Cyber Security Consultant

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Local Unit & Position Description

Are you an expert in cyber security in the utility industry? Do you want to take a leading role in developing and extending DNV GL’s cyber security services?


Then we are looking for you!


Our Intelligent Networks and Communications (INC) team supports our customers with the transition towards the smart grid. Cyber Security is becoming more and more important with the smart grid and smart meter Infrastructure being rolled out. To strengthen the expertise in the area of cyber security we are looking for a consultant with a track record in this area preferable in the utility industry.


Your tasks and responsibilities:


As Consultant Cyber Security you will be responsible for taking the lead in developing and extending our cyber security services in the SCADA EMS/DMS, smart grid and smart meter infrastructure area.


This includes:

• Security and risk assessments

• Developing requirement specifications

• Developing security risk reduction strategies

• Cyber security component testing

• End to end security testing


You will be working in a new and growing team. You will work together with them and individually on client-oriented solutions with a commercial approach and on a tactical and sometimes strategic level in the customer’s organization. You will take part in team selling, aiming to generate assignments for yourself and other members of the related teams. The work will be carried out in national and international project teams in collaboration with both DNV GL and clients’ experts and consultants.

Position Qualifications

We’re looking for a team player who is able to work independently, is goal-oriented and has a flexible attitude. You are motivated to expand our business in cyber security.


And also:

  • Master degree in IT, Telecommunication or Electrical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in the area of cyber security
  • Preferably you have a CISSP certificate
  • Preferably experience in the energy industry
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with relevant standards, systems, technologies and methodologies
  • For our international projects you must be willing to travel abroad on regular basis
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Commercial feeling and approach, and a client-oriented and flexible attitude
  • Teamwork, goal orientation and perseverance come naturally to you

Preferably you also have experience in the following areas:

  • Strong knowledge of National and European security standards, rules and regulation
  • Strong experience with data communication network design and security fundamentals
  • Strong experience in cyber security risk assessments
  • Experience with energy and utility industry concepts and technologies: SCADA EMS/DMS, Distribution Automation and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
  • Experience with Technical specification development
  • Knowledge of security testing standards, strategies and tools
  • Experience in outlining, writing, and delivering service proposals, whether in response to utility client requests (e.g., RFPs) or through unsolicited business development activity
  • Experience in developing and delivering publications in trade journals, presentations at conferences, or in articulating points of view as an expert witness

Our offer:


We’re offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. You will be part of a team of about 200 committed professionals. Your home office will be our Energy headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands. We offer you plenty of opportunities for personal growth, according to our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits such as a permanent contract, 38-hour work week, 30 leave days with option to sell or buy extra days, excellent pension scheme and expense allowance.

Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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