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Entergy Security Architect (Zero Trust) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Security Architect (Zero Trust)

Date: Mar 15, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

THIS IS A HYBRID POSITION (Remote & Onsite)

This position will be filled as a Security Architect or Security Architect Sr depending on qualifications and experience of the candidate

This position may be filled in The Woodlands TX, New Orleans LA, Jackson MS, or Little Rock AR; Other locations within Entergy’s service territory may be considered

Job Summary

The Zero Trust Security Architect utilizes their knowledge of IT and Cybersecurity engineering to lead and/or participate in the development of assigned projects or solutions. The Zero Trust Security Architect focuses on implementing security requirements for assigned projects and solutions while maintaining compliance with internal and externals policies and regulations.

The Zero Trust Security Architect works closely with the Enterprise Security Architect to ensure projects and solutions are consistent with Entergy’s Information Security strategy and roadmap. The Zero Trust Security Architect provides clear and concise direction to project stakeholders and acts as the “face” of information security for those teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Zero Trust Architectwill plan, manage, and coordinate the complex cybersecurity governance activities requiring multi-disciplinary collaboration.

  • Experience with System Maturity Model.

  • Participate, lead, and jointly deliver security evaluation reports on cloud providers , cloud native platforms (PCF, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.), and Software as a Service solutions

  • Zero Trust Knowledge of NIST guidelines and compliance requirements.

  • Provide domain expertise in both public and private cloud and enterprise technology

  • Continually evaluate new threats in the cloud, to identify the impact on IT and Business to develop and implement security controls

  • Knowledge and experience using relevant cybersecurity and analysis tools.Utilize Information Security reference architectures to develop secure solutions and designs for projects

  • Provide input to policies, procedures, standards, processes, and templates that are consistent with the Cybersecurity strategy and roadmap

  • Participate in security and non-security projects to ensure that security requirements are defined and implemented

  • Perform assessments and threat modeling of existing and emerging technologies to ensure they meet Entergy security and compliance requirements

  • Evangelize and advocate for information security with stakeholders

  • Monitor emerging trends in Information Security and technology and make or suggest changes to Entergy’s security posture as necessary

Education needed

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, cybersecurity, information systems, engineering or a related discipline or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree is a plus.

Experience needed

Security Architect Sr : 5+ years of full-time dedicated experience in Cloud Security roles focused on delivering security on cloud native, distributed architectural solutions in complex environments

Security Architect : 3+ years of full-time dedicated experience in Cloud Security roles focused on delivering security on cloud native, distributed architectural solutions in complex environments

  • Experience in defining security standards and reference architectures used to guide technical resources in secure system implementation and configuration for enterprise systems

  • Familiarity with predominant public cloud providers

  • Understanding of Industry trends in Zero Trust Identity

  • Experience working with outsourced teams

  • Experience in working in partnership with colleagues throughout the enterprise

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities needed

  • Familiarity with technologies commonly utilized within an enterprise IT and OT environment

  • ZeroTrust Knowledge of NIST guidelines and compliance requirements.

  • Strong knowledge of multiple information security domains with an emphasis in Cloud services

  • Operating systems (*nix, Windows, IOS, etc.)

  • Networking and network security

  • APIs

  • Secure coding/application security

  • Vulnerability Management

  • SIEM

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Penetration testing

  • Scripting (Python, PowerShell, Perl, etc.)

  • Security process and control development

  • Endpoint protection technology

  • OT systems and protocols

  • Smart Grid technology

  • Some knowledge of IT Security regulations and guidance such as NIST, FISMA & ISO27001

  • Technical knowledge of complex enterprise IT systems.

  • Familiarity with The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), Open Security Architecture, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Computing Reference Architecture, or other architecture frameworks

  • Able to be hands-on with technical engineering and process management skills and the ability to advocate positive transformation within the broader information technology organization

  • Able to design & develop reference architectures

  • Able to design and develop an API based services layer for consistent integration with the security systems

  • Knowledge of security, risk, and control frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001 and 27002, SANS-CAG, NIST, FISMA, COBIT, COSO and ITIL

  • Strong writing and analytic ability

  • Strong ability to communicate across the enterprise concisely and effectively

  • Available to travel

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to manage and follow up on multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Capable of meeting deadlines

  • Organizational and time management skills

Certifications

  • ISACA or ISC2 certification, such as CISSP, CISM, CISA are a plus

  • OSCP is a plus

  • Relevant vendor credentials offered by companies are a plus

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Primary Location: Texas - The Woodlands Texas : The Woodlands || Arkansas : Little Rock || Louisiana : New Orleans || Mississippi : Jackson || Texas : Houston

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 113687

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) 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 Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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