Maritime Cybersecurity Engineer: $68/hr
Position Now Available At Infonet Consulting Group

Maritime Cybersecurity Engineer: $68/hr

Apply Now! Job Code:   102521MCE  

Job Description

One of Infonet's premier clients has an opening for a Maritime Cybersecurity Engineer. (7591)

TERMS: Contract


• Serve as a subject matter expert to peers and leaders across shipboard lines of business regarding maritime cyber risks
• Provide cyber risk management and assurance expertise so that systems are protected and maintained, adhering to maritime cybersecurity guidelines and corporate information security standards
• Influence IT and maritime business units to raise awareness of the maritime cybersecurity program and their role in ensuring the safety of our passengers, crew, and maritime IT/OT/ET systems
• Act as Key contributor to the protection of shipboard IT and OT systems and processes to appropriately reduce existing and emerging risks
• Leverage information security activities and technologies to raise cyber situational awareness and protection
• Ensure that maritime cybersecurity technology intended to protect shipboard systems and information is configured and operating
• Develop technical standards, architectural/engineering diagrams, and procedures for shipboard and newbuild I.T. and marine operations units regarding how to securely configure and implement IT, ET and OT technology
• Define and track assigned remediation tasks to ensure that shipboard IT, ET and OT vulnerabilities and defects are mitigated in a timely manner to reduce risk to systems and information
• Where potential system weaknesses are identified, partner with other team members within Information Security, I.T. and business units to implement compensating controls
• Review, interpret, and explain complex maritime cyber guidelines and future regulations such as BIMCO Cybersecurity Guidelines for Ships, U.S. Coast Guard security requirements, and International Maritime Organization (IMO) to peers, IT management, IT staff, and non-technical team members as required to drive improve understanding, awareness, and adoption
• Establish and manage relationships with engineering and operational staff within I.T, Marine Operations, Newbuild, Global Security and relevant business units and third-party marine and IT shipboard suppliers to assess their cyber assurance program and ensure that there is an effective understanding of responsibilities within their areas
• Contribute with a high degree of self-sufficiency and resourcefulness individual and departmental performance objectives


• 2-5 years of experience within Information Security
• Proven technical expertise across IT systems (applications, networks, etc.) and information security products (i.e. firewalls, IPS, SIEM, AV) and application security/vulnerability testing tools/techniques
• Candidates MUST be proficient with Tempered Networks and Forescout
• Knowledge and experience with performing shipboard cybersecurity assessments of bridge, navigation, marine engineering, hotel operations IT, and onboard entertainment systems
• Understanding of OT systems (ICS, Engine Control, HVAC, Water Treatment, Power Generation & Management) and Navigation Systems (ECDIS, GPS, Dynamic Positioning Systems, Voyage Management Systems)
• Ability to identify and prioritize remediation activities based on risk to the overall shipboard enterprise
• Understanding of cybersecurity controls related to a number of cybersecurity frameworks/guidelines such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework and BIMCO/CLIA/ICS/INTERCARGO Cybersecurity Guideline
• Able to formulate, communicate exceptions/findings and technical solutions.
• Strong with methodologies, tools, best practices and processes within specific area of responsibility


• Networking experience
• Knowledge of Marine Engineering


• Bachelor’s degree preferably in technical discipline, information assurance, cybersecurity, or equivalent industry experience


• Relevant Industry Certifications


• Yes - Travel to ships for periods of no more than 14 days at a time with no more than 3 trips per quarter
• All travel arrangements will be booked directly
• Must possess a valid passport 


** No 3rd party vendors ** Unable to sponsor H1-B visas **

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