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PSEG IT Security Analyst- Cyber Threat Hunting in Newark, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 64606

Job Function/Category: Information Technology

Employment Type: Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

Job Summary

This position is an experienced, hands-on technical lead, performing IT security functions, especially related to investigating cybersecurity alerts, incident response, and threat hunting. Utilizes information security technologies such as antivirus, IDS/IPS, SIEM, endpoint detection & response, DLP, data encryption, proxies, and network access control, as well as security policies and procedures, and incident response. Provides technical expertise and support to clients, IT management and staff in cyber security threat risk assessments, development, testing and the implementation and operation of appropriate information security plans, procedures, and control techniques designed to prevent, minimize or quickly recover from cyber-attacks or other serious events.

This is a multi-level position within our IT Security Risk & Compliance (ITSRC) organization. The title and level assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills, knowledge, related experience learned through the interview process.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to:• Utilizes information security technologies such as antivirus, IDS/IPS, SIEM, endpoint detection & response, DLP, data encryption, proxies, and network access control, as well as security policies and procedures, and incident response.• Designs process flows to be implemented in security automation tools to automatically respond to threats quickly and effectively.• Reviews complex architecture design diagrams and documents for new technologies and changes to existing technologies to determine risks and provide recommendations and mitigations.• Provides technical expertise and support to clients, IT management and staff in cybersecurity threat risk assessments, development, testing and the implementation and operation of appropriate information security plans, procedures, and control techniques designed to prevent, minimize or quickly recover from cyber-attacks or other serious events.• Incident response and threat analysis experience, including SIEM technology. Proficient in defining processes and procedures for incident response. • Follows cyber security news and alerts, understands complex attack vectors and risks, and identifies and evaluates emergent cyber security threats and vulnerabilities. Recommends appropriate corrective actions for information security incidents and provides risk mitigation recommendations to management and team.• Experience with cloud computing and can implement strong security to protect cloud first environment.• Designs process flows to be implemented in security automation tools to automatically respond to threats quickly and effectively.• Reviews complex architecture design diagrams and documents for new technologies and changes to existing technologies to determine risks and provide recommendations and mitigations

Job Specific Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, Engineering, or STEM.

  • Security Analyst – must have at least 4 or more years of experience in Information Security

  • Senior Security Analyst – must have at least 6 or more years of experience in Information Security

  • Has experience with cyber investigations and/or threat hunting

  • Works independently with little or no supervision.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent leadership, technical teamwork, and interpersonal skills.

  • Willing to work in strong team environment, constantly teaching and learning from other team members.

  • Ability to foster working relationships with the team, IT Management and Client departments.

  • Ability to explain technical concepts to the business users in the context of business requirements.

  • Technical experience includes: information / data / network / computer security design, administration and/or assessment.

  • Broad knowledge of information systems including Windows security, network security, systems development, communication networks, security software/hardware and operating systems.

  • Experience with key information security technologies such as SIEM, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, vulnerability assessment, encryption, identity and access control systems, anti-malware, and security event analysis.

  • Leadership, planning and organizing, results orientation, technical/professional knowledge.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, managerial, financial management and leadership skills.

  • Communicates effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.

  • Maintains a solid working knowledge of Information Security principles and practices.

  • Candidate must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidate must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices

  • Approximately 5% Travel required

  • Please note this is a NERC CIP position and requires NERC CIP background investigation prior to start

Desired:

  • Security certifications in incident response, cyber investigation, forensics, or threat hunting

  • Programming Experience in Python

  • Experience in Operational Technology (OT) Security is a plus

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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