybersecurity gap assessments based on IEC 62443-2-1, NIST CSF, and other relevant standards/guidelines;
  • Assist customers in the development of cybersecurity management system and ICS security programs using existing exida policy and procedure templates;
  • Document Cybersecurity Requirement specification;
  • Develop technical documentation, standards and specifications;
  • Provide recommendations to comply with applicable cybersecurity standards and best practices;
  • Contribute to the development of exida’s security policies, standards and guidelines to ensure they are in line with recognized international standards;
  • Support business development efforts and communicate with clients;
  • Produce thought leadership (e.g., articles and whitepapers) that demonstrate exida’s domain expertise in cybersecurity design;
  • Represent, and promote, exida at industry meetings, conferences and on industry committees.

Skills and Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Security or related degree;
  • Expertise in developing and following an industrial cybersecurity program;
  • Foundation in the cause and mitigation of security vulnerabilities for industrial sites;
  • Knowledge of industrial networking and communication protocols;
  • Understanding of security concepts such as identification and authentication, symmetric and asymmetric encryption, secure boot and PKI;
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills;
  • Appropriate work authorization;
  • Successful completion of background check.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in Penetration Testing or other security-related testing such as fuzz testing, software composition analysis, static analysis, abuse case testing and known vulnerability scanning;
  • Experience creating security threat models for products and/or systems;
  • Knowledge of international standards including IEC 62443, ISO 27001,and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST);
  • Knowledge of Australian standards including Security of Critical Infrastructure (SOCI) Act, Australian Energy Sector Cyber Security Framework (AESCSF), Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA) framework, Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018, Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2021.
  • Professional certification in one, or more, of the following: CISA; CISSP; GICSP; CACE; CACS; CSSLP or equivalent.

Join us

If you like seeking out complex challenges to solve and using the latest technology to push the boundaries of engineering, come be part of exida’s mission!

If you meet the requirements of this role, we encourage you to apply by sending your resume to jobs@exida.com. If your background is a strong fit, a member of our recruiting team will be in touch.

exida is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran, or military status, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

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