Cyber Security Specialist

Requisition ID:  35625

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Information Technology

Vestas Factory

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 can you detect the potential threats before they become real? Do you get a kick out of designing and delivering modern, secure, and maintainable OT solutions? And do you think you can create value for Vestas and our customers with your future solutions?


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

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



As a Cybersecurity 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 to:

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



  • Good attention to detail with a pragmatical mindset and the ability to synthesize details to architecture
  • Detailed knowledge of industry standards within this area, primarily IEC 62443, IEC 62351
  • Experience with Python/Bash/PowerShell or other scripting languages/tools
  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques
  • Technical documentation (English)
  • Good communication skills and stakeholder management experience
  • Project/Feature execution
  • Change management
  • Fluent in English (writing and oral)



  • You have an innovative and creative work approach
  • Ability to work freely as well as being part of a great team
  • Good but generic knowledge of IT/ICS security, risk management
  • Knowledge about computer forensics analysis, ethical hacking, security testing, etc
  • Flexibility and motivation to work in a growing, creative, interdisciplinary team of experts
  • Leadership skills


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 inclusive parties across a large truly global organization, and you will have great opportunities for cross-disciplinary work and personal development. The work environment is result oriented, at a high professional level, and with a solid technical commitment.


Additional Information 

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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