IT Recruitment/ Consulting

OT Security Consultant

Role: OT Security Consultant

Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative and global work environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life. With Accenture’s integrated global organization, resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results.

All of our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business, technical and professional skills development. You will have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in Cyber Security as part of our global security practice. The sheer variety and scale of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform to build a career. In addition, our growth, combined with our integrated career counselling, offers great opportunities for rapid advancement.

You are passionate about security, love what you do and have a genuine desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to analyse a clients’ security posture, anticipate security requirements and help find right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices. You have a proven track record working successfully in a fast-paced, agile environment. You’re a creative, analytical problem solver with above average documentation skills who can speak to both technical and non-technical audiences. You are eager to put your skills to use by helping us help our clients inject security at every level of their organization

What will you do?

This is an exciting opportunity to lead, influence and execute on ICS/OT security engagements in critical infrastructure and/or mission critical utility industry environments. In this role, you will assess, identify, and develop security solutions for OT environments. Responsibilities include:

Helping clients access their security posture, recommend improvements and implementing new capabilities or enhancements.

Assess security controls relating to people, processes and technologies and advise on use security frameworks and best practices.

Apply knowledge and expertise to implementing and testing of security measures and technology in ICS/OT environments, including networks and security control mechanisms.

Assist in performing operational security activities including monitoring and investigating issues.

  • 2-5 years’ experience in developing cybersecurity solutions for industrial environments (e.g., manufacturing plants and processes, electric substations, water treatment facilities, power generation facilities, natural gas environments, etc.)
  • Previous experience assessing against standards and frameworks including IEC-62243/ISA-99, ISA-95, NIST CSF, NERC CIP, ISO 27001/27002 etc.
  • Experience working with ICS technologies and/or environments. Examples include: SCADA, DCS, RTUs, IACS, PLCs, HMIs, Engineering Workstations, Historians, Data Diodes, etc.
  • Broad general IT knowledge in networks, architecture, Infrastructure etc.
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity functions including vulnerability assessment and management processes, identity and access management in ICS environments, incident response and monitoring, etc.
  • Knowledge of common ICS protocols such as Modbus, TCP etc and technologies.
  • Author detailed reports based on security assessments and recommendations with ability to present findings to non-technical executive staff
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Professional and / or technical vendor certifications (GICSP, Siemens, etc.)