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Security team helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to your needs across your entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help you build cyber resilience to grow with confidence.

Job Description

Our Operational Technology (OT) team helps clients identify and evaluate security gaps in industrial control systems (ICS), subsequently driving the implementation of solutions to mitigate security exposure. Our OT security consultants are expected to anticipate security requirements, analyze and understand the client security posture and formulate right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices tailored to their specific industries.

You will be responsible for leading ICS security vulnerability assessments and remediation activities along with providing recommendations across a broad range of security domains. An OT Security Consultant / Manager must be proficient with industrial control systems /networks and be able to either lead or support ICS vulnerability assessments and remediation efforts.

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Qualifications

In order to be successful at this role, you must have experience in most of the following skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years control systems security background with relevant previous experience in a technical or consulting environment.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with ICS systems and ICS security industry practices along with exposure to Operational technologies

  • Minimum 2 years with supporting PLC, DCS, SIS, HMI or SCADA systems. Experience supporting and troubleshooting industrial protocols such as OPC, Modbus TCP, HART, Foundation Fieldbus

  • 2 years comprehensive working knowledge of one or more of the following: IEC 62443/ISA 99, ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-82, CPNI Good Practice.

  • Experience deploying or supporting security practices and technologies such as risk or vulnerability assessments, antivirus software, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, centralized alert logging and monitoring in ICS environments

  • Experience in deploying security program at energy companies or large manufacturing organizations

  • Ability to author technical and non-technical documents for varying audiences from technical automation personnel to senior security or operations personnel

  • Experience designing, maintaining and supporting ICS network infrastructure, including industrial wireless networking – e.g. CCNA, CCNP preferred.

  • Relevant industry or industrial certifications are highly preferred

  • Ideally have experience and skills in safety-related control systems, including a work

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

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, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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