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Clearway Energy Cybersecurity Engineer in San Francisco, California

Cybersecurity Engineer

at Clearway Energy

San Francisco, California, United States

What The Role Is

Clearway is looking to hire a Cybersecurity Engineer with an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of IT and cybersecurity methodologies, tools, and processes. Cybersecurity Engineers are expected to have meticulous attention to detail, outstanding problem-solving skills, work comfortably under pressure, and deliver on tight deadlines.

To ensure success, a Cybersecurity Engineer must display an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures including network security, application security, cloud, endpoint, CASB, & detection and response systems. Top candidates will be comfortable working independently and with a team on a variety of technologies, security challenges, and event triage.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Maintain, manage, and update the cybersecurity tool suite to meet Clearway Cybersecurity's roadmap, goals, and objectives.

  • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls.

  • Active and passive threat hunting; assessment of current and future tools to ensure robust capabilities.

  • Monitoring security platforms for anomalies and/or breaches within the protection of the organization's data, systems, and networks; investigating root causes & assisting with the development of remediations.

  • Assist with troubleshooting security, application, and network problems.

  • Responding to all system and/or network security breaches and incidents; documenting findings.

  • Participating in the change management processes.

  • Testing, identifying, and mitigating network, application, and system vulnerabilities.

  • Participating in Penetration Test exercises.

  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting, and communication with the relevant departments in the organization.

  • Working with external business partners to facilitate cybersecurity assessments, audits, and documentation reviews.

  • Abide by cybersecurity policies, procedures, baselines, and standards.

What You'll Bring

  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, IT, or Engineering; or comparable work experience. A high school diploma is minimally required.

  • 6+ years of experience working with and managing Information Technology systems.

  • 4+ years of work experience with security standards, protocols, and technologies.

  • Experience with the administration and engineering of the following technologies: Server, application, cloud, endpoints, network, and network security appliances.

  • Experience with zero trust solutions at enterprise scale and hardening solutions

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to successfully communicate in all situations with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to work on a team or independently as needed.

  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects/work streams, set priorities, and exercise independent judgment.

  • Ability to assess, diagnose, and enhance security and networking technologies for both simple and complex networks.

  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques.

  • Create and update documentation on all areas of expertise.

  • If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications but see yourself contributing, please submit your resume.

What Would Be Nice

  • Experience working in a SOC is a plus.

  • Experience with Penetration Testing, Red and Blue teaming experience is a plus.

  • Work experience with incident detection, incident response, and forensics are a plus.

  • Work experience with risk assessment, policy creation, and threat classification frameworks is a plus.

  • Security and/or network certification(s) are a plus.

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations

$114,000—$145,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and operate 10 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 8 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, CA.; Scottsdale, AZ.; Houston, TX; Denver, CO; and Princeton, NJ. For more information, visit

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together

Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, Denver, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide

Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website ( .

Notice to Applicants

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws ( , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notice to California Applicants (

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws ( , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees.