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Vestas Factory

Cyber Security Specialist 
DK, Aarhus | Specialist | Full-Time 
| ID: 16362 

Would you like to be one of the key drivers in Vestas' Wind Power Plant Security initiatives?

Are you up-to-date with the latest tech and security trends and you can detect the potential threats before they become real?


Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Platform Cyber Security 

Do you get a kick out of designing and delivering modern, secure and maintainable OT solutions and you think you can create value for Vestas and our customers with your future solutions?

Cyber Security is part of Vestas Power Solutions that designs and delivers modern, secure and maintainable OT solutions. It aims to create value for Vestas and our customers with future solutions using the latest technology and security trends to detect the potential threats before they become real.



As a Security Specialist, you will provide architectural guidance for the team working on our products and solutions designed to coordinate the cybersecurity opportunities across a diverse suite of ICS components. Your focus will be on:

  • Implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of the OT devices in our Wind Power Plants
  • Mapping Cyber Security requirements to a Generic Cyber Security architecture that is durable and reliable
  • Designing future Cyber Security architecture for our solutions (lifecycle, end-2end)
  • Engaging with our value chain representatives to ensure alignment on the architecture for all stages in the lifecycle, from production through commissioning to service operations
  • Providing an architecture with the agreed-upon balance between security posture and usability
  • Ensuring that the OT data and infrastructure is protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
  • Participating in the change management process
  • Engaging in Cyber Security Incident handled when needed with the assistance of the team


  • Degree in Computer Science or related
  • Detailed knowledge of industry standards within this area, primarily IEC 62443, IEC 62351
  • Experience with Python/Bash/PowerShell and/or other scripting languages/tools is good-have-have
  • Fluency in technical English both oral and in writing
  • Requirements writing
  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques
  • Project/Feature execution and change management
  • Good but generic knowledge on IT/ICS security, risk management
  • Knowledge about computer forensics analysis, ethical hacking, security testing, etc.


  • Good attention to detail with a pragmatical mindset and the ability to synthesize details to architecture
  • Good communication skills and stakeholder management experience
  • Innovative and creative work approach
  • Ability to work freely as well as being part of a great team
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing, dynamic, interdisciplinary team of experts
  • Leadership skills, Respecting Safety, Passion, Collaboration, Accountability and Passion

What We Offer

We offer you an exciting possibility to attain responsibility for the network behind core products, which are business critical to both our customers and to Vestas. You will have many interested and supportive parties across a large truly global organization, and you will have excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary work and personal development. The work environment is result-oriented, at a high professional level and with a strong technical commitment.


Additional Information

Work location: Aarhus, Denmark.

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 5th December 2021.

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

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