Lead Security Analyst - Compliance Assurance Job

Minneapolis, Minnesota
24 Nov 2016
26 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis
Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.
Position Summary
Focusing on cyber security requirements within regulations, contractual obligations and internal objectives, this position provides services to guide, identify, evaluate, design, develop, implement and integrate controls and processes to meet these requirements. In addition, this position provides oversight into the effectiveness of all security controls and performs or assists in the performance of regular testing of security controls as required along with the creation and maintenance of policies, standards and procedures that drive the implementation and effectiveness of security controls.
This position will work closely with other business and technical teams to ensure security controls are created and maintained as part of the change and project governance, and that standardized training is maintained and provided to ensure compliance with regulatory, contractual and internal requirements.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Provide guidance, identification, evaluation, design, development, implementation and integration of security controls and processes that will provide protection of information and systems while meeting regulatory and contractual compliance requirements.
  • Perform regular testing of security controls as required by regulatory and contractual compliance.
  • Perform and participate in regulatory, contractual and internal audits as required.
  • Maintain policies, standards and procedures that drive compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements.
  • Perform Cyber Forensic Investigations as required.
  • Work closely with other business and technical teams and service providers to assure new functionalities are secure and meet regulatory and contractual requirements.
  • Provide compliance training and the creation and maintenance of compliance training materials.
  • Provide governance oversight of security controls effectiveness that are owned and operated by other business or technical areas.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in computer science, technology, accounting or business or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience including 3 years experience with cyber security, regulatory, or auditing activities.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information and recommendations to executive management.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Proven problem solving and business risk analysis skills.
  • Ability to excel in a team environment.
  • Strong investigative, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

  • RSA Archer GRC experience
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 70080:Security Governance & Risk Svc || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 6264
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com