Process Control Network Cyber Security Engineer

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Posting Date: Feb 27, 2024

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US

Company: Sasol


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Purpose of Job

  • Ensure the safe and secure operations of Operational Technology (OT) across the Process Control Networks (PCN)
  • Monitor and manage system availability, protection and intrusion detection
  • Work with Cyber Security (CS) stakeholders across the internal and external environment, continuously improving our security processes and tools
  • Drive security awareness and monitor cyber threat intelligence sources, assessing them for potential attack vectors
  • Prioritize relevant vulnerability intelligence based on known threat actor capabilities in collaboration with Security Operations Center (SOC)

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

• Deploy CS framework, policies, practices and procedures across OT • Embed a CS culture through awareness & training • Support CS projects to improve CS governance & risk management • Develop CS relationships with business, IM, Vendors/Service Providers • Maintain CS Risk Register with regular stakeholder communications • Maintain DMZ and some PCN virtual and physical systems for successful implementation of CS objectives • Work with Security Operations Center (SOC) • Manage remediation initiatives & business interventions, ensure vulnerabilities are addressed timeously factoring in business priorities • Monitor the industry & external environment for emerging threats and advise relevant stakeholders on appropriate courses of action • Manage daily security events through its lifecycle from recording, investigating to closing • Improve detection capabilities & design defense-in-depth controls • Work with Vendors/Service Providers to co-ordinate security activities • Produce intelligence reports, work with various intelligence collection, reporting tools & frameworks • Single Point of Contact engaging stakeholders on CS risks & incidents • Design secure solutions using proven principles • Recommend & Coordinate OT Systems access with IT and PCN groups • Perform OT Environment audits and support external audits

Formal Education

University Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Computer Science

Working Experience

  • 5+ years relevant industry experience with 2+ years focus on Cyber Security
  • Experience with OT systems and support
  • Experience with Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • Experience with Security Systems (Anti-Virus, SIEMs, Pentests, etc.)
  • Knowledge of CS Practices and Policies


Required Personal/Professional Skills

  • Process thinking, with knowledge of systems
  • Awareness of security industry standards & frameworks
  • Facilitation and Coordination skills through crisis management events
  • Command of CS organization practices, operations risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, analyzing threats & vulnerabilities
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Must be able to work independently or within teams



Sasol (USA) Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by applicable law, regulation or local ordinance. For more information about your rights under the law, see 



Sasol treats work-authorized job applicants equally in recruiting and hiring without regard to their citizenship status or national origin unless required by law, regulation, executive order, government contract, or determination by the Attorney General.   Please note Sasol will not sponsor, obtain, and/or petition for temporary visa status (for example, E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN) for candidates for this position and/or personnel hired for this position.

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles

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