OT/IT Cybersecurity Expert
SICPA — Prilly
16.09.2019 | Employee | 100%

OT/IT Cybersecurity Expert

To strengthen the security of our Manufacturing Operations sites, we are looking for a:


Within the Global Information System team (GIS) the Operational Technology (OT) / IT security expert will implement and manage IT operations and security standards in the Chavornay industrial environment as well as in other OT environments globally, in strong coordination with the Industrial Technologies & Engineering (ITE) and Cyber Security teams

Define OT/IT Strategy & Standards

  • In collaboration with Cyber security team defining industrial network security standards and procedures
  • Ensuring that good practices are embedded across all our industrial environment OT sites globally in coordination with corporate GIS and security team
  • Managing the selection and relationship with third parties


  • Leading and participating in projects in order to improve the overall service provided
  • Anticipating and identifying projects for budget preparation


  • Managing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and work instructions
  • Managing OT/IT security incidents as First Line Support (L1) and tasks/incidents for GIS as Second Line Support (L2)
  • Managing and monitoring servers and endpoints in the OT networks including reviewing and controlling connection of new ones
  • Monitoring data transfer in/out of the OT network
  • Performing capacity planning, system patching and backups in the OT networks
  • Supervising all new OT systems implementation, including installation, configuration, hardening and connection
  • Performing security maintenance on the system in line with the company's global policies
  • Maintaining the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) of all IT related items


  • Preferably a Master degree in a Technology related field of study or Bachelor's degree with extensive relevant experience
  • 5+ years of OT/Network/Servers administration experience
  • Knowledge and experience in administration of small-medium size IT infrastructures, including installing, configuring and hardening of
Windows servers, Windows workstation and network devices (switches, routers)
  • Knowledge and experience in operational and security monitoring, e.g. Nagios as well as in firewalls (checkpoint), NAC and network security (Cisco devices)
  • ITIL certification and industrial environment OT best practices
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with global teams across multiple countries
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high level of diplomacy, customer focused
  • Experience in project management, a plus
  • Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technologies such as those used in industrial control systems
  • Ability to define and lead processes and to enforce procedure and policies
  • Fluent in written and spoken English/ French

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