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Occidental Petroleum ICS Security Capabilities Manager in Houston, Texas

Title: ICS Security Capabilities Manager Location: United States-Texas-Houston Other Locations:


Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are currently looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual to fill the position of ICS Security Manager within IT-ICS Security and GRC department located in Houston, TX. This is a leadership position with direct reports.

A successful candidate will ultimately be responsible for:

  • Significantly improving and maturing Oxy’s Corporate ICS security capabilities, posture, and internal practice.

  • Setting and managing the execution of Oxy’s Corporate ICS security Strategy.

  • Setting and measuring adherence to Oxy’s Corporate ICS security standard, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Leading multi-functional teams to build, deploy, implement, and support new ICS security capabilities.

  • Leading the creation and development of the OT/ICS portion of Oxy’s Corporate SOC.

  • Leading, developing, and mentoring staff to ensure growth of internal ICS security expertise.

  • Managing and directing consulting firm/contract resources to achieve desired risk reduction goals.

  • Managing complex scope, timelines, and deliverables provided by a variety of third parties.

  • Selecting and approving technology, partner and vendors associated with ICS Security at Oxy.


  • Exceptional leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to set a vision and inspire action.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or other relevant discipline.

  • Working knowledge of common Cybersecurity and ICS Security frameworks including NIST CSF and CIS.

  • 3 or more years of experience managing/directing/leading staff.

  • 5 or more years of experience managing ICS Security risk.

Desired Qualification:

  • Familiarity with common industrial control systems. (Emerson, Honeywell, ABB, Wonderware, etc.)

  • Security certification such as CISSP, GICSP

  • Networking certifications such as a CCENT, CCNA

  • Project Management certifications such as PMP, CSM

  • Familiarity or certifications in common industry best practices (ITIL, SDLC, AGILE, COBIT)

  • Working knowledge of common risk management processes/frameworks

  • Familiarity with PHA and Process Safety Approaches

  • Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality, professionalism, and ethics.

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status