NextEra Energy Associate Cybersecurity Analyst- Threat Detection in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Associate Cybersecurity Analyst- Threat Detection
Date: May 23, 2023
Location(s): Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 73273
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. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!
Position Specific Description
Please note this position is for 2nd shift (12pm-10pm) Wednesday thru Saturday.
Looking for an opportunity to start your career as a Cybersecurity professional at one of the leading clean energy companies in the world? NextEra Energy is looking to fill a position in our Advanced Cyberdefence Center for an Associate Cybersecurity Analyst as part of our Threat Detection and Incident Response team. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Cybersecurity and some limited exposure to a Cybersecurity position. Apply today and make a difference while working to protect critical infrastructure.
This job performs ongoing Cybersecurity monitoring as part of our 24/7 CSOC. Respond to and triage alerts coming from our different tools including IPS, EDR, Phishing, AV and SIEM. Participate in project work as needed. During incidents, interface with business units to mitigate any discovered threats.
This job performs ongoing cybersecurity risk reviews for new and existing technologies and services and supports ongoing and new cybersecurity projects. Individuals develop requirements for and implement technical security projects and tools, as well as define the company’s cybersecurity policies and control framework. This position collaborates with the company’s IT department and business units to identify the need for, select, and deploy technical controls to meet specific security requirements. Employees in this role build processes and standards to ensure security requirements continue to be met.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Administers, operates and monitors NextEra Energy (NEE) information security sensors, logging, alerting and other detection mechanisms to identify and respond to threats
Develops a subject matter expertise for one or multiple assigned cybersecurity technology stacks (e.g., identity and access management, network intrusion detection and prevention, host based security tools)
Collaborates with security architecture to identify, evaluate and recommend new security technologies for suitability within NEE’s environment and security posture
Communicates ongoing cybersecurity activities, priorities and risk measurements or mitigations at multiple organizational levels
Provides guidance for security activities and requirements in the system development life cycle (SDLC) and application development efforts. Participates in organizational projects, as required
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
High School Grad / GED
Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
Experience: 0+ years
- Certified Information Systems Aud (CISA) certification
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Information Technology
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Relocation Provided: No
Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.
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