OT Subject Matter Expert


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Job Title: OT Subject Matter Expert

Duration: 12 Month contract; chance to extend/convert to full time.

Location: Houston, TX (preferred) HYBRID schedule; REMOTE if available to travel to Houston, TX

Pay Rate: 80/ HR

Industry: Oil and Gas Industry

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an OT Subject Matter Expert with 10+ years of experience.
  • Strong understanding of OT environments, particularly in context utilizing Microsoft, VMware, and Azure technologies.
  • Familiarity with network security tools such as Claroty, Tenable, Palo Alto Networks, and Fortinet.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with both technical and non-technical teams.
  • Relevant certifications in OT, cybersecurity, or related fields are advantageous.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and contribute to the development and implementation of safeguard strategies in OT environments, ensuring they meet world-class standards.
  • Provide expert guidance and technical support for OT-related projects and initiatives.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate safeguard advancements effectively.
  • Analyze current OT environments and propose enhancements or optimizations to improve security and efficiency.
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends and developments in OT security and technologies.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal teams, external partners, and clients, particularly in the context of Microsoft and VMware environments.
  • Conduct regular assessments and audits of OT environments to identify potential vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with network teams to manage and optimize the use of tools like Claroty, Tenable, and various firewall technologies.
  • Lead the integration and utilization of Azure services in business environments to enhance OT capabilities.
  • Provide training and mentorship to team members on OT best practices and technologies.
  • Participate in the formulation of policies and procedures related to OT security and operations.

Job ID: JOB-233562
Publish Date: 22 Jan 2024

Tagged as: OT Subject Matter Expert