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Entergy Security Engineer III or Sr in Woodlands, Texas

Security Engineer III or Sr

Date: Jul 1, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This position will be filled as an Information Security Engineer III or Sr depending on the candidates experience and qualifications

This position may be filled in Little Rock AR, The Woodlands TX, or New Orleans LA

Brief Position Description:

The Senior Information Security Engineer is responsible for proactively improving and evolving a successful security engineering function within Information Security. The Security Engineering team owns the deployment and operation of security monitoring tools and processes designed for real-time analysis, triage, and response to events and alerts generated across the enterprise to protect the company’s assets, solutions, and services by reducing time to respond to and if necessary, remediate security incidents and risks. This role coordinates security capabilities and industry best practices with all areas of the enterprise.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Implement necessary monitoring policies, reference architectures, and procedures in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements covering internal and external parties, regulated and non-regulated physical, operational, and business systems throughout the enterprise

  • Assist in satisfying specific requirements to ensure security of the environment in compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54)

  • Execute on strategy & technology roadmap for the Security Information Event Management (SIEM) platform

  • Drive process excellence and maturity to push the envelope on delivering a world-class Cyber Security function to protect Entergy against cyber threats

  • Support life-cycle management of the SIEM platform, and other interconnected or related monitoring platforms including assistance with coordination and planning of upgrades, new deployments, and maintenance of current operational systems

  • Execute on world-class cyber defense capability for all information technology and operational technology assets including power generation units, nuclear plants, electric substations, SCADA, distribution automation, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), email, and networks.

  • Work closely with Consolidated Security Operations Center (CSOC), Threat & Vulnerability Management (TVM), other internal/external teams and management in a 24x7 operational environment

  • Execute the processes to monitor, analyze, and correlate logs and alerts across multiple platforms to identify advanced threats or incidents affecting the enterprise and aiding in the development of security monitoring use cases. This includes any potential source of security relevant logs and/or data.

  • Assist in maintaining documentation and evidence to be used for after action reporting and/or legal evidence

  • Monitor and respond to regulatory developments and industry best practices, with manager direction

  • Accountable for execution of security engineering support of all device classes (server, desktop, mobile, etc.), hosting models (on-premises, external, cloud) and applications to which security platforms apply

  • Work closely with all teams in Information Security to implement use cases for monitoring or SOAR

  • Deliver on KPIs to measure effectiveness of security engineering and report trends

  • Support security orchestration and automation efforts and help to identify opportunities to improve security response and precision.

  • Collaborate and work across other IT and Information Security areas to design and onboard new systems to follow monitoring standards and best practices

  • Oversee and review work of junior resources as needed

Minimum Requirments:

Minimum Education required:

  • Associate degree in computer science, cyber security or a related discipline or equivalent work experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience required:

Information Security Engineer III

  • 4 plus years of cyber security experience across multiple disciplines (monitoring, log gathering, event correlation, configuration, behavior analytics, network engineering, application security, database, risk management, project management, etc.)

  • 1 years of experience working with Security Information Event Management platforms is a plus

  • Experience working with outsourced teams is a plus

  • Experience with vulnerability management, event management, security operations, incident management, and security reporting is a plus

  • Experience in designing, building, implementing, and supporting security monitoring solutions is a plus

Senior Security Engineer:

  • At least 6 years of cyber security experience across multiple disciplines (monitoring, log gathering, event correlation, configuration, behavior analytics, network engineering, data analytics, application security, database, risk management, project management, etc.)

  • Experience with Security Information Management, configuration, data aggregation, correlation and monitoring tools like a Securty Incident and Event Management system, Security Monitoring tools, Endpoint Protection Platform and Extended Detection and Response technologies, Configuration Management tools, etc.

  • Experience working with outsourced teams

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment, event management, operations, incident management and reporting

  • Experience in supporting Monitoring Tool solutions

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position (combination of the following):

  • Demonstrated technical engineering and process management skills and the ability to advocate and support positive transformation within the broader information technology organization

  • Knowledge of cloud monitoring strategies and techniques

  • Knowledge of Security orchestration, automation, and response

  • Knowledge of User and Entity Behavior Analytics

  • Broad knowledge of multiple UNIX OS platforms and Windows-based operating systems

  • Well-versed in security operations, cyber security monitoring, intrusion detection, and secured networks

Highly qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of multiple of the following:

  • Strong knowledge of security ramifications of businesses regulations (SOX, HIPAA, NERC CIP, FERC, and NRC Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54)

  • Demonstrable experience developing and deploying security orchestration, automation, and response

  • Demonstrable experience developing and deploying user and entity behavior analytics platform and programs

  • Knowledge of security, risk, and control frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001 and 27002, SANS-CAG, NIST, FISMA, COBIT, COSO ITIL, and ATT&CK

  • Knowledge of current IT Security trends and best practices in technology, as well as monitoring best practices and tools

  • Working knowledge with scripting languages such as Perl or Python

  • Strong understanding of cloud computing and patterns involved in monitoring across cloud, hosted and on-prem architectures.

  • Strong report writing and communication and ability to effectively communicate across the IT organization

  • The ability to work well independently or with a team

  • Capable of meeting deadlines

Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position:

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA or GIAC certifications are a plus

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Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands Mississippi : Jackson || Arkansas : Little Rock || Louisiana : New Orleans || Texas : The Woodlands || Texas : Woodlands

Job Function : Information Technology

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 115052

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

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Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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