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Cyber Security Specialist

  • up to £90000
  • London
  • Permanent

Ntrinsic Consulting have partnered with an Oil and Gas company based in London. This organisation are looking for a Cyber Security Specialist. You as the Cyber Security Specialist will play a critical role in identifying vulnerabilities, implementing robust security measures, and ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of our digital assets across both on-premises and cloud-based infrastructures. This job requires you to be on site 4 days a week.

Day to day responsibilities:  

  • Develop and implement comprehensive cybersecurity strategies tailored to the unique challenges of offshore environments, including platforms, rigs, and vessels. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate cybersecurity measures into offshore operations and ensure alignment with industry regulations and standards. 
  • Perform regular vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on offshore networks, systems, and applications. 
  • Identify and prioritize vulnerabilities and recommend remediation measures to mitigate risks effectively. 
  • Investigate security breaches, incidents, and suspicious activities to determine the root cause and implement corrective actions. 
  • Collaborate with incident response teams and external partners to contain and mitigate the impact of security incidents effectively. 
  • Manage access controls, authentication mechanisms, and encryption protocols to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of data transmitted and stored offshore. 
  • Stay ahead of emerging threats and security technologies to improve the effectiveness of security controls in offshore environments continuously. 
  • Develop and deliver cybersecurity awareness programs and training sessions tailored to the uniqueness of the Oil and Gas industry. 
  • Educate offshore employees and contractors on best practices for data protection, safe technology use, and recognition of social engineering tactics.

Qualification & experience: 

  • High school diploma (Degree in computer science or related field is preferable) 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cybersecurity roles, with a focus on protecting critical infrastructure, preferably in the oil and gas industry. 
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing cybersecurity strategies, conducting vulnerability assessments, and managing security incidents in complex environments, including offshore facilities. 
  • Understanding of networking principles, protocols, and technologies relevant to offshore environments, such as satellite communications, remote access solutions, and SCADA systems. 
  • Hands-on experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and proficiency in configuring and securing cloud-based infrastructure and services 
  • Experience conducting cybersecurity assessments and audits to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices, including expertise with the IEC 62443 standard for industrial automation and control systems security. 
  • Experience leveraging threat intelligence sources and security analytics platforms to detect and mitigate cyber threats in offshore environments proactively. 
Michelle Vincent Recruitment Consultant

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