OT Cybersecurity Engineer

at Chemours in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking an OT Cybersecurity Engineer to join our growing Cyber & Information Security team. This position will report directly to the Cybersecurity Manager at our Wilmington, DE location.

We are actively seeking a seasoned OT Cybersecurity Engineer with a strong focus on both cybersecurity engineering and process control engineering within the manufacturing sector. In this pivotal role, you will contribute significantly to the protection of our Operational Technology (OT) systems, particularly those integral to process control in manufacturing environments.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Lead the design, implementation, and maintenance of robust cybersecurity strategies tailored to protect Operational Technology (OT) systems, with a specific focus on process control engineering within manufacturing environments.

+ Conduct comprehensive risk assessments and vulnerability analyses of process control systems, identifying potential cyber threats and vulnerabilities, and devising targeted mitigation strategies.

+ Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including process engineers, IT specialists, and manufacturing operators, to integrate cybersecurity best practices seamlessly into existing processes and workflows.

+ Engineer and deploy customized security solutions optimized for process control environments, ensuring minimal disruption to operational efficiency while maximizing protection against cyber threats.

+ Stay abreast of emerging cybersecurity threats, industry trends, and regulatory requirements impacting OT cybersecurity in manufacturing, and actively incorporate relevant insights into defensive strategies.

+ Provide expert technical guidance and mentorship to support ongoing projects and initiatives aimed at enhancing the cybersecurity posture of manufacturing operations.

+ Collaborate with external stakeholders, such as regulatory agencies and industry partners, to ensure compliance with cybersecurity standards and regulations governing manufacturing operations.

+ Continuously assess and refine cybersecurity processes and protocols, leveraging insights from incident response activities and lessons learned to drive continuous improvement in cybersecurity resilience.

The following is required for this role:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or in a related field

+ 3+ years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on Operational Technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS).

+ Familiarity with relevant cybersecurity standards and frameworks such as NIST, ISA/IEC 62443, and ANSI/ISA-95.

+ Proficiency in conducting risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing in OT environments.

The following is preferred for this role:

+ Relevant certifications such as CISSP, GICSP, or ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Expert.

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues in real-time.

+ Prior experience working in the chemical manufacturing industry or similar process-intensive environments is a plus.

+ Ability to train IT and OT Resources on OT Cybersecurity best practices.


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified by Great Place to Work® .

Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting (

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

Pay Range (in local currency):

$93,184.00 – $145,600.00

Chemours Level:


Annual Bonus Target:


The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry.”

A new company. A new purpose. A new commitment to customers and chemistry. We are Chemours. And even more exciting is how our employees are committed to be catalysts for better. The word “ours” is in our name intentionally. It is about our employees, our customers and our world. Our values are simple: We seek to put our customers first always. We encourage creativity and simplicity. We give you the ability to operate with the innovation and enthusiasm of an entrepreneur. We are obsessed with making our world safe and we do this all with unshakable integrity – doing what is right. See chemistry in a different way at Chemours.


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Job Posting: JC261223651

Posted On: Jun 13, 2024

Updated On: Jul 18, 2024

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