Global Cyber Security Functional Lead

Indrykket: 12.2.2020

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Århus N

Do you want to be the lead of global cyber security within Plant Operations Engineering in the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions?

We are looking for a Global Cyber Security Functional Lead with great visions and the ability to create the future for cyber security in Plant Operations Engineering in Vestas.

Service Service Operations Operations Engineering Plant Operations Engineering
You will be part of the Global Operations Engineering team, a small and global team reporting into Service Operations and responsible for implementing and improving robust cyber security technologies, software and processes, as well as coordinating knowledge sharing and collaboration other internal teams. This includes working with Vestas Power Solution (VPS), Service Solutions, Service Commercial and Service Digitization & Transformation. You will be responsible for coordinating global responses to cyber security related issues, as well as building common practices that comply with cyber security standards for relating topics.

For the anything relating to compliance of cyber security in relation to operating renewable energy assets, your responsibilities will be following:

  • Own communication flow and development of best practices across cyber security experts in the regional Plant Operations Engineering teams, VPS, Service Solutions, Service Commercial and Service Digitization & Transformation
  • Strategically plan, build and implement improvements to processes, tools and knowledge of regional Plant Operations Engineering teams
  • Centralise and handle all incident response activities, including gathering investigation and preparing remediation activities
  • Act as a central point of contact between centralised engineering and business teams (like VPS, CIM and Service Solution, Service Commercial, Service Digitization & Transformation) to Plant Operations Engineering
  • Ensure that regional Plant Operations Engineering becomes an active stakeholder in the new product development's phase
  • Support new product releases, ensuring all relevant Plant Operations Engineering teams are trained in depth in the product and having all needed documentation to support construction, commissioning and operations
  • Track and own performance metrics which demonstrate success of achievements to processes, tools and knowledge sharing

As Cyber Security Functional Lead in Global Operations Engineering it is expected to have the following experience and qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of cyber security implementation experience, as well as engineering experience working on the design or operations of networks for energy projects, SCADA systems, power plant controllers and other related technologies
  • Be recognised by the commercial and operational leaders in an SBU for excelling in communicating to customers on topics relating to your expertise
  • Be recognised by their manager as a leader and role model for the team
  • Speak and write fluently in English and proven ability to communicate across cultures
  • Well versed in cyber security regulations and processes around IEC62443, NERC CIP or NIST CSF


  • Able to navigate a complex global matrixed organisation with the ability to influence without designated authority
  • Comfortable communicating and presenting to all levels of internal and customer organisations
  • Shown leadership in your field and able to establish influential relationships at all levels internally and externally, with great stakeholder management skills
  • Self-moved and a significant individual contributor
  • Organisational and communication skills and outgoing personality that allow you to achieve results through multi-disciplinary teams, involving colleagues from various parts of Vestas as well as external partners globally

What we offer
We are an agile and action-oriented organisation, where you will be able to deliver value and, afterwards, track on it. We offer you an opportunity where you will be driving our cyber security operations and engineering disciplines. You will be a part of a team composed of skilled professionals with extensive experience, who you can get support from and enter a knowledge discussion with. Vestas are going through a process of maturing and industrialising our processes, and therefore will you be able the have an enormous impact on Vestas' future.

We offer an environment where we live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion which form the backbone for our culture of striving for world class.

Additional information
Work location is Aarhus, Denmark.
This position requires approximately 55 days of travel a year.

For additional information on the position, please contact Global Head of Plant Operations Engineering, Mark Fletcher.

Application deadline: 15th of March

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.
Kontaktoplysninger Klik for yderligere info: Se annoncen hos Vestas Wind Systems A/S...
Med mere end 30 års erfaring som producent og serviceudbyder er Vestas den førende leverandør til det danske vindmøllemarked. Vi arbejder for at sikre dig et profitabelt afkast på dine vindmølleinvesteringer. Det gør vi blandt andet ved konstant at forbedre vores produkter og sikre minimal nedetid på din vindmølle. Vi servicere selvfølgelig altid efter den nyeste, reviderede og gældende service dokumentation.

Hos Vestas er faglighed og kvalitet en selvfølge. Vores 160 serviceteknikere er alle uddannet til at servicere netop din vindmølle. Af respekt for de tekniske kompetencer har vi derfor dedikerede serviceteams til både kW og MW vindmøller. På den måde sikrer vi, at alle vindmøllertyper får samme prioritering og samme høje faglighed i vores servicearbejde.