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National Grid Security Solutions Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

National Grid is hiring a Security Solutions Analyst for our security operations team. We have adopted hybrid working at National Grid however, you will be required to reside within 50miles of either Waltham, MA. or Hicksville, NY.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

About the role

We have a fabulous new opportunity for a Security Solutions Analyst to join us as a security visionary and to act as an expert in many areas of security, describing in business terms the impact of security policies, standards, technology standards and architecture on the business. This person will provide security direction to programmes and projects based on the business requirements and focus areas.

The Security Solutions Analyst must be able to interpret high-level business requirements and communicate them to highly technical security engineers; conversely, they must also be able to articulate highly technical issues to a non-technical business audience.

The Security Solutions Analys t is to provide minimum security requirements and to ensure that the delivered solution is fit for purpose and effective when transitioned into service. The Security Solutions Architect will identify security services to be integrated into the overall solution and work with the security tower teams to ensure implementation of the services to manage several concurrent high visibility projects from initiation to completion that deliver business change and subsequent benefits.

About you

You will be drive security requirements, architectures, patterns and approaches via the company's processes, by day to day engagement with development teams to advise and consult on security matters, whilst working closely with Project and DevOps teams to ensure solution complies with baseline security requirements.

You’ll provide technical security input as required by the security policy development team, and own the Coordination of technical design/review activities with various segments within the Security team, whilst being accountable for ensuring that key risks and issues are identified, addressed and resolved in a manner that satisfies the business.

Your technical expertise will be in:

Security Technology

  • Appreciation of wider information security related principles, likely to be gained in industry or from a consultancy background

  • Skilled in creating technology standards and experience with presenting security requirements and necessary security services to the security and/or enterprise governance boards for acceptance and approval

  • Proven experience in cloud security solution, Azure experience preferred

Security Services

  • Knowledge of Cloud fundamentals - Design Patterns, Shared Security, Monitoring

  • Experience with cloud-based security controls (secure web gateway, next gen firewall, cloud access security broker)

  • Background in defining security requirements across network, database, operating system and application

  • Good understanding of security testing process SAST/DAST/Vulnerability Assessments/DevSecOps pipeline/Pen testing etc

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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