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AES Security Specialist - US Security in Utah

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We are seeking a Security Specialist to join our team in support of the US Security Organization for all ongoing activities that serve to provide appropriate access to, and protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of employee and business information in compliance with organization policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including NERC’s Cyber Security Standards. The ideal candidate will also be equally capable of maintaining the vital documentation, logs, and change management systems required by the US Security standards, with support from the AES Clean Energy compliance team.

Specifically, this position is responsible for supporting the security assessment, security design, implementation, and maintenance of physical security infrastructure (Access Control, Video Surveillance, Perimeter Fencing, & Motion Detection systems) that support the operations at our different sites throughout the US.

We are looking for someone who has a strong solid grasp of security assessment methodology, access control systems and video surveillance systems. General proficient familiarity of computer networking concepts is required.

This role is based out of Louisville, CO under a hybrid modality of work with requirements for traveling (among sites in the Mountain region, mainly).

Responsibilities :

  • Perform security assessments at AES Clean Energy sites throughout the US.

  • Design, maintain, troubleshoot, configure and engineer industry-based Physical Access Control Systems (PACS). These systems include Kantech, Tattletale, HID, AWID, Honeywell, Vicon, Exacqvision, Software House, Milestone etc.

  • Able to handle multiple ongoing projects and prioritize projects.

  • Build and maintain documentation for security design.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, configure and engineer closed-circuit IP-based camera systems.

  • Process troubleshooting requests, RMA’s, and repairs for security systems.

  • Replace and install PACS and camera system hardware and software in a utility-based environment.

  • Safely work from heights exceeding 15 feet.

  • Install, maintain, configure and troubleshoot PACS and camera management operating systems, including Windows and Linux.

  • Maintain accurate change management documentation for all hardware and software modifications.

  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of all supported security devices to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and requirements.

  • Work with vendors, application developers, database administrators, corporate IT, and other technology groups to resolve any problems.

  • Participate in the Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT).

  • Perform daily backup and recovery operations for the supported security assets.

  • Participate in disaster recovery planning, development, exercises, and actual events.

  • Must be able to work with team to meet and document NERC CIP Compliance

  • The candidate must be able to communicate successfully with internal and external customers and responds to requests for supporting information.

  • Among others.

Qualifications and skills:

  • 3+ years working in Security field or IT field.

  • A strong solid understanding of security assessment methodology.

  • Involvement in access control systems and video surveillance systems.

  • General proficient familiarity of computer networking concepts is required.

  • Experience in Project Management

  • Good communication and leadership skills.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The expected salary for this position, at commencement of employment, is between $94.000 and $117.300/Annual; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.