Company: Anadarko
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer, Security
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Platteville, Colorado, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Summary

This is a technical position within Anadarko's Enterprise IT/OT Security organization whose primary responsibility is to provide "on-the-ground" support within Anadarko's Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) Cybersecurity space. The responsibility includes implementing and supporting technical IACS Security infrastructure, including industrial networks, firewalls and systems. This Senior ITS Administrator position will be located at the Anadarko field office in Platteville, CO.


  • Overall 4+ years of experience in Networking and IT/OT Security.Other IT Infrastructure, Systems, and Project Management experience is a plus

  • Understanding of current and emerging IACS technologies, IT/OT platforms and solutions that support the business, and a high-level understanding of the challenges facing Oil and Gas Exploration and Production industry

  • Industrial safety, networking, and facility knowledge including understanding of how Oil and Gas facilities are engineered, constructed, commissioned and operated is a plus

  • CCNA or higher certification/equivalent experience is required

  • A valid driver's license and willingness/ability to spend potentially 2 to 5 hours a day driving between field sites throughout the DJ basin. Actual driving times may vary based on business need.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and think on your feet required; must be a self-starter and work well with people from diverse backgrounds/experiences

  • Ability to install, commission, and troubleshoot industrial networking equipment

  • Ability to perform Site Acceptance Test procedures for industrial networks

  • Ability to follow company standards and change processes.Be a self-starter with attention to detail

  • Travel within the basin to provide field-wide IT/OT support

  • Participate in on-call rotation for urgent support activities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.Strong business relationship skills required in order to communicate, consult and negotiate across multiple IT and business groups

  • Knowledge of IT Service Management/ITIL

  • Ability to stand for extended periods; lift 50 pounds on an as needed basis


  • Responsible for hands-on implementation and operation of IACS Security and Networking infrastructure in support of the business processes

  • Acts as a first responder to OT network infrastructure incidents, including the identification, triage, analysis, processing, and escalations.Receives alerts and reacts to break/fix events. Performs related troubleshooting

  • Validates and configures field network and firewall infrastructure

  • Creates and maintains OT/IT diagrams and other documentation

  • RMA equipment and implements replacements

  • Commissions field networks and process facilities

  • Enforces corporate standards for equipment

  • Provides analysis of data flows using SIEM and Firewall tools.Create and manage firewall policies.

  • Manage endpoint security tools including Whitelisting and Antivirus technologies

  • Assists with asset inventories and sparing strategies

  • Works closely with local business organizations to stay abreast of upcoming events and initiatives


Bachelor's degree in an IT, Engineering or closely related technical field is strongly desired (or equivalent work experience)


This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Travel Requirements

There is potential to spend 2 to 5 hours per day driving between field sites throughout the DJ basin. Actual times may vary depending on business need. Occasional business travel to The Woodlands, TX may be required.

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and / or employees. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following 'Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law'



Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in the Woodlands, Texas. Our deep and balanced portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and resource plays, and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, we are focused on our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all of our business activities. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. At Anadarko, we directly employ more than 4,900 men and women and we strive for excellence in all that we do. We know the best vision in the world will not be realized without the right people.


At Anadarko, we set ambitious goals and take disciplined risks to achieve them. We need individuals who will take on this challenge. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it.


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