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Xcel Energy Senior Security Analyst Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): CO - Denver

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

Responsible for providing application security guidance, identification, evaluation, design, development, implementation and integration of cyber security tools, products and services. Provide expertise and execution in the day-to-day operations of all application security tools, technology and procedures including vulnerability management, penetration testing, perimeter management and testing including, and overall security technology and solutions management. Ensure all regulatory, contractual and internal security requirements are met in relation to the day-to-day operations and use of cyber security solutions, technology and procedures. Execute assigned tasks as part of an on-call rotation.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage and operate all security tools and technology used in cyber security to provide protection and regulatory compliance.

  • Perform web and/or mobile application Security Audits and Penetration Tests as well as mitigation of Security Vulnerabilities.

  • Provide application security support to business and technical teams in the design of standardized products and customized solutions. Must be flexible to continuously changing demands and technologies and have the ability to maintain a library of security tools used as part of this function.

  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with 3rd Party service providers responsible for providing technology consulting. Work with business unit executives and service providers to introduce required Cyber Security functionalities into the environment.

  • Provide guidance and training to internal staff including project managers, other Xcel Energy technical areas as well as customers and trade allies on application security issues and requirements.

  • Provide all assigned responsibilities as part of an on-call rotation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in computer science, technology, accounting or business or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in I/T including 3 years direct experience in cyber security, focusing on web, cloud, and mobile application security.

  • Demonstrated verbal/written communication and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information and recommendations to management.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Proven problem solving and business risk analysis skills.

  • Ability to excel in a team environment.

  • Strong investigative, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

  • Must possess a broad knowledge relating to I/T infrastructures and have in-depth and up-to-date experience with multiple operating systems and desk side integration.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56130:Cyber Security || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 20786

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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