Security Consultant – MS Defender for OT/IOT

Experience: years

Roles and responsibilities

  1. Security Architecture and Design:
    • Design and implement security controls for IoT devices, gateways, and communication channels.
    • Evaluate and recommend security solutions, protocols, and encryption mechanisms.
  2. Deployment of Microsoft Defender for OT/IoT product:
    • Must be able to handle end to end deployment of Microsoft Defender for OT/IoT
    • Must be able to handle any issues during the deployment phase.
  3. Risk Assessment and Compliance:
    • Assess risks associated with IoT deployments and propose risk mitigation strategies.
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards (such as NIST, ISO, and IEC) and regulatory requirements.
  4. Threat Detection and Incident Response: (optional)
    • Monitor and analyze network traffic, device behavior, and system logs to identify anomalies, vulnerabilities, and potential security incidents.
    • Investigate and respond to security alerts, ensuring timely mitigation of threats.
  5. Vulnerability Management:
    • Conduct regular vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on IoT devices and networks.
    • Collaborate with development teams to address security flaws and apply patches.
  6. Security Awareness and Training:
    • Educate stakeholders on IoT security best practices.
    • Develop and deliver training sessions to enhance security awareness across the organization.
  7. Incident Handling and Forensics: (Lead responsibility)
    • Lead incident response efforts during security breaches or incidents.
    • Conduct digital forensics to understand the root cause and impact of security events.
  8. Collaboration and Communication:
    • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, network engineers, and system administrators.
    • Communicate security risks, findings, and recommendations to technical and non-technical stakeholders.


Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • Certified IoT Security Practitioner (CIoTSP)
  • AZ 500
  • Proficiency in network security, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and SIEM tools.
  • Knowledge of IoT protocols (MQTT, CoAP, HTTP/HTTPS) and secure communication.
  • Familiarity with cloud security (Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud
  • Minimum of 5 years in cybersecurity, with a specific focus on IoT/OT security
  • Hands-on experience with security assessments, risk management, and incident response.
  • Design and Deployment experience in Microsoft Defender for OT/IoT
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Passion for staying updated on emerging threats and security trends.