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OT Cybersecurity Specialist 1467


About SimoTech

SimoTech provides manufacturing automation and IT systems engineering, project management and validation services. We partner with life sciences companies to design, build, operate and optimise critical process automation systems that deliver fast track project delivery, operational efficiency, improve manufacturing agility and achieve regulatory compliance.

Why SimoTech

What is it like to work at SimoTech? With a strong collaborative teamwork culture based on respect, trust and excellence, we play a critical partnering role to our clients’ life-changing supply of products to patients. In return, there is excellent salary, career progression, educational support and much more.

OT Cybersecurity Specialist 1467

SimoTech require an OT Cybersecurity Specialist to support our client on a global role, based in a state-of-the-art biotechnology site in Cork. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a similar position. The role offers a hybrid working model.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with manufacturing plants to progress Operation Technology (OT) asset inventories.
  • Assist engineering teams in assembly of asset inventories.
  • Carry out OT cybersecurity risk assessments of manufacturing plants and the technologies they use, in line with ISRM cybersecurity assessment methodology.
  • Partake in rolling out cybersecurity administrative controls.
  • Provide cybersecurity assessments of external manufacturing sites in conjunction with external service providers.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 years+ experience in cybersecurity, with a knowledge of cybersecurity in supply chains, manufacturing, logistics or labs being a distinct advantage.
  • Strong understanding of information security principles and processes.
  • Knowledge of how cybersecurity relates to other fields, including IT/OT, industrial controls, and automation systems.
  • Experience in handling a plethora of cybersecurity issues and requirements, across different industries, including but not limited to, social engineering attacks, encryption, access control and threat detection.
  • Hands on experience carrying out risk assessments, compiling results and presenting findings to different teams/departments.
  • Skilled in the creation and editing of documentation in line with industry standards, ensuring quality and accuracy throughout.
  • Have a working knowledge of System Development Lifecycle.
  • A Certification in Cybersecurity (CISM, CISSP etc.) is desirable.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.

What SimoTech Can Offer

  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential.
  • Develop new skills and enhance technical ability by working with innovative technologies in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Opportunity to work with large corporate clients on exciting capital projects.

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