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Cyber Security Analyst

Date: Jun 17, 2021

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  66898 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

Job Summary

This position is an experienced,  hands-on technical lead, performing IT security functions, especially related to investigating cybersecurity alerts, incident response, and threat hunting.  Utilizes information security technologies such as antivirus, IDS/IPS, SIEM, endpoint detection & response, DLP, data encryption, proxies, and network access control, as well as security policies and procedures, and incident response.  Provides technical expertise and support to clients, IT management and staff in cybersecurity threat risk assessments, development, testing and the implementation and operation of appropriate information security plans, procedures, and control techniques designed to prevent, minimize or quickly recover from cyber-attacks or other serious events.

Job Responsibilities

This is a multi-level position and placement is dependent upon skills, knowledge and experience, scope and number of products managed by the selected candidate.  For a Cyber Security Analyst, a minimum of 4 years of experience in Cyber Security or related technical field. Without a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 8 years of experience in Cyber Security or related technical field.

Please note this is a NERC CIP position and requires NERC CIP background investigation prior to start

 

  • Utilizes information security technologies
  • Provides technical expertise in threat/risk assessments
  • Defines, designs, and implements strategies to protect against emerging threats using security tools
  • Responds to security incidents
  • Performs threat hunting function to discover potential cybersecurity events

Job Specific Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Informaton Systems, Cyber Security, Engineering or related discipline
  • 4 or more years of experience in Information Security or related field
  • Experience with cyber investigations and/or threat hunting.
  • Incident response and threat analysis experience, including SIEM technology. Proficient in defining processes and procedures for incident response. 
  • CompTIA Security+ or equivalent
  • Technical experience includes: information / data / network / computer security design, administration and/or assessment.
  • Works independently with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership, technical teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to work in strong team environment, constantly teaching and learning from other team members.
  • Broad knowledge of information systems including Windows and Linux OS security, network security, systems development, communication networks, security software/hardware and operating systems.
  • Experience with key information security technologies such as SIEM, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, vulnerability assessment, encryption, identity and access control systems, anti-malware, and security event analysis in OT environments.

Desired

  • (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), SANS Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), or equivalent
  • Experience with the implementation of NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF), North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54)
  • Experience of IT/OT technologies and utility industry experience preferred with an awareness of utility specific security threats
  • Security certifications in incident response, cyber investigation, forensics, or threat hunting.
  • Experience with cloud computing and can implement strong security to protect cloud first environment.
  • Programming Experience in Python

Minimum Years of Experience

4 years of experience

Disclaimer

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

 

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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