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DTE Energy IT Security Engineer in Detroit, Michigan

IT Security Engineer


Detroit, MI, US

Company: DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC

Job ID: 7282

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities. When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing. Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required: Not Applicable

Job Summary

This position supports the Enterprise Security Transformation practice and is focused on engineering secure methods of utilizing cloud infrastructure services and software to improve the overall security posture of our company.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to design and implement secure cloud infrastructure and systems for DTE. Your experience with the cloud security aspects of cloud data processing and storage will be used to create roadmaps for cloud integration, utilization, and maintenance. Alongside the team of security consultants and leadership at DTE, you’ll collaborate with colleagues and client team members supporting network and architecture assessment, threat modeling, vulnerability assessment, and security operations.

Key Accountabilities

  • May lead projects and/or project teams (including assigning work, reviewing progress and evaluating results), mentor, provide guidance and technical direction to less experienced engineering and technical staff, including the provision of input in performance evaluations, but is not responsible for supervising anyone.

  • Provides second level engineering support for trouble ticket/problem resolution for security/authentication technologies/infrastructures; provides problem definition and resolution using existing procedures; may develop and enhance security engineering procedures.

  • Supports and may lead projects to ensure on-time and in-budget implementation to ensure the achievement of business unit strategic plans.

  • May make recommendations regarding capacity planning and development / definition / management of process design standards, new technologies, and techniques for managing security administration / authentication operations.

  • Participates in and may lead research of advanced technologies.

  • Provides configurations for security administration/authentication infrastructure and provides installation assistance for new applications and business projects to ensure integration into the existing infrastructure; consults with application teams on proper design and use of technologies and tools; provides input on configurations for security administration / authentication infrastructure support.

  • Actively seeks continuous improvement opportunities, participates in and may lead continuous improvement initiatives of internal processes, procedures, and standards.

  • May interface with vendors and participate in evaluations of external vendor solutions for applicability to business needs; may lead Pilot Technology projects to assess applicability of technologies to the enterprise.

  • Remains current with existing technologies relevant to area of responsibility.

  • Works as a team member may lead teams; utilizes team building skills on multiple teams and supports multiple internal clients.

  • Assists with and participates in formal presentations; develops and delivers informal presentations.

  • Provides planning and time estimates for own assignments and assists other team members with planning; creates and maintains project work plans as needed.

  • Works reliably and independently; takes ownership of problems in own area of knowledge and expertise for the quality of own work and team output; provides guidance and technical training to less experienced Security Engineering staff and IT personnel.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School or GED and 5 years of network engineering experience, inclusive of system administration including installing, configuring, and troubleshooting for access security/authentication technologies/infrastructures

  • OR Associate degree in an applicable information technology discipline and 3 years of business unit related experience inclusive of system administration including installing, configuring, and troubleshooting for access security/authentication technologies/infrastructures



  • Experience with IT and cybersecurity architecture across the systems development lifecycle in cloud security engineering, requirements development, implementation, and maintenance.

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS delivery models – key technologies include Azure, Office365, AWS, Google Cloud, container services, and CASB solutions.

  • Experience with cloud system and service administration and implementing large-scale virtualized environments.

  • Experience with Identity and Access Management architectures and solutions, including Azure Active Directory management, role-based access control, SSO, MFA, and identity lifecycle management.

  • Experience with Azure Powershell, Powershell, and other scripting languages.

  • Knowledge of security best practices in hardening and protecting cloud environments, networks, servers, endpoints, applications, and databases.

  • Azure Security Certified, AWS Security Certified

Other Qualifications

Other Requirements

  • May require initial and/or periodic drug or fitness for duty testing; the physical ability to work in a power plant environment (e.g climb stairs, work in hot, confined environments); and flexibility to perform o-ncall responsibilities to provide off-hours support as scheduled.

  • Proficient verbal (and non-verbal), written and presentation skills; communicates clearly, with credibility and confidence.

  • Ability to conduct informal presentations and assist with formal presentations.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills consistent with the ability to recommend, participate in, and lead solution implementation in area of responsibility.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.