Windows Specialist / OT Windows Security Engineer SCADA

Location Lancashire
Salary £70000 - £80000 per annum + + bens
Job type Permanent
Discipline IT & Digital
Reference BBBH12139_1601480811

As part of Operations Cyber Security team, you will be one of our clients new specialists entrusted with the exciting challenge of developing, implementing and driving the cybersecurity of the SCADA and OT installations that surveys our global electricity production. It will be up to you to build optimal solutions that are designed to comply with future standards and can be rolled out globally across our offshore wind farms.

Set the new standard for Windows architecture and security

Your goal will be to provide new Microsoft Windows architecture, design and implementation solutions for SCADA and OT installations. Thus, the first year or so, you will be fully engaged with developing new solutions with support from the clients enterprise architects and technical writers as well as the IT Security, SCADA and Technology teams.

Once the new solutions are in place, you will be responsible for implementing your Microsoft Windows solutions wind farms before we are ready for a global roll-out. Subsequently, you will divide your time equally between SOC team tasks and continuous development tasks.

Thus, your responsibilities will be to:

Develop architectural Windows concepts and security for SCADA, IT and OT which is not based on a standard Microsoft Windows domain

Provide concepts and solutions for Windows hardening and surveillance systems to secure optimal and continuous operations of SCADA, IT and OT in wind power plant infrastructures

Maintain Windows systems for maximum system availability and service quality

Provide 2nd line support and ensure timely resolution or escalation of events

Microsoft Windows expert that can develop non-standard solutions

As a true problem solver, you know how to think outside the box. You are highly self-driven and proactive, enabling you to work independently with your field of expertise in a new team where processes and practices are not predefined. Also, you are up for working in an international environment, and you are good at communicating with colleagues from different cultural backgrounds. Moreover, we imagine that you have:

Several years of practical experience with Windows technologies, implementations and installations in SCADA and OT environments

Practical knowledge with Windows technologies, LDAP and scripting in a decentralised environment

Some knowledge of international standards for IT/OT, control systems and cybersecurity, such as ISA99, IEC-62443, ISO-27000/27001 and other applicable standards

Experience in creating and maintaining technical documentation for Windows environments, process control and data exchange-related installations