IT Security Specialist

Join us in this role where you’ll be one of our dedicated IT security experts in our Security Engineering team. The purpose of the role is to protect our company assets from security-related incidents by operating and improving security controls and tools on a global scale.  You’ll be able to put your technical information security skills to work in a critical infrastructure environment and you’ll contribute to an important growth journey where success means a greener future for you and future generations.


Welcome to Corporate Information Security
You’ll be part of Cyber Defence Centre IT Product Line where you, together with your colleagues, will provide triage, security analyses, and investigation support to our business units across IT and OT environments. The Cyber Defence Centre is the heart of the company’s technical security team, with experts in both offensive and defensive security. We’re expanding in both numbers and capabilities, making it a good opportunity for you to grow with us. We’re located across multiple countries and delivering in different time zones to ensure best support. As a team, we’re involved in building a sustainable green energy company, with diverse culture around the globe, whilst ensuring great cohesion and collaboration to achieve security by design.


You’ll play an important role in:

  • securing critical infrastructure in multiple countries against advanced threat actors
  • implementing, optimising, and maintaining security tools and technologies to safeguard our infrastructure, applications, and data
  • researching and analysing to identify the right security solutions for the organisation's needs
  • reviewing existing security solutions to determine if they align with our security requirements and if our standards and are up to date with current security capabilities
  • collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate security best practices into the deployment processes and operation
  • tuning and validating the operation through MITRE ATT&CK and purple teaming either directly, or as a collaboration.


To succeed in the role, you:

  • demonstrate hands-on experience with security tools, such as SIEM, EDR, OT/ICS, NDR, and vulnerability scanners, with a strong understanding of security principles and technologies
  • have experience with cloud platforms, preferably Microsoft Azure or AWS
  • prioritise efficiency in your attitude to your work tasks and enjoy sharing your knowledge with colleagues to develop talents
  • have moderate experience in cybersecurity operations, with a focus on implementing and maintaining security technologies
  • preferably have experience with scripting and automation for security-related tasks in Python and PowerShell.


Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.


Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.


Shape the future with us

If you need to request any adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.


Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

About the job

Application deadline:  31 August 2024

Kuala Lumpur, MY

Field of work:  IT and digital
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  Full-Time
Workplace:  Office-based

Imagine a future with Ørsted

About Ørsted

- We develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar energy farms, storage facilities, and bioenergy plants in Europe, Asia, and North America. 

- Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

- We’ve been ranked as one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years. 

- We’re headquartered in Denmark.

- We have over 9,000 employees, working in 15 countries and growing. 


An inclusive team

Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterised by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas.