Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, Engineering Technician
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


Gas Operations Technical Support (GOTS) Department is the overall umbrella that is overlooking several Gas plants technical disciplines including plant network and cybersecurity disciplines. Each plant has its own plant network and dedicated control systems. Thus, Plant Network & System (PN&S) group within the GOTS department is responsible for providing high level technical consultation, support, assessments, initiatives, etc. The job's candidate is going to be part of the PN&S group.

Key Responsibilities

You should be able to perform the following:

Conduct annual assessments on industrial control networks and systems as mandated by corporate standard requirements for all Gas Plants.

Conduct cybersecurity maturity and compliance assessments plants' networks.

Investigate and utilize new technologies and processes to enhance security capabilities and implements improvements.

Conduct site visits to respective plant to perform the assessments, provide technical support, etc.

Technically review future plants' projects such as expansion projects, systems upgrade, etc.

Develop and track obsolescence management or technology deployment plans.

Participate in strategic planning and initiatives to enhance plant network cybersecurity levels

Ensure security standards and procedures are followed by each Gas Plant.

Support PN&S internal audit, Information Security Department (ISD), Information Protection Department (IPD), and other related entities.

Develop engineering or technical reports related to cybersecurity assessments, projects, etc.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you

Hold a Bachelor or in Computer Engineering, Computer Science with Cybersecurity focus, or a related technical discipline. Master's degree is desirable.

Have 15 years of experience as a network engineer in an implementation and operational support role.

Have experience in Network Security - Firewall, ACL, IDS, IPS, SIEM. Have Experience in Microsoft - Active Directory, DNS, WSUS, Terminal Server. In addition, an experience with anti-virus systems, backup & restore solutions, system management.

Have solid understanding of networks, routing, switching, protocols, security, firewalls, DLP

Are familiar with network management concepts including fault identification/isolation, configuration, and performance management

Are Certified in: CompTIA Security+ , CCNA security , CISSP , CEH. Certifications in CISA , SANS GPEN, SANS GXPN, SANS GIAC, SANS GREM,OSCP certificates are recommended.

Have a strong knowledge in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools and technologies

Can work independently or with minimal direction on multiple phases of complex operational activities and projects.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.