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Cybersecurity Analyst

Date: May 6, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.


Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.


The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.


Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.


We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.


Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.


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Specific Responsibilities

The Information Security team is responsible creating strategic direction in security controls and policies, assessing security architectures for applications, IT Infrastructure and industrial control system solutions.  The information security team also provides security operations and identity and access management services within Apache Corporation.  This role will work collaboratively with numerous teams to perform security operations activities and drive security policies for industrial control system designs and solutions within Apache Corporation. 

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with Competencies and Information Protection requirements
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the security policies associated with industrial control systems and IT infrastructure
  • Maintain documentation pertaining to the architecture, integrations, standards, and configurations for the enterprise wide industrial control systems
  • Participates in program design review working directly with customers and business owners on the integration requirements for IT systems and industrial control systems 
  • Works with vendors and partners to develop and manage the program
  • Advises the team in maintaining and assessing operational requirements and service issues for improvement opportunities
  • Develops strategic road maps for information security initiatives
  • Develops enterprise wide security standards IT systems and industrial control systems
  • Perform maintenance, upkeep and configure information security systems and software
  • Review and approve documentation prior to releasing it to auditors
  • Review and approve security controls for software, cloud services, and IT architecture prior to deployment
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, or Business required or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in creating and maintaining security controls within industrial control environments
  • Strong negotiation and people skills required
  • Demonstrated understanding industrial control systems reference architectures
  • Demonstrated understanding in formulating strategies, alternatives and recommendations in information security solutions
  • Ability to evaluate risk and communicate it in a fact-based manner
  • Excellent conceptual, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Be available on an on-call basis to respond to pending issues or problems arising during non-business hours and provide support and response
  • Proficient verbal and written skills required to effectively communicate in the English language
  • Experience with firewalls, intrusion prevention solutions, security information and event management, event logs for windows and linux operating systems, firewalls, network appliances, wifi etc
  • Experience with automation and orchestration tools preferred
  • Experience with VBS, Java, PowerShell, python scripting a plus

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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