New York Power Authority Cyber Security Analyst in White Plains, New York
Cyber Security Analyst
White Plains, US
The New York Power Authority is seeking a skilled Cyber Security Analyst to join our team. In this critical role, you will be responsible for safeguarding the organization's computer networks and systems by ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of NYPA information through the establishment of security controls, governance policies & standards) and associated processes. Your work will help to protect NYPA’s critical infrastructure that enables us to deliver clean energy for the State of NY.
You will plan, implement, and upgrade security measures and controls to protect our digital and network infrastructure from infiltration and cyber-attacks, and provide governance and oversight to ensure that appropriate security measures are designed and architected into IT solutions and services. You will monitor NYPA’s technology landscape to identify and remediate vulnerabilities and to detect and respond to threats.
We are in the process of expanding our Cyber Security team here at NYPA and have several open positions at different experience levels and with specific skill sets. Please see cyber security positions below and to view all current job openings please visit https://careers.nypa.gov/
Cyber Security Analyst: https://careers.nypa.gov/job-invite/16953/
Senior Cyber Security Analyst: https://careers.nypa.gov/job-invite/16954/
Cyber Security Program Lead (Splunk): https://careers.nypa.gov/job-invite/16949/
Ensure the development, implementation and refinement of security policies, procedures, and programs to protect the New York Power Authority’s Information Technology cyber assets and enterprise digital ecosystem on premise and in cloud which include computers, networks, telecommunications equipment, data centers, and firewalls.
Assist with recommendations for IT Solutions based on business requirements; includes understanding and documenting business needs.
Assist with threat and vulnerability management, remediation, and oversight.
Assist with Cyber Security Awareness and Education program management.
Assist with the configuration of and monitoring health of NYPA Cyber Security Services and Technologies.
Create, maintain, and manage documentation on cyber security assets, tools, and software.
Collaborate with other IT disciplines as necessary to achieve Cyber Security outcomes.
Collaborate with Cyber Security Incident Response team on monitoring and responding to incidents or events.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Understanding of interactions of applications, operating systems, and hardware configurations.
Ability to understand and communicate IT security and policy planning.
Understanding of IT industry trends and tools as they apply to providing solutions to stated business issues and opportunities.
Knowledge of cyber security policies and practices found throughout both the public and private sectors.
Understanding of the IT system infrastructure and network topology, familiarity with cyber security strategies and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools.
Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills and practical cyber security experience.
Ability to communicate technical and security related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
Education, Experience and Certifications
2 years of experience in Information Technology
Industry Certification such as CISSP or CISM certification, or equivalent preferred.
- May be required to respond Cyber Security alerts and communicate during off hours.
New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $94,870 - $115,000. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law.
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns. To request an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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