Lead Operational Technology - Solution Architecture

Location: Regional WA
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 55128
At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success. As Lead Operational Technology you will an experienced Solution Architect applying your vertical integration experience in OT to lead a team of solution architects in designing of production system business solutions.  You may also be required to work with execution teams to assist and oversee implementation of your designs. Your primary accountability will be to oversee the generation of production system business solution designs and to develop and maintain the overall architecture for our Iron Ore business using practice standards set by BHP Technology.  You will be part of a high performing team that has some exciting times ahead of them and the opportunity to influence the direction and quality of the organisation’s Technology direction.

To be successful you will need to have a Technical Degree (STEM) which is mandatory for these roles; ideally in Engineering or Information Technology.  A Master degree is highly desirable and often the norm amongst applicants aiming for entry at this level.  Some other formal requirements and desirable attributes include:
  • Be a proactive, motivated, self starter with the ability to manage a large and diverse group pf stakeholders, to influence outcomes
  • Experience in large-scale production systems and the solution architectural principles associated with them is essential.
  • Experience in vertical business integration with PLC control systems, MES, Historian, etc.
  • Strong understanding of MES, Industrial Automation and Control Systems is essential
  • Strong understanding of wireless OT technologies is highly desirable
  • Conversant and passion for Information Technologies, Operational Technologies or Engineering Technologies is essential.
Ref: 40361946/ Job 55128

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.