Senior Technical Specialist – Gas Ops Technology

  • Contract
  • Detroit

Job Title: Senior Technical Specialist – Gas Ops Technology
Pay rate: $70/hr
Contract length: 12 mos+
Location: Hybrid-3 days/week on site in Detroit
Visa: USC, GC

Job Summary:

Provides advanced guidance and expertise with configuring and administering the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system in the gas operational technology area. Leads teams in special projects involving problem solving and troubleshooting in the operational technology environment. Implements solutions to mitigate and ensure cyber security compliance. Serves as mentor to other members of the team and coaches on best practices and new technologies. Span of control: 0; individual contributor.

Key Accountabilities:
· Leads system configuration and administration of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) process and operations
· Oversees troubleshooting and problem resolution involving operational technology software, hardware, and communication issues in collaboration with Gas operations, Business Relationship Management (BRM) and Information Technology (IT)
· Develops scope and schedule for reports and system interfaces
· Leads management of servers, workstations, databases, installation, and configuration of operating system in the OT environment
· Establishes and maintains integration of remote field sites, including collaborating with gas operations and engineering
· Regularly connects with Gas Operational Technology Cyber team to meet cyber security requirements to ensure compliance with cyber regulations
· Leads the planning and deployment of new applications/tools, software upgrades and security processes
· Identifies continuous improvement opportunities and participates in improvement initiatives of processes, procedures for the safe, secure, reliable operation of the SCADA system
· Leads key operational technology projects that require collaboration with different work groups and implements solutions within the security infrastructure that will yield optimal results
· Serves as a skilled resource for less experienced team members; provides analysis and recommendations on cross functional projects

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
· Bachelor’s degree in an information technology-related discipline (e.g., Information Systems,
Computer Science, Engineering) and four years of experience in information technology

· Experience in Cyber Security Operations
· Experience in SCADA Operational Technology systems
· Board knowledge in Programming Languages (e.g., Perl, C#, PowerShell, or similar)
· Advanced proficiency in Database systems’ administration (e.g., SQL, Oracle, or similar)
· Certifications: SANS GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification)
· Experience with field equipment, including programmable logic controllers, remote terminal units and flow computers

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