Job Summary

Senior IT Security Analyst (SCADA)

  • Location:
    San Jose , California
  • Category:
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:

Senior IT Security Analyst (SCADA)
3 Month Contract to Hire
San Jose, CA
Contact (Email Address Withheld by Request) for consideration!  Must be able to work directly with our client and eligible for conversion after the 3 months temp duration.  
The Senior IT Security Analyst plays a pivotal role in securing and protecting the Company’s Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and corporate network that are responsible for providing drinking water to approximately two million customers. This position is part of the I.T. Security and Compliance team and will work closely with the Network Architecture and Engineering teams to ensure the proper detective, incident response, and recovery controls are in place to protect the Company’s infrastructures. In addition, the position will act as the project manager and/or technical lead on initiatives related to software/hardware implementation, security audit, training, and policy/procedure definition. This position is located in San Jose, California and will require some travel.
Essential Job Functions:
•       Define requirements, implement and maintain National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) compliance for Industrial Control Systems
•       Provide system to project-level technical and administrative oversight for the system design, engineering, prototyping, and installation for systems in SCADA environment
•       Analyze 0 days and new security threats to SCADA and ICS
•       Research emerging ICS technologies and SCADA protocols
•       Capture network traces from exploits for testing IPS and IDS security effectiveness
•       Define logging aggregation, alerting, patching, backup and restoration capabilities for Industrial Control Systems (ICS), and the corporate network
•       Performs threat hunting, triaging, and reporting information security events
•       Define and implement privacy and protection of personally identifiable information
•       Assists with maintenance of IT General Controls (ITGC) SOX and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance efforts
•       Assists with ISO27002 compliance certification efforts
•       Documents security procedures and train users on such procedures
•       Conducts annual table top exercise and provide user security awareness training
•       Implement and manage Data Loss Protection (DLP) and vulnerability management program
•       Performs information security policy review for third party/vendor relationships and monitor the service level agreements per agreed upon terms
•       Leads the security incident response team through all remediation and recovery phases include working with law enforcement
•       Assess and implement physical security perimeter and entry controls
•       Assists with IT Operations request as necessary
•       Participates in and supports the Company’s Continuous Improvement program and projects
•       Performs other similar duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
•       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent relevant experience
•       Strong understanding of enterprise, network, system, and application level security principles
•       Working knowledge of NIST, ISO 27002, and/or other security frameworks
•       At least 3 years work experience with Industrial Control Systems in relation to utility practices for operational technologies and service delivery
•       Excellent troubleshooting skill
•       Solid written and verbal communication skills
•       Ability to project manage and can successfully complete projects from inception to closure
•       Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) or Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA) certification is highly desirable
•       Valid California Driver License

Apply Below


Note: Required fields marked with an asterisk (*).


Primary Number
[Ctrl (Cmd Mac) + Click] to select multiple industries
Upload your resume
Terms of Use


Upload your resume using

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal employment opportunity information:
EEO is the Law (poster) | EEO is the Law (poster supplement) | Reaffirmation of Affirmative Action Policy Statement