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IT/OT Engineer – Telecoms

Spearhead the implementation and deployment of strategies to maintain robust information and operational technology networks (IT/OT) and telecommunications systems in the Continental Europe Offshore Hub. Ensure compliance with cyber-security requirements and maintain a reliable IT/OT and Communications infrastructure throughout the offshore asset's life-cycle.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute corrective and preventive maintenance activities independently or through contractors.
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks related to IT/OT networks and communications systems.
  • Share lessons learned and best practices with other Offshore Hubs.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities with offshore site teams.
  • Define and implement strategies for maintaining IT/OT networks and communications systems, ensuring regulatory compliance and optimal service quality.
  • Collaborate on technical solutions for new offshore projects and ensure performance and maintainability.
  • Prepare Scope of Works, Suppliers Technical Evaluations, and actively participate in procurement processes.
  • Interact with Global Technical Services, Offshore site teams, OEMs, and regulatory bodies as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Efficiently manage maintenance contracts, minimising costs, and contributing to business EBITDA.
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis for technical issues and implement necessary actions to prevent re-occurrence.

PROFILE/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in relevant field (electronics, digital control, automation, or communications)
  • High proficiency in industrial control systems and relevant protocols.
  • Logical thinking, risk assessment, and future planning skills.
  • Languages: English (high level), other useful languages like German, French, Spanish.
  • Experience in contracting, engineering support, and maintenance.
  • Capacity to work in an international and multicultural team.
  • Organisational and operational skills with technical judgement and decision-making ability.
  • Knowledge of SCADA applications, DCS, PLCs, and equipment in Offshore wind projects.
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn, and excellent communication skills.
  • IT literate with proficiency in MS Office and project management software.
  • Significant experience in IT/OT networks and communications systems roles.
  • Flexible to travel around Europe and overseas.

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Experience in offshore operations sector.
  • Track record in operation and maintenance delivery.
  • Knowledge of H&S and environmental legislation for marine/offshore projects.
  • GWO certificates for offshore works.
  • Cultural awareness.
  • Postgraduate experience in wind farm operations.