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Reference ID R27538 Updated 12/05/2021 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Philippines City/State Manila Work Location Manila

The Role

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If you are a Control System IT Engineer with expertise in Incident, Threat & Vulnerability Management, IT Architecture IT Audit & Compliance, then this is the role for you.

What's the Role?

A Control System IT Engineer is a skilled individual able to support, configure and periodically change/patch Operations Technology (OT) systems that underpin process control systems, and support their integration into the overall local network. They are also knowledgeable in the configuration and maintenance of security controls that safeguard the process control layer from unauthorized access or change.

Other Responsibilities Include:


  • Support Information Security work within the ICS

  • Ensure interfaces are clearly defined and documented

  • Ensure necessary asset registers on all ICS OT equipment and applications in ICS are maintained

  • Support the maintenance of the server, desktop, and network documentation for ICS components, helping to create or modify component information as required

  • Maintain and execute any site-specific procedures required to maintain ICS security compliance

Protection and Monitoring

  • Monitor virtualization and server infrastructure using implemented tools, systems, and applications

  • Monitor and execute access control and profile management based on documented business approval

  • Implement and maintain Active Directory security policies

  • Support the maintenance of backup system configuration for servers and help ensure backups are stored securely

  • Support change management and testing procedures for endpoint security and ensure endorsement from business

  • Manage anti-virus solutions to ensure all nodes receive effective and up-to-date endpoint protection

  • Support security updates of operating systems based on the recommended frequency

  • Facilitate the scanning of removable media and devices through processes or procedures

Access Control

  • Facilitate system and user access to applications and systems in ICS

  • Ensure users who have documented business need to access systems or applications have the authorization to do so

  • Regularly verify only authorized 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 ICS revoked

Business Continuity

  • Ensure operability and availability of backup and recovery infrastructure.

  • Support the ICS backup and recovery processes are implemented and maintained

  • Support the assurance that appropriate and documented routines for backups exist, as well as documented and tested procedures for recovery


  • Participate in the planning of upgrades and installations of new versions of OT security hardware and software

  • Support the assurance that implemented security controls and countermeasures work as intended

  • Follow up unsolved problems/error messages with OT developers/suppliers

  • Report Information Security events and incidents to the organization focal point

Special Challenges:

  • Industrial Automation, Control & Safeguarding

  • Embedded Devices & Control Applications

  • Operating Environments & Hazards

  • Relevant internal and external Engineering standards and processes

What we need from you:

  • At least 7-10 years relevant experience with 3 years in Cyber defence as an advantage.

  • Must be skilled in Business Risk Management and IT Architecture

Initial Technical Skills:

  • VMware vSphere

  • Microsoft Active Directory

  • Antivirus software packages, preferably McAfee ePO

  • Backup and recovery software packages, preferably Veeam

  • Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

  • Basic network skills

Advantageous Skills:

  • Cyber Security

  • Incident, Threat, and Vulnerability Management

  • IT Audit & Compliance

  • Programming/scripting skills

Advantageous Certifications:

  • Operating Systems (MCSA modules)

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)

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