EMIT - Industrial Cyber Security Engineer


Kuala Lumpur, 14, MY

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.


ExxonMobil in Malaysia


ExxonMobil is one of the world's largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, ExxonMobil develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world's growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products.


In Malaysia, we are involved in significant oil and gas production operations and the marketing of chemical products. We also host a global business and technology center in Kuala Lumpur that provides high-level information technology and engineering expertise to ExxonMobil’s upstream, downstream and chemical businesses worldwide.


What role you will play in the team


You will be responsible for monitoring, investigating and responding to cyber threats to Industrial IT supported platforms. You are expected to stay current with evolving cyber threats, understand how such threats can impact the company’s operations and provide timely recommendations to prevent, detect and mitigate them. 


Primary Job Functions: 

  • ICS incident and event management
  • Threat identification and protection in the Operations Technology (“OT”) space
  • Project resource for cyber security projects

What you will do


  • Demonstrate strong technical background in IT (including Windows, Linux, other operating systems, storage, cloud technology, network operations and/or network security)
  • Demonstrate competency in Cyber Security (including malware analysis, identification of IOCs, brute force attack, remote code execution, man-in-the-middle attack, DDoS) 
  • Knowledgeable in Cyber Security frameworks (NIST Cyber Security Framework, MITRE ATT&CK, Cyber Kill Chain)
  • Demonstrate competency using investigations and SIEM tools (Splunk, CSIT, etc)
  • Knowledgeable in Operations Technology and Industrial Control Systems Environment (ICSE)
  • Knowledgeable in Oil and Gas business operations
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal with internal teams and business clients. Shows customer-first attitude / ability to work in inter-departmental team environments. 

About you


Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in IT, Engineering, Cyber Security or related. 
  • Good written and oral communication skills; ability to discuss technical issues with all levels of personnel globally
  • Strong, self-initiative and self-motivated
  • Flexibility in schedule for working with a global team
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with a diversified skill set and good decision making
  • Strong work ethic, interpersonal and team-building orientations
  • Adaptability to time pressures & changing priorities
  • IT, Cyber Security or OT certification would be added advantage (CISSP, CISM, GICSP, GRID, CCNA, CCNP, CISA)
  • Good working background and experience in Cyber Security, Information Technology (IT) systems (including networks and platforms), OT. Understands how such components intersect with cyber security threats in the Industrial Control Systems Environment (ICSE).

Your Benefits:


We are committed to providing benefits that are competitive and support the needs of our employees.

Application Process


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