United Illuminating Company Information Security Analyst in Orange, Connecticut
Headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut, UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) is a diversified energy delivery company serving approximately 725,000 electric and natural gas utility customers in 68 communities across two states, with combined total assets of over $5 billion. UIL Holdings is the parent company for The United Illuminating Company (UI), The Southern Connecticut Gas Company (SCG), Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation (CNG), and The Berkshire Gas Company (Berkshire), each more than 100 years old. UI provides for the transmission and delivery of electricity and other energy related services for Connecticut’s Greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas. SCG and CNG are natural gas distribution companies that serve customers in Connecticut, while Berkshire serves natural gas customers in western Massachusetts. UIL Holdings employs more than 1,900 people in the New England region. We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our Orange, CT office.
The Information Security Analyst will assist in the planning, implementation, upgrade, monitoring of security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. Advocate for security awareness and education to the organization. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Work with users to discuss security issues and gathering incident data and review of security violations.
Assist in monitoring security events for IT infrastructure and perform associated analysis, escalation, remediation, and incident response.
Assist in the maintenance of the security vulnerability scanner and support the overall threat and vulnerability process.
Assist in the research and development of new security technologies that keep UIL's security profile up to date and relevant.
Maintain awareness of information security threats, industry standards, and best practices.
Work with the Cyber Security team to ensure security policies and procedures are being followed and documented.
This position requires a BS/BA degree in an IT related discipline. Will consider additional years of relevant experience in lieu of the degree requirement. Two years’ experience in the Information Security Field or related coursework required. Knowledge of Firewalls, IPS, Networking, Vulnerability Scanning Tools, Vulnerability Management, and Operating systems required. Experience with cyber incident remediation required. Knowledge or previous experience in the following areas is highly desirable: Cyber Security, Computer Forensics, Computer Science, Computer Networks, and Telecommunications. Must be able to apply knowledge to prevent or mitigate exposure and detect potential compromise through event analysis. Must be able to work both independently and with teams and clearly communicate technical issues. Must be able to create and/or maintain written documentation and Visio diagrams. Experience working in a regulated utility or other regulated industry (NERC, SOX, GLBA, PCI,) preferred. Certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, GIAC, CISSP, and Security+ are preferred.
We are an equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/ individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
Job Posting Title: Information Security Analyst
Reference Code: EXT-NB50104240-E-03
Contract Type: Full Time
Branch: UIL - 100 Orange