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AECOM Senior Systems Security (Physical and Cyber) Specialist in Ottawa, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a highly motivated technically competent and experienced Senior Systems Security (Physical and Cyber) Specialist, to join our Transit & Rail Systems team.

Please note that this posting is not for a specific opening; we are building a pipeline of qualified candidates for future opportunities. Positions open throughout the year and this pipeline will allow us to be more proactive in acting quickly to fill roles. If a position opens, we will use this pipeline to begin our search.

This role will be based in Canada, working on a multi $B project in Saudi Arabia. This may require occasionally working outside normal work hours. The approximate start date is the 1 Jan 2023.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Perform Threat and Vulnerability risk assessment for different rail transit projects at different levels, provide technical advice, develop plans and engage in implementation and documentation of security risk preventive and mitigative measures for existing and new rail transit systems, including stations, rollingstock, rail systems, signalling and communications systems.

  • Develop and tailor processes and procedures to set up and maintain security-log and other security management tools for different system security programs.

  • Provide technical advice to Systems Assurance engineers and engage in discussions with system engineers, designers, operators and maintainers to implement Systems Assurance Programs objectives for our clients.

  • Manage system security programs for different projects within their scope, budget and schedule, in compliance with international standards.

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in science or engineering from an accredited university + 8 years of experience in railway projects

  • 5 years experience in security (physical and/or cyber) risk assessment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally 20+ years experience in railway projects, in a leadership role

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

  • Experience and familiarity with the whole system design V-lifecycle as well as experience with transit or rail assurance standards CENELEC EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129, EN 50159, TS 50701, IEC 62280 and IEC 61784.

  • Experience of delivering technical (physical and cyber) security consultancy in multi-disciplined environments.

  • Experience of developing Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), including risk assessments and management combined with system safety and the deployment of appropriate risk controls.

  • Ability to articulate and advise on security using risk-informed decision-making framework both at a technical and non-technical level, directly to key customer stakeholders.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks concurrently, successfully balancing business and client priorities.

  • Ability to provide high-quality deliverables under pressure and reach tight deadlines and manage client stakeholder expectations.

  • Experience in using DOORS or other requirements management tools and their application in rail transit or other infrastructure project environment.

Soft skills:

  • Critical thinker and detailed oriented.

  • Dynamic, willing to learn and technically stay up to date.

  • Problem solving oriented, rigorous, and structured mind-set.

  • Flexible with different project environments and clients.

  • Effective communicator and proactive. Excellent written and verbal communications skills and good communication capability to interact with internal and external teams, including designers, operators, maintainers, equipment suppliers, clients, and auditors.

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 Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269479BR

Additional Locations CA - Hamilton, ON - 45 Goderich Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Montreal, QC - 85, Sainte-Catherine St West, CA - Ottawa, ON - 1150 Morrison Dr, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Pompano Beach, FL - Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.