Industrial Cyber Specialist

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Become part of the team

PA's Digital Trust and Cyber Resilience team comprises approximately 100 consultants dedicated to the sector. Our services focus on the energy, utilities, manufacturing, transport and wider critical infrastructure in addressing similar risks.

Our Industrial Cyber Security team in the UK is seeking talented consultants, at Analyst to Principal Consultant grades, with demonstrable experience in industrial cyber security to support its business growth and new clients in this area.

What we're looking for

Position Requirements:

You will already have a reputation for delivering innovative solutions within a critical infrastructure company, equipment vendor or professional services firm. You will have demonstrable experience of the cyber security issues facing organisations and particularly security risk management relating to industrial control systems and operational technology (OT). You will have a keen understanding of the direction of travel for these types of systems in terms of the integration of information and operational technology and what this means in terms of cyber security risks. You will possess a strong team focus, excellent communication, relationship building and influencing skills.

We are looking for candidates with demonstrable experience in:

  • Security management of industrial control and related systems such as:
    o Process control
    o SCADA
    o Distributed control
    o PLCs and RTUs
    o Industrial cyber security and data communications (e.g. IEC 62443, OPC, IEC 61850, IEC 60870-5-104)
    o Electricity transmission and distribution network control.
  • IoT and Industrial IoT
  • Security risk management and architecture
  • Key industries such as:
    o Electricity generation, transmission, distribution and smart grids
    o Oil and gas upstream, midstream or downstream
    o Smart metering
    o Water
    o Civil Nuclear
    o Transport (including aviation, rail, maritime, road and autonomous vehicles)
    o Critical Infrastructure.
  • Security standards relating to the sector, including:
    o ISO 27001
    o NERC CIP
    o ISA-99/IEC 62443
    o CPNI/NCSC Security for Industrial Control Systems Framework
    o NISTIR 7628.

    Although not a core requirement the ability to communicate and work in Spanish would be advantageous.

    A strong background in data networking/telemetry infrastructure is desirable but not essential.

    As a self-starter, you will have the ability to operate successfully in a commercial environment and flourish in an entrepreneurial setting that offers you the opportunity to work at the highest levels within a global centre of excellence.

    Unlike other consultancies, we are a largely employee owned business that rewards on merit and shares its success.

    As a member of PA’s Digital Trust team you can expect to consult to a wide range of clients throughout the UK, Europe and globally covering all aspects of the energy, utilities and critical infrastructure industry.

    Based from one of our UK offices you should expect to travel and work on client sites and you should have the unconditional right to work globally.


Benefits package at PA:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Voluntary benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

About us

Bringing Ingenuity to Life

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.
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PA is committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture where diversity thrives, and all of our people can excel. We believe that greater diversity stimulates innovation, enabling us to fulfil our purpose of ‘Bringing Ingenuity to Life’, supporting the growth of our people, and delivering more enduring results for our clients.

We only recruit, promote and reward our people based on their contribution, without regard to gender, race, disability, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.