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Lead Engineer (m/f/d) Cyber Security

Requisition ID:  31327

Hamburg, HH, DE

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


Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time | Information Technology


Plant Engineering Operations is a part of Service NCE (Northern & Central Europe) of the Vestas Group and supports the organization in the installation and service of a great number of SCADA systems controlling medium and large-sized wind power plants. Our job is to turn a cluster of wind turbines into a power plant according to contractual and regional requirements.

Our customers can mainly be found among larger power supply companies and professional investors.


As a Cyber Security Expert, you will be a part of the NCE Plant Engineering team responsible for commissioning and maintaining Vestas SCADA solutions and other automated functionalities in our power plants in compliance with Vestas standards and customer requirements. You ensure knowledge transfer and contribute to optimizing and improving our products. You will also support our growing business by providing technical advice and input to the overall strategy. As a Security architect, you will provide architectural support for the team working on our construction and service solutions inside NCE Plant Engineering. You will be part of the ongoing development and coordinate cyber security opportunities across a diverse suite of ICS components.



Your Responsibilities

Implementing, supervising, 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 trusted

• 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


Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Computer Science or related
  • Detailed knowledge of industry standards within this area, primarily IEC 62443 and IEC 62351
  • Experience with Python/Bash/PowerShell and or other scripting languages/tools is good to have
  • Great awareness of cyber security trends and hacking techniques
  • Knowledge about computer forensics analysis, ethical hacking, security testing, etc.
  • Fluency in technical English both oral and in writing; German skills are a Plus!
  • Leadership skills, Respecting Safety, Collaboration and Accountability


Your benefits

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 friendly 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.


Sounds good?

Please apply exclusively via our online portal. Our recruiter Carsten Schurmann is looking forward to your application! Please note: We reserve the right to make changes to the job description and to withdraw the advertisement at any time, including before the end of the application period.  We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.

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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.