Accenture is a global collective of innovators whose aim is to improve the way the world works and lives. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent, we drive success in new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. And we are looking to add an experienced ICS/OT Cybersecurity Consultant to an already outstanding team.
Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond to, and recover, at all points of the security lifecycle. We hire the very best security talent and arm them with the coolest tools and latest tech so they can help our clients build resilience as we create integrated, customized turnkey solutions. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.
You Are passionate about security, love what you do and have a genuine desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to analyze 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.
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 such as Energy Management Systems (EMS), SCADA systems, and the latest grid modernization and renewable energy technologies. Responsibilities include helping clients access their security posture, recommend improvements and implementing those solutions. Assessments include security frameworks, existing security measures and alignment with best practices. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity perform testing against ICS/OT devices, networks and security control mechanisms. This includes testing on devices used in the field as well as future deployment devices, and investigation of device ecosystem and monitoring.
2-5 years’ experience in developing cybersecurity solutions for utility industry environments (e.g., electric substations, water treatment facilities, power generation facilities, natural gas environments, etc.)
Previous experience assessing against standards and frameworks including DOE C2M2, IEC-62243/ISA-99, NIST CSF, NERC CIP, etc.
Experience working with ICS technologies and/or environments. Examples include: SCADA, DCS, EMS, DMS, ADMS, PCN, RTUs, IACS, PLCs, HMIs, 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 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.
Authorized to work in the US and willingness to undergo a background check.
Travel: 30% average (up to 50% during peak times), some international, mostly domestic
NICE TO HAVES
Previous experience providing consulting services to Fortune / Global 1000 clients and/or domain experience within relevant industry verticals such as Oil and Gas, Utilities, Manufacturing, etc.
Relevant certifications (CISSP, GICSP, GRID, GCIP, etc.).
Experience performing reverse engineering of embedded devices and/or industrial protocols.
Experience designing, organizing, and executing security assessments and testing
Experience developing proposals, SOW’s, and general content to support business capture
Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study
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