Cyber Security Engineer, Cybersecurity Operations

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania. 

 

 

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

 

 

Job Family:              Information Technology

Discipline:                Information Security / Operations

Career Level:           Specialist I

Cost Center:            560

FLSA Status:           Exempt

 

Overall Purpose:

The Cyber Security Operations and Engineering (“SecOps”) team is responsible for ensuring that Duquesne Light systems and networks are secure.  This is done through the deployment of security solutions, executing system and application hardening, vulnerability assessments, and diligent monitoring of networks and systems for signs of infection, compromise, and misconfiguration.   Additional responsibilities include ensuring that network and system designs are done in a way to minimize risk while allowing for necessary functionality, and Incident Response to any security breaches.  This group is accountable to communicating information security risk to management.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with IT and the Cybersecurity to develop and institute a secure system / network.
  • Work with IT Department in the maturation, implementation, and configuration of endpoint security controls including but not limited to antivirus, whitelisting, patch management and encryption technologies.
  • Develop and help IT implement network security controls.
  • Ensure optimal configuration standards are met on existing infrastructure
  • Monitor daily for cybersecurity events on DLC’s network, and report findings to the Cybersecurity Operations Manager.
  • Review endpoints to confirm compliance with endpoint security policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Performs forensic analysis of host based systems
  • Research, investigate, communicate and integrate actionable threat intelligence information in DLC Cyber Security Operations and IT systems
  • Maintains knowledge of DLC threat landscape
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory:

May coordinate the work flow of a given team.  May support the review of work and training of other employees.

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

Roles at this level require industry specific experience.  Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree. With <  7+ years of relevant experience.  Certifications are often required.

 

Preferred:

  • Information Security certifications including CISSP, SANS GIAC
  • Relevant work experience between 5 and 7 years

 

Scope:

Primary Focus is on daily deliverables, outputs and reporting.  Typically accountable for managing one’s own time and work flow.  Responsibilities are generally tactical in nature and work is typically complex in nature requiring the incumbent to draw on previous knowledge to perform role. Has a well established capabilities, acts as a resource to less experienced staff on routine issues.

 

Decision Impact:

Problems and issues faced are vague.  Draws on significant past experience to perform role. Proficient in the body of knowledge of given discipline or specialty area. Accountable for direct level of reasoning and decision making.

 

Specialized Skills:

  • Previous utility experience in transmission and distribution operations
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with the ability to exhibit sound judgment and express verbal and written information effectively

 

 

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light’s commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.

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