Position: Operational Technology Security Manager Elect
Salary: GBP44800 - GBP67200 per annum
Ref: 522855_1583253652
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 03/03/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth / Forbury / Portsmouth

Salary: £44,800 - £67,200 (as this is a development role, grade and salary range will depend on existing experience)

Working Pattern: Permanent | Flexible working patterns available

What is the Role?

As Operational Technology Security Manager, you'll lead a small team to develop the Cyber Security Management System that will oversee compliance with the NIS Legislation working towards continual improvement and maturity. Working closely with the business and system owners you'll develop and maintain risk registers for operational technology systems owned or operated by SSEN and work with vendors, open sources and specialist groups to identify vulnerabilities of the operational technology systems.

As part of succession planning, this role will initially report to the existing Operational Technology Security Manager with the intention of taking on full responsibility for the position in the future.

The role understands the end-to-end processes and technologies, from the control engineers workstation through to the sensor or actuator that measures or controls the electricity network and understands the security solutions required for each stage of that journey.

Critically, the role includes the real time management of cyber security incidents, assessing attack vectors and our associated vulnerabilities in order to protect our Operational Technology systems.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you'll have a through understanding of Risk Assessment and vulnerability management processes applied to cyber security and robust knowledge and experience of the operation and design of operational technology networks. In addition, you'll have a familiarity of business continuity and disaster recovery continuity of operation plans along with knowledge of supply chain risk management practices.

Furthermore, you'll have a degree in computing (or equivalent) and a Global Industry Cyber Security Professional Certification (GICSP), or able to achieve certification within twelve months.

With an ability to develop and implement engineering strategy and a proven record of implementing new ideas, you'll be motivated and driven to succeed and think critically. Having the talent to communicate with all levels of management including board members is essential.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

We'll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with Emma Malcolm

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.