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  • Make a direct contribution to Eneco's goal of being climate-neutral by 2035 by securing and optimizing our wind farms, solar parks, and heat plants.

  • Manage and enhance the safety of sustainable assets in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and the United Kingdom, and collaborate with a diverse team of experts.

  • Be involved in advanced technology projects and innovations that shape the future of sustainable energy, focusing on safe and scalable IT/OT solutions.

Why choose for Eneco?

At Eneco, we are diligently working towards a smarter, cleaner, and more sustainable future. We have an ambitious "One Planet" strategy, aiming to be climate-neutral as an organization along with all our customers by 2035. This entails providing innovative digital capabilities and intelligent solutions to achieve these goals. Simultaneously, we focus on maintaining a healthy work-life balance, fostering personal growth, and prioritizing customer orientation.

At Eneco, our aim is to make a difference together and create a more sustainable future for everyone. We believe in the joy of work, personal development, and removing barriers for customers to embrace sustainability. As pioneers in the energy transition, we embrace new technologies and strive for an exceptional online customer experience. Collaborating with our team of digital experts, we modernize our chat, app, and web environments to offer a superior digital customer experience. At Eneco, you are not only part of an inspiring mission but also have the opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable future!

What you’ll do

This role requires a balance between improving our current OT network structure and navigating towards future-oriented, cloud-driven IoT solutions. You will take the lead in securing connections, ensuring the continuity of our assets, and innovating within an ever-changing technological and regulatory environment. With an eye on the future, you will focus not only on improving third-party access and phasing out outdated technologies but also on exploring new security initiatives and practically applying innovations that strengthen our operational technology. Your main responsibilities include:

  • Initiating and guiding innovative projects to optimize and secure IT/OT processes.
  • Developing robust, scalable solutions in collaboration with architects, security, and operational specialists, focused on standardizing (international) processes.
  • Translating customer needs and business trends into IT/OT solutions, with a focus on platform thinking.
  • Shaping the IT/OT strategy for renewable energy assets.
  • Designing secure network solutions for various operational technologies and improving the connectivity of different assets.
  • Increasing cybersecurity maturity, including the practical application of the latest security innovations.
  • Participating in standby services to provide continuous support.

Is this about you?

  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience in the role of an architect with specialization in networks, infrastructure, and cybersecurity, ideally within IT/OT environments.
  • Practical experience in applying technologies and streamlining processes, with experience in change management.
  • Proven expertise in managing mission-critical systems, with the ability to effectively identify and mitigate risks. Knowledge of IT/OT security standards and regulations such as ISO 27k, IEC 62443, and NIS2.
  • Excellent command of both English and Dutch, in speaking and writing. Up-to-date knowledge of the latest trends and developments in both OT and IT.

You’ll be responsible for

  • Bringing together people, processes, and technology with an emphasis on IT/OT.
  • Shaping the IT/OT roadmap for renewable energy assets from your area of expertise.
  • Encouraging a culture where safety awareness and best practices within IT/OT are an integral part of daily operations.
  • Overseeing the implementation of cutting-edge security technologies and innovations within IT/OT systems.

This is where you’ll work

You will join an enthusiastic team with motivated colleagues within the Business Technology Assets department. This team consists of approximately 35 colleagues, including IT, IoT, and OT teams. It is a dynamic team with a wide range of expertise and interests. You will collaborate daily with both your department and external stakeholders.

What we have to offer

Gross annual salary between €80.000 and €103.000

Including 8% holiday allowance, a good pension and parental leave.

FlexBudget on top of your gross salary

Have it paid out, use it to buy extra holiday days or save it up for something nice - it's up to you.

Personal and professional growth

Eneco is fully committed to help you in your personal and professional development.

Hybrid working, at home or in the office

You work 40% at the office and 40% at home. The other day you decide what works best for you.

Work that works for you and the climate

If you decide on a career at Eneco, you are choosing ambition, growth and opportunities. You will have all the space you want to improve yourself and do your job the way that suits you best, which includes having a good work-life balance. You can work to a flexible schedule and work partly from home if your role allows it.
That is how you can work on your own future and on the future of the world. After all, you and your 4,000 colleagues are committed to our mission: climate neutrality by 2035. We assist customers to accelerate their sustainability efforts, devise innovative solutions and seize opportunities with both hands. Are you ready?

The stages of our application procedure:

Want to know more about this job function?

We understand that you may want to learn more before taking the next step in your career. Therefore, we encourage you to reach out to our recruiter, Mark van Dommelen. Whether you have questions about the interview process, the specific duties and responsibilities of the role, or are simply curious about the company culture, we are here to answer all your inquiries.

 

For the recruitment of this position, we prefer to handle the process internally and do not wish to collaborate with external parties.

Questions about the application procedure

Feel free to contact our recruiter:

Mark van Dommelen

+31629185218

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