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  • Job reference: RMS0213272

Control System IT Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/07/2019
  • Duration: 12-24 months
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The Company:

Our client is a global, pioneering operator with continued growth in Australia developing large gas resources and maintaining a substantial exploration portfolio. Our client has over 90,000 personnel worldwide across 70 countries making them one of the largest oil and gas operators in the world. Our client is also involved in ground-breaking projects the likes of which the world has never seen before thus confirming their reputation as an innovator in oil and gas technology.


Organise Information Security work within the PCD
Ensure interfaces are clearly defined and documented
Review and endorse data communication channels and technology selections for data transfers between systems
Ensure ownership and delegations of authority for IT equipment, systems and applications in PCD is clearly defined and documented
Ensure necessary asset registers on all IT equipment and applications in PCD are maintained
Maintain logical network drawings of PCD components, creating or modifying component information in the database as required
Have an overview of security measures implemented and documented non-compliance to Information Security requirements
Maintain and execute any site-specific procedures required to maintain PCD security compliance
Test recovery plans for the IT function in the PCD
Facilitate the scanning of removable media and devices

Protection and Monitoring

Execute day-to-day Information Security tasks related to infrastructure in the PCD
Monitor servers, networks and communication equipment using implemented tools, systems and applications
Monitor and execute access control and profile management based on documented business approval
Maintain and backup system configuration for servers and network equipment and ensure backups are stored securely
Review security logs and provide reports for identifying potential intrusion, and escalate incidents as necessary, ensuring incidents are properly investigated, re-mediated, reviewed and closed
Implement change management and testing procedures for network and endpoint security and ensure endorsement from business
Manage anti-virus solutions to ensure all nodes receive effective and up-to-date endpoint protection
Perform security updates of operating systems based on recommended frequency

Access Control

Facilitate system and user access to applications and systems in PCD through PCAD or SecurePlant
Ensure passwords for applications and systems in PCD are managed
Ensure users who have documented business need to access systems or applications have authorisation to do so
Regularly verify only authorised users have access to relevant systems and applications
Ensure users who leave the company, change internal positions or roles, or no longer have business needs immediately have their access rights to the PCD revoked

Business Continuity

Ensure Disaster Recovery Plans are updated after changes to IT infrastructure or to the organisation, and that testing is done regularly
Evaluate and document backups (frequency, type of copy, type of storage media, retention period, encryption needs and number of copies) based on documented criticality of systems
Ensure appropriate and documented routines for backups exist, as well as documented and tested procedures for recover

Skills / Qualifications:
Oil and Gas experience and Emerson DeltaV control systems background is essential
Preferred Certifications - MCSA, CCNA, VCP, SSCP/CISSP, GIC

About Fircroft:
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