Associate Cybersecurity Analyst

at NextEra Energy
Location Miami, FL
Date Posted April 1, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


This position resides in the Advanced Cyber defense Center, a functional group under the Cyber Security group within Information Technology. The Cyber Security group is responsible for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of company information and computing networks.  

Your role is to assist the current Threat Detection and Response team members by following processes designed to defend NextEra Energy against Cyber Threat actors. As an analyst, you will be responsible for the protection of information system assets, including the prevention of intentional or inadvertent access, modification, disclosure, or destruction of confidential information. You will also be required to participate in incident management and system investigation efforts within proper protocols and legalities while working with cutting-edge innovative cyber security related technologies. In addition, you will recommend process and technology related solutions or improvements to protect the company from cyber security vulnerabilities and weaknesses.  

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

  •      Entry Level understanding of core cyber security concepts 
  •      Entry Level understanding of computer networking technologies and architectures 
  •      Entry level to intermediate database activity monitoring and response technology knowledge 
  •      Excellent customer-focus and ability to meet/exceed customer expectations 
  •     Effective written and oral communication skills 
  •       Ability to take technical concepts and explain them in widely understandable terms 
  •       Ability to operate under pressure and multi-task, must demonstrate strong bias for action, follow-through and personal leadership  
  •     Critical thinking in cyber security risk analysis or similar relevant area of focus 
  •       Ability to follow work instructions to perform various tasks for operations and compliance related activities 

Highly Desired Skills 

-      Cyber security incident response experience 

-      Forensic analysis experience either at the host, network, or both 

-      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 participate in 24x7x365 on-call rotation 

-      Must be willing to participate in various shift schedules which includes late afternoons, evenings and weekends 

-      Must be able to qualify for and hold NRC clearance for Unescorted Plant Access and NERC CIP access 

-      Position can be based in either Miami or Juno Beach Florida 

Job Overview

This job performs ongoing cybersecurity risk reviews for new and existing technologies and services and supports ongoing and new cybersecurity projects.  Individuals develop requirements for and implement technical security projects and tools, as well as define the company’s cybersecurity policies and control framework.  This position collaborates with the company’s IT department and business units to identify the need for, select, and deploy technical controls to meet specific security requirements. Employees in this role build processes and standards to ensure security requirements continue to be met.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administers, operates and monitors NextEra Energy (NEE) information security sensors, logging, alerting and other detection mechanisms to identify and respond to threats
  • Develops a subject matter expertise for one or multiple assigned cybersecurity technology stacks (e.g., identity and access management, network intrusion detection and prevention, host based security tools)
  • Collaborates with security architecture to identify, evaluate and recommend new security technologies for suitability within NEE’s environment and security posture
  • Communicates ongoing cybersecurity activities, priorities and risk measurements or mitigations at multiple organizational levels
  • Provides guidance for security activities and requirements in the system development life cycle (SDLC) and application development efforts. Participates in organizational projects, as required
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Information Systems Aud (CISA) certification

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Miami, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

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: Miami

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