IT/OT Cybersecurity Specialist

Posté 23 mars 2022

Allentown, Pennsylvania - United States

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A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. 



Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 


Your Role:

You will design, implement and operate Operational Technology (OT) systems and manage respective asset investment projects. In this role, you will define project tasks and work packages, and manage internal project teams as well as external suppliers with full responsibility on quality, cost, timelines and know how protection.

Our OT systems typically consist of the central process control system with data historians and interfaces to PIM-, LIM- or Manufacturing Intelligence systems. While defining, building and maintaining these systems you are the interface to our local and global IT organizations. You are keen to manage medium-sized interdisciplinary, global teams of specialists. You are able to find the right balance of doing and delegating design, coding and management tasks.

You will be involved in continuous improvement projects for running systems and you will perform user trainings including security requirements.  There is a 25% travel expectation for this role; both domestic and international travel.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, automation or electrical engineering.
  • 10+ years’ experience in OT system design and project execution of digitalization projects.
  • Advanced knowledge in OT infrastructure design, software engineering and IT security.
  • Experience in implementing layers of protection for cyber security, OT and IT.
  • Hands on experience in diagnosis, maintenance, installation and setup of OT systems hardware and software.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in computer science, automation, electrical engineering or related field is preferred.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work on global, cross functional teams.


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.