Iberdrola USA Manager - IT Security (AMC 68360) Orange, CT in Orange, Connecticut


Business and Department

AMC-CT-Orange Orange,CT



Execute and assist in the evolution of the AVANGRID Security strategy. Define, design, implement, maintain, manage, and report on the IT Security Program.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  • Develop, implement, manage, present, and report on AVANGRID IT Security Program.

  • Provide leadership, manage, and provide guidance to the IT security team, collaborate and support the global security team, and direct security vendors supporting the program.

  • Develop, refine, and ensure compliance with a set of security-related policies, processes/procedures, and standards.

  • Identify, assess, and prioritize threats based on possible impact, system vulnerabilities, and probability of occurrence. For higher priority threats, develop and implement security/mitigation measures.

  • Respond immediately to security related incidents; Lead/coordinate investigations for security-related incidents and provide a thorough post-event analysis.

  • Lead/participate in security assessments, e.g. C2M2, and audits.

  • Develop and implement IT security performance measures/metrics and regularly report on the status of AVANGRID IT Security Program.

  • Administer the IT Security budget and lead IT Security procurement activities.

  • Assess, test, and select new security products and technologies; Provide security requirements and assessmentfor IT related projects.

  • Function as subject matter expert on guidance/recommendations to internal customers (i.e. business units) / stake holders.

  • Act as a key liaison between IT and other key stakeholders of the company for security related initiatives.

IT security; and consult and provide security-related

  • Coordinate with and provide security-related guidance within the overall IT team (e.g. operations, applications, infrastructure, and compliance).

  • Provide leadership and oversight for security related initiatives.

  • Strong experience with security operations, security event and incident management, and vulnerability management.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Education & Experience Required:

BS/BA degree in Business, IT/Computer Science or related field. Professional Certifications in IT/Cyber Securitypreferred. Will consider additional years of relevant experience in lieu of the degree requirement.

Experience shall include a minimum of five years in a supervisory/managerial role and minimum of eight years in IT security. The candidate must have a strong background in information technology and a clear understanding of the challenges of Information Security. Extensive knowledge of IT security risks, threat identification, assessment, mitigation measures and compliance/security controls is required. Knowledge of Information Security tools necessary for the identification, assessment, mitigation & monitoring of potential security threats a must. The candidate is required to have excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities to identify and resolve security risks both internal & external.


The candidate must have excellent leadership, communication, presentation, and team building skills with the goal of developing security solutions in collaboration with other information technology and security professionals.

Must be self-directed and motivated, flexible, capable of managing with changing priorities, collaborate well with international teams, and possess strong communications and presentation skills. Some international travel is required.

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 877-387-9061 or careers@avangrid.com.

This position is available for the AVANGRID employee referral program. Terms and conditions apply.

Company: AVANGRID Management Company

Department: Information Technology

Job Title: Manager – IT Security

Reports to: Director – IT Security and Compliance

Location: Orange, CT

Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

REFERENCE: 5104629401

Publication date: 09.11.2018