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Mitsubishi Chemical Group Cybersecurity Engineer, Operational Technology in Helena, Montana

Cybersecurity Engineer, Operational Technology (1527)

  • Title:Cybersecurity Engineer, Operational Technology

  • Group Company: Mitsubishi Chemical America

  • Location:Remote

  • Employment Type:Full time

Group Company:

  • Mitsubishi Chemical America

Mitsubishi Chemical America (MCA) , one of 4 regional headquarters established by parent company Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, includes 20 group companies in North and South America. The formation of this regional headquarters on April 1, 2017 has provided the organization and infrastructure needed for us to realize synergies, within regions and globally, among the vast network of Mitsubishi Chemical companies. MCA and the group companies represent decades of knowledge and experience across numerous industrial and technological industries, with over 4,000 employees in 4 different countries.

The origin of Mitsubishi goes back to 1870, when the founder, Yataro Iwasaki, started a shipping firm with three aging steamships. Yataro’s brother, son and nephew expanded the business into various fields during their respective terms as president and set the foundation of the Mitsubishi companies. After WWII, the original Mitsubishi organization was disbanded to become independent companies as they are today.

Job Purpose

The Cybersecurity Engineer with a focus on Operational Technology (OT), will join our IT Services and Operations Division. This role is crucial in safeguarding our chemical manufacturing processes and infrastructure against cyber threats. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cybersecurity principles and OT systems, and experience in the manufacturing sector, preferably chemical manufacturing.

Principal Accountabilities

Security Design and Implementation

  • Design, implement, and manage security measures for OT systems in the chemical manufacturing environment.

  • Conduct security assessments and risk analyses to identify vulnerabilities in OT systems and recommend mitigation strategies.

Incident Management and Response

  • Develop and maintain incident response plans specifically tailored for the OT environment, ensuring rapid recovery from security breaches.

  • Assist in the management of cybersecurity incidents, including detection, response, and recovery, particularly in OT settings.

Collaboration and Compliance

  • Collaborate with Digital and Manufacturing teams for the secure integration of OT and IT systems, ensuring seamless operation and security.

  • Work with external vendors and partners to ensure their services and products meet our cybersecurity standards for OT systems.

Training and Awareness

  • Provide cybersecurity awareness training focused on the unique risks and requirements associated with OT systems in the manufacturing sector.

Travel Requirements:

  • This role requires up to 20% domestic travel depending on business needs.



Knowledge / Skills / Experience

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, cybersecurity, engineering, or a related field. Advanced degrees or certifications (e.g., CISSP, GICSP) are a plus.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a specific focus on OT systems in a manufacturing or industrial setting is required.

  • Strong understanding of OT technologies and protocols (e.g., SCADA, PLCs, DCS) and how they are applied in chemical manufacturing processes.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks (e.g., NIST, IEC 62443) and regulations relevant to the manufacturing industry.

  • Experience with incident detection, response, and recovery in OT environments.

  • Proficient in conducting vulnerability assessments and implementing security controls in an OT setting.

Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and address cybersecurity challenges in a complex manufacturing environment.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working effectively with both technical and non-technical staff.

Pay Transparency

  • The salary range for this position is $85,700 - $107,100. Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.

  • Competitive Benefits

  • Benefits begin on DAY 1!

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Curated Self-Paced Learning & Development Programs for all Employees

Mitsubishi Chemical Group (MCGC) and any of our subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or HR team. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless specifically invited on the search by the MCGC Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the MCGC Talent Acquisition Team via our Applicant Tracking System.

EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.