Find Jobs
Sr. Cyber Security Consultant
Hawick, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
It appears that you have already applied to this job.
Applied on September 18, 2021
Job Id #50065 Posted August 24, 2021

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the strategic management of the largest and/or most complex key cyber security initiatives by identifying security risk management and compliance solutions driven by business needs for significant business critical applications, infrastructure and services.
  • Protect the company against risks of data loss and vulnerability management as well as drive initiatives to ensure compliance with requirements from agencies such as FERC, NERC, and Department of Homeland Security (such as CIP, HIPAA, SOX, PCI).
  • Manage security risks and threats by collaborating with other business units, utilities, governmental agencies and security related communities to share information.
  • Apply expert level business and technical acumen while defining security and compliance solutions that deliver best practices for building and monitoring controls for information protection and threat management.

Additional Job Details:  

  • Emphasis on Testing Testing experience is a requirement hourly cap is $85.00 The AGIS Security Testing Analyst will play a critical role in designing tests that will address risks associated with the advanced grid technology, contribute to the testing deliverables (security test plans and test scripts) in support of cyber security requirements, and address verification testing of cyber security requirements for an electricity distribution management system.
  • This role requires technical knowledge of testing best practices with an emphasis on security, the application of testing in full end to end scenarios, and drafting and socializing testing deliverables among project, business, technology and security stakeholders.


  • Utilize security framework (security standards such as NISTIR 7628, ISA 62443-3-3, and NIST 800-53) to test pertinent security requirements.
  • Work independently and with security architects, business users, and developers to create and execute security test plans.
  • Propose and design security tests for security requirements.
  • Provide oversight and strategy for end-to-end security testing
  • Analyze and document testing deficiencies.
  • Track and report security test results.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years work experience in test development, design, and execution for a complex integrated enterprise solution with an emphasis on security.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others and adapt to change quickly
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Awareness of project planning and business need justification process and methodology

Additional Preferred Requirements:

  • Utility, defense, telecommunications or aircraft/space testing experience
  • Understanding of cyber security disciplines such as vulnerability management, identity and access management, information risk management, encryption, logging/monitoring, networking architecture and security operations.
  • Has understanding of and ability to apply cyber security frameworks such as NISTIR 7628, ISA 62443-3-3, NIST 800-53, and/or OT equivalent.
  • Understand, negotiate and communicate complex security test requirements in a timely, concise and objective manner.
  • Some travel will be required.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

Upload Your Resume

We accept .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF up to 10 MB.

We do not accept scanned documents, images, or resumes containing images and/or icons.

Password must contain:
  • minimum 10 characters

  • 1 uppercase letter

  • 1 lowercase letter

  • 1 numeric character

  • 1 special character (such as !, %, @, #)

  • Passwords match


What is your gender?

What is your ethnicity?

What is your Veteran / U.S. Military Status?

Do you identify with one or more of the classifications of protected veterans below?

If yes, please indicate by checking the appropriate box below

Do you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


You have saved your first job! To see all your Saved Jobs, click here. Or continue scrolling through jobs and bookmark openings that catch your eye and apply for those jobs later.

Return to Job Search

We’re sorry!

There are currently no open positions in your location or accepting applications from out of the country

Return to Home
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.