Senior Engineer, Solution Architect for OT Connectivity











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Our unit GDD/CD OT Connectivity ensures reliable and secure development and implementation of services at the interface between IT and OT.

  • You evaluate and develop concepts regarding the use of industrial networks and IT infrastructure services in production, technical services and logistics.
  • You collect and evaluate customer specific, technical and operational requirements regarding IP based communication networks including both wired and wireless solutions and develop and implement customer specific solution designs
  • You consult our internal customers and other product teams with regards to OT security and the secure and reliable digitalization of production and technology
  • In addition, you foster communication with our regional business partners and support regional relationship management with our key stakeholders in production, technical services and logistics in Greater China
  • Furthermore, you act in project teams, support technology and regional service development and run regional roll outs of services to sites and plants



  • University degree in IT, engineering, or an equivalent qualification
  • We are looking for someone with a minimum of 35 years experience in consulting and planning of IP networks or OT/automation security solution design
  • Deep knowledge of IT or OT security and new communication protocols, service and -technologies in the context of network technology and wireless connectivity (WiFi, 4G/5G)
  • You preferably have experience working with automation technology at the interface between IT and OT
  • Creative and agile mindset, agile tools, and methods
  • You possess the following functional competencies: analytical thinking, customer orientation, problem solving, team work
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • You are keen on innovations in digitalization and communication technology


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