Operational Cybersecurity Engineer

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South Africa, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

  1. Project Automation and IT
  2. Permanent
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FUNCTION: OPERATIONAL CYBERSECURITY ENGINEER
DISCIPLINE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
LOCATION: ROTATIONAL IN EQUATORIAL GUINEA
DURATION: PERMANENT

SALARY: MARKET RELATED
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“Our international client is seeking an OPERATIONAL CYBERSECURITY ENGINEEER who will focus on securing, supporting, configuring, and regularly updating the client’s Process Control Systems. This role is based in EQUATORIAL GUINEA.”

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsibilities will extend to configuring and managing network security measures to protect the process control layer from internal & external threats. Collaboration with diverse teams will be crucial to uphold the reliability, security, and efficiency of our OT systems.
  • Plan and organize work within OT domain while ensuring the interfaces are clearly defined and documented.
  • Ensure that all equipment, systems, and applications in the OT environment are registered & maintained.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of OT network configurations, protocols, and security measures.
  • Develop, maintain, and execute any site-specific procedures required to maintain OT security compliance by having an overview of our security measures.
  • Design, implement, and maintain robust OT network architectures to support sites, creating or modifying component information in the database as required.
  • Perform regular site visits to production facilities for remediation activities and to assure controls and procedures are in place. Also, identify new vulnerabilities and implement necessary measures.
  • Ensure Disaster Recovery Plans, systems are sustained through changes and tested appropriately.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
  • Cybersecurity industry certification such as Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)
  • Other Relevant IT / OT certifications (e.g., CISSP, CCNA, CCNP, ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Specialist)
  • Degree in Cyber (IT/OT) Security / Electronics / Electrical / Information Technology /Computer science Engineering, or demonstrable & relevant work experience.
  • Relevant Offshore Travel Certifications e.g., BOSIET, HUET, CA-EBS, MIST
  • Minimum 8 Years + exposure to offshore Process Automation and Control, Production and Operations environments.
  • Minimum 5 Years experience in defining, implementing & assessing cyber security controls in Industrial automation control systems.
  • Preferable experience with NIST-SP800-82, IEC62443 / ISA99, NERC-CIP, IEC 27002, ISO/IEC 15408, BSI TL-02103, etc.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, principles, and practices in OT environments.
  • Working knowledge on Cyber Security concepts like Risk Assessment, Gap Assessment, Risk Treatment Plans, and relevant security technologies like SIEM, IDS & IPS.
  • Strong understanding of Offshore Oil & Gas operations, Hazards & Risks.
  • Familiarity/Knowledge of the Purdue Enterprise Reference Architecture (PERA)
  • In-depth knowledge OT / IACS network communication protocols (e.g., Modbus, Profibus, industrial networking topologies, as well as L2/L3 networking and architecture
  • In-Depth understanding of industrial automation systems (PLCs, SCADA, DCS).
  • Familiarity of the current threats, vulnerabilities, exploits in ICS environments, and appropriate mitigation techniques.
  • Candidate possessing a strong command of the Spanish language, coupled with excellent English skills are preferred.

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Contact:
Tanya De Bruyn

Email:
Tanya.De.Bruyn@trssa.com
za.trsadd@trssa.com



“We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, or any other criteria protected by governing law.”
 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.

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