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OT Cybersecurity Technical Solution Architect

Siemens Energy Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 27 Apr 2024


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  • Experience: Intermediate
  • English: Professional
  • Arabic: Preferred


About the Role

  • Location: United Arab Emirates, Dubai
  • Company: Siemens Energy LLC
  • Organization: Gas Services
  • Business Unit: Service Middle East
  • Full / Part time: Full-time
  • Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

About your Role

Siemens Energy is seeking an experienced OT (Operational Technology) Cybersecurity Specialist to join a sector-leading practice focused on protecting mission-critical systems and critical national infrastructure. This role is a core element of an operational service to protect some of the world’s leading organizations from cybersecurity threats. As an OT Cybersecurity Technical Solution Architect Specialist, you will play a leading role in the development and successful implementation of Siemens Energy’s OT cybersecurity projects, from engaging with customers to understanding and shaping requirements to enabling the drafting of high-quality solutions for complex offers within tight timelines. Drawing on your skills and experience, you will deftly adapt Siemens Energy’s cybersecurity portfolio solutions and approaches to fit opportunity development requirements, considering regulation, compliance needs, and competitor analysis.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Providing subject matter expertise in the execution of operational technology (OT) Cybersecurity workshops, risk assessments, and remediation engagements for customers.
  • Conducting cybersecurity Vulnerability Assessments and Gap Analysis.
  • Conducting audits against standards such as NERC CIP and IEC 62443.
  • Designing and implementing vendor-agnostic cybersecurity solutions for industrial control systems.
  • Successfully conducting onsite implementation/engineering of OT cybersecurity solutions.
  • Providing technical analysis and guidance on industrial control systems security trends.
  • Sales Support – working with sales colleagues in the development and delivery of OT cybersecurity proposals and scope of work documents.
  • Roadmap Generation - conducting security reviews and assessments of customers’ operational technology and OT security risk landscapes to advise on enhancements, and develop strategies, roadmaps, and new operating models to help customers achieve these enhancements.
  • Product iteration and innovation – working with our global cybersecurity teams to develop contextualized product and service offerings to reduce cybersecurity risk in OT environments.
  • Subject Matter Expertise – application of deep cybersecurity skills to provide security services: design, build, and protect industrial control systems, applications, data, assets, and people for our customers.
  • Supporting the regional cybersecurity team in defining strategies in alignment with the group-level objective.
  • Developing strategic initiatives in collaboration with sales and project management for business growth and target completion.

What You Bring

  • Masters-level education in a relevant field from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 8 years of previous experience in a relevant technical or consulting environment.
  • Experience with ICS systems and ICS security industry practices with exposure to Operational technologies is essential.
  • Experienced with sales, development, or running of an IT or OT Managed Security Service (MSS).
  • Innovative mindset and able to create business value for different stakeholders across the region.
  • Experience in technical proposal development.
  • Familiar with (energy sector) critical infrastructure & regulatory requirements of relevant countries.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity technologies, tools, and techniques, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, anti-virus software, SIEM, and vulnerability scanners.
  • Minimum 5 years supporting PLC, DCS, SIS, or SCADA systems.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of one or more of the following: IEC 62443/ISA 99, NIST SP 800-82, CPNI Good Practice, NERC CIP, TSA SD02C, NIS2.
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as GICSP, CISSP, ISA99 certifications, CCSA, CCSE, CRISC, CCSP, EC-Council Ethical Hacker are preferred.
  • Experience or exposure to deploying or supporting security practices and technologies such as risk or vulnerability assessments, antivirus software, firewalls and switches, intrusion detection systems, SIEM tools, in industrial environments such as at energy companies or large manufacturing organizations.
  • Experience in technical project coordination or project management.
  • Conceptual thinker and strategic mindset; ability to define tangible and implementable concepts.
  • Proficient in English; Arabic language proficiency is preferred.
  • Demonstrate excellent commercial understanding, possess excellent communications, and planning skills, and have a confident and flexible approach to their work.
  • Availability to travel up to 30% as needed.
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About Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy is one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thus supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. With its portfolio of products, solutions and services, Siemens Energy covers almost the entire energy value chain – from power generation and transmission to storage. The portfolio includes conventional and renewable energy technology, such as gas and steam turbines, hybrid power plants operated with hydrogen, and power generators and transformers. A majority stake in the wind power subsidiary Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) makes Siemens Energy a global market leader for renewable energies. An estimated one-sixth of the electricity generated worldwide is based on technologies from Siemens Energy. Siemens Energy employs 97,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries and generated revenue of around €31 billion in fiscal year 2023.