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OT Cybersecurity Architect

Company: Chemours
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you tojoin our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking an OT Cybersecurity Architect to join our growing Cyber & Information Security team. This position will report directly to the Senior Manager, Cybersecurity Digital Technology at our Wilmington, DE location.

We are in search of a visionary OT Cybersecurity Architect with an extensive cybersecurity background in process control engineering and industrial control systems (ICS). In this role, you will spearhead the design, development, and implementation of cutting-edge cybersecurity architectures tailored specifically to operational technology (OT) systems within the chemical manufacturing sector.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and refine comprehensive cybersecurity architectures tailored specifically to process control systems in chemical manufacturing environments.
  • Conduct detailed risk assessments to identify architectural vulnerabilities and potential threats to operational technology (OT) systems.
  • Lead the design and implementation of robust security controls and measures within the architectural framework to protect critical infrastructure.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including process engineers and IT professionals, to integrate cybersecurity principles seamlessly into the architectural design.
  • Provide architectural expertise and leadership during cybersecurity incidents or breaches, ensuring swift and effective response measures are implemented.
  • Ensure architectural designs adhere to relevant cybersecurity standards and regulations, such as NIST, ISA/IEC 62443, and API 1164, through regular assessments.
  • Provide architectural guidance and training to OT and IT teams on cybersecurity best practices, ensuring awareness and adherence to architectural standards.
  • Evaluate and recommend cybersecurity tools and technologies aligned with architectural needs, overseeing their seamless integration into the environment.
  • Cultivate strategic partnerships with vendors and third-party providers to enhance the security architecture of OT systems and technologies.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the architectural framework, staying abreast of emerging threats and technological advancements to evolve and adapt architectural designs accordingly.

    The following is required for this role:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Or 10+ years of proven work-related experience in cybersecurity
    • 6+ years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on Operational Technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS).
    • Ability to provide architectural direction on the development and deployment of scalable security architectures for SCADA, DCS, PLCs, and other critical OT assets.
    • Experience with network architecture, segmentation strategies, firewalls, and intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS).

      The following is preferred for this role:
      • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, GICSP, or ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Expert.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues in real-time.
      • Prior experience working in the chemical manufacturing industry or similar process-intensive environments is a plus.
      • Proficiency in conducting architectural risk assessments, threat modeling, and vulnerability assessments for OT systems.


        Competitive Compensation

        Comprehensive Benefits Packages

        401(k) Match

        Employee Stock Purchase Program

        Tuition Reimbursement

        Commuter Benefits

        Learning and Development Opportunities

        Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

        Company-paid Volunteer Days

        We're a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work - .

        Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting Chemours.com/careers.

        Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

        Chemours is an E-Verify employer

        Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

        Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

        In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we're operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

        Pay Range (in local currency):
        $105,280.00 - $164,500.00

        Chemours Level:

        Annual Bonus Target:

        The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only andnot a guarantee oftotal compensation. Factorsconsidered in extending a compensation offer include (but are notlimitedto) responsibilities of the job,experience, knowledge, skills,and abilities, as wellas internal equity, andalignment with marketdata. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

        At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."

Keywords: Chemours, Wilmington , OT Cybersecurity Architect, Professions , Wilmington, Delaware

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