Operational Technology Consultant

10 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5DN, United Kingdom, London SW1E 5DN, GB


Company description

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job description

Do you come equipped with a track record of crafting inventive solutions in critical infrastructure, manufacturing, equipment vendors, or professional services?

Mastery in tackling cybersecurity hurdles for organisations, particularly in Operational Technology (OT) security risk management, is indispensable. An adept grasp of the ever-evolving realm of integrated information systems and OT, coupled with the knack for spotting cyber threats and propelling business evolution via digitalisation, is paramount. Your arsenal should encompass a robust team ethos, outstanding communication prowess, and adeptness in nurturing relationships and swaying stakeholders.


Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.


  • Security management of industrial control and operational technology systems and applications such as:
    • Process control
    • SCADA
    • Distributed control
    • PLCs and RTUs
    • Industrial cyber security and data communications
    • Electricity transmission and distribution network control.
  • IoT and Industrial IoT
  • Industrial cyber security risk management, architecture and security monitoring
  • Key industries such as:
    • Electricity generation, transmission, distribution and distributed energy
    • Smart energy and metering
    • Oil and gas
    • Water
    • Civil Nuclear
    • Transport (including aviation, rail, maritime, road and autonomous vehicles)
    • Wider critical infrastructure
  • Security standards relating to the sector, including:
    • NCSC NIS Guidance and CAF
    • ISO 27001 and ISO 27005
    • NERC CIP
    • ISA-99/IEC 62443
    • NIST CSF.

We know the skill-gap and ‘somewhat need to tick every box’ can get in the way of meeting brilliant candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply – we’d love to hear from you.

Apply today by completing our online application

Additional information

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here.

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people. Check out some of our extensive benefits:

  • Health and lifestyle perks accompanying private healthcare for you and your family
  • 25 days annual leave (plus a bonus half day on Christmas Eve) with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to get involved with community and charity-based initiatives
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • PA share ownership
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.