Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to lead, influence and execute on ICS/OT security engagements in critical infrastructure and/or mission critical environments, often having a direct impact on improving security across multiple critical infrastructure industries. In this role you will perform security assessments in manufacturing, utilities, oil and gas, and other ICS/OT environments. 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 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.

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Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in ICS security assessments
  • 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, 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 Have’s:

  • 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.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Perl, PowerShell, etc.
  • 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

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $113,000 - $228,099 and information on benefits offered is here. 



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