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IT Security Analyst

Company: Avangrid
Location: Westport
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

The 2-year Global Graduate development program is designed to develop critical skills by providing participants an opportunity to experience a range of placement assignments as they establish broad experience within Engineering. These carefully structured experiences will expose participants to a view of the "big picture" and capabilities in areas important to engineering. Rotations could include experiences in one Iberdrola location in Spain, Scotland, Brazil or Mexico and 2 rotations in the U.S. (Orange, CT, Rochester/Binghamton, NY and Augusta/Portland, ME).
For each assignment, participants will be required to meet specific outcomes and execute project plans. Along with rotations, members also are given opportunities to work on Process Improvement projects that relate to their rotations.
Job Responsibilities:
The Information Security Analyst is responsible for assessing and managing the threat, incident response and vulnerability management for IT Security across the enterprise. Key activities of the position include close interaction with the IT CSIRT (Cyber Security Incident Response Team) services team, incident handling, security event monitoring, and vulnerability management. Work in a global team environment to discuss security issues, gather incident data, and review security violations. Work with other AVANGRID cyber security teams to ensure security policies and procedures are being followed and documented. Conduct daily research of security threats affecting company assets, appropriate countermeasures, and industry standards/best practices. Analyze daily security reports for indications of security breaches and/or malicious activity. Assist in monitoring security events for the IT infrastructure, and perform associated analysis, escalation, remediation, and incident response. Assist in the maintenance, scheduling, and use of vulnerability scanners, and support the overall threat and vulnerability process. Apply current knowledge to prevent and/or mitigate vulnerability exposure and detect potential compromise through event analysis. Work both independently and with teams and clearly communicate technical issues Create and/or maintain written documentation and diagrams. Requirements:
Education & Experience:
BS/BA degree in Information Security/Cyber Security Graduate: 0-2 Years Skills & Abilities:
Experience/Knowledge of security tools including: SIEM, Vulnerability Scanning, Open Source, Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, command line. Knowledge of protocols, services, and technologies, such as: OSI Model, TLS, DNS, SMTP, TCP/IP, ICMP, HTM, JSON, REST Knowledge of current industry products such as: operating systems, authentication mechanisms, proxies, firewalls, endpoint protection, A/V, cloud environments, MFA, VPN, IoT. Knowledge of industry frameworks/Knowledge bases such as NIST CSF, MITRE ATT&CK, MAGMA, CVSS, OWASP Knowledge of common vulnerabilities exploits and mitigations. Experience in working with collaboration tools, such as Microsoft TEAMS Other Abilities:
Good oral and written communication skills. Problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to multi-task. Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Analytical skills Aptitude to quickly learn Willingness to travel. Must be a proven team player to work, promote and consolidate efficient team working relationships. Internal and External Relationships:
You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of security activities and tools.
Work closely with Global and Local CSIRT teams to address security requests, research security events, and address security incidents. Collaborate with other Avangrid teams to bring resolutions to security related issues which includes incident response, vulnerability remediation, and event investigation. Will work closely with Avangrid's Corporate Securities Threat and Incident team. Coordinate and communicate to key teams about security related activities, i.e. vulnerability scanning. About the Company
AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com
This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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