OT Specialist

Post Date

Nov 09, 2023



ZIP/Postal Code

Sep 18, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Computer Engineering

Req #


Pay Rate

$80k - $120k (estimate)

Who Can Apply

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada

Job Description

Insight Global is looking for an Network/OT Specialist for a full-time, permanent position with an oil and gas company located in downtown Calgary. The ideal candidate will work in office 5 days per week and join a growing team. Occasional day travel around the Alberta region to field sites would be required (~20% of the time). This person will be responsible for implementing and maintaining network infrastructure within industrial and field environments. The role requires extensive knowledge of SCADA network architectures and regulatory requirements specific to the oil/gas industry. Day to Day responsibilities include:

- Network design and implementation - design/deploy functional networks, install/configure network hardware, ensure security/connectivity

- Maintenance and troubleshooting - perform routine OT system monitoring, resolve issues for cloud and local infrastructure

- Compliance and cybersecurity - implement security measures, ensure network security compliance with industry standards, system audits

- Project management - manage, configure and install server/network infrastructure projects, collaborate with contractors and IT/OT personnel

- Field support - onsite field support for network setups in remote locations, adapt infrastructure based on field-specific needs/conditions, remote assistance with RDP/Screen Connect/VSphere, Windows Server administration

- Documentation - create/maintain comprehensive documentation of network setup, configuration, troubleshooting, guides and changes

We are a company committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments where people can bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that believes everyone matters. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic factors, age, disability, protected veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to HR@insightglobal.com.

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Required Skills & Experience

5+ years of experience as a Field Network Tech or similar role, with focus on industrial or oil/gas industries (gas plant, power plant, oil rig, etc.)

Experience with network traffic analysis, monitoring and diagnostic tools (SolarWinds, Wireshark, Ping, PuTTY, Trace Route, nslookup, etc.)

Strong understanding of network infrastructure and hardware, with experience implementing network designs from engineering groups

Strong communication, work ethic and ability to work as a team and independently

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

Experience administering and maintaining SCADA applications (PLC, HMI, logic programming, industrial automation)

Knowledge of coding languages for scripting (SQL, Python, VB)

Familiarity with cybersecurity standards and protocols (ISA/IEC 62443)

CCNA, Network+, CISSP, GICSP certifications

Field Safety certifications - H2S, First-Aid, WHMIS, TDG

Understanding of Palo Alto and Aruba network equipment and software

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.