Cybersecurity Operations Specialist – Hybrid

Location: Hybrid - Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Cybersecurity Operations Specialist will report to the Senior Manager, Cybersecurity Operations under the direction of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This position plays a critical role in protecting technology through cyber monitoring and proactive initiatives to address threats and vulnerabilities.

Major Activities and Key Challenges:

  • Cybersecurity Administrator for security system solutions that address security requirements, leveraging standard principles and patterns. Security platforms, including but not limited to; Privileged Access Management systems, Multifactor Token/Certificate management systems, Remote Access systems and Identity & Access Management Security
  • Works with Global Information Systems teams and cross-functional departments to provide security platform administration, recommend solutions based on business needs and best practices, ensuring operational or security risks are known and considered
  • Regularly partner with the Cybersecurity Engineer, providing tuning and configuration parameters/settings recommendations to improve and optimize security platform operations
  • Assists with lifecycle management activities for security technology, platform, systems, and related documentation to ensure operational health and security
  • Follows industry, organization, and NIST CSF standards and best practices to maximize quality and efficiency of our internal systems and tools
  • Assist Cybersecurity team with various initiatives, projects, and incidents as needed
  • Provide off-hours on-call assistance as needed

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Critical thinking and data analysis skills to work through problems effectively and create solutions
  • Solid communication skills to convey information clearly and concisely
  • Strong collaboration skills to work effectively within the Cybersecurity team and with cross-functional stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution in computer science, information systems or a related field
  • 3+ years of IT experience as a hand’s on security administrator of Cybersecurity tools
  • Experience administering leading security tools, such as privileged access management, Hard Token management, Security Auditing and Monitoring tools or comparable products
  • Must be able to demonstrate a firm understanding of the concepts of password vaulting, privileged session management, secrets management, and DevSecOps
  • Understanding in various IT technologies and concepts including network topology, Linux and Microsoft administration and security, SSH connectivity/SSH key management best practices, active directory administration and familiarity with domain/forest topology, PowerShell scripting and security
  • Experience or general understanding of securing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) use cases and workloads, demonstrating best practice concepts in securing credentials in RPA solutions
  • General understanding of recovery terms and concepts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, information systems or a related field
  • Experience security administration of Privileged Access Management systems, Hard Token management, Security Auditing and Monitoring tools or comparable products
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CompTIA Security+)
  • Experience or general understanding of securing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) use cases and workloads, demonstrating best practice concepts in securing credentials in RPA solutions
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles, tools, and technologies
  • Experience in the Manufacturing industry and Operational Technology (OT)
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