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ICS Security Senior Consultant

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00480744


- Job description

ICS security Senior Consultant


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.


Job description

As a senior consultant, you will provide guidance and consulting to our clients, design and implement solutions related to the Industrial Control Systems environment helping in the optimization and transformation of our clients’ security organization. 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.

Candidates will have a control systems security background with relevant previous experience in a technical or consulting environment. Experience in the Energy domain is desirable.


The following experience is required for a successful candidate:

  • Have 5+ years of experience with industrial control system Cybersecurity, industrial control system design and industrial networks, with experience designing, maintaining and supporting Process Control Domain network infrastructures – e.g. CCNA, CCNP type qualifications.
  • Ability to analyze and suggest recommended improvements to the industrial control system configurations, applications, systems and networks to meet industry standards and best practices.
  • Able to author technical and non-technical documents, at varying levels of details (high and low levels)
  • Have a good knowledge of networking gained in a hands-on environment.
  • Requires 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, with demonstrable experience working with automation vendors such as ABB, Siemens, Rockwell, Honeywell, Foxboro, Emerson, Yokogawa etc.

The following experience is preferred for a successful candidate:

  • Global Industrial Cybersecurity Professional (GICSP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other ICS or Cybersecurity Related Certification.
  • Demonstrate industrial control systems (such as PLC, HMI, SCADA & DCS) and protocols (such as OPC, Modbus TCP, Melsec, HART, Foundation Fieldbus) experiences, both hands on and from a design perspective.
  • Experience and skills in safety-related control systems, including a working knowledge of IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety Standards.
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems including Windows and Linux/UNIX and have hands on experience of carrying out at least basic system administrator functions.
  • Experiences and skills in Securing Industrial Wireless Networks and Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and monitoring packages such as SIEM, SOC and NOC.

Then we would be eager to get to know you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and send us your CV and motivation letter.

For more information about this vacancy you can contact Zhané Van Limburg (Recruiter) at
An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

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