Sunday , April 14 2024

The Southern Company Jobs – Enterprise Security Architect

Website Southern Company

Job Description:

Southern Company, a major U.S. energy firm, is seeking an experienced cybersecurity professional, to design creative solutions and reduce risk as part of the Security Architecture and Consulting team. The candidate will directly support the company’s efforts to mitigate real and potential cyber threats to the company’s facilities, personnel, technology, operations, and brand – including critical electric and gas utility infrastructure and its privately owned telecommunications network. In this role, the potential for individual impact is substantial and has high visibility within the corporate leadership and governance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to our stakeholders, by designing security solutions, to ensure the resiliency and sustainability of energy production.
  • Mentor others to strengthen cybersecurity principles and best practices to outside operational areas.
  • Develop a marketing-based approach to providing security services to improve technology, security awareness, and compliance across the firm.
  • Lead and deliver projects in scope, on time, and within budget.
  • Enhance processes to facilitate improved operational efficiencies, risk mitigation, and customer interactions.
  • Monitor, forecast, and prepare for new regulatory requirements and technology best practices driven by continued Southern Company growth.
  • Provide expertise to assist in the development of Southern Company’s security architecture – identify areas of opportunity, research alternatives, and recommend solutions.
  • Influence regional/national legislation and other governing committees as it relates to information security and our industry.

Job Requirements:

  • Foundational knowledge of modern operating system concepts.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of current hacking techniques, vulnerability disclosures, and data breach incidents.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years of work experience in cybersecurity.
  • Experience working with peers across the cybersecurity community.
  • Ability to lead a project from concept through implementation and anticipate potential problems.
  • Experience prioritizing and executing with minimal direction or oversight.
  • Working knowledge of identity and cloud security.
  • Experience with cybersecurity analysis and analytic tradecraft.

Job Details:

Company: Southern Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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