Title:  SCADA Technician

Job Req ID:  11101

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


We are seeking SCADA Technician to work under SCADA and Automation Systems Maintenance Unit (SASMU)/Power Operation and Control Division (PO&CD). The job function is to perform day-to-day management, maintenance, troubleshooting and engineering activities on PSA/SCADA networks and systems according to company standards and GIs, with through understanding of network security, automation and SCADA systems functionality


You will be required to perform the following:

Ensure the reliable and secure operation of the PSA/SCADA system infrastructure. Manage and maintain business continuity. Monitor PSA/SCADA networks for error-free and secure operation and acceptable performance.

Provide commissioning and startup support of electrical networks and systems. 

Maintain awareness of SAES standards and SAEP procedures for Power system Automation and their latest versions.

Serve as the technical expert for power system or operating facility in the fields of networking and systems. Specify hardware, software and application functionality. Provide mentorship and guidance to junior. Function as a role model and promoter of safety practices at work. Perform work with little or no supervision.

Take a leading role in investigating, root-causing, and resolving availability, performance and security issues in the PSA/SCADA networks and systems and ensure that all problems are resolved in a timely manner.

Manage and maintain automation network firewalls between the Automation Network and the control centers and DMZ.

Oversee power systems cyber security program. Prevent, detect, and timely correct cyber security incidents and risks. Assess vulnerabilities and take actions to close security holes.

Define or provide guidance for function requirements and specifications, and perform hardware/software selections, final system specification and system design, integration and testing for specific projects

Participate in proof of concept demonstrations of new industrial networks technologies in the plant.

Education & Experience Requirements

As the successful candidate you must hold an associate degree in Networks

You should have a minimum of 11 years’ experience with practical knowledge and experience in maintenance methods and practices


Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA