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Applications Specialist

Date: Sep 21, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

We need an experienced cyber security professional with a passion for technology and the desire to improve, automate, and streamline our processes. You will implement new technology and monitor our current systems. We want you to bring your technical expertise, non-authoritative leadership and business skills to collaborate with internal partners and peers and drive value for our business through a wide range of assets in our operational technology environment.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Maintain and improve the reliability and performance of a wide range of process control systems and related applications with an emphasis on cyber security
  • Apply industry standards such as the International Society of Automation (ISA), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and Canadian Standards Association (CSA), including NIST, ISA/IEC 62443, NERC-CIP
  • Continuously improve existing processes to best support our internal stakeholders
  • Collaborate with fellow team members across the region

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three years of relevant experience in an industrial setting or experience in cyber security or an infrastructure background
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a valid Alberta Journeyperson Electrical or Instrumentation Certificate, or a technical diploma
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • A proven ability to use critical thinking skills to identify solutions and eliminate problems at the root cause
  • Superior collaboration skills that enable you to build solid, positive relationships with diverse groups in a fast-paced environment
  • A continuous improvement mindset and the desire to seek greater knowledge and understanding
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Registered or eligible to register immediately as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) or as a Certified Engineering Technologist with the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET)
  • The foundational skills and knowledge required to maintain secure Operational Technology (OT) systems, with applications such as SolarWinds and PAS Cyber Integrity
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Server, SQL and of networking technologies
  • Knowledge of process controls applications such as Emerson AMS, PAS Plant State Suite (PSS), and Visual Basic
  • Knowledge of control systems such as Honeywell Safety Manager, Allen Bradley PLCs, Honeywell Experion PKS/TPS/TDC3000 System, or Triconex

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Operations in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory. Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals
  • We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups)
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals