Entergy Information Security Engineer Sr or Sr Lead - Network Security in The Woodlands, Texas
Information Security Engineer Sr or Sr Lead - Network Security
Date: Mar 11, 2023
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States
Posting End Date:
Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid
This position leads the team in securing Entergy’s networks from internal and external threats across corporate Information Security (IS), Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT); including data centers, office building, control centers, power plants, and substations. The engineer will drive the execution of processes and develop automation opportunities to monitor, control and detect malicious or anomalous network traffic, maintain established level of network services and network security policies, and remediate any gaps to achieve optimal level of security in the network. The engineer will also drive the team to ensure that network security operations are maintained to be audit ready in compliance with NRC Nuclear Cyber, NERC CIP and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
Execute and assist other engineers in day-to-day operations and maintenance of all the systems/components involved in network security including security devices and technologies such as firewalls, client and site-to-site virtual private networks (VPN), intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and/or detection systems (IDS), certificate management, packet brokers, domain name systems (DNS), software defined networks (SDN) and network segmentation
Maintain certificate authorities (CA) and certificate validation infrastructures
Assist with the development and implementation of the strategy, roadmap, and project delivery for network security in coordination with the Security Architecture and Enterprise Architecture functions
Assist with compliance efforts for network security, specifically requirements in support of North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54) and Sarbanes-Oxley
Drive continuous improvement processes, operational excellence and deliver world-class network security solutions for all corporate and operational technology needs, including business operations, power generation units, electric substations, system control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, distribution automation (DA), and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI)
Monitor network security trends and suggest improvements to policy, procedures, tools and technologies to enhance the security of Entergy’s network
Develop and track metrics for the effectiveness and maturity of network security operations
Organize the team’s work and assign tasks and projects to team members
Be the escalation person for technical issues and administrative tasks/questions (timecard, expenses, change management training/questions, etc)
Direct team members to the proper procedure, process, work instruction, contact person, etc to assist team members in resolving their issue
Other duties as required
Minimum education required of the position .
Bachelor's degree in computer science, cyber security or a related discipline; OR equivelant work experience. Master's degree a plus.
Minimum experience required of the position
Information Security Engineer Sr: 6+ years of demonstrated experience in network security administration including enterprise firewall management, VPN, forward and reverse proxy, packet brokers, and certificate management; OR in lieu of a degree 10+ years of demonstrated experience in network security administration including enterprise firewall management, VPN, forward and reverse proxy, packet brokers, and certificate management.
Information Security Engineer Sr Lead: 8+ years of demonstrated experience in network security administration including enterprise firewall management, VPN, forward and reverse proxy, packet brokers, and certificate management; OR in lieu of a degree 12+ years of demonstrated experience in network security administration including enterprise firewall management, VPN, forward and reverse proxy, packet brokers, and certificate management
Expert experience in leading various network security technical competencies
Ability to lead cross-functional project teams
Strong experience working with outsourced teams and vendors
Strong organizational and time management skills
Experience working in an on-call team rotation
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Expert understanding of general networking and design, operating system platforms, security operations, cyber security monitoring, intrusion detection, secured networks and scripting languages
Expert understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements; (SOX, NERC CIP, and NRC Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54)
Understanding of security and attack frameworks such as Nation institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) Cyber Security Framework (CSF), Cyber Kill Chain and MITRE ATT&CK
Strong knowledge of current cyber security trends and evolutions in networking such as Software Defined Networks (SDN) and micro segmentation
Self-directed and with the ability to operate with significant discretion and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Excellent communication skills
Expert problem-solving skills
Available to travel
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
One or more technical or InfoSec certifications are a plus, i.e. CompTIA, ISACA or ISC2.
Relevant vendor credentials offered by companies such as Cisco is a plus
CISSP, CRISC, SSCP certification or able to obtain within first year of employment
Primary Location: Texas - The Woodlands Texas : The Woodlands
Job Function : Information Technology
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT
Number of Openings : 2
Req ID: 110065
Travel Percentage : Up to 25%
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As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
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