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NextEra Energy Senior Security Architect in Juno Beach, Florida

Senior Security Architect

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 81256

is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy seeks an industry-leading Senior Security Architect. This role provides the opportunity for seasoned IT professionals looking to contribute to comprehensive architecture designs, and to provide substantial IT architecture consultation. Embedded within a team that champions leadership, encourages strategic decision making, and nurtures the advancement of cutting-edge technology, this role holds significant opportunities for development.

In this role, consistent learning and adaptation is key. You will be called upon to continually expand and apply your knowledge in several IT disciplines, including, but not limited to:

  • Network Security

  • Proficiency in security infrastructure such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems

  • Understanding of networking protocols and components

  • Cloud Security

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure

  • Knowledge of cloud-native security tool

  • Endpoint Security

  • Capabilities in EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) tools

  • Understanding of anti-malware, antivirus, and encryption

  • Application Security

  • Familiarity with secure coding practices

  • Experience in performing security reviews, threat modelling of applications

  • Data Security

  • Knowledge of data encryption methods and tools

  • Understanding of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) tools and strategies

  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  • Familiarity with single sign-on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) systems

  • Expertise with Active Directory and Entra ID

  • Understanding of Identity Management, Governance, and Privileged Access Management

  • Mobile Security

  • Experience with Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions

  • Familiarity with mobile platform security features and settings

  • Information Risk and Governance

  • Familiarity with cybersecurity frameworks and controls like NIST, CIS, CIP, and SOX.

  • Experience with risk assessment methods and tools

  • Operational Technology (OT) Security

  • Knowledge of OT architecture and communication protocols

  • Familiarity with OT-focused attack vectors

Job Overview

This position develops and maintains high-level designs for overall logical and technical IT architecture. Employees in this role provide strategic decision-making and guidance within technical disciplines, responding to disruptive technologies and solving unique and complex problems. Individuals facilitate and orchestrate the delivery of targeted business outcomes through technical decisions. Employees in this job serve as experts and visionaries in the development of roadmaps, strategy, and design for assigned technology areas.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with business partners to analyze strategy and trends to define the requirements, principles, and models that guide technology decisions

  • Communicates and enforces technology standards with business partners

  • Understands industry trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies

  • Drives digital innovation and develops roadmaps through new technologies and approaches to fulfill strategic business plans

  • Defines high-level migration plans to address gaps in current state

  • Coaches, mentors, and leads technical subject matters experts to enable and drive consistency across technology architectures

  • Designs and owns governance, assurance, and standards activities for enterprise technology architecture compliance

  • Oversees and facilitates the evaluation, risk assessment, selection, and design of hardware and software technology and product standards

  • Delivers technology architecture artifacts, possibly including reference architectures or concepts of operation

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Information Technology

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Relocation Provided: No

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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