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Avangrid Lead Cyber Identity & Access Mgmt (IAM) in Augusta, Maine

Lead Cyber Identity & Access Mgmt (IAM)



Augusta, ME, US

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About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit (


This position provides Leadership and Support across the business to support cybersecurity Identity and Access Management (IAM). This position is responsible for execution of projects that will implement design, operation, and evolution of IAM solutions and strategies.


  • Manage the shift in philosophy of how critical infrastructure is secured from verify once at the perimeter to continual verification of each user, device, application, and transaction

  • Provide advanced SME knowledge for the deployment of IAM services and solutions

  • Ensure projects that reduce risk and provides resiliency

  • Engage with, and advise stakeholders within the business on IAM best practices

  • Provide expertise and immediacy of decision making, hold team members accountable for results, coaches, mentors and guides team members, resolves disputes and escalates issues when appropriate.

  • Ensure IAM services and solutions are designed and delivered in compliance with industry best practices as well as applicable privacy and legal/regulatory requirements including NIST 800-63, GDPR, SOX, CEII, and NERC

  • Support implementation of GRC automation tools to manage compliance processes and evidence for applicable IAM services

  • Provide advanced SME knowledge for establishing an IAM service model that is well defined, highly available, repeatable, and is constantly measured for Key performance, Key risk, and Key operational level metrics

  • Responsible for maintaining measurements and methods in place to ensure best in class control quality and assurance for IAM solutions

  • Follow applicable federal agency guidance on IAM technologies relevant to Grid Modernization and assess impact on business model

  • Lead, develop, maintain, and write IAM cybersecurity policies, rules standards, and guidelines

  • Participate in appropriate external industry groups, including the Electricity Sector Coordinating Council (ESCC) in support of the OSG Governance and Risk team

  • Research current IAM industry and government frameworks, vulnerabilities, and risk trends, and assess impact

  • Assess vendors/3rd party's IAM solutions for applicable cyber standards/policies

  • Establish Vendor process and metrics for IAM cyber assurance

  • Analyze current/future IAM vendors, hardware, software, etc. that may be introduced to modernize the electric grid and assess increases and offsets to cyber exposure

  • Provide information to be used to respond to audits, participate in cybersecurity-related committees, and explain policy impacts at all levels of the company

  • Provide information to educate members and government agencies as required during cyber and physical events

  • Support management interaction with the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other relevant agencies as needed in response to security and grid modernization-related issues

  • Day to Day support of IAM Solutions

Skills and Requirements

Experience level: Experienced

Minimum 10 years of experience

Education: Bachelors


Identity and Access Management (IAM)


  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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