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Process Control Domain Administrator

Process Control Domain Administrator

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We are currently seeking an Process Control Domain (PCN) Administrator for a prominent international Operator in Anchorage, Alaska.  Our client is the 4th largest exploration and production company worldwide, with operators in more than 30 countries and assets of $160 billion.



 The process control domain (PCN) administrator is responsible for analysis, design, configuration, installation, and maintenance of computer systems infrastructure.  This position ensures that Industrial Control Systems (ICS) applications and network equipment are managed and maintained in accordance with internal standards, policies and procedures.


This position ensures IT/OT technologies and applications are administered securely in the PCN Operations Technology (OT) environment. 
- Support PCN Cybersecurity compliance activities:
  - Network Security
  - Secure PC/Server configurations
  - Asset inventories
  - Security Training
  - Firewalls and Remote Access Security
  - Maintenance, monitoring, and audit log analysis
  - Protective PCN Security Technology: Antivirus, Application Whitelisting,  etc
  - Patching
  - Software Licensing
  - Secure Configurations for Computer hardware and software
  - Backup and Recovery
- Monitoring and maintenance of network and domain infrastructure including Active Directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, Firewalls, SIEM, Switches, and Routers with an emphasis on availability, security and reliability
  - Troubleshooting and support of ICS support systems.
  - Guide the design, documentation and execution of mid and long-term  PCN System equipment maintenance activities.
  - Provide technical specifications and cost estimates for PCN hardware and software.
  - Installation and troubleshooting of computer hardware.
  - Consult and guide process system configurations and installations.
  - Assist with budget estimates as they relate to the PCN environment.
  - Consult and guide PC and Server configurations and installations.
  - Assistance in periodic cybersecurity risk and vulnerability assessments.
  - Minimum of 2, 1 week visits to the slope for job specific training early in assignment. Flexibility following that for North Slope vacation relief, training and other support.


- Minimum of 5 years of experience in client/server domain administration with specific knowledge in the following: 
- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
- Experience with network systems (switching, routing, firewalls)
- Experience in client facing support role
- Linux and Windows server/desktop experience
- Client/server hardware and software troubleshooting
- Working knowledge of virtualization technologies including Citrix, VMWare and Microsoft
- Experience with NAS and SAN technology products
- CISSP or other Cybersecurity certifications. Relevant experience may be substituted for certification.
- Microsoft Server Administration (MSCE highly desired)
- Strong analytical and organizational skills with an attention to detail.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
- Self-motivated with the ability to work independently 
- Ability to work effectively across and within diverse teams. 
- Ability to do both sedentary and physical work in an Arctic Environment.
- Ability to effectively articulate and present complex concepts and ideas to end users and management. 
Preferred Competencies
- Understanding of domain security requirements and techniques including antivirus and firewall rule definition.
- Experience in process control/critical systems/real time database environments and supporting technologies.
- Familiarity with typical process control system components and associated equipment – PLC’s, DCS, real time processes.
- Scripting experience with SQL, vbscript, PowerShell.