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Manager, Cybersecurity

LocationOakland, California;

Requisition ID # 145420 

Job Category: Information Technology 

Job Level: Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Information Technology

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Oakland

Department Overview

The Cybersecurity organization works to protect our critical assets, highest risks, adapting and growing to meet the challenges from ever-evolving adversaries. The Security Engineers work closely with Project Managers, Risk Management and Cybersecurity Operations team to provide architecture design and implementation services. They intake functional & nonfunctional requirements; evaluate various solution or design options, document solution blueprint, and implementation steps. They ensure that the solution implemented meets our security standards and regulatory requirements.

The Cybersecurity team consists of security professionals in their chosen disciplines, including:

  • Cybersecurity Services
  • Risk Management
  • Security Intelligence & Operations

Working together, we review the current cyber threat landscape and lend our expertise to help the company understand its security posture and act on the highest priority risks. The Cybersecurity team takes a proactive approach to security by focusing on the cyber risks PG&E faces. Our methodology and framework synthesize current legal, regulatory, and operating mandates with PG&E’s business goals and operations.

Position Summary

Seeking a leader that has a passion for technology with experience an inch deep and a mile wide.  This leader needs to a be a people manager that can mentor and guide the team.  Will also deliver cybersecurity functions in order to effectively ensure the safe & reliable operation of PG&E Information Technology & Operational Technology systems. These services are delivered through team leadership in one or more of the following major functional areas: Technology Risk and Strategy; Policy, Compliance, and Awareness; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; Assessment and Verification; Threat and Vulnerability Management; Business (Front Office) Operations; Identity and Access Management; Security Infrastructure Operations; Controls, Metrics & Reporting; and Security Project Delivery. Accountable for the successful development & execution of overall Cybersecurity department strategic plans in alignment with company strategic vision & goals.

PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job.  The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity. 

A reasonable salary range is:​

Bay Area Minimum: $​151,000

Bay Area Maximum: $​257,000


California Minimum: $​143,000

California Maximum: $244,000

Job Responsibilities

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in area of field and applies extensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices
  • Manages department budget
  • Collaborates with team or leaders to work on issues, projects or activities
  • Presents findings and makes recommendations to officers and high level leaders
  • Develops effective metrics to track, report on and improve overall department performance
  • Develops and implements work plans in support of department goals and develop employee accountability
  • Sets department goals in support of established objectives
  • Coordinates the gate reviews of projects that support our client organizations as well as IT operations and security projects
  • Develops and implements programs including leading coordination and facilitation of program review sessions to review costs, schedule and program effectiveness
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and track and review vendor deliverables



  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 6 years of combined IT, critical infrastructure, intelligence, and/or cyber/information security work experience
  • 3 years leadership experience
  • At least one relevant Security related certification


  • Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in one of the capability areas (SIEM, Endpoint Protection, Configuration & Vulnerability Management)
  • Security Operational experience preferred
  • Mentor, equip Security SMEs and operations team
  • Passionate, self motivator and ready to take charge with a short notice
  • Utility industry experience
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