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ICS Security Senior Consultant

Job Location: Brisbane, Perth

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00700807


- Job description

  • Work with innovative teams and latest technologies.
  • Help us improve the way Australians live, work and play
  • Develop your career within a world-class team.

Work with innovative teams and explore new technologies to help solve real-world problems.

We can help you build the career you dream of. Our success relies on ensuring our people enjoy the inspiring challenges, exceptional experience and flexibility they need to succeed at every stage of their career.


As a leading professional services company with more than 469,000 people working across 120 countries, your career can take many exciting paths spanning digital, strategy, consulting, technology and operations.


As part of a global diverse workforce you will help change how Australia lives, works, plays and grows. Join us, learn from the best people and let challenging, interesting and enjoyable work become part of daily life.


Accenture Security practice is looking to extend its organization and increase capabilities in helping our clients in the digital journey by increasing their security posture in the operational domain in the era of evolving threats.


By joining Accenture, you can make great things happen to some of the world’s largest and most exciting companies around globally.


A typical day for our Senior Consultant:

  • Provide guidance and consulting to our clients, design and implement solutions related to the ICS (Industrial Control Systems) environment helping in the optimization and transformation of our clients’ security organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with ICS Cybersecurity, design, and industrial networks.
  • Experience designing, maintaining and supporting Process Control Domain network infrastructures – e.g. CCNA, CCNP type qualifications.
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements to the ICS configurations, applications, systems and networks to meet industry standards and best practices and reduce cyber risks
  • Hands on and design experience with ICS’s (e.g. PLC, HMI, SCADA & DCS) and protocols (e.g. OPC, Modbus TCP, Melsec, HART, Foundation Fieldbus).
  • Experience with security practices and technologies such as risk or vulnerability assessments, antivirus software, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, centralised alert logging and monitoring etc. as well as monitoring packages such as SIEM, SOC and NOC.
  • Ideally have knowledge of multiple operating systems including Windows and Linux/UNIX and have hands on experience of carrying out at least basic system administrator functions.
  • Ideally have experience and skills in safety-related control systems, including a working knowledge of IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety Standards.
  • A comprehensive working knowledge of one or more of the following: IEC 62443/ISA 99, ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-82, CPNI Good Practice.
  • Exposure working with, protecting and administering critical industrial network infrastructures.
  • Experience working with automation vendors such as ABB, Siemens, Rockwell, Honeywell, Foxboro, Emerson, Yokogawa etc.
  • Ideally have experiences and skills in Securing Industrial Wireless Networks and Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)
  • Global Industrial Cybersecurity Professional (GICSP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other ICS or Cybersecurity Related Certification
  • Able to work effectively both individually and as part of a team.
  • Able to author technical and non-technical documents, at varying levels of details (high and low levels)
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills

This role would suit an experienced ICS security practitioner wishing to further develop their career, who embraces innovation and change and wishes to contribute to the development in this field.


About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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