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OT Infrastructure Platform Engineer - VR/25291

Status: Permanent
Location: Kingswells, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/25291
Rate: Available Upon Request

TMM Recruitment is working with one of the most prestigious oil and gas operators in the North East to source an OT Infrastructure Platform Engineer on a permanent basis. This position will be responsible for building, maintaining, and administering the day-to-day operations of the company’s OT infrastructure. The successful candidate will have a proven track record and experience of working with OT services for production oil and gas environments with a significant understanding of HSES and Asset Integrity practices.

   

Purpose of Role

  • The Operational Technology (OT) Infrastructure Platform Engineer will be responsible for building, maintaining, and administering the day-to-day operations of the company’s OT infrastructure, including responsibility for change and run elements of the server and storage environment.
  • The role will help troubleshoot and triage any problems that arise in OT infrastructure covering Servers, Storage and Backup elements and support disaster recovery operations and security remediation and hardening.
  • The role should identify improvements to the efficiency and safety of the environment.

    

Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence Level

  • Maintaining and administering OT Infrastructure, including patch management, software and firmware upgrades, application software and configuration appropriate to the day-to-day operations of the OT Infrastructure environment.
  • Performing and checking data backups and support disaster recovery operations.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving hardware, software and OS issues and system problems.
  • Replacing faulty infrastructure hardware components as required.
  • Monitoring server performance and hardware to ensure optimal service is delivered to support production operations.
  • Implementing and remediating identified security hardening and live vulnerability across the OT infrastructure in a timely manner to ensure company security.
  • Supporting the OT Operations Supervisor with development of new requirements for the OT Infrastructure.
  • Creating and maintaining documentation, including design and configuration and operating manuals.
  • Ensuring OT equipment is deployed and configured in alignment with regulatory and security best practices and requirements.
  • Liaising with vendors as required to facilitate operations.
  • May be required to provide out of hours support via an on-call rota.

    

Critical Skills, Qualifications Experience

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, collaborative (team working) with planning and execution skills.
  • Strong industry, domain-specific knowledge of the operational technology systems and consumers of the service within the business.
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to go the extra mile to achieve important goals.
  • Proven track record and experience of working with OT services for production oil and gas environments with a significant understanding of HSES and Asset Integrity practices, including managing and impacting change to these environments.
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills in an environment where resources may not be in direct control of this role.
  • Experience and involvement in internal or external audits in accordance with relevant regulatory standards.
  • Experience of working in offshore and live plant environments is desirable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Safety Critical System architecture principles, industry best practice and operating secure systems and processes.
  • Accountable for compliance with all related processes, policies and work practices.
  • Knowledge of information security best practices.
  • Strong experience of managing servers, storage and backup services.
  • Support the development of future planning and product roadmap activity.

    

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