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New York Power Authority Cyber Security Analyst - Cyber Operations in White Plains, New York


Cyber Security Analyst focusing on Cyber Operations. This position is based out of White Plains NY, but can also be filled at Niagara or Clark Energy Center.

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 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 Cyber Security Incident Response team on monitoring and responding to incidents or events.

  • Collaborate with other IT disciplines as necessary to achieve Cyber Security outcomes.

  • 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working with digital forensics preferred.

  • Understanding of the IT system infrastructure and network topology, familiarity with cyber security strategies and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools.

  • Competent in networks, firewalls, Linux, and Microsoft OS environments.

  • Experience working in Cloud Security technologies preferred.

  • Knowledge of Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Threat and Vulnerability Management (TVM), and Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) tools.

  • An understanding of interactions of applications, operating systems, and hardware configurations.

  • Broad 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.

  • Ability to understand and communicate IT security and policy planning.

  • 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

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Professional certifications preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to respond Cyber Security alerts and communicate during off hours.

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer