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Senior Security Architect

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  72019 

 

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.

 

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Summary

The Sr. Security Architect is responsible for contributing to the formalization of a robust information security architecture for enterprise systems and applications hosted on a hybrid data center infrastructure. The Sr. Security Architect will be responsvible for assisting the Security Architecture Manager with planning, developing, managing, and implementing risk-driven change leveraging industry best practice guidance and practices

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the development of security architecture, standards, and design patterns. Reviews network architecture diagrams for attack vectors and provides expert advice on mitigating threats via proper architecture design
  • Communicate security requirements during development and implementation of new applications and systems. Lead hands-on technical workshops and education sessions    
  • Lead risk management activities for existing applications and infrastructure devices to ensure production systems have implemented security controls effectively. Participate in risk assessments to ensure compliance with security architecture objectives and standards. Conduct and mature technical risk assessment practices to facilitate identification and remediation of insecure designs or architectures. Provides expert advice using existing and new security technologies to reduce risk and support implementation of new products and features needed by business
  • Collaborate with various lines of business including PMO, IT, Utility Operations, and Application Development organizations
  • Support design reviews and testing of cloud-native architectures that will allow business requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk to the organization
  • Provide support and guidance for performing various security testing activities such as dynamic application security testing, static application security testing, or third-party penetration tests
  • Ability to identify counter-measures or controls to address ATT&CK based threats

Job Specific Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline
  • At least 6 years of experience in cyber security field
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or similar
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Security architecture function
  • Ability to develop visual models to describe and simplify complex problems
  • Understands threats to data and how to use encryption and KMS, access control, DRM, DLP, SIEM and other technologies to reduce risk
  • Experience implementing security baselines for various device types and operating systems such as: Windows, Linux, network routers/switches, and mobile devices
  • Strong leadership and influence skills to support projects with decision making on security topics 
  • Excellent teamwork, facilitation, relationship building, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships both leading and as part of a team
  • Must be a permanent resident/Green Card or US citizen

Desired

  • Experience in securing AWS, Azure, GCP or other cloud providers
  • Certified Information System Manager (CISM)
  • Microsoft, Redhat, or other leading technical IT certifications
  • Familiar with NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF), North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) security requirements
  • Familiar with security threats to operational technologies deployed using Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) or Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

Minimum Years of Experience

6 years of experience

Education

Bachelors

Certifications

CISSP

Disclaimer

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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.

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