Kent PLC

About Us

About you :

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts.

So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs :

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture.

These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet :





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us : https : / / / who-we-are / purpose-beliefs

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging :

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives.

Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job :

We are currently seeking a highly experienced Senior Network Engineer with a strong background in Industrial Cybersecurity to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, with a deep understanding of designing industrial networks, integrating IT and OT systems, and working with control and telecom systems.

The candidate should possess the ability to review block diagrams and network architectures from a cybersecurity perspective to ensure the highest standards of safety and efficiency.

Responsibilities :

  • Design, develop, and implement secure industrial network infrastructure solutions for the Oil & Gas industry, integrating IT and OT systems.
  • Evaluate and analyze the existing network architecture and infrastructure for potential vulnerabilities and suggest improvements to enhance security.
  • Review and assess block diagrams, network architectures, and control and telecom systems from a cybersecurity perspective, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT, OT, telecom departments, vendors and service providers to ensure seamless and secure network integration.
  • Develop and implement cybersecurity policies, procedures, and best practices to protect the organization's critical infrastructure.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on industrial cybersecurity matters to other team members and stakeholders.
  • Continuously monitor and assess the security posture of the organization's network infrastructure, recommending and implementing improvements as needed.
  • Participate in incident response planning, investigation, and remediation for cybersecurity events.
  • Stay current with the latest industry trends, digital technologies, and cybersecurity threats to ensure the company's networks and systems remain secure and up to date.
  • Conduct regular security audits, risk assessments, and penetration testing to identify and address potential vulnerabilities.
  • Prepare Engineering deliverables including Logical Network Diagrams, Detailed Network architecture / Block Diagrams, Network and Security equipment specification and datasheets, Bandwidth calculation, IP Addressing plan, Network security plan, Bill of materials etc.
  • Evaluate new technologies and recommend solutions that optimize network performance, security, and cost-effectiveness to meet the project requirements.

Requirements :

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, with a focus on industrial network engineering and cybersecurity.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Telecom, Engineering, or a related field. A Master's degree or relevant certifications (e.

g., CISSP, GICSP, CCNP) are preferred.

  • Deep knowledge of IT and OT systems, control systems, and telecom systems used in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Strong experience in designing and implementing secure industrial network architectures and infrastructure.
  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity principles, standards, and best practices, including familiarity with NIST, IEC, and ISO frameworks.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Willingness to travel as needed for project work, site visits, and client meetings.