Troops to Energy Jobs

Job Information

Xcel Energy Sr Security Engineer - MN, TX or CO Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver; TX - Amarillo

Are you an engineer who wants a challenging, rewarding career at a Fortune 500 company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship? Do you want to be part of shaping our energy future? An engineering position at Xcel Energy could be a great match for you.

Position Summary

The IT Security Engineer II is responsible for creation, coordination, implementation and execution of cyber security solutions and providing security governance and oversight in support of Xcel Energy’s strategy and consistent with the IT Security & Risk Management Program Strategy. This position works closely with key business partners, internal technology teams and external vendors to detect future trends and ongoing activity, and to provide oversight and governance to projects and changes within the environment to ensure consistent implementation and effectiveness of security technology and controls. Provide security solutions and governance that protects and effectively mitigates threats to the environment. Participate in and contribute to other areas within the department as needed, and develop, maintain & implement processes for security for all platforms and ensures compliance with requirements from agencies such as FERC, NERC, and Department of Homeland Security (such as CIP, HIPAA, SOX, PCI).

Essential Responsibilities

  • Engineer and implement security solutions in support of the overall security objectives of Xcel Energy and in alignment with the IT Security & Risk Management Strategic Plan.

  • Provide technical leadership, governance and oversight for the design of information technology systems, projects and changes within the XE environment with a core focus on security to ensure systems reliability, accessibility and compliance.

  • Drive and educate on the Security architecture discipline, processes, concepts and best practices.

  • Works with others to ensure that proper security disciplines are understood and applied. Performs the role of internal consultant to help utilize Xcel Energy’s security capabilities. Acts as a resource to educate customers and associates on strategic security choices in available technologies.

  • Performs technical security research, analysis and evaluation of new technology tools and provides strategic direction. Maintains current on relevant technology trends. Partners with the Enterprise Architecture group regarding future technology and business needs.

  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with 3rd Party service providers responsible for providing technology consulting. Work with business unit executives and service providers to introduce required Cyber Security functionalities into the environment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in computer science, technology, accounting or business or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in I/T including 5 years direct experience in I/T engineering and cyber security.

  • Demonstrated verbal/written communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Proven problem solving and business risk analysis skills.

  • Ability to excel in a team environment.

  • Strong investigative, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

  • Must possess a broad knowledge relating to I/T infrastructures and have in-depth and up-to-date experience with multiple operating systems and desk side integration.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver; TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 70080:Business Security Risk & Spprt || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $94,500 to $134,166 per year

Click here (https://jobs.xcelenergy.com/content/Total-Rewards/?locale=en_US) to see our benefits

Requisition Number: 34434

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

DirectEmployers