The Senior Security Consultant job candidate will be responsible for identifying and winning contracts from local clients while supporting national clients and managing local staff in development and delivery of consulting and design deliverables. The candidate will apply their knowledge of security and utility operations to support and execute overall project tasks to achieve customer goals, including oversight, management, and participation in the execution of the field assessment, design, and engineering of security systems.
The candidate will need to:
Attend and lead meetings with clients, contractors, interdisciplinary consultants, and other project team members as part of the security team
Conduct and manage others in performance of facility security and equipment surveys, threat and vulnerability assessments, and risk evaluation
Define recommended solutions and alternatives for mitigation measures identified to support an enhanced client security posture
Develop, research, and define appropriate solutions, processes, and technologies to provide the required level(s) of mitigation
Develop budgets and high-level implementation plans for system deployment and commissioning,
Develop security program-level organization, processes and procedures, and standards
Oversee and coordinate development of specifications and design drawings for bid
Review contractor submittals and respond to questions
Coordinate and support on-site testing and verification of system implementation
Candidate must be proficient at managing multiple project priorities and client relationships, maintaining good written records of conversations and decisions, managing personal and staff time to achieve project and internal goals and timelines, and providing required information to management to document job performance.
Bachelors or Associate degree, preferably in engineering, security or security management, or similar
Ten to 15 years' experience in a security consulting environment
Greater consideration will be given to candidates with utility industry experience.
CPP, PSP, CISSP or similar industry certification highly preferred
High degree of familiarity with physical security policies, procedures, and regulations (NERC, CFATS, RAM-W/T/M, RAM-CAP, J100-10, FSMA)
Basic knowledge of cyber security and computer/network systems technologies, architectures, and products
Basic knowledge of electric power transmission/distribution systems, natural gas mid-stream and distribution systems, or water/wastewater facilities including those relating to process (ICS) systems and networks
Fluent written and verbal English communication skills
Proficiency with standard MS Office tools, laptop computers, and/or related tools is required.
Desired Additional Skills: good knowledge of physical security technologies and systems, broad knowledge and experience performing facility and campus assessments, evaluating risk, recommending security program modifications and re-alignments, developing processes and procedures for security program and related disciplines.
About TRC Engineers, Inc.
TRC operates a national security and cyber security consulting service to support electric, gas, and water utilities as well as other industries and institutions. Our teams are regionally based with a national focus, supporting dedicated clients as well as projects run by other groups within TRC's four verticals of Power, Oil & Gas, Environment, and Infrastructure.
TRC Security Services helps its large utility clients assess and plan for current threats while accounting for possible future concerns to create and sustain a security program that is robust, viable, and adapts as required to changing conditions over time. Our Security Technology Solutions services include:
• Threat and Vulnerability Assessments
• Risk (Physical and Cyber) Evaluation
• Physical Security Needs Analysis
• Security Planning and Budgeting
• IT/Cyber Security Planning
• IT/Cyber Security Staffing/Organizational Alignment
• Security Training
• NERC CIP Assessments, Validations, and Audits/Audit Preparation
• Information System/Cyber Security Program Development
• Security Systems Engineering and Design, Including Ancillary Systems (Power, Grounding, Network)
• ...System Commissioning and Acceptance Testing
• All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness
• Security Response Exercises Planning and Execution Oversight
• Cyber and Physical Asset Hardening