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OT / Industrial Cybersecurity Specialist


This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted February 12, 2021.


The OT / Industrial Cybersecurity Specialist will offer top tier support services to our customers. The candidate must have excellent troubleshooting skills, needs to be proficient with Servers, Workstations, Routers/Switches, Firewalls, and understand OT production environments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing high level IT/OT support to multiple clients
  • Install and configure hardware, software, and peripheral equipment
  • Maintain plans/processes/procedures for modifying and improving OT infrastructures
  • Diagnose and resolve customer reported system incidents, problems, and events
  • Perform asset management/inventory of OT resources
  • Perform Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) as needed
  • Work with senior IT/OT resources to apply security policies to maintain security objectives of systems
  • Recognize and Implement ICS-related standards such as IEC-62443/ISA 99, ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-82
  • Implement and Maintain client backup and recovery solutions
  • Perform Efficiency and Security Audits
  • Advise and Specify on Hardware and Software Procurement
  • Perform industrial network design, setup, and implementation



  • Excellent communications skills
  • Quick learner and troubleshooter
  • Hands-on experience in industrial environments
  • Problem Solver
  • Self-motivated with the ability to function autonomously
  • Can work in stressful or complex environments
  • Ability to learn new skills / Not locked into current mindset/approach


  • Bachelor’s in Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related field
  • Base-level IT related Certifications (MCSA, CCNA, VCP) or higher


  • Excellent problem-solving skills, verbal and written communication and the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong Customer-service attitude
  • Experience with industrial network protocols
  • Commissioning/Startup experience
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a diverse and heavy workload
  • Knowledge of and experience with offshore production environments preferred
  • Strong background with Network and Server troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of Industrial Networking
  • Ability to troubleshoot unknown environments to provide support
  • Proficient with all Windows Server and Windows Desktop Versions
  • Experience with managing Windows Domain, DHCP, DNS, GPO
  • Experience with Dell, Stratix and Cisco Switches/Routers, Hirschmann Products
  • Familiar with Dell and HP servers and workstations
  • Work with Virtual Environments (VMWare)
  • Experience with thin client environments
  • Experience with Rockwell Asset Centre
  • Familiar with various Backup and Recovery Solutions

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience is required
  • Experience with IT and OT environments is required

Other Requirements

  • Potential for long work hours
  • Travel 50% of year
  • Willing to travel domestic and international

Offered Benefits


Medical, dental and vision insurance

Basic Life, AD&D, Short and Long term Disability insurance



W-Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We ensure that no applicant for employment or employee is denied an equal opportunity based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.



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