Sr. Security Engineer

Southern   •  

Birmingham, AL

Less than 5 years

Posted 266 days ago

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  • Bachelor’s degreepreferred

  • 3 years of combined IT and security work experience, with broad exposure to infrastructure/network, cloud, endpoint and IoT platforms

  • Hands-on experience with penetration testing and ethical hacking

  • Knowledgeable of application security (OWASP Top 10)

  • Experience using an enterprise architecture methodology (Gartner, TOGAF, etc.)

  • Experience with Palo Alto Networks Firewalls, FirePower Threat Defense

  • Experience in networking concepts and services, such as VPNs, IPSEC, PKI and TCP/IP

  • Experience with Linux/UNIX/Windows server, MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL

  • Experience with SDN and perimeter protection technologies (WAF, DDoS Protection, Proxy)

  • Experience with Cloud security and platforms

  • Experience with SIEM and othersecurity analytical technologies and architectures highly desired (Splunk, ArcSight, Qradar, Exabeam)

  • Knowledge of web service, OpenID Connect, and IDaaS technologies highly desired

  • Industry certification preferred (CISSP, CISA, GIAC, AWS)

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the evaluation, development and recommendation of specific security solutions and platforms

  • Provide security advisory and consulting services to major projects, programs and business partners

  • Work closely with othersecurity, technology and business groups to develop enterprise securityarchitectures

  • Review current state securityarchitecture, identify design gaps and recommend security enhancements; establish a strategic securityarchitecture vision that aligns with Southern’s overall risk management strategy

  • Develop, maintain and evolve enterprise security reference architecture, templates, use case designs

  • Stay abreast of new securitytechnologies, standards and enterprise frameworks and integrate them into existing securityarchitecture design where possible.

  • Monitor, measure, and refine the execution of the securityarchitecture plans to align Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Job Requirements

  • United States citizenship is required

  • Awareness of energy industry trends, opportunities and challenges

  • Strong technical consulting experience; ability to understand business requirements and present appropriate solutions

  • Effectively communicate both technical and business requirements

  • Ability to work independently or within a team

  • Demonstrated critical, independent thinking; demonstrated ability to conceive and present creative solutions

  • Basic budgeting, accounting and financial skills preferred

  • Must pass NERC CIP & Insider Threat Protection background checks

  • Occasional travel to local and regional locations in pursuit of the job duties and requirements.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant curricula

  • Prior experience implementing and supporting security solutions in alignment with government regulations and private sector frameworks

  • Good understanding of cloud security, specifically Azure and AWS.

  • Experience working on large and complex IT projects in a matrixed environment

  • One or more of the following certifications:CISSP, CISA, GIAC, AWS,

  • Fortune 500 background