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PSEG Cyber Security Associate- Threat Hunting in Newark, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 67364

Job Function/Category: Information Technology

Employment Type: Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

Job Summary

This position involves hands-on technical experience, performing IT security functions, especially related to investigating cybersecurity alerts, incident response, and threat hunting. Utilizes information security technologies such as antivirus, IDS/IPS, SIEM, endpoint detection & response, DLP, data encryption, proxies, and network access control, as well as security policies and procedures, and incident response. Provides technical expertise and support to clients, IT management and staff in cybersecurity threat risk assessments, development, testing and the implementation and operation of appropriate information security plans, procedures, and control techniques designed to prevent, minimize or quickly recover from cyber-attacks or other serious events.

Please note this position is hybrid, comprised of remote and in office work. PSEG reserves the right to amend the hybrid model at any time.

Job Responsibilities

• Utilizes information security technologies

• Provides technical expertise in threat/risk assessments

• Defines, designs, and implements strategies to protect against emerging threats using security tools

• Responds to security incidents

• Performs threat hunting function to discover potential cybersecurity events

Job Specific Qualifications

Required

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or Cyber Security or Engineering or related field and a minimum 3 years of experience in information security or related IT experience

• Experience with cyber investigations and/or threat hunting.

• Experience with cloud computing

• Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated leadership, technical teamwork, and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to foster working relationships with the team, IT Management and Client departments.

• Ability to explain technical concepts to the business users in the context of business requirements.

• Broad knowledge of information systems such as Windows security, network security, systems development, communication networks, security software/hardware and operating systems.

• Experience with key information security technologies such as SIEM, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, vulnerability assessment, encryption, identity and access control systems, anti-malware, and security event analysis.

• Approximately 5% Travel required

• This is a NERC CIP position and requires NERC CIP background investigation prior to start

Desired:

• Security certifications in incident response, cyber investigation, forensics, or threat hunting.

• Programming Experience in Python

Minimum Years of Experience

3 years of experience

Education

Bachelor

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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Diversity at PSEG: Equal Opportunity Employer

PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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