Cybersecurity Engineer, Expert

at PG&E Corporation
Location San Ramon, CA
Date Posted May 13, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Requisition ID # 92703 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

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 Cybersecurity Engineer, Expert will work closely with Managers, Team Leads, Project Managers, Specialists, Security Teams, and Subject Matter Experts to directly support all PG&E’s Security Infrastructure technologies. Technology areas will include Configuration & Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection (Threat & Data), and Intelligence & Event Management. Position will analyze, track/trend, and report on the findings. The successful candidate will lead workshops, presentations, and discussions with leaders & key stakeholders, building close partnerships with those stakeholders solidifying their trust and confidence with our selected Security technologies. Position will become the departments Subject Matter Expert for our Security Infrastructure technologies throughout our Utility and Operational Data Networks.  The Engineer will work closely with our Lines of Business and be responsible for maturing Cybersecurity Infrastructure product deployments like Tripwire, Tenable, Endgame, DLP, XSOAR, and our ELK stack. 



  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related degree or equivalent experience 
  • 8 years of IT engineering design or technical project implementation experience. 
  • Also requires 5 years’ experience managing senior level IT staff
  • Experience with multi-tier enterprise technology environments
  • Experience directing staff across diverse IT disciplines


  • Experience with multi-tier enterprise technology environments 
  • MA/MS degree preferred 
  • A combination of both education and practical experience
  • Project Management IT experience 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides guidance and examples to other solution engineers for the documents and deliverables to assure consistency in the Project Delivery Methodology, and occasionally leads initiatives toward process and project delivery improvements. 
  • Delivers training and presentations to small to medium groups to improve skills of others and understanding across a medium span of influence. 
  • Leads others in the promotion, development and reuse of common solutions, components and services 
  • Collaborate with and often leads other domain specific (application, infrastructure, or information) Engineers, Architects, Product Specialists, System Design Engineers and technologists to complete IT deliverables. 
  • Work with other engineers, architects and product specialists to ensure that the products and components work together to meet the objectives and performance goals as defined in the requirements. 
  • Serves as technical advocate and is a voice for Cybersecurity when implementing strategies designed to address client business problems. 
  • Responsible for the full lifecycle technical implementation, with SME participation in; solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, business requirements impact analysis, Generates or assists business in generation of Project Concept estimates and refinement of early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business case, and implementation level design. 
  • Provides critical support function for Solution Engineering design decisions during plan, analyze, design, build, test, and deploy phases of IT projects. 
  • Assignments are broad and complex, have major associated risks with high visibility, and can be sensitive or widely varied requiring expert judgment in applying and adapting techniques. 
  • The work product has potentially significant impact (financial, public perception, operational, legal) on the Company; incumbent and the team represent the company's interest in a project with clearly 'high stakes' under general guidance. 
  • Level of expertise is recognized as the authority for a project or initiative; incumbent performs moderate to complex and/or novel assignments with few precedents in an autonomous fashion with minimal guidance.