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Expert IT Solutions Engineer - Vulnerability Management

Concord, CA, US, 94520

Requisition ID # 19354 

Job Category : Engineering / Science; Information Technology 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : Concord

Company

 

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

 

Department Summary

The Cybersecurity team enables PG&E to achieve its mission by providing governance, oversight, and support of operational resiliency and asset safeguards in a relevant, timely and data-driven manner. The Cybersecurity team consists of security professionals in their chosen disciplines, including:

 

•              Cybersecurity Services

•              Risk & Strategy

•              Security Intelligence & Operations

•              Compliance

 

Working together, we review the current cyber threat landscape and lend our expertise to help the company understand its security posture and act on the highest priority risks.

 

The Cybersecurity team takes a proactive approach to security by focusing on the cyber risks PG&E faces. Our methodology and framework synthesizes current legal, regulatory, and operating mandates with PG&E’s business goals and operations. By taking this information and focusing on the cyber risks unique to individual Lines of Business (LOB), Cybersecurity helps PG&E’s LOBs make informed decisions about where to invest their resources.

 

Position Summary

The Vulnerability Management Expert will work closely with Managers, Project Managers, team leaders, specialists, security teams, and subject matter experts to remediate security vulnerabilities. This position facilitates & assists in vulnerability alerting and coordination of remediation. In-depth Vulnerability scanning/troubleshooting of IT and Industrial communication protocols (example; TCP, UDP, DNP3, etc.) equipment.

 

Additionally, they must analyze, track/trend, and report on the findings. The successful candidate will lead workshops, presentations, and discussions with leaders & key stakeholders. They will build close partnerships with key stakeholders solidifying their trust and confidence with our selected vulnerability scanning applications. Become departments Subject Matter Expert for monitoring and vulnerability scanning/management throughout our Utility and Operational Data Networks.  This Expert will work closely with our Lines of Business and be responsible for maturing our vulnerability product deployments like Tenable, Tripwire, AppScan, etc. 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Able to follow Safety First principles
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • 8 years of IT engineering design and/or technical project implementation experience.
  • 2+ years supporting/deploying Industrial/Network Security solutions

 

Desired:

  • 5 years’ experience managing senior level IT staff
  • Achieve positve results with multiple projects/efforts running simultaneously
  • Self-motivated
  • Results driven, and customer focused
  • Multi-Platform knowledge (UNIX/LINUX, Windows Servers/Desktops, Cisco hardware, etc)
  • Skilled at being team player
  • Energizes coworkers, and maintaining a positive attitude towards the team and the business directions
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Familiar with one or more security controls/risk management frameworks (ISO, NIST, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Industrial Controls and Network Security solutions
  • Project Management experience

  

Job Responsibilities

Security Controls

  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction
  • Monitor and support vulnerability management technologies; Tenable, Tripwire, AppScan, Security matters, etc.
  • Identify security abnormalities and report violations
  • Train peer employees in security awareness, protocols and procedures
  • Respond immediately to security incidents and provide post-incident analysis
  • Partner with the groups within Information/Business Technology and Lines of Businesses on security
  • Facilitate and assist in the coordination of remediation efforts, tracking and reporting its progress
  • Partner with Cybersecurity, Compliance teams, and other key stakeholders to alert or resolve the detected anomalies
  • Document and manage Cybersecurity process, procedures, policies, control documentation, etc.
  • Facilitates/Leads Root Cause Analysis
  • Research and recommend security controls and tools upgrades
  • Participate in Security projects
  • Serve as mentor for newer employees and/or delegate of Supervisor/Manager
  • Prepare and present recommendations and alternatives to senior management

 
Product Management

  • Performs product management duties over a sector of technology products or services or assigned to high profile products or services.
  • Oversee and manage the continuous product lifecycle from research, planning and implementation to retirement.
  • Introduce new innovative solutions that enhance the existing capabilities of the product(s) or service(s). Develop methods of automation and optimization.
  • Partner with peers in the accountable planning organization to develop the strategic vision and understand how it applies to the targeted products or services.
  • Understand the industry’s product positioning, the product’s key benefits, and the product’s targeted users. Partner close with the vendor to influence the product’s future capabilities.

 
Support

  • Work closely with IT professionals to troubleshoot and resolve complex operational issues.
  • Drive conventions and standards (such as usage or configuration) across multiple products to maximize user experience.
  • Act as third-tier support specialist to other IT professionals for escalated operational issues.
     

 

 

 

 

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

EEO
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland