Head of Cyber Security - Oil/Gas Operational Technology (OT)

Lexstra Plc
120000.00 - 160000.00 USD Annual + tax free
12 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Professional / Specialist
Information Technology
Contract Type

Head of Cyber Security required to lead a team of Senior Industrial Control Systems (ICS)/Operational Technology (OT) Security Engineers in the implementation, integration and operation of Information Security controls. You will be required to manage cyber security risks to acceptable operational levels and increase operational Information Security maturity in line with corporate Information Security polices and standards.

You will need the following Qualifications/Experience
*Bachelor degree in engineering, information security or computer science.
*10 years of relevant professional experience.
*Strong, proven technical team leadership abilities in ICS/OT and ICT environments in the Energy sector, preferably in Oil & Gas.
*Any knowledge of refinery processes and the ability to communicate with refinery process engineers etc. is useful but not mandatory
*Conceptual technical understanding of network technologies (eg, Cisco) and diverse Information Security technologies (eg, Firewalls, anti-malware, etc). Strong, hands-on experience is a plus.
*Professional certifications in information security management such as CISSP, CISA, GIAC, GICSP or others.
*Experience in planning and managing Information Security program and projects in OT and ICT environments in the energy sector, preferably Oil & Gas.
*Excellent written and verbal business communication skills capable of interacting with various levels of business and technical leadership in ICS/OT and ICT (English).

This is a tremendous professional opportunity for a Cyber Security professional with expertise gained in the energy sector, preferably in the fields of oil and gas. The salary is tax free and there is a range of additional benefits available. The client will arrange all necessary working visas.