Duke Energy Senior IT Security Analyst in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

Position focuses on improving Cybersecurity posture of the enterprise through participation in various Cybersecurity projects and initiatives as well as cyber security aspects of business and IT projects. Position also includes periodic operational support revolving around Palo Alto firewalls. Ideal candidates would have a strong understanding of enterprise networks, hands-on design experience, and relevant industry certifications. Candidates with a strong Telecom background who wish to transition into careers in cyber security are encouraged to apply.


  • Leads/participates in Cybersecurity projects and initiatives.

  • Maintains security framework across the enterprise.

  • Operationalizes new security solutions.

  • Understands enterprise security standards/requirements.

  • Drives security requirements through the organization.

  • Proactively identifies/recommends solutions/resolves potential security gaps.

  • Participates in on-call rotation duties.

  • Provides increased availability during Storm Mode, wide impacting service disruption events (SDEs), and security response events.

  • Adheres to proper Change Management and Human Performance requirements and processes.

  • Represents IT Security organization professionally in interaction with internal business partners and other IT Support groups.

Working Conditions

  • This position must sit in Charlotte, NC

  • Minimal travel, up to 5%

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline or four (4) years of prior equivalent work related experience in lieu of a degree

  • Five (5) years of prior work related experience in addition to a degree

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced TCP/IP knowledge

  • Understanding of security principles

  • Experience analyzing and troubleshooting network traffic

  • Experience providing end to end network design or support

  • Experience assisting other teams with the analysis of application problems

  • Current Cisco CCNP – credentials will be verified

  • Current Cisco CCDA - credentials will be verified

  • Cisco CCDP - does not have to be current

  • Additional relevant industry certifications

  • Cyber security project experience

  • Network engineering/design/project experience

  • Experience with Wireless network infrastructure support and/or design

  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience in Information Technology

  • Experience with security tools

  • Experience with Syslog, TACACS, Radius, and SNMP

  • Working knowledge of NAT design and troubleshooting

  • Experience with Palo Alto, F5, Bluecoat Proxy technologies

  • Experience troubleshooting across firewall infrastructure

  • Experience with VPN configuration and troubleshooting

  • Experience in Data Center environment

  • Ability to perform self-directed work

  • Ability to independently prioritize daily work

  • Ability to carry out daily work responsibilities with minimal supervision

  • Strong team player

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments

  • Demonstrated leadership in technical roles

  • Proven ability to speak and write about complex technical topics to a less technical audience

  • Demonstrated leadership identifying improvement opportunities and solutions

  • Demonstrated leadership in identifying process deficiencies and solutions

  • Demonstrated commitment to personal and team success

  • Two-year associates degree in relevant field

  • Four-year degree in relevant field

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

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