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Avangrid Manager - Cybersecurity in Binghamton, New York

Manager - Cybersecurity



Binghamton, NY, US Rochester, NY, US Portland, OR, US Augusta, ME, US Orange, CT, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 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 (

Job Summary

As a member of the Corporate Security Team, the Manager of Cybersecurity will be responsible for:

  • Managing and leading cybersecurity, physical security and information security training and awareness activities to ensure that Avangrid workers understand, acknowledge and ultimately fulfill their obligations to protect Avangrid assets. The overall goal of the security awareness program is to reduce risk by ensuring that all users understand security policies and practice good cyber hygiene. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Work with Corporate Security Teams, Business Security Liaisons (BSLs) and Business Area Leaders (BALs) to determine Corporate Security (i.e. physical, cyber, etc.) training and awareness needs.

  • Design, develop and deliver training and awareness programs based on industry subject matter expertise, regulatory requirements and best practice and be able to respond to questions.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing training, education, and awareness program/activities including phishing campaign.

  • Assist with creation of reports, dashboards, and metrics that can effectively measure engagement, behaviors and impact. Adjust training program accordingly.

  • Develop security communications within AVANGRID, including regular newsletters, awareness articles, CSO messages, etc.

  • Manage the companies Phishing Program, including metrics and reporting.

  • Monitoring cybersecurity policy, including but not limited to:

  • Track cyber policy at the state, federal and international levels.

  • Analyze proposed policies pertaining to cybersecurity and evaluate potential impacts to the company.

  • Develop and distribute written communications and presentations on cyber policy analysis.

  • Serve as a liaison with AVANGRID government affairs as well as outside agencies.

  • Support the development and implementation of strategic cybersecurity initiatives, based on industry standards of best practice, (e.g. NIST), legislative and regulatory requirements and risk mitigation

  • Process improve and manage the Corporate Security Risk Exception process.

  • Manage and maintain content on the Corporate Security SharePoint page.

  • Participate in external industry organization forums, meetings, training sessions

  • Participate in global working groups, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree with 4+ years’ relevant experience or;

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years relevant experience or;

  • High school diploma/GED with 10+ years relevant experience.


  • Demonstrated work experience in a complex global environment, preferred.

  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills, preferred.

  • Energy/utility Industry experience (preferred).

  • Technical knowledge in cybersecurity, either in the IT field (information and communications systems) and/or in the OT field (networks and industrial control systems) preferred.

  • Marketing background is a plus

  • Experience working with and analyzing cybersecurity policy (preferred).


  • Strong ability to work in a complex environment

  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization

  • Ability to determine key training and awareness requirements

  • Strong ability to interpret requirements; identifying sound/best practice

  • Strong strategic thinking skills within an information security environment

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex rules to non-technical audiences

  • Ability to develop marketing materials and manage awareness campaigns

  • Ability to develop and maintain project plans

  • Ability to travel up to 25%



  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • 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

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (

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