IT/OT & Cybersecurity Specialist


No matter which country you’re in, the transition from an economy based on fossil fuels to one based on sustainable energy sources is well underway. It takes slightly different approaches, and it progresses from different starting points depending on the area, but it’s clear, we’re all engaged in a global shared “electrification" challenge.

At BASQUEVOLT our mission is to develop sustainably the best battery materials and cells that will make possible the mass deployment of electric transportation, stationary energy storage and advanced portable devices.

Our proprietary solid-state battery technology will allow us to develop and commercialise safe, high performance and affordable products for a diverse portfolio of customers, from mobility, stationary energy storage and consumer electronics.

To this end, we offer the position of IT/OT & Cybersecurity Specialist


The IT/OT & Cybersecurity Specialist successful candidate will lead Basquevolt’s team and will be responsible for setting the cybersecurity standards. Reporting to the PE Director, s/he will be responsible for:

  1. Design and maintain IT and OT networks in an industrial setting. 

  2. Configure and maintain internally managed hardware.

  3. Evaluate current equipment and software, research and provide recommendations on software, hardware, and IT policies.


    Implement strategies to identify, assess, prevent, protect, and mitigate information security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities to safeguard people, assets, products, and property.

  5. Serve as local point of contact for security services support and security incident management.

  6. Develop and implement measures, tools, and technology to monitor compliance with company security policies and procedures, laws, and regulations.

  7. Monitor and stay up to date with security-related proven practices and technology.

  8. Support the data and process team to securely deploy systems on the Edge

The IT/OT Cybersecurity Engineer is expected to work as a team member with other parts of the company and maintain in-depth relations with all members of the Process Engineering team.


We are offering a permanent position as IT/OT & Cybersecurity Specialist that will give you a unique opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented leaders in the lithium battery sector in Europe.

In addition to the appeal of the entire project, BASQUEVOLT offers a very competitive basic salary and conditions.


All applicants are invited to submit a detailed curriculum vitae. 


We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual capable of taking up this challenging opportunity to develop an ambitious project. Applicants should have a high degree of initiative, flexibility and should be open to intense interdisciplinary collaboration, first in an early-stage start-up but moving progressively to an efficient mid-size organisation.

Specifically, we will assess expertise in the following aspects:

  • Bachelor's Degre in IT or Telecommunications with relevant experience. Vocational Training also valued with relevant experience.
  • Master's Degree in Cybersecurity is highly appreciated.
  • +4 years of experience on a similar role.
  • Knowledge of IT networks, communications and good practices. 
  • Knowledge of OT communications (PROFINET, Ethernet/IP, Modbus, OPCUA, MQTT, etc...). 
  • Knowledge in current cyber security threats, mitigation strategies, regulations, and frameworks (e.g. MITRE) as well as in security policies and security standards (e.g. ISO/IEC 27001, IEC/ISA 62443). 
  • Network Switching, Routing and Firewalls.
  • Applicants should be fluent in English. Spanish and any other European languages will be a plus.

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