Aramco energizes the world economy.
Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world’s largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.
With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.
Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.
We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.
This position has been created within Saudi Aramco’s Power Systems Regional Power Operation Department to attract highly technical and motivated professionals, working as Electrical Control System Administrator (ECSA) under SCADA and Automation Systems Maintenance Unit (SASMU)/Power Operation and Control Division (PO&CD). The successful candidate will drive innovation, influence equipment suppliers and contractors to develop and implement improvements to the design, installation, maintenance and reliability of PSA/SCADA systems and network. ECSA is to provide the technical support for the company with regards to designs, standards, commission, investigations, etc in regards of PSA/SCADA system security and functionality.
Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure the reliable and secure operation of the PSA/SCADA system infrastructure. Manage and maintain business continuity. Monitor PSA/SCADA networks for error-free and secure operation and acceptable performance.
Provide commissioning and startup support of electrical networks and systems.
Maintain awareness of SAES standards and SAEP procedures for Power system Automation and their latest versions.
Serve as the technical expert for power system or operating facility in the fields of networking and systems. Specify hardware, software and application functionality. Provide mentorship and guidance to junior. Function as a role model and promoter of safety practices at work. Perform work with little or no supervision.
Take a leading role in investigating, root-causing, and resolving availability, performance and security issues in the PSA/SCADA networks and systems and ensure that all problems are resolved in a timely manner.
Manage and maintain automation network firewalls between the Automation Network and the control centers and DMZ.
Oversee power systems cyber security program. Prevent, detect, and timely correct cyber security incidents and risks. Assess vulnerabilities and take actions to close security holes.
Define or provide guidance for function requirements and specifications, and perform hardware/software selections, final system specification and system design, integration and testing for specific projects
Participate in proof of concept demonstrations of new industrial networks technologies in the plant.
Associate degree in Networks, computer majors or IT/OT.
Minimum 5 Years of field experience, practical knowledge and experience in maintenance methods and practices
Professional Proficiency in English Language
Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.
At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.
We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.
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Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.