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Security Engineer Job

Xcel Energy

Location:
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: December 11, 2022
Reference Code: 51214-en_US

Job Grade: R
Hierarchy: No - We can only hire at the posted level
Union Position: Non-Bargaining

Position Summary
The IT Security Engineer I is responsible for creation, coordination, implementation and execution of cyber security solutions and providing security governance and oversight in support of Xcel Energy's strategy and consistent with the IT Security & Risk Management Program Strategy. This position works closely with key business partners, internal technology teams and external vendors to detect future trends and ongoing activity, and to provide oversight and governance to projects and changes within the environment to ensure consistent implementation and effectiveness of security technology and controls. Provide security solutions and governance that protects and effectively mitigates threats to the environment. Participate in and contribute to other areas within the department as needed, and develop, maintain & implement processes for security for all platforms and ensures compliance with requirements from agencies such as FERC, NERC, and Department of Homeland Security (such as CIP, HIPAA, SOX, PCI).

Essential Responsibilities

 

  • Engineer and implement security solutions in support of the overall security objectives of Xcel Energy and in alignment with the IT Security & Risk Management Strategic Plan.
  • Provide technical leadership, governance and oversight for the design of information technology systems, projects and changes within the XE environment with a core focus on security to ensure systems reliability, accessibility and compliance.
  • Drive and educate on the Security architecture discipline, processes, concepts and best practices.
  • Works with others to ensure that proper security disciplines are understood and applied. Performs the role of internal consultant to help utilize Xcel Energy's security capabilities. Acts as a resource to educate customers and associates on strategic security choices in available technologies.
  • Performs technical security research, analysis and evaluation of new technology tools and provides strategic direction. Maintains current on relevant technology trends. Partners with the Enterprise Architecture group regarding future technology and business needs.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with 3rd Party service providers responsible for providing technology consulting. Work with business unit executives and service providers to introduce required Cyber Security functionalities into the environment.


Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in computer science, technology, accounting or business or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in I/T including 3 years direct experience in I/T engineering and cyber security.
  • Demonstrated verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Proven problem solving and business risk analysis skills.
  • Ability to excel in a team environment.
  • Strong investigative, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Must possess a broad knowledge relating to I/T infrastructures and have in-depth and up-to-date experience with multiple operating systems and desk side integration.

 


Competency Band:

 

  • Accountability
  • Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Job and Business Expertise
  • Operational Excellence
  • Relationship Focused

 


Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis
Organization: Strategy Plng and Ext Affairs
Department: 70080:Business Security Risk & Spprt
Schedule: Full-Time

Non-Union jobs will be posted internally for a minimum of 5 business days, after 5 days the job may be unposted at any time.
Union jobs will be posted based on the union agreement.

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $90,000 to $127,333 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

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Recruiter: Lea M Felty
Hiring Manager: Ann K Wagner

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

 

About this Employer

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.