ICT Job in Australia : Process Control Network (PCN) Specialist

  •  Process Control Network (PCN) Specialist
  • Job title: Process Control Network (PCN) Specialist
  • Contract Type: Contract
  • Location: Perth, Australia
  • Industry:
  • IT
  • Salary: LNG Day Rates
  • Reference: BH-166464
  • Contact Name: Dan Vincan
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9426 7400

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Process Control Network (PCN) Specialist to join the Automation Team of a global oil and gas corporation looking to expand it's OT capability in Australia. Reporting to the PCN Team Lead, this is a Perth based role.


ICT Job in Australia : Process Control Network (PCN) Specialist
ICT Job in Australia : Process Control Network (PCN) Specialist

This position works closely with key operational support teams to ensure the safe and optimal running of industrial control networks, infrastructure and applications. As this is a complex and demanding role that has a significant impact on LNG operational reliability and safety, a wide range of skills and experience in IT, Operational Technology (OT), project engineering in complex processing facilities is required to perform effectively.


Typical Responsibilities of the Role include:

  • Monitors and maintains the health and security of OT systems which includes networks, infrastructure and applications.
  • Builds effective relationships with system engineers, maintenance specialists, operators, IT, and control system vendors to ensure OT changes are specified, designed, tested, documented, and implemented in accordance with company management of change processes and safe work practices.
  • Assists with OT system component life cycle planning and site execution of software and hardware refresh of legacy infrastructure.
  • Maintains the OT infrastructure is compliant with Company policies, standards, and cybersecurity controls.

Desirable Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology or related discipline is preferred; however actual hands-on OT industry experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 6-8 years of experience in IT infrastructure in an Operational Technology (OT) environment (preferably Oil and Gas).
  • Extensive support and troubleshooting of Network switching infrastructure (VLANs/VRF), Firewalls, VMware HA/DRS/FT and SAN technologies.
  • Advanced support and troubleshooting of Microsoft Windows server and client operating systems, Microsoft Active Directory, including the management and implementation of Group Policy Objects.
  • Experience with maintaining cyber security, information Protection and compliance on process control Systems.
  • Proficient in understanding of, and able to communicate with, technical practitioners on the following:
  • SCADA, DCS, PLCs, HMIs and related industrial control systems
  • OPC, Historians, relational databases
  • System integration, network topology and protocols such as TCP, Modbus
  • Industry Standards and best practices that are applicable to IT/OT environments
  • Common secure network architectures used in IT/OT environments

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

How to Apply 

The Application process in online. 

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