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Jacobs Federal Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Senior Technologist in Irvine, California

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

We’re seeking a Federal Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Technologist to join our remote team, You will be based on the west coast, and will have the opportunity to use your vast experience in the industry and apply it to solving today’s challenges.

As part of our team, you’ll have the chance to work on projects that bring innovative solutions to our clients’ challenges locally and worldwide by providing a range of comprehensive industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity analysis, design, evaluation and inspection for buildings and infrastructure.

You will be responsible for leading the design of multiple Federal Design Team projects incorporating Industrial Control System cybersecurity. Additionally, this position will be required to assist in the sales, development, and execution of cybersecurity technology solutions for Jacobs People & Places Solutions to include client positioning, opportunity capture, governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), Department of Defense Risk Management Framework (RMF) specification development and implementation, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) SP 800-82R2 and NIST 800-53R5 policy consulting across the global community. Must have familiarity with the Department of Defense Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC 4-010-06) and the Unified Facilities Guideline Specifications (UFGS 25 05 11, UFGS 25 08 11.00 20). Primary focus will be Jacobs Department of Defense clients to include US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Navy Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC), and Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC). Other clients include DOE, DOT, DHS, TSA, FTA, FAA, and various federal agencies.

Project work will include on-site vulnerability assessments and various consulting efforts. Travel is required for this position, estimated not to exceed 25%.

You will provide practice leadership, senior technical industrial control system cybersecurity design guidance for SCADA, PLC’s, DDC’s and Operational Technology (OT) components utilizing protocols such as LonWorks, BACnet, TCP/IP and others. Work with minimal direction and collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders as needed. Jacobs F&ES B&I Operations performs cybersecurity services for industrial control systems, building automation systems, transportation control systems, aviation control systems, and other various Federal Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems. This is an Industrial Control System/Operational Technology (OT) position.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, cybersecurity, information systems, computer science or related field.

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II minimum certification requirement, such as Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), CompTIA Security+ CE; preferred IAM Level II certification such as CISSP, GSLC or the ability to obtain within 6 months of starting.

  • At least 5 years experience working in the cybersecurity field which may include governance, risk, and compliance, penetration testing, design and architecture, security operations center, client consulting or other related cybersecurity experience.

  • Experience with client development, positioning and sales capture.

  • United States Citizenship.

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

  • Experience with Risk Management Framework, Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)/Nessus vulnerability scanning, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), Security Requirements Guide (SRG), Security Control Automation Protocol (SCAP).

  • Client focused sales acumen.

  • Ability to perform automated vulnerability assessments on an as needed basis.

  • Support project teams to achieve client expectations for quality, schedule and budget.

  • Participate in project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost and scheduling performance.

  • Mentor staff associates within selected technology area and reviews the work of others.

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment with multiple disciplines to include, but not limited to electrical engineers, civil engineers, architects, mechanical engineers, and project managers.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.