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Cybersecurity Analyst-Practitioner

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Date: Feb 5, 2019

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  31866 


NextEra Energy is a leading clean energy company. With operations in 26 states and Canada, our nearly 14,000 employees provide safe, reliable and affordable electricity to our millions of customers.


Position Specific Description

This position resides in the Advanced Cyberdefense Center (ACC), a functional group under the Cybersecurity group within Information Technology. The Cybersecurity group is responsible for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of company information and computing networks. We are seeking a seasoned cybersecurity analyst to help continue to shape our insider risk Management program.

In your role supporting and assisting with NextEra’s cybersecurity insider risk management program, you will work with cutting-edge innovative cybersecurity related technologies. As an associate cybersecurity analyst, you will be responsible for the direct assessment of events related to mitigating insider risk for NextEra Energy and its subsidiaries. In addition, you will be responsible for correlating applicable events, discerning complex and obscure patterns, and presenting that data in reports and correspondence.

Candidates applying for this position must demonstrate proficiency in the following: 

Highly Desired Skills

  • Ability to work in a 24x7 environment and participate in on-call when applicable
  • Ability to discover and follow up on security events, perform analysis, determine root cause and produce reports detailing such
  • Familiarity with any or all of the following technologies; Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR), Host-based antivirus, Full Packet Capture tools, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IPS), Security Orchestration, Automation & Response (SOAR) tools, User and Entity Behavioral Analytics tools, and query languages such as SQL
  • Knowledge of various types of common technologies used across enterprises such as Microsoft Windows, Unix and other common types of applications and protocols
  • Strong understanding of data analytics and event correlation
  • Strong understanding of computer networking technologies and architectures
  • Ability to understand key security controls and how they factor into assessing overall security risk
  • Coordination with other team members during cyber response efforts
  • Highly effective at communicating with various levels of the organization (e.g., technical and non-technical verbal & written communication abilities)
  • Ability to operate under pressure and multi-task, must demonstrate strong bias for action, follow-through and personal leadership 

Additional Skills

  • Critical thinking in cybersecurity risk analysis or similar relevant area of focus
  • Proven success in a cybersecurity operations or incident response team
  • Digital forensic analysis experience either at the host, network, or both
  • Familiarity with Intelligence Driven Defense related methodologies and the cyber threat landscape
  • GCIH, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, SANS GIAC certifications a plus 

Additional Info

  • Must be willing to travel 10% of the time, work extended hours when needed and able to qualify for and hold NRC and NERC CIP clearance
  • Position is based out of our Juno Beach office in Florida

Job Overview

This job is responsible for designing, implementing, and performing procedures and controls necessary to ensure and protect the safety and security of all information systems assets, including prevention of intentional or inadvertent access, modification, disclosure, or destruction.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Participates in incident management and system investigation efforts, within proper protocols and legalities
•   Works with innovative cyber-security-related technologies
•   Proposes process and technology-related solutions or improvements, to protect the company from cyber security vulnerabilities and weaknesses
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Analytical Problem Solving
•  Encryption
•  Network/Data Security
•  Strategic Planning


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

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.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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