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NiSource Lead Cybersecurity Architect - Remote in Columbus, Ohio

Lead Cybersecurity Architect

Full Time Perm

Way of Work : remote

Salary: $125,800 - $188,600, plus annual bonus

The Cyber Security department at NiSource ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of NiSource assets to achieve the company mission. This team performs various measures to protect the company with a wide range of technologies to combat the latest threats in an ever-evolving landscape.

This team interfaces with business units and various stakeholders to ensure NiSource and Industry standards are considered and implemented throughout the various stages of the projects Lifecycle. The team is also responsible for collaborating with Enterprise and Solution Architects to ensure a holistic solution aligns with the most up to date enterprise architecture and Cybersecurity standards and technologies.

The Lead Cybersecurity Architect's primary responsibility and accountability is to provide leadership for the current and future NiSource technology environment within a technology domain. This includes working with business leaders and service providers to develop and implement Cybersecurity architecture strategies, as well as developing methodologies and processes to ensure compliance to those strategies. The Lead Cybersecurity Architect is also responsible to develop and maintain Technology Roadmaps aligned with approved investments.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement an organization-wide information security strategy aligned with the business objectives and industry best practices.

  • Create, review, and enforce information security policies, standards and procedures to safeguard company data and assets.

  • Identify, assess, and prioritize information security risks and develop risk mitigation plans and controls to minimize exposure

  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  • Assess and manage the Cybersecurity risks associated with third-party vendors and service providers.

  • Evaluate and recommend Cybersecurity technologies, tools, and solutions to enhance the organization’s security posture.

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in SOC, incident response, IT audit and compliance, or related cybersecurity field

  • 3+ years of experience in Azure, AWS, GCP, or other cloud services (includes SaaS, CVaaS, PaaS, etc)

  • 3+ years of experience implementing security frameworks (e.g., SOC 2, ISO 27001, NIST, HIPAA, GDPR)

  • 3+ years of experience utilizing tools such as Active Directory, Kubernetes, Jira, Archer, SharePoint, MS Office365

Preferred Qualifications

  • CISSP certification or industry recognized certifications of the same level

  • Familiarity with the Energy Sector (NERC, FERC, CIP)

  • Able to work effectively in an outsourced IT environment (Advanced proficiency)

  • Experience with and knowledge of legacy and new computing technologies (Advanced proficiency)

  • Experience working with a variety of technologies within a domain (Advanced proficiency)

  • Experience in developing solution alternatives to meet business needs (Advanced proficiency)

  • Awareness modern software lifecycle development and infrastructure as code (Advanced proficiency)

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

This role does not qualify for sponsorship

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Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

Safety Statement

Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program. Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries. Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers. Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$125,800.00 - $188,600.00

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Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.

At NiSource, you'll be part of the team serving nearly four million customers throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic, who count on us to energize their homes and businesses. Whether speaking with customers by phone, analyzing financial data or installing new gas lines in a neighborhood, you’ll meet exciting challenges each day and make the most of your skills and talents. And you’ll be part of a company that was named by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best Large Employers.

We're looking for talent from all backgrounds. We invite candidates of all abilities to come as they are and do what they love. Through our years of successful growth, we’ve stayed true to our roots by making a difference in the lives of millions of our customers. If you’re interested in joining an inclusive, innovative company that fosters opportunity for growth, NiSource might be the place for you.