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25. May 2022
Kolding, Denmark
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Vattenfall is one of Europe´s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with an ambition to become fossil free within one generation.
We are looking for a OT Cyber Security Specialist to work within our Business Area Wind, Offshore, Engineering.
The Engineering department is the technical know-how centre within Business Area Wind, setting the standards and guidelines as well as being embedded within our projects to drive technical excellence through the whole project lifecycle.
Working within the Electrical & SCADA department of Engineering, the area of SCADA/OT Cyber Security are responsible for ensuring that our fleet of Wind Farms and backend systems are operated in a secure way, and in accordance with industry standards, directives and legislations in the countries we operate in.
Key Responsibilities;
Description of the position as OT Cyber Security Specialist
  • Follow external requirements to make sure we are on the forefront with the SCADA and Control systems we are implementing and operation
  • Close cooperation with BA Wind BOTSO (Business Operational Technology Security Officer) to ensure compliance with Vattenfall internal requirements
  • Supporting role for mature and maintain BA Wind Critical Infrastructure policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Work with the relevant technical experts within the Engineering functional unit to ensure solutions are suitably captured within relevant standards and specifications
  • Drive safety by design through the entire project lifecycle
  • Take responsibility for incident response and analysis
  • Play an active role in embedding Cyber Security within Vattenfall BA Wind activities
  • Vulnerability assessment and mitigation activities
  • Key person for SOC and vulnerability notifications and reporting in close cooperation with SCADA infrastructure team
  • Support on development of new tools within the Cyber Security Strategy and programme
Qualifications and characteristics:
  • Strong Security culture, with a strong commitment to contribute to the development and delivery of inherently safer wind farm projects
  • High degree of self-motivation with a flexible approach to work
  • Structured and naturally see documentation as part of the daily tasks and have experience of write procedures and incident reports.
  • Degree level educated in electrical/electronic/IT or other engineering discipline
  • Min 5 years of experience within the cyber security area such as SOC Monitoring, Malware Analysis, Incident response, Log management, user management, IDS (Network detection) etc. preferable in the OT environment
  • Familiar with ISO 27000 and IEC 62443.
  • Awareness of NIST & NERC CIP an advantage
  • Good English language skills. Danish/German language skills an advantage
  • Flexible approach to travel and working in our core countries
What we offer you
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
You will be part of the SCADA Management team and interdisciplinary team across our Engineering departments, where you always count on support from committed colleagues as “Ask and Share” concept is essential for the way we work..
The location will be preferably based in Vattenfall office Kolding Denmark.
More information
Sounds like this could be a match? We welcome your application via the website until the 15th of May 2022. Applications will be handled continuously throughout the application period.
For more information about the position and the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Heine Blok, Corporate Recruiter, via +45 48 80 53 50.
Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.
Our Organization
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20.000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.

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