OT Infrastructure Specialist - Linux Expert - Remote Canada or USA

Edmonton, Canada

About Dexcent
Founded in 2006, Dexcent Inc. (Dexcent) is an engineering consulting firm that provides a range of specialized solutions for clients in a variety of industries throughout the world. Our professionals have modernized IT and OT engineering methodologies into comprehensive solutions, specializing in information analytics, cyber-security, infrastructure, and control systems engineering. As such, we pride ourselves on truly transforming industrial operations to optimize business performance and deliver bottom-line results. 

Job Details

The OT Infrastructure Specialist completes implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting and administration of SCADA infrastructure. They regularly engage with clients and IT professionals to support efficient and timely completion of projects.

Work location is flexible in Canada/USA.  Work will primarily be remote, with visits to client sites in person and travel as needed.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain servers, virtualization infrastructure and network for multiple Industrial Control System networks.

  • Design, configure and support virtual servers.

  • Support and maintenance on all Servers running Linux/Unix.

  • Develop and comply with OT cyber security policies and industry standards.

  • Participate in security audits and implement recommendations.

  • Perform Backup and disaster recovery of servers and third party provided Cyber Security software.

  • Maintain, configure, and support end-point security solutions (anti-malware, threat detection, and response).

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and remediation (research and patching).

  • Support and administration for Identity Management and DNS.

  • Complete network architecture design and configuration of switches, routers, and firewalls.

  • Review various sources of documentation, existing design artifacts, management of change (MOC) records, asset management systems of record, logs, and asset monitoring to confirm how the client environment has been configured.

  • Prepare bulk updates to asset management systems according to SME direction for client execution.

  • Clearly and accurately document systems, processes, and procedures.

  • Create scripts for OT projects using prominent scripting languages.

  • Engage with multiple clients at various sites to ensure completion of projects.

  • Maintain careful and diligent compliance with all relevant change management procedures.


Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 10+ years infrastructure support and maintenance experience with a strong specialization on Linux/Unix environments, ideally in an ICS/OT environment.

  • Experience with: supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, leak detection, automation and pipeline operations are preferred.

  • Secondary Experience with: Microsoft Operating Systems, SCCM/MECM, Active Directory, Firewalls could be an advantage.

What We Offer

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