• Senior Cyber Security Consultant

    Location US-TX-Katy | US-PA-Mechanicsburg | US-CA-Oakland
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Digital Solutions
    Location Details
    Houston TX, Oakland CA, or Mechanicsburg PA
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Digital Solutions is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Consultant to grow and develop innovative solutions that address current cyber security market and regulatory challenges. You will be proactive in business development, and taking ownership of client deliverables utilizing consistent methodologies, processes and toolsets for good practice development and contributing to the success of the business unit. This position may be based out of our offices in Houston (Katy), Texas; Oakland, California; or Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.


    The Cyber Security service line includes (but is not limited to) the following services:


    • Penetration Tests
    • Cyber Vulnerability Assessments
    • Cyber Security Due Diligence Investigation
    • Cyber Security Policies and Procedures Development
    • Incident Response Planning
    • Cyber Security Risk Assessment
    • Cybersecurity Awareness Training

    Tasks may include


    • Work closely with team members in this unit, members from the global cyber security network, and other internal stakeholders from business areas Oil & Gas, Energy, Business Assurance, and Maritime to meet the aspirations of the business plan, and ensure operational delivery as the company moves towards a leading position in the Americas cyber security markets.
    • Support the Head of Department in creating business plans and strategy
    • Prepare and conduct external and internal customer meetings and presentations
    • Write business proposals and Statements of Work (SOW) for large and small projects, and estimate project delivery tasks
    • Take ownership of small to mid-sized projects, including project management and delivery of all project needs such as written and oral feedback to the client, presentation materials, evaluations, data summaries and reports
    • Follow up on business opportunities, lead on negotiation and closing of business contracts
    • Perform business development, reporting and forecasting

    Position Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s degree or greater
    • 5+ years of related experience in OT (Operation Technology) from relevant industries
    • 5+ years of related experience on IT (Information Technology)
    • Project experience with or working knowledge of market-leading cybersecurity frameworks (e.g. ETSI Cyber Security Technical Committee, ISO 27001 and 27002, NERC, NIST, etc.)
    • Strong business acumen and the demonstrable ability to lead others
    • Professional Experience and Industry Contacts (technically and commercially) from Energy sector, Oil and Gas business, Maritime business and/or Technical Consulting industry
    • Delivery Experience –experience preferred as a consultant or other “knowledge workers”
    • Result orientation – Is highly resilient, works with pace, focus and determination to overcome obstacles and deliver business results
    • Integrated/Team Working –Collaborates effectively with colleagues and stakeholder, and across the wider DNV GL business, ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Communication - Excellent overall English communication skills including the ability to write clearly and concisely, translating complex data and conveying information to a wide variety of stakeholders
    • Customer-facing skills – ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with our clients
    • Analytical - Able to challenge and review technical projects
    • Creative – Demonstrates a high level of technical expertise and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical problems
    • Time Management - Good organizational skills with the ability to deal with multiple issues under pressure.
    • Adaptable – Openness to continual learning with regard to emerging technologies, regulatory drivers and industry developments. Ability and willingness to learn and adapt quickly, and follow procedures
    • Travel requirement (20-30% of the year): flexibility to travel within the Americas and overseas for various periods of time
    • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) preferred
    • Working knowledge of Kali Linus, Metsploit, Python Scripts, Windows OS
    • This is a US-based opportunity; applicants must be fully-authorized to work in the US
    • We conduct pre-employment background check and drug test; this position may be subject to Personal Risk Assessment

    Opportunities Beyond Business

    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Local employment conditions apply.


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description


    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. 

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. 

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is a world-leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more.

    Our open industry platform Veracity, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries, including maritime, energy and healthcare. 


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