Information Security Engineer I (Network Security)

The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Entergy

Entergy is an integrated energy company that provides electricity to 3 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. We power life.

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Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE 

This position assists 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 assist with 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 work with 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. 

 
JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Execute day-to-day operations and maintenance of multiple 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 
  • Provide input to the development and implementation of the strategy, roadmap, and project delivery for network security in coordination with the Security Architecture and Enterprise Architecture functions 
  • Support 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 for their area of support 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 
  • Other duties as required 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

 
Minimum education and experience required of the position. 
Associate or bachelor’s degree in computer science, cyber security or a related discipline OR 4+ years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position 

  • Understanding of general networking and design, operating system platforms, security operations, cyber security monitoring, intrusion detection, secured networks, and scripting languages such as JSON, Ansible, or REST API.
  • 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  
  • Self-directed and with the ability to operate with significant discretion and manage multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Available to travel

 
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position 

None required, but one or more technical or InfoSec certifications are a plus, i.e. CompTIA, ISACA or ISC2.  Relevant vendor credentials offered by companies such as Palo Alto, Fortinet, or Checkpoint are a plus 

 

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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: 1
Req ID: 114688
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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 and Pay Transparency.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

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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Country: United States
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