Lead Cyber Security Specialist

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Date: 12 Sep 2023

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400093 Chennai, TN, IN, 600032

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38529
Location:Mumbai: Solitaire Corporate Park, Chennai : R.V. Chambers  
Position Category:Technical
Position Type:Employee Regular



Lead Cyber Security Specialist


Lloyd’s Register


Location: - Mumbai or Chennai, India



What we’re looking for 


We are seeking a Lead Cyber Security Specialist with deep knowledge of cyber security to support and guide our introduction of Classification Rules related to industrial operational technology cyber safety and security (we are implementing IACS Unified Requirements E26 and E27 into LR Rules). Whilst the team is based in the Southampton Global Technology Centre, UK, the successful candidate could report to the team remotely and be based in another location.


As a Maritime cyber security lead specialist, you will lead the development of LR’s capability to provide the expert specialist technical advice that customers expect from Llo­yd’s Register. This involves supporting the development of effective cyber security approaches throughout LR’s Rules and assurance products.


 What we offer you 


  • Competitive Salary
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes 


The role 


  • Apply your technical expertise to assess and provide assurance regarding cyber security and cyber safety engineering aspects of our client’s assets, which can scale from components to systems of systems. This may include onshore infrastructure.
  • Lead the development of LR processes in this fast-moving technology area.
  • Take a cross-disciplinary approach with colleagues from systems engineering and human-factors disciplines in addressing system availability, integrity, and operability metrics to ensure that seafarer wellbeing and safety is uncompromised when implementing cyber security.
  • Identify client needs and review their requirements to plan and develop appropriate services.
  • Train service delivery and technical sales colleagues and participate in meetings associated with client services, help establish which assurance services are appropriate for customer’s cyber security strategies and provide scoping assistance for projects.
  • Participate in and present to various stakeholder forums as LR’s subject matter expert.
  • Take personal responsibility for identifying and continually seeking improvements to our service delivery and classification framework development.
  • Maintain your Continuing Professional Development and a broad degree of discipline knowledge and awareness.
  • Assist with building a collaborative team and upskilling of LR’s cyber security capability across the globe.



What you bring 


  • Demonstrable understanding of cyber security for OT systems in a safety critical environment, gained through experience and/or training, and an understanding of the compromises needed to achieve both performance and security targets.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory and standardised assurance approaches used to verify and validate the safety and security of assets operating as a part of the Ocean Economy.
  • A degree or equivalent experience recognised by Lloyd’s Register in a suitable engineering discipline, ideally within the computer science, electrical engineering or a systems engineering domain.
  • Experience and practical skills in the domain of scalable IT-infrastructure and networks.
  • Experience with Industrial IT, network / fieldbus backbones, and protocols.
  • Experience with various forms of cryptography standards.
  • Understanding of the benefits and usage of penetration testing.
  • Eagerness to learn from adjacent fields of engineering to develop a broad understanding of maritime operations in a systems & human factors context.
  • Relevant working experience with IT and or Distributed Industrial Control.
  • To be working towards or have attained various certifications within industrial cyber security, such as the ISA/IEC 62443 or similar with an emphasis on OT-security.
  • Experience in cyber security assurance, consulting and support roles is considered a benefit.
  • Experience in security-based risk assessment methods is considered a benefit. Such should incorporate both qualitative and quantitative risk quantification skills.
  • Experience in wireless technologies such as WiFi, Satellite communication, 5G and Bluetooth is considering a benefit.
  • To be available to travel internationally.


About us 


We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of 


Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 


Want to apply 


We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 


We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 


If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing.


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at careers@lr.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible.






Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:


Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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