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Digital Technology Specialist

Company: AECOM
Location: Richmond
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

**Job Summary****AECOM** is seeking a Digital Technology Specialist based in North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia to help grow our Security & Communications Technology Group within the US East region.Aligning to the global strategy, overall regional growth strategy and focusing on key clients in the region, this role will improve the contributions of the security and communications technology services team for the region (i.e. revenue, margin, net promotor score). The Digital Technology Specialist will report to the Sr. Project Manager.**At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.**We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - 47,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.**The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:**+ Work with system engineers and other domain experts in variety of cybersecurity roles including offensive/assessment, engineering/design, implementation, verification, compliance oversight, and research.+ Work with internal and external engineering teams to build cybersecurity awareness and understanding.+ Engage in ongoing learning and information sharing efforts with other cybersecurity personnel at AECOM to grow the team's knowledge base and capabilities.+ Support technical project work in other areas of digital technology as needed.Current project needs include the ability for the successful candidate to analyze Windows-based systems, networks and interfaces for compliance with generalized standards and re-configure as required to meet cybersecurity requirements. For example, the ability to perform all of the following tasks with minimal guidance is required:+ Validate external logical and physical connections+ Map on-site topology and validate that engineering drawings match the actual implementation of hardware and software+ Create hardware and software inventories+ Identify non-essential and vulnerable software+ Verify that logging capabilities are active and working; activate capabilities as required+ Identify remote access tools and configurations.+ Review software and equipment for lifecycle management parameters; develop temporary mitigation and upgrade plans as required+ Verify malware prevention presence and configuration+ Apply patches and upgrades as required (to OS, software, firmware) in ICS environments and coordinate with engineering staff and supervisors to ensure processes are not disturbed or disturbances are planned/minimized+ Credential management analysis (e.g. checking for password strength across systems and change frequency policies/records).+ Document findings and activities performed thoroughly per specific client and facility needs.**Minimum Requirements**+ BA/BS degree+ 1+ year experience+ Cybersecurity community involvement (e.g. a portfolio of programming/scripting projects, cybersecurity-related write-ups, blog posts/articles, public presentation videos or guides, etc.)+ Hands-On Professional Penetration Testing Certifications (eCPPT, PNPT, or OSCP)+ Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Certifications (CSSA, GICSP, GCIP, or GRID)+ Direct experience with, or working knowledge of: Utility and power generation operational Technology (OT)Both IT and OT networking equipment industrial Control Systems (ICS)Distributive Control Systems (DCS)Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)Instrumentation and Control Engineering (ICE)Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)North American Electric Reliability Corporation - Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP)**Preferred Qualifications**+ ????Intermediate degree of technical skill in both Windows and Linux operating environments, with a strong ability to research and identify ways to accomplish required tasks.+ Basic understanding of networks and cybersecurity-related configuration elements/hardware.+ Ability to understand, modify and apply basic scripts.+ Strong desire to continue learning and practicing/developing technical, hands-on skills.+ Familiarity with industry cybersecurity standards and best practices (e.g. NIST 800 series)+ Can-do attitude+ Adapts to changes, proposals and feedback+ Works in a fast-paced environment and supports multiple concurrent projects+ Is reliable with a high sense of confidentiality regarding the data and understands business limiters to ensure high-value return+ Ability to travel within the continental US up to 75%+ Occasionally drive company vehicle or drive on behalf of our company**What We Offer**We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.**Job Category** Information Technology**Business Line** Transportation**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)**Country** United States of America**Position Status** Full Time**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 266778BR**Additional Locations** US - Richmond, VA - 900 East Broad Street**Virtual:** NoQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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