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Accenture Security 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.
Our Operational Technology (OT) team (part of Accenture Security) 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 must be proficient with industrial control systems /networks and be able to either lead or support ICS vulnerability assessments and remediation efforts.
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 working knowledge of Functional Safety Standards.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal is key to success of this role
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