Cyber Security Systems Engineer 

Location: Chesterfield 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

A Cyber Security Systems Engineer is required to be a committed and enthusiastic member of the team, taking full responsibility for successful technical delivery and cyber security management of a complete project solution to the agreed scope in accordance with company procedures whilst meeting budgetary and time-scale targets.

Must be pro-active, and able to allocate tasks among team members and supervise, assist and monitor task progress and advise the project manager on progress, risks and issues.

The Engineer should work co-operatively with the Project Manager and engineering team to ensure smooth project progress in accordance with the agreed project lifecycle.



  • Responsible for the technical delivery of cyber security elements within automation projects
  • Work closely with and support the Project Manager in all aspects of project related cyber security technical delivery and scope management
  • Allocate tasks to the engineering team and monitor progress
  • Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of projects
  • Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures
  • Identify project opportunities and variations
  • Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing cyber security delivery risks and issues
  • Identify and enable use of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate
  • Prototyping of new technologies
  • Training planning and support
  • Mentoring of Engineers
  • Support the Automation sales and proposals teams
  • Support department business development
  • Provide Health and Safety leadership by example



The following experience is essential:

  • A Degree or HND/HNC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Control Systems or relevant discipline
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • GICSP (Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional)
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards professional registration
  • Previous experience of management, implementation, testing and commissioning security solutions in an Operational Technology environment.
  • Understanding of the OSI Network Model/TCP/IP Model
  • Detailed experience of the full project life cycle from system specification through design, development, testing and on-site commissioning is essential
  • Hands on experience of SolarWinds monitoring system including:
    • Network Performance Monitor
    • Network Traffic Analyser
    • Software Application Manager
    • Log Analyser
  • Hands on experience of network design and implementation using Cisco industrial portfolio of network switch products.
  • Hands on experience of firewall design and implementation using Cisco FirePower Technology
  • Hands on experience of IDS/IPS design and implementation using Cisco FirePower Technology
  • Hands on experience of HIDS/HIPS design and implementation using McAfee MVison Technology.
  • Hands on experience of definition and implementation of Microsoft Active Directory, including GPO’s in a Windows Server Operating Systems:
  • Hands on experience of definition and implementation of  endpoint security in Windows Desktop Operating Systems:
  • Hands on experience of VMWare ESXi, including configuration and environment security.
  • Security Practitioner using the IEC62443 family of standards, with particular focus on:
    • Risk Assessment
    • Vulnerability & Threat Management
    • Patch Management
    • Device Hardening
  • Understanding of industrial communication protocols.


Experience of some or all of the following is desirable:

  • Production of documentation for regulated industries.
  • Experience of interpreting and implementing NCSC guidance
  • PLC & SCADA systems
  • Parallel Redundancy Protocol design and implementation

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Engineering & Consultancy | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Professional | Engineering - Automation  

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