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Our Vacancy

Instrumentation & Control Engineer – Cyber Security

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bridgwater
  • 17/05/24
  • On site

At Assystem, our mission is to accelerate the energy transition globally. With over 6,500 dedicated professionals in 12 countries, we’re an international force committed to innovation and excellence in the energy sector. Leveraging 55 years of experience in highly regulated industries, we ensure the highest standards in engineering, project management, and digital solutions to advance complex infrastructure projects. Recognized as the third-leading nuclear engineering firm worldwide, we invite you to become a part of our quest for a sustainable energy future.

Job Description

As the I&C Cyber Security Engineer for Assystem, you will be instrumental in securing the operational technology (OT) aspects of our nuclear projects. This role focuses on safeguarding the Instrumentation & Control (I&C) systems at HPC from cyber threats during storage, installation, and commissioning phases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and lead the OT Commissioning Security Plan according to I&C Site Security Arrangements Guidance.
  • Serve as the primary cyber security contact during HPC construction, ensuring comprehensive protection against cyber threats.
  • Collaborate closely with the commissioning team and Cyber Security & Information Assurance Manager to maintain and enhance security measures.
  • Conduct risk assessments, develop security protocols, and provide expert advice on cybersecurity best practices.
  • Support ongoing assurance activities and manage cybersecurity aspects of supplier arrangements during project phases.

My profile

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be eligible for SC Clearance (Non-UK Residents cannot be considered)
  • Degree in a related field or substantial relevant experience.
  • Strong knowledge of OT risk management, cyber threats, and I&C systems operations.
  • Expertise in information security standards like ISO27000, NCSC, GDPR, and ICS standards such as IEC 62443, NIST SP.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with key project stakeholders.

Desirable Attributes:

  • Prior experience with I&C systems in a nuclear environment.
  • Recognized certifications (ISC2 CISSP, GIAC GICSP).
  • Familiarity with nuclear security regulations and standards (NISR 2003, ONR Security Assessment Principles).
  • Proven track record in a large-scale project environment.

By joining Assystem, you step into a role that challenges and rewards in equal measure. We are dedicated to your professional growth and personal development in an environment that values innovation and forward-thinking. Be part of a team that is building the future of energy, today.


We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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