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Manufacturing Cybersecurity Network Operations Engineer

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted



This role is categorized as onsite. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Warren Global Technical Center on a full-time basis.

The Role
Manufacturing Engineering Cyber Security and Networks is an organization within Automation Systems Architecture. The primary responsibility of this organization is to define and implement Cyber Security Policies, Practices and Solutions for Manufacturing reporting to the Manufacturing Cyber Security Officer. Tightly coupled with this responsibility is maintaining and ongoing development of the Plant Floor Network Strategy for the Global Common Controls Architecture. The scope covers all Manufacturing including both Vehicle Systems as well as Global Propulsion Systems globally. This position would ensure the regular upkeep of the plant network, ensure compliance to cybersecurity policies, troubleshoot and work with local plant team engineers to resolve any issues to ensure plant uptime metrics and document lessons learned for continuous improvement.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for plant floor automation networking consisting of Cisco switches and some legacy network hardware.

  • Responsible for optimizing network performance, troubleshooting network operational impacts and ensuring network-based security controls remain functional.

  • Responsible for multiple plants coverage including working in shift on as need basis.

  • Responsible for secure network design, establishing, and enforcing system standards; creating and maintaining accurate technical documentation for local area industrial networking.

  • As needed participation in after-hours maintenance windows to adjust various systems. Involvement of on-call rotation for network-based support.

  • Knowledge of remote Network Access Control

  • Provide technical expertise around operational enhancement for GM network automation and security.

  • Provide on-site support/trainings on as need basis

  • Lead project management of proactive network scans with site and execution project leads.

Additional Description

Your Skills and Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 2+ years' experience in network operations and troubleshooting design

  • Bachelor's Degree: Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering or engineering related, or equivalent experience

  • Hands on experience with Ethernet IP, Profinet with Hirschmann and or Cisco switch hardware along with various industrial field bus communication networks like Device Net, Profibus etc. and PLC Programming

  • Advance interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate in a cross functional team

  • Familiarity with Network and Computer Communications Standards

  • Global/Local travel may be required to support other GM sites on an as-needed basis – Estimated travel to be approximately 10-20% of time

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Working level understanding of information cybersecurity

  • Knowledge of GM controls standards such as GCCH, GCCS, GCCB, PFCN / IECN and Plant Floor Automation

  • Controls experience in plant floor environment

  • Rockwell PLC troubleshooting / programming

  • Siemens PLC troubleshooting / programming

  • Ability to read controls prints for industrial equipment

  • MES systems and how they interact with each other and automation equipment

This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.


This position is not eligible for ISP, ITAP, or localizations.

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