Southern California Edison Principal Security Advisor in Rosemead, California

Job Description


Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

About Information Technology at SCE

The role of IT goes beyond the traditional Information Technology “service provider.” Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the company’s future and move SCE forward are dependent on technology. IT employees are at the heart of these projects, collaborating, designing and executing technology solutions that are transforming our industry.

Position Overview

Takes accountability for managing the development, implementation, and coordination of technology initiative planning activities in the cybersecurity, corporate security and business resilience portfolios by engaging and consulting with clients and analyzing business needs identified through the development of the business initiative roadmaps. Develops and enhances relationships with key stakeholders, actively manage their expectations, provide strategic consultation and monitor satisfaction levels. Leads activities for development, implementation, and coordination of all technology planning activities by guiding the following activities; business capability planning, identification of business outcomes and objectives, requirements solicitation, business case development, process analysis and solution planning.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Proactively advise OUs on IT services and technologies by delivering clear, relevant, and timely planning communications to clients.

  • Acts as the primary connection between IT planning and the business.

  • Helps to identify demand conflicts and recommends escalation of conflicts, where appropriate for resolution.

  • Provides management and strategic direction to a cross functional teams.

  • Responsible for the development of scope, budget, and schedule in order to maintain the strategic view of the business, technology outcomes and how the technology initiative delivers on those outcomes. Establishes goals, negotiates, and develops project plans.

  • Primary capability leader for the IT portfolio areas they are supporting.

  • Executes demand management and business impact management activities for understanding, anticipating, and influencing client demand for services and working of solutions to escalated demand management client concerns.

  • Works with capacity management to ensure that IT has sufficient capacity to meet the required demand.

  • Prioritizes across the enterprise to ensure the highest – valued investments are sourced and completed.

  • Oversees and focuses on developing, maintaining, and performing: Business Relationship Management, Business and IT Strategic Alignment and Planning, Portfolio management and optimization, Investment case development, and portfolio risk and value optimization, Demand Management, Requirements Management across the cybersecurity, corporate security and business resilience portfolios.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • 10 years of experience leading projects or key business initiatives

  • 5 years’ experience performing IT portfolio and security related work.

  • 2 years’ experience developing strategic technology plans in support of key business objectives.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computing Information Systems, Computer Science, or relevant technical discipline.

  • CISSP and/or PMP Certification.

  • Experience working with the TOGAF framework.

  • Experience working in an electric utility environment.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.