Company: Saudi Aramco (ASC)
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, IT - Networking & Telecom
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.


We are seeking a PAN (Process Automation Network) Administerial to join the SAF Technical Support Division (STSD), under Northern Area Technical Support Department (NATSD).

NATSD provides engineering support for the Northern Area Oil Operations with specialized engineering and technical knowledge in the areas of varied disciplines to maximize profitability and meeting highest standards of safety and environment.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Perform administration of plant networks and systems including but not limited to routers, switches, firewalls, servers, operating systems, and other devices and components.

Ensure the reliable and secure operation of the process automation system infrastructure. Monitor plant systems and networks for error-free and secure operation and acceptable performance.

Promote Cybersecurity awareness amongst all plant's personnel. Participate in Plant Network Security events such as but not limited to the following:

Risk Assessment Review and Recertification. Compliance Assessments. Maturity Assessment. Industrial Security in investigating breaches within the plant operating facility. Cybersecurity Internal Audit.

PCS Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan Review and Recertification. PCS OIM and necessary documents Review and Recertification. Users Access Authorization Review and Recertification.

Hardening Procedures Review and Recertification. Network Drawings Review and Recertification. Firewalls' Rules Review and Recertification for both IT and DMZ.

Handle, maintain, and fix all the end points issues in cybersecurity tripwire automated system.

Review Plant Network design drawings and provides commissioning, startup, and maintenance support of plant networks and systems.

Install new process automation network system components.

Perform hardware and software upgrades, backups, restore procedures and documents disaster recoveries, Perform software modifications, database and process historian administration.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you

Hold a bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or advanced professional engineering degree in related field.

Must have a Minimum of 15 years of professional engineering experience effectively performing similar roles and responsibilities, preferably in oil and gas industry or similar process industry. Experience must be recognized as being capable of solving technical problems of Process & Control Systems Networks in oil and gas operation. Must have a thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, Design details, International Codes, Standards and Specifications.

Are able to understanding, interpret and analyze different types of engineering documents and data. Must be familiar with required international Codes and Standards. Must possess strong analytical abilities and project management skills.

Must have a Knowledge base of the latest developments in networking technology through work experience, conferences, seminars and professional journals.

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.