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IT Security Engineer (Hybrid)

12/27/2023

Locations East Berlin, Connecticut

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Job Description

IT Security Engineer (Hybrid)

12/27/2023

Locations: East Berlin, Connecticut

Role and Scope of Position:

Under general supervision, responsible for the administration and support of security system software/hardware either at the Enterprise, Mid-Range or Desktop levels.

Knowledge requirements include security principles, theories and concepts at a network and/or application layer, and access control technologies such as firewalls, content scanners, usage monitors, encryption, VPN and wireless.  

Provides technical support for all requirements in the planning, coordination, programming, and implementation of releases, upgrades or changes to security system software and hardware, and the range of products and productivity tools that support the testing and production environments relating to any associated operating systems.

Ensures stable performance of relevant security related hardware/software for the enterprise through performance monitoring and tuning and performs capacity planning.

 Ensures system maintenance as well as high level support of the operating system and all the related security software and hardware components. Plans and implements software upgrades, ensuring change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed.

Essential Functions: 

  • Researches and evaluates products
  • Designs and implements software
  • Configures hardware
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, testing, and documentation of software
  • Conducts software upgrades and maintenance
  • Handles security administration
  • Provides technical support including trouble shooting and problem resolution
  • Responsible for network analysis, administration, and configuration
  • Operating system, related software products, application and data backup and recovery
  • Handles disaster recovery
  • Performance analysis and tuning; capacity planning

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

Security Principles & Technology

(Should know 50% of these):   Knowledge in:  administration functions of primary security products; ability to integrate primary products into overall security program; access control systems; and security models, principles and concepts.

Maintenance & Monitoring

(Should know 50% of these):   Knowledge in primary security products for:  monitoring performance & tuning; installation & configuration; and implementing customizations.

Knowledge in security scanning tools.

Related Skills/Knowledge

(from other domains) Working knowledge of operating systems, networking, databases, browser technology, programming, and IT general control processes.

Tech Support:  Skill in day to day issues:  problem solving, change management, etc.

Project Management:  Working knowledge and expertise of General Project Management.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, related discipline, or equivalent work experience and technical training

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of related experience           

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

Compensation and Benefits

Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program.  The annual salary range for this position is 81,710.00-$90,790.00
, plus incentive.  Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of our benefits.

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Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

2

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment.  This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location. 

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Overview

Eversource is always looking for employees who share the values that help make us one of the leading energy companies in the country. Our Corporate areas work collaboratively and strategically with all areas of the business to set policy and drive strategic direction. We create value for our business areas by delivering consistent, quality, cost-effective services, and leading change to build a more engaged workplace and a performance culture. You'll have a variety of opportunities to further your career. We have a great working environment, excellent compensation and benefit programs, and opportunities for growth and development.

Learn more about careers in IT, Finance/Accounting, Legal, Human Resources and Corporate Relations.

About us

We are Eversource

At Eversource, our mission is to safely deliver reliable energy and superior customer service to our electric, natural gas and water customers across New England. We do this ethically, respectfully and honestly to meet the expectations of our customers, regulators and ourselves.

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What makes a successful Corporate member?

Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Customer Focus
  • Team Player
  • Adaptable
  • Detail Oriented
  • Positive

Culture

Our goal is to remain the best energy company in the nation, and to be the first with carbon-neutral operations by 2030.

We will achieve this by valuing the diversity of employees who bring different perspectives to the table. We are committed to:

  • Creating an inclusive workplace where all employees, customers and stakeholders are respected and valued.
  • Leveraging the talent, unique perspectives, cultural and life experiences of every employee to ensure our continued success.
  • Attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce that can work together to meet the changing needs of the customers we serve while delivering reliable energy and superior customer service.

Over the past year, Eversource and employees contributed:
103 events with more than 23,000 hours and 4,900 employees—that's what Eversource volunteers accomplished in 2021 to help our communities across CT, NH, and MA. Whether it was collecting food for the holidays, passing out food in a local kitchen, or pulling trash out of the Connecticut River, we were there. Take a look at some highlights in this video.

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Manius,
Staff Accountant

Meet Manius

“I joined Eversource in the hopes to grow and become more than what's expected. To challenge myself in an environment, work family oriented, and most importantly an accounting method that took me out of my comfort zone.”

Kara, Manager of Financial
Planning & Budgets

Meet Kara

“I joined Eversource 11 years ago as an intern in the Accounting division and then full time after graduating from Roger Williams University with a degree in Accounting.”

Melissa, Community
Relations Specialist

Meet Melissa

“I love that my job keeps me on the go and no day is ever the same. Every day I get to work closely with municipal leaders and make sure their needs are being met – leveraging those relationships to work towards a better tomorrow for every community we serve.”

Job Description

IT Security Engineer (Hybrid)

12/27/2023

Locations: East Berlin, Connecticut

Role and Scope of Position:

Under general supervision, responsible for the administration and support of security system software/hardware either at the Enterprise, Mid-Range or Desktop levels.

Knowledge requirements include security principles, theories and concepts at a network and/or application layer, and access control technologies such as firewalls, content scanners, usage monitors, encryption, VPN and wireless.  

Provides technical support for all requirements in the planning, coordination, programming, and implementation of releases, upgrades or changes to security system software and hardware, and the range of products and productivity tools that support the testing and production environments relating to any associated operating systems.

Ensures stable performance of relevant security related hardware/software for the enterprise through performance monitoring and tuning and performs capacity planning.

 Ensures system maintenance as well as high level support of the operating system and all the related security software and hardware components. Plans and implements software upgrades, ensuring change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed.

Essential Functions: 

  • Researches and evaluates products
  • Designs and implements software
  • Configures hardware
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, testing, and documentation of software
  • Conducts software upgrades and maintenance
  • Handles security administration
  • Provides technical support including trouble shooting and problem resolution
  • Responsible for network analysis, administration, and configuration
  • Operating system, related software products, application and data backup and recovery
  • Handles disaster recovery
  • Performance analysis and tuning; capacity planning

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

Security Principles & Technology

(Should know 50% of these):   Knowledge in:  administration functions of primary security products; ability to integrate primary products into overall security program; access control systems; and security models, principles and concepts.

Maintenance & Monitoring

(Should know 50% of these):   Knowledge in primary security products for:  monitoring performance & tuning; installation & configuration; and implementing customizations.

Knowledge in security scanning tools.

Related Skills/Knowledge

(from other domains) Working knowledge of operating systems, networking, databases, browser technology, programming, and IT general control processes.

Tech Support:  Skill in day to day issues:  problem solving, change management, etc.

Project Management:  Working knowledge and expertise of General Project Management.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, related discipline, or equivalent work experience and technical training

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of related experience           

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

Compensation and Benefits

Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program.  The annual salary range for this position is 81,710.00-$90,790.00
, plus incentive.  Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of our benefits.

#corpajd

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

2

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment.  This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location. 

Apply

Benefits

Eversource employees are committed to providing reliable energy and superior customer service—and that's why we are committed to providing our employees with a highly competitive total rewards package. In addition to wages and salaries, the benefit programs Eversource offers its employees and family members are a significant part of the total rewards.

Healthcare, Wellness & Disability Protection for you and your Family

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision Plans, choose the coverage that is right for you and your family
  • High deductible health plan option, with generous health savings account (HSA), employer contribution, ($500 individual; $1,000 employee +1 or more)
  • Company-paid employee life and accident insurance and options to purchase additional coverage for you and your family
  • An award-winning Wellness Program provides up to $200 annually for employees and spouses to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles
  • Health and Dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Sick Time, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Plans

Work/Life Balance Benefit Programs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Multi-faceted Behavioral Health Program
  • Care@Work Program (child/elder care), membership/stipend for emergency services
  • Adoption Assistance (eligible employees)
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Refinancing & Student Debt Counselling
  • Voluntary benefits platform to access discounted home & auto, identity protection and pet insurance
  • Charity donation gift matching
  • Volunteer hours at local charities with rewards to our Wellness Program
  • Generous time off
  • Business Resource Groups for social connection and career development

Retirement Benefits for a Secure Future

  • 401k: Up to 100% Employer Match on first 3% of employee's contributions
  • K-Vantage: Additional Employer Contribution to the 401k based on age and years of service (2.5% to 6.5%)
  • Med-Vantage HRA: Age 40+, receive annual $1,000 contribution to an HRA for post-employment qualified medical expenses

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