PGD Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Juno Beach, Florida
13 Sep 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

PGD Senior Cyber Security Engineer

NextEra Energy (NEE) is seeking an experienced individual to be part of the Engineering & Technical Services (E&TS) team that provides technical support in the area of cyber security and NERC CIP compliance for the non-Nuclear Generating Fleet. Position will report to a Cyber Security Team Leader, under the Controls Fleet Team, and will reside in Juno Beach, Florida. Individual would provide cyber security support for the development of network & control system solutions, site troubleshooting, response to cyber events and life cycle projects.

Position Description

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide cyber security support to the Power Generation Division (PGD)
  • Develop/Maintain PGD cyber security processes and procedures
  • Participation in the development of cyber security solutions to meet corporate standards and/or NERC CIP standards
  • Troubleshoot PGD cyber security issues
  • Lead/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

Preferred Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science and minimum 6 years of experience in Information Security, Internal Auditing, Regulatory Compliance or Engineering.
  • Understanding of security principles and good knowledge of cyber security technologies
  • Understanding of network architecture and topologies
  • Ability to perform on-line monitoring and troubleshooting of cyber security problems.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Firewall security
  • Working knowledge and understanding of NERC CIP regulatory standards and processes
  • General knowledge of a typical Distributive Control System (DCS).
  • Due to the 24 hour, 7 day per week nature of power generation, night, weekend, and holiday support via telephone or call-out, may be required.
  • Travel to sites throughout the United States averages about 30%.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2 years of experience with project management
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Certification
  • 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
  • Knowledge of third party datalink protocols (Modbus, DNP, ABPLC, etc), that interface to the DCS Control System.
  • Six Sigma Certification; Green Belt or higher.
  • System audit skills and/or information security experience (certifications)

Required Qualifications:
Technical / Functional Excellence:New/Learning;Quality Tools & Techniques:Competent;Effective Written Communications:Competent;Effective Verbal Communications:Competent;High School Grad / GED:Required;Bachelor's - Engineering:Required;Safety Policy and Practice:Competent;Experience:5 years;