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Senior Cybersecurity Solution Analyst

LocationSacramento, California;

Requisition ID # 89114 

Job Category : Information Technology 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Department Overview

The PG&E Cybersecurity organization is a dynamic group of security professionals, working to protect our critical assets, highest risks, adapting and growing to meet the challenges from ever-evolving adversaries. The Cybersecurity Risk Management department within the boarder organization focuses on identifying risks, helping partners reduce or mitigate risks, developing initiatives to protect PG&E from cyber-attacks, and engaging with other stakeholders to continually improve PG&E’s security posture. The department provides governance and direction of initiatives to safeguard PG&E’s cyber-assets, working hand in hand with key partners, as well as technical and engineering experts in PG&E’s lines of business. The department performs projects, vendor, and production systems risk assessments to ensure PG&E deploys and manages technology platforms that meet our security standards and regulatory requirements.  

Position Summary

The Cybersecurity Risk & Strategy team focuses on identifying risks, helping partners reduce or mitigate risks, developing initiatives to protect PG&E from cyber-attacks, and engaging with other groups to continually improve PG&E’s security posture. As part of the Risk & Strategy Cybersecurity Consulting team, you will concentrate on PG&E efforts related to evaluating cybersecurity projects across the enterprise.

Primary, you will conduct risk assessments on new/existing systems and devices (i.e., firewalls, routers, switches, etc.), and operating systems. You will engage/coordinate with project managers/teams, IT/Cybersecurity peers, and subject matter experts across PG&E, to ID threats, recommend strategies/processes to harden technology assets before deployment.

The position will work from your home office (within CA) for the remainder of this year. Once a return to the office is identified, you may need to report into the office as business needs may require. Work locations can be Concord, San Ramon, Oakland, or Sacramento. 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of combined IT, critical infrastructure, intelligence, and/or cyber/information security work experience

Desired:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Utility industry experience
  • Experience in IT-Information Technology security, multi-platform, or related
  • Experience in Operational Technology security
  • ComITIA Security +, SANS, Cisco, GIAC, Microsoft Security, or equivalent Certificates


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office, Remedy, SharePoint, Security tools
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to work quality and research driven
  • Results driven and customer focused with effective communication to peers and clients
  • Able to balance workload and competing priorities of the business while maintaining a customer focus
  • Multi-Platform knowledge (UNIX/LINUX, Windows Servers/Desktops, Cisco hardware, etc.)
  • Ability to influence and lead behavior change
  • Competency in making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Competency in making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Competency in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to energizes coworkers to maintain a positive attitude towards the team and the business directions
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to lead and manage cross-functional compliance projects and initiatives
  • Ability to guide and direct junior team members  

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Job Responsibilities

  • Establish and implement strategic communication and messaging plans and ensures alignment and consistency with PG&E branding principles, strategies, and guidelines.
  • Develop consulting practice documentation, identifies, and recommends process improvement, and provides guidance to other team members.
  • Design of technology solutions supporting business requirements on projects.
  • Drive security reviews, identifies gaps in security architecture and designs and recommends necessary security controls to be integrated within the development lifecycle.
  • Actively engage with the IT methodology team to recommend and deploy process improvements to ensure that security requirements are incorporated in all technology projects.
  • Actively recommend engineering solutions in collaboration with Cybersecurity Architects and product owners to remediate inherent cyber security risks.
  • Lead implementation of process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Provide peer review and support for organizational deliverables.
  • Facilitate / coordinate Cybersecurity activities associated with 3rd party and vendor work efforts.
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