SPEAD for Project Engineers with focus in OT Cyber Security / Automation Security 2024 (M/F/D)

wintershall dea

Kassel, Germany



Facilities Engineering



What you can expect
What you can expect

What you can expect – text
  • A tailor-made combination of practical “on the job” training supplemented by selected technical training courses for a duration of 24 months in the frame of a permanent contract
  • Be part of a committed team and participate in meaningful business relevant projects in domestic and international assignment locations
  • Clear and competent technical supervision from senior staff, proactive support from mentors and SPEAD coordination
Breakdown of main duties within our SPEAD-Programme for OT Cyber / Automation Security Engineers:

The OT Cyber Security / Automation Security Engineer will take a role with increasing responsibility in a multi-discipline project team to develop and implement support of global automation security solutions, services and procedures relating Risk Management, Incident Management, Access Control, Remote Access, Threat Intelligence feeds, Awareness and Training.
  • Liaise with clients of our operating companies to identify the technical / security requirements, constraints, deliverables and ensure clear scope.
  • Prepare conceptual, detailed engineering solutions including commercial aspects for production, transportation and/or storage facilities.
  • Initiate hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies and safety review meetings.
  • Assist in managing the development and maintenance of automation security Governance Documents together with regional Business Units.
  • Prepare, promote and support implementation of new technologies.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and communicate relevant news effectively to the worldwide Wintershall Dea business units.

What we expect
What we expect

What we expect
  • Master degree, equivalent or PhD preferably in OT/IT cyber security operations or equivalent with In-Depth knowledge in OT environment
  • University study in a reasonable time frame and demonstrable academic achievement
  • At least one (E&P) relevant internship
  • Fluent written and spoken English language skills, proficiency in another foreign language would be an advantage (e.g. Spanish, German)
  • International experience (internship / study abroad, school exchange)
  • Strongly developed social and interpersonal skills
  • High flexibility and willingness to work internationally

We offer
We offer

We offer (external)
  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging working environment
  • Networking and familiarization within the company
  • Global career opportunities and attractive remuneration package
  • Work & life service which provides advice and supports in all matters affecting work, life, family, and health

Wintershall Dea is transforming from the leading European independent gas and oil company to become a leading European independent gas and carbon management company. We have more than 120 years of experience as an operator and project partner along the entire E&P value chain. The company with German roots and headquarters in Kassel and Hamburg explores for and produces gas and oil in 11 countries worldwide in an efficient and responsible manner. With activities in Europe, Latin America and the MENA region (Middle East & North Africa), Wintershall Dea has a global upstream portfolio and, with its participation in natural gas transport, is also active in the midstream business. And we develop carbon management and low carbon hydrogen projects to contribute to climate goals and secure energy supplies. 
Wintershall Dea was formed from the merger of Wintershall Holding GmbH and DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG, in 2019. Today, the company employs more than 2,000 people worldwide from almost 60 nations.

Contact: Lysanne Brosch