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PGD Principal Technical Srvs Specialist - Cyber Security

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Date: May 14, 2022

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  61610 

 

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

 

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 the process designs, procurement, integration, installation and maintenance of the of Bulk Electric System (BES) Cybersecurity Tool(s), which impact generation facilities and control centers  

•    Maintains organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing BES Cybersecurity processes, including assessment and baseline tool(s)

•    Develop and deliver a cyber and compliance security service delivery model working with stakeholders

•    Provides formalized, continuing work direction and leadership to team(s), to ensure timely and effective project execution 

•    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 

•    Supports a vulnerability assessment schedule to assess risk of assets including the development and tracking of action and mitigation plans 

•    Develops and maintains solid relationships and high levels of satisfaction with senior-level decision makers, stakeholders and vendors

•    Supports NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements, audits and evidence

•    Participates in employee development, coaching and ongoing performance management 

•    Performs other job-related duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Experience with projects supporting North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) preferred

•    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 
•    Risk management experience 

 

Job Overview

Employees in this job are subject matter experts and make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on technical aspects of the company. Individuals in the role are responsible for one or more programs of such diversity and scope to be of critical importance to overall company objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


•   Plans, organizes, and guides extensive technical programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance
•   Negotiates critical and controversial issues with high level management and officers of their organizations and companies
•   Travels to power plants for onsite troubleshooting support
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


•  Technical / Functional Excellence/Learning
•  Process Management Concepts
•  Quality Tools and Techniques
•  Effective Written Communications
•  Effective Verbal Communications
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Safety Policy and Practice
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:7+ years

Preferred Qualifications


•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Supervisor/Management Experience:Without Rating

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technical Specialist
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

 

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.

 

NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. 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.

 


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