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Cyber Defense Specialist

Company: Wabtec
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at: .
It's not just about your career--- or your job title---it's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters---do things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
The Cyber Defense Specialist will work closely with IT and Product Line to provide alignment between security processes and business goals through established cybersecurity roadmaps. Develop, implement, and maintain standards documents, policies and run books for network and security resource administration. Proactively drive appropriate security measures to protect enterprise assets and the end users. Plan, evaluate, recommend, design and implement security solutions for moderately complex projects, including preparation of cost justifications, use cases, alternative solutions, and technical recommendations. Support independent 3rd party audits, assessments, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, and reporting to internal and external entities as required to fulfill compliance obligations.
Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Define, design and implement endpoint security solutions that align with the overall Wabtec Cyber Security strategy likes EDR, XDR and MTD

  • Work closely with Incident Response team to provide support and assessment of our platforms

  • Conduct threat hunting, build use cases on high impact threat scenarios, and execute proof of concepts for prevention

  • Monitor and improve vulnerability management solutions that align with the overall Wabtec Cyber Security strategy likes VMDR, WAS, SCAP, EASM

  • Communicate on high-priority vulnerability as 0-day as well as known exploited and emerging exploitation vulnerability

  • Ensure all IT assets comply with industry and regulatory standards

  • Create and maintain standard builds/templates

  • Ensure routine preventative maintenance and license compliance is performed

  • Track project milestones, deliverables, scorecard, metrics and status

  • Develop and implement a data loss prevention program for the company

  • Define, design and implement network and related security solutions that align with the overall Wabtec Cyber Security strategy

  • Evaluate current network and related security systems to propose and implement network system enhancements on network switches, routers, internet firewall services, VPN and other network management devices

  • Review and edit firewall/IDS/IPS rules, objects, and policies to clean up and streamline network security.

  • Devise strategies and implement network solutions to minimize the risk of cyber attacks

  • Apply advanced network and related security engineering and architecture knowledge on complex and diverse problems where analysis of situations requires in-depth evaluation

  • Design, install, support, and maintain new network and related security hardware and software infrastructure

  • Provide network and related security solutions and advice to business and management requirements

  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and resolve faults in operational networks

  • Develop network and related security documentation, including diagrams and work instructions

  • Perform after hours support duties for network and infrastructure

  • Other duties as assigned by Cyber Defense

    Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent years of relative experience

    • Minimum of 3 plus years of experience in IT

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • A passion for technology and security safeguarding with a desire to deliver

      • Adaptability- showing an impressive ability to drive the IT security strategy forward, in ever-changing circumstances

      • Analytical mind capable of managing numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management

      • People focused, with a passion and drive to work on an experienced team of intelligence analysts.

      • Strong interpersonal and networking skills to connect with customers, partners, and peers

      • A proven record of dealing with complex projects to include but not limited to:

      • Attack mitigation and remediation

      • Adversary tactics and techniques following MITRE ATT&CK -

      • Detection and prevention systems Data Loss Prevention

      • Data Monitoring and review to include implementing controls

      • Virtual private networks

      • Firewall deployments

        Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job . Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
        Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
        The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment. During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
        Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles---people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Wabtec, Fort Worth , Cyber Defense Specialist, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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