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Operational Technology Cyber Security Consultant - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
You will support our clients in protecting their Operational Technology landscape.

As we aim to rapidly grow our Cyber Security, Forensics & Privacy practice, we are looking for experienced consultants who are passionate about how strategy and technology can improve the role of cyber security, privacy and data protection in our digital world.

This team works on creating a more secure society for major International and local organisations. Together with 150 professionals in the Netherlands you could work on leading and cutting edge projects covering the whole scope of Cyber Security.

For more information about Tech career opportunities see: Technology_careers_PwC_Netherlands


We are searching for consultants with comprehensive cyber, advisory, technological, industrial control and sector-related experience to help our clients solve complex business problems. We are searching for individuals who can complement our team with Industrial Control System (ICS) related knowledge, the cyber threats which are impacting this Operational Technology (OT) landscape and the ways to mitigate these threats. Together with our team you will then support our clients in protecting their Operational Technology landscape.


  • Solid understanding of industrial environments and security vulnerabilities within these environments;
  • Solid understanding of SCADA related software and technologies (e.g. OPC);
  • Knowledge of concepts and general security issues of typical Industrial Protocols (Modbus, FieldBus, CIP, etc); 
  • Knowledge of industrial devices - PLCs, DCSs, RTUs and other network devices;
  • Knowledge of Windows OS internals and its security model;
  • Knowledge of various Linux tools (Kali, Ubuntu, CentOS, etc.) and related security flaws;
  • Knowledge of various hacking techniques/approaches and common mitigation strategies is an advantage; 
  • Good knowledge of the following Standards:
    • ISA/IEC 62443
    • NIST 800-82
    • NERC CIP
    • ENISA Guidelines for ICS/SCADA Systems


  • 3 years or more experience in Industrial Security is desired;
  • Security audit and security policy review of Industrial Networks;
  • Hands-on experience with Industrial Control Systems is a strong advantage;
  • Pentesting experience is in OT environments an advantage, but optional;
  • Control & Instrumentation engineering experience is an advantage;
  • Operational maintenance experience is an advantage
  • Consulting experience is an advantage

Formal training/certification

  • Bachelor degree (or preferably higher) in one of the following fields: Engineering (industrial, mechanical or electrical), Computer Science or related areas;
  • One or more of the following professional trainings/certifications is an advantage:
    • SANS & INFOSEC courses/certifications
    • CISSP certification
    • Domain-specific certifications (GICSP, CISA, etc.)
  • Formal (certification) trainings for the relevant standards (e.g., ISA/IEC 62443, NIST 800-82, NERC CIP) is an advantage.

General qualifications:

  • Demonstrated technical prowess
  • Ability to self-learn and experiment in new areas
  • Good teamwork capabilities
  • Good presentation skills

What do we offer

Your career is what it is: yours! You decide. We offer you the opportunities for a challenging job that matters. To continuously develop yourself. To build trust in society and contribute to solving important problems. We offer regular coaching and ample room for your own ambitions and personal choices.

We offer access to a worldwide network in which you can exchange knowledge, ideas and questions with experienced professionals in your own area of expertise as well as in other disciplines. Our terms of employment focus on your growth and work/life balance. This is what you can expect from us:

  • Extensive coaching with a focus on your personal development;
  • Excellent education and (international) training opportunities;
  • Flexible working options;
  • An open culture in which you can practice with giving and receiving feedback;
  • Opportunity to work abroad to gain international experience;
  • The opportunity to play an important role in helping our clients with trending topics such as digital operating model transformation and emerging technology adoption;
  • Team events such as Friday drinks, team lunches or dinners, ski-events;
  • The opportunity to contribute to internal projects such as Corporate responsibility, several specific networks, diversity, innovation and/or recruitment;
  • iPhone, Macbook and lease car or compensation;
  • Time for time on overtime
  • 32 vacation days (based on full-time contract and depending on job level)

Information and application:


Please send your application for Operational Technology Cyber Security Consultant at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

05 september 2020
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