Cyber-Security Specialist for Large-Scale Battery Systems

Position Summary:

As an Industrial Control System (ICS), Battery Management System (BMS) and IoT Cyber-Security Specialist, you will play a crucial role in designing and implementing cybersecurity measures for our large-scale battery systems used in maritime vessels. This position involves ensuring that our battery systems meet regulatory standards and are resilient against cyber threats. You will possess deep technical knowledge of cybersecurity practices with a proven track record in securing critical infrastructure.

Reporting to: VP, Battery Management, Modeling and Analytics

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement cybersecurity measures for large-scale battery systems to ensure compliance with maritime standards.
  • Perform security assessments, vulnerability testing, and risk analyses of our BMS and IoT systems.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to integrate secure architectures into the design of battery management systems.
  • Prepare product documentation demonstrating compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements related to cybersecurity in maritime applications.
  • Work with IT and engineering to ensure that the company’s IoT networks are monitored for security breaches, incidents, and anomalies using advanced cybersecurity tools and techniques.
  • Participate in investigations of cybersecurity incidents experienced by our customers.
  • Stay current with emerging cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and technologies relevant to ICS and IoT environments, particularly in the maritime sector.
  • Liaise with external partners, clients, regulators, and industry groups to share knowledge and stay informed about the latest developments in ICS and IoT cyber-security.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cybersecurity, with at least 3 years focused on ICS/SCADA systems and IoT technologies.

Functional Skills:

  • Strong understanding of ICS/SCADA architectures, protocols (e.g., Modbus, DNP3, OPC), IoT communication protocols (e.g., MQTT, CoAP), and communication networks.
  • Strong understanding of Linux security architecture and implementation.
  • Hands-on experience with security tools such as intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), SIEM (Security Information and Event Management), and firewalls.
  • Familiarity with NIST, ISA/IEC 62443, and other cybersecurity frameworks and standards for industrial control and IoT systems.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

Assets:

  • CompTIA Security+, ISC2 CSSLP, or equivalent certification
  • Experience in the maritime industry or with large-scale battery systems.
  • Knowledge of the IACS UR-E27 Cyber Resilience of On-Board Systems and Equipment for maritime vessels.
  • Knowledge of physical security principles as they relate to ICS and IoT.
  • Experience with threat hunting and forensics in ICS and IoT environments.
  • Programming or scripting skills (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for automation and tool development.

Salary Range:  $100,000 to $120,000 CDN per year

Our Corporate Values

In Corvus Energy, our values provide a guideline for our behavior and create a common understanding amongst employees. These values are aligned with Corvus Energy’s strategic goals and reflect our company’s leadership vision. These values also serve as guiding principles for all leaders and set out our expectations of leadership conduct.

  • We act with Integrity
  • We drive Innovation
  • We are Team Players
  • We are Passionate

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits (extended medical and matching RRSP).  As an organization, we also strive for a good work–life balance and a healthy lifestyle.

We are a fast-growing company with a strong demand for our products, being the undisputed market leader in one of the most exciting industries in the maritime industry. Join our team and be a key player in our success story of powering a clean future all around the world.

We encourage you to send an early application and will call for interviews on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. We do appreciate every application received, however, only candidates with a relevant background will be called for an interview.