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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Within this role you will act as the SCADA technical lead and expert in the design, development, and daily support of Metropolitan's Industrial Control System (ICS) / SCADA communications infrastructure and cybersecurity vulnerability management. Extensive experience with and understanding of the unique requirements of ICS communications and cybersecurity in the SCADA environment is critical.
The Principal Engineering Technician (SCADA) will be responsible for the daily monitoring, isolation and resolution of ICS/SCADA communications issues at water treatment plants and the conveyance and distribution system; remediating cybersecurity vulnerabilities; performing maintenance and enhancing treatment plant and distribution communications systems, implementing vulnerability management and monitoring solutions, and recommending system vulnerability controls to mitigate risks utilizing ICS/SCADA infrastructure best architecture practices and solutions. Qualified applicants will have extensive knowledge of NIST 800-53/800-82 technical security frameworks and DHS defense-in-depth strategies.
Additional responsibilities include:
This opening for a Principal Engineering Technician (SCADA) is on the Control System Applications Services Team within the Water Systems Operations Group at Metropolitan’s Headquarters in Los Angeles.
This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
To view the full job description click here: Principal Engineering Technician
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Any combination of education and progressively responsible directly related experience in engineering, construction management, or a related field totaling ten years, of which two years must have been at the Senior Engineering Technician level.
Progressively responsible directly related experience is defined as expert level experience with the following:
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]
MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.
Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).