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Cyber Security -Principal PGD Engineer

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Date: Aug 20, 2019

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  34556 


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Position Specific Description

This position plans, executes, and finalizes projects, according to schedule and within budget. Employees in this role acquire resources and coordinate the efforts of team members--including third-party contractors or consultants, in order to deliver projects according to plan. Successful candidates define project objectives and oversee quality control throughout the project life cycle.  

This role will support a team of cybersecurity compliance professionals and lead vendor integrators coordinating the procurement, design, integration and implementation of the Cybersecurity tools in support of NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) at Power Generation facilities. The candidate must be organized, efficient at prioritizing tasks, demonstrate knowledge and experience in process design development, and thrive in a dynamic environment.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

•    Plans and directs power generation BES projects, which typically involve and impact multiple generation facilities and control centers 
•    Provides formalized, continuing work direction and leadership to team(s), to ensure timely and effective project execution 
•    Participates in employee development, coaching and ongoing performance management 
•    Applies knowledge and experience in own discipline, while continuing to acquire and develop higher-level knowledge and skills 
•    Builds knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers 
•    Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedure 
•    Maintain organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing BES Cybersecurity tools including assessment and baseline tool(s)
•    Plans and directs the procurement, integration, process designs, installation and maintenance of the Cybersecurity Tool(s) 
•    Develop and deliver a cyber and compliance security service delivery model working with stakeholders
•    Maintain a vulnerability assessment schedule to assess risk of assets including the development and tracking of action and mitigation plans 
•    Develop and maintain solid relationships and high levels of satisfaction with senior-level decision makers, stakeholders and vendors
•    Support NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements, audits and evidence
•    Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications:
•    Experience implementing BES security and control programs and system technology projects
•    Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
•    Experience working with cybersecurity and vulnerability assessment processes 
•    Experience with security baselines and other information technology 
•    Experience with projects supporting North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) preferred
•    Risk management experience 

Job Overview

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive engineering and related activities for the company. This position negotiates critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities
•   Manages one or more programs of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives
•   Acts as a subject matter expert
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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NextEra Energy 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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