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Security and Network Architect (Swindon/ Coventry)

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Coventry, Großbritannien (GB) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Information technology 


Become a Security & Infrastructure Architect and, as part of the OT Security, Architecture and governance team, take responsibility for projects and innovations in the field of OT Security & Infrastructure. Become the force and driver of OT Enterprise solutions from designing new concepts and enhancements according to business/ market changes. Be an integral member of the team with exciting tasks around secure software applications as well as OT/IT infrastructure and cloud security awaits you here. 



  • Lead and be responsible for the design of a clear network & security architecture roadmap and developing strategic plans for security for OT\IT 
  • Validate IT\OT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices – recommend smart changes to reduce risks to the business.  
  • Responsible for risk analysis and threat modeling of our system, defining plans on an abstract architecture perspective, apply the concepts during implementation and advocate security principles within the team. 
  • Identify and evaluate IT security incidents and initiate and track the necessary measures 
  • Create technical concepts and establish processes based on the policy framework of the organization I.e NIST Framework, TOGAF 
  • Develop and build-on strong technical partnerships with internal and external suppliers I.e. DC Suppliers, SOC, Group Security 
  • Design and implement baseline security configuration process standards for security controls and infrastructure I.e. hardening concepts for firewalls, routers, switches, Windows OS, Linux OS CIS benchmark 
  • Coordinate vulnerability and penetration tests and control external service providers 
  • Setup a clear vision and goal for Identity and Access Management throughout the Operational Technologies environment bringing in market leading technologies and concepts. 
  • Part of the second line of defense  
  • Plan, design and upgrade network installation projects 
  • Make recommendations for system findings and enhancements 
  • Make recommendations for leveraging network installations and reducing operational costs 



  • Successfully completed degree in computer science/ business informatics ideally with a focus on information security/ cybersecurity or a comparable qualification. 
  • An in-depth knowledge of IT & OT technology, from network to application architectures. 
  • Sound professional experience in the design, implementation and documentation of security and network architectures. 
  • Excellent skills in devising clear but sometimes complex network & infrastructure topology diagrams 
  • Strong analytical thinking skills paired with a high focus on results and services to round off your profile 
  • Specific knowledge of the energy industry in particular Renewables Onshore & Offshore and up-to-date knowledge about modern developments in malware, exploits and vulnerabilities 
  • Proficient in networking components i.e. Cisco, HPE, Palo Alto & Dell. 
  • Strong experience in WAN technologies; MPLS, SD-WAN, point2points, Radio, LTE.
  • Very good English skills, German is a plus, other languages are welcomed 
  • Strong leadership skills in being able to drive technical team members in reaching goals and milestones set 


Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)


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Any questions? Ivan Malcolm D'Silva, Email:ivanmalcolm.d'silva@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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