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South Jersey Industries Manager, Information Security Operations in Folsom, New Jersey

About Us

South Jersey Industries (SJI) is an energy holding company that delivers clean energy services to 700,000+ customers and businesses throughout 14 counties in New Jersey. As part of our core values, SJI is dedicated to being a community partner and developing innovative clean energy solutions to meet the needs of the future. To do this, we depend on our workforce of over 1,100+ talented, diverse employees who help us deliver safe, reliable, affordable clean energy for a better today and tomorrow.

At SJI, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. Whether you’re a seasoned operations technician or an early-career legal professional, our culture, inclusive workforce, and leadership development and training programs will provide you with the tools you need to either kickstart your career or bring it to new heights.

Position Summary

As the Manager, Information Security Operations (IT&OT SecOps), you will oversee a growing team of internal Security Analysts and Specialists, as well as Managed Security Providers that are responsible for identifying, detecting, responding, and reporting on threats and risks to the IT and OT assets of the organization. Additionally, will collaborate with operations management and peers to understand SCADA and Operational Technology support and security requirements; research and advise on available options, develop documentation and training. Oversee the implementation of necessary improvements and changes. They will have overall accountability for team leadership, policy, procedures, processes, and management of all SJI Information Security operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Team leadership of an Information Security Operations team with ability to work in a 24x7 on call environment

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate both within IT, OT, and with business leadership.

  • Scope, define, and oversee delivery of Information Security Operations, participate and lead execution of related projects.

  • Maintain involvement in technology news, threat intelligence, FBI, CISA, and changing regulatory trends in the industry and provide management and internal teams with updates.

  • Maintain a knowledgebase comprising a technical reference library, security advisories and alerts, information on security trends and practices, and laws and regulations.

  • Build effective relationships and partnership with IT and OT vendors to enable Information Security strategy, operations, placing orders, and monitoring provided services/products.

  • Establish metrics program to measure the effectiveness of the Information Security Operations team.

  • Mentor team members and help them reach their full potential.

  • Identify emerging cyber security threats and develop and implement requirements to mitigate risk.

Required Skills:

  • 7+ years of IT and OT Security, cyber risk identification and management, cyber incident response, threat and vulnerability management, SIEM, and security operations. SOC delivery, Project/Program delivery. Experience with Industry frameworks such at NIST CSF, ISO 27001, TSA Pipeline Guides.

  • 7+ years effectively leading technical information security professionals and setting direction for teams, executing on projects, and collaborating with other leaders to effectively define the strategy and execute on vision.

  • 7+ years experience in procuring, working with, and managing vendors, partners, and/or contractors to deliver Information Security services in accordance with service level agreements (SLA).

    Other Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrated team leadership, and expertise in building teams, with the ability to address people and process complexities.

  • Effective communication skills (written/oral) with the ability to translate “tech speak” into business terms.

  • Experience in effectively managing IT budgets.

  • Develop, document, and deploy a company-wide information security program, utilizing security and utility industry standards.

  • Oversee and participate in the development, documentation, and communication of enterprise-wide information security policies and procedures, including IT and OT.

  • Coordinate and conduct activities to raise corporate awareness of information security policies, activities, and threats

  • Manage a team of IT and OT Security Analysts and Specialists to implement and maintain security software and tools, monitoring, policies, and procedures.

  • Coordinate and manage the day-to-day SCADA system security for a gas utility and renewables, including OT specific end point, IDS, Asset Discovery, Identify and Access management, and other critical security controls and tools.




  • BA or BS / MA or MS degree in Computer Science, CIS, Math, Information Security, Engineering, or a related field. Applicants without a degree but with relevant military or work experience and/or training will be considered and should apply their previous experience to the qualification areas.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or;

  • Master’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience.

  • In addition, a minimum of 1 year of leadership experience is required.

  • Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

    Preferred Certifications (one or more):

  • GIAC Security Operations Certified (GSOC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)

Explore the Possibilities

South Jersey Industries employs a diverse range of talent – from construction contractors to environmental specialists. Regardless of the position, mentoring and networking, hands-on experience, gaining industry knowledge and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business and in our communities are all exciting ways that we welcome our employees at SJI. And as a company committed to creating an engaging culture built on inclusion and diversity, you’re sure to find an opportunity that makes you feel included, empowered, and ready to “bring your whole self to work” every day.

Benefits Package Overview

SJI offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees.

The SJI “Total Rewards” Benefits Package include:

  • Flexible vacation, Paid Time Off, and Sick Leave package

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k), with generous company match

  • Employee Resource Groups to encourage employee engagement, nurture professional development, and foster an inclusive environment.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

At this time, SJI is only considering applicants authorized to work in the United States currently and in the future without the need for visa sponsorship.

SJI, an energy infrastructure holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to customers through two primary subsidiaries: SJI Utilities (SJIU) and SJI Energy Enterprises (SJIEE). SJIU houses the company’s regulated natural gas utility operations, delivering safe, reliable and affordable natural gas to more than 700,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across New Jersey via its South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas subsidiaries. SJIEE houses the company’s non-utility operations primarily focused on clean energy development and decarbonization via renewable energy production and energy management activities. Visit for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.