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Network Security Engineer - ICS/OT

120,000 – 155,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

Position Description:

The Network Security Engineer - OT will be part of the Process Control and Optimization group.

This group supports advanced applications, process control infrastructure systems, and projects across the division.

The Network Security Engineer OT is responsible for design (configuration) and maintenance (upgrades and migrations) of cybersecurity-related software and hardware such as Anti-virus, Whitelisting, Backup and Restore, Monitoring Tools, Firmware, and Patches.

This position interfaces with Operations, Maintenance, Capital Projects, Process Safety, Reliability and Mechanical Integrity groups to ensure appropriate alignment in the delivery of PLC and OT device security at all 3 plant sites.

This position reports to the DCS/Process Control Engineering Team Leader for day-to-day work coordination.

The role will have dotted line reporting to the OT Cybersecurity Advisor and I/E Engineering Advisor to address specific cybersecurity projects/activities.


  • Maintain the effectiveness, reliability, and security of the Process Control Network and Pipeline SCADA Network
  • Develop, implement, communicate, and maintain plans and procedures for achieving high integrity and reliability of the networks
  • Monitor system performance indicators for potential problems
  • Provide support to clients in process control, I&E, engineering, operations, capital projects, laboratory, and IT
  • Maintain server and network documentation
  • Provide support for the virtualized environment
  • Implement and develop cybersecurity strategies within the O.T. networks

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor degree + 5 years of experience or Associates with 10 years' experience
  • 10+ years of supporting enterprise /OT infrastructure preferable with CISCO Switches
  • CISCO certification preferred (CCNA)
  • Palo Alto PCNSE/GIAC GICSP certifications preferred
  • Familiarity with I&E networked systems such as electrical protective relays, RTUs, analyzers, PLCs, etc.
  • Working knowledge of information security standards, framework, risk assessment and best practices from ISA99, IE62443, NIST882
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This position is with a global chemical company. The plant location is south of the League City area and commutable from the south and southeast Houston suburbs. This site has remained a stable employer with high employee satisfaction due to the workplace culture, competitive salary, and benefits package as well as opportunities for professional growth.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 120000

Salary Max : 155000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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