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Cyber Security Architect

Location: Waikato
Discipline: Cyber Security
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 12/10/2023
Reference: BH-553
The Role

  Upper Echelon, a specialist information security recruitment agency, is proud to represent leading New Zealand based Industrial Cyber Security pioneers in their search for a Senior Cybersecurity Architect to lead a project for their newly established Singapore office. This company is at the forefront of innovation in the cybersecurity industry, advanced machine learning algorithms and data analytics to create proactive defenses against emerging threats. In this role, you will lead an AI-driven cybersecurity initiative, taking charge of designing and developing cutting-edge machine learning models and algorithms for various cybersecurity applications.

  As the Senior Cybersecurity Architect, your responsibilities will include devising solution designs and architectural frameworks for technical infrastructure and platforms, contributing significantly to this proactive defense strategy. This position also provides a unique opportunity to assemble and lead a team of exceptional engineers and researchers while collaborating closely with teams in New Zealand to drive innovation.

Work from Home Opportunities. 

  A partnership with our client and the Singaporean Government, interesting and fulfilling work.  This is likely to be an absolute  career highlight for the successful person!

  The Person

  Along with experience in Operational Technology, to excel in this role, you should ideally possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Extensive experience in cybersecurity research and development, with a particular emphasis on operational technology (OT) environments and knowledge of their unique challenges and requirements.

  • Proficiency in developing and implementing cybersecurity solutions for OT systems, including power grids, SCADA systems, and industrial control systems.

  • In-depth knowledge of OT protocols and standards, such as DNP3, IEC 61850, Modbus, and OPC, and the ability to secure these protocols effectively.

  • Familiarity with OT-specific vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and the ability to develop effective countermeasures.

  • A strong understanding of relevant regulations and standards governing cybersecurity in OT environments, such as NERC CIP and IEC 62443.

  • Proven expertise in machine learning frameworks and tools, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Scikit-learn, etc., as well as proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, C++, etc.

  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable and robust technical architectures and platforms for machine learning and cybersecurity applications.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to mentor and motivate your team members and effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Qualifications in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related field, with a specific focus on machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.

  The Company

  An industry leader in cybersecurity innovation. Originating in New Zealand, their flagship product was designed to work at the core of an industrial control system creating a zero-trust environment, scanning for any data that should not be on the system and refusing to respond to it.

  They believe in the transformative power of advanced machine learning algorithms, and data analytics (AI) to redefine threat detection and response. Through their ambitious AI initiative, they are pioneering intelligent cybersecurity solutions that outpace traditional methods.

  The mission is straightforward: to establish proactive defenses that swiftly identify and neutralize emerging threats, safeguarding digital assets. Their approach, powered by advanced machine learning algorithms and data analytics, is shaping the future of cybersecurity in OT.

  Join this team for an exciting journey, working alongside top-notch professionals, cutting-edge technologies, and vast data resources. Together, you will make a lasting impact on the protection of digital assets worldwide.

  How to apply

  Hit the APPLY button or contact Richard Alexander at +6421 222 2082 or Kizzy Sullivan at +642109013848 with any questions.

Upper Echelon is a specialist IT recruitment company dedicated to matching qualified people for business critical roles in organisations with a purpose. Our highly specialised recruiters have an average of ten years in the industry, so you can be assured of our experience and expertise.

We welcome and encourage applications from anybody irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation and disability status.