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Cyber Defense Center OT Operations Specialist (m/f/d)

Job Description

Looking for a chance to create a positive impact on our society?

This opportunity provides flexibility in location either in Lisbon (Portugal) or Madrid (Spain). Your preferred location will be asked during your application

As a OT Operations Specialist you will:
  • Identify and evaluate IT and OT (operational technology, e.g. ICS, SCADA, sensors, etc.) log sources necessary for security monitoring and attack detection in office and industrial environments
  • Test, evaluate, implement, and operate threat detection and monitoring services offered by providers for IT and OT environments or third parties
  • Plan and support onboarding of IT and OT log sources to existing SIEM and environment specific detection solutions like Suricata, Moloch, Claroty, etc.
  • Develop, implement, and operate scalable and secure communication between on-prem and OT infrastructure (e.g. VPN tunnels)
  • Develop, implement, and optimize attack detection use cases together with service owners and customers
  • Be part of a team that operates distributed Linux-based application servers in a high-security environment. This includes general system administration tasks, patching, hardening, monitoring, automation etc.
To make a difference, you must have:
  • Solid and proven SecDevOps knowledge (e.g. Python, Bash, Java, Gitlab, CI/CD)
  • Solid and proven infrastructure operations knowledge (e.g. Linux, networking, Puppet, ELK, Kafka)
  • Experience in security monitoring/security operations center environment (SOC) - preferable
  • Development skills in scripting or high-level programming languages (e.g. Python, Bash, Java, Go)
  • Specific knowledge on industrial control systems (ICS) from a range of vendors including SIEMENS (e.g. PLC, DCS, SCADA) and related protocols (e.g. Profibus, Profinet, DNP3, Modbus, OPC UA) would be preferable
  • At least 2, optimally 4+ years of relevant working experience
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an international team
  • University degree or comparable knowledge in computer science, IT security or related fields
  • Proficient in written and spoken English (including security terminology) combined with good interpersonal skills and attention to details.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced, evolving, growing, and multifaceted environment.
Securing the Future Enterprise Today

Whether in the field of Industry, Smart Infrastructure or Energy: Digitalization is simplifying many facets of life. Therefore, we need to handle the associated risks caused through Cyber-criminals.

“Making an impact that matters”, that’s the motto we live by. We at Siemens are continuously pushing the boundaries of sectors such as the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud technologies. However, with such digital innovations come unexpected security challenges and vulnerabilities, thus growing the risk of cyberattacks.

We’re looking for forward-thinking, results-oriented game-changers like you to join our team of specialists. Together let’s build ground breaking security solutions and infrastructures that protect our data and the digital assets of our customers. Help us seek tomorrow’s challenges today!

Join us! Together we can make our digital world more secure.


We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Do you want to know more about Cybersecurity at Siemens? www.siemens.com/cybersecurity

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Organization: Cybersecurity

Company: Siemens S.A.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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