The Information Security Consultant responsibilities include participation in the continual improvement process of the Avangrid security posture. Key activities of the position include: close interaction with the CSIRT services team, incident handling, security event monitoring, and vulnerability management. Responsibilities
Work in a global team environment to discuss security issues, gather incident data, and review security violations. Analyze daily security reports for indications of security breaches and/or malicious activity. Daily research of security threats affecting company assets, including defining appropriate countermeasures. Assist in monitoring security events for the IT infrastructure, and perform associated analysis, escalation, remediation, and incident response. Assist in the maintenance of vulnerability scanners and support the overall threat and vulnerability process. Assist in the research and development of new security technologies. Maintain awareness of information security threats, industry standards, and best practices. Work with the associated cyber security teams to ensure security policies and procedures are being followed and documented. Skills and Requirements
Experience: BS/BA degree in an IT related discipline preferred. Will consider additional years of relevant experience in lieu of the degree requirement. Minimum of two years of experience in the Information Security Field.
Knowledge of: SIEM's, Firewalls, IPS, Networking, Vulnerability Scanning Tools, Open Source Security Tools, Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Operating systems, Proxies, WAF's. Technical knowledge of fundamental Internet protocols, services, and technologies including: HTTP(S), TLS, DNS, SMTP, TCP/IP, ICMP, JSON, REST. Knowledge of common vulnerabilities, exploits and mitigations. Experience with cyber incident remediation Knowledge or previous experience in the following areas is highly desirable: cyber security, computer forensics, computer science, computer networks, and telecommunications. Must be able to apply knowledge to prevent or mitigate exposure and detect potential compromise through event analysis. Must be able to work both independently and with teams and clearly communicate technical issues. Must be able to create and/or maintain written documentation and diagrams. Experience working in a regulated utility or other regulated industry (NERC, SOX, GLBA, PCI,) preferred. Certifications such as, CCSP, GIAC, CISSP, Security+ are preferred. Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees in this position may be required to perform other related aspects of the job not listed above or listed under Purpose/Major Objectives as assigned by the supervisor.
- Develop Self & Others
- Empower to grow
- Collaborate and Share
- Be a role model
- Focus to achieve results
- Be agile
Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables
AVANGRID's employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Information security senior analyst.
If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at
or [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Information security senior analyst.Nearest Major Market:
New Haven Nearest Secondary Market: