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PGD ROCC Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  28867 


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

PGD ROCC Senior Cyber Security Engineer


NextEra Energy (NEE) is seeking an experienced individual to be part of the Renewable Operations Control Center (ROCC) team as a Cyber Security Manager/Area Access Manager that will be responsible for managing the ROCC NERC/CIP infrastructure and adhering to corporate compliance policies.  The position will be based out of Juno Beach, Florida and will provide cyber security support for existing and new control systems/networks, site troubleshooting, response to cyber events and life cycle projects.


Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Provides full-time technical support to ROCC and compliance personnel
  • Performs system testing and documentation of applications and critical systems during significant changes and/or upgrades
  • Maintains cyber & physical access to meet corporate standards and/or NERC CIP standards
  • Performs duties related to asset management including but not limited to inventory of systems
  • Analyzes and identifies the root cause of/and implements comprehensive technical solutions to complex application deficiencies and system issues
  • Provides technical leadership in the functional specification, design, and implementation of new (as well as enhancements to existing) operator & security applications and tools
  • Assists in the development of new (and improves existing) processes with goal of increasing productivity, reducing risk of system failure, promoting efficiency in work flow, and meeting or exceeding the key operational performance targets
  • Establishes, documents, and maintains procedures and guidelines related to the day-to-day support provided to the operations and business unit personnel
  • Executes weekly, monthly, quarterly & annual reviews & documentation based on corporate compliance standards and/or NERC CIP Regulations
  • Works closely with SME (Subject matter experts) and vendors to complete project goals including audits, vulnerability assessments, mitigations & other various activates as needed.
  • Support cyber security improvement and Life cycle projects
  • Preparation of documentation in support of audits and maintaining compliance of PGD Sites in the area of the Corporate and/or NERC CIP Regulations
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of security principles and good knowledge of cyber security technologies
  • Understanding of network architecture and topologies
  • Ability to perform monitoring and troubleshooting of cyber security problems.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Firewall security
  • Working knowledge and understanding of NERC CIP regulatory standards and processes
  • Due to the 24 hour, 7 days per week nature of power generation, night, weekend, and holiday support via telephone or call-out, may be required.
  • Some Travel to sites throughout the United States may be required.
  • Project Management experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot Network Switches and Routers on a Plant Control and Process Data Networks
  • Knowledge of the latest standard practices for communication protocols and browser technologies
  • General knowledge of a typical Distributive Control System (DCS). 
  • Knowledge of third party datalink protocols (Modbus, DNP, ABPLC, etc.), that interface to DCS Control Systems.
  • System audit skills and/or information security experience (certifications)



    Our Success Begins With Our People.  Come join the NextEra Energy team of over 15,000 employees, located in 26 states, Canada and Spain which provide safe, reliable and affordable electricity to our customers

Job Overview

Employees in this role have responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs
•   Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field
•   Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
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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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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