United Illuminating Company Manager - IT Security 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.


Job Overview:

The Manager, IT Security will be responsible for ensuring robust corporate-wide cyber security. Define, design, implement, maintain, manage, and report on the cyber security for UIL's networks, including but not be limited to: LAN, WAN, firewalls, intrusion prevention, and industrial control systems (SCADA).

  • Develop, implement, manage, and report on UIL's Cyber Security Program, Team, and Vendors.

  • Develop, refine, and ensure compliance with a set of cyber security-related policies, processes/procedures, and standards.

  • Identify, assess, and prioritize threats based on possible impact, system vulnerabilities, and probability of occurrence. For higher priority threats, develop and implement security/mitigation measures.

  • Develop and implement cyber security performance measures/metrics; and monitor, and regularly report on the status of UIL's Cyber Security Program, and the security and performance of UIL’s cyber security infrastructure, applications, and services.

  • Function as UIL's subject matter expert on cyber security; and consult and provide cyber security-related guidance/recommendations to internal customers (i.e. business units) and stake holders.

  • Coordinate with and provide cyber security-related guidance to UIL's other IT areas (e.g. operations, applications, infrastructure, and compliance).

  • Monitor the evolution/development of security-related technology and recommend appropriate incorporation into UIL's cyber security infrastructure/landscape.

  • Other duties as assigned.


This position requires a BS/BA degree in Business, IT/Computer Science or related field. Professional Certifications in IT/cyber- security (e.g. CISSP, Palo Alto) preferred. Ten years minimum experience required and shall include a minimum of five years in a supervisory/managerial role and minimum of eight years in cyber-security. Position requires extensive technical knowledge and strong administration skills related to Cyber Security technology to include but not limited to: infrastructure, applications, services, authentication, network protocols, architecture, and best practices. Experience in supporting and securing network and information systems in a multi-platform, multi-site environment required. Extensive knowledge of cyber security risks, threat identification, assessment, mitigation measures and compliance knowledge (e.g. NERC CIP, SOX) required. Experience in a utility environment strongly preferred. Must be self-directed and motivated, flexible, capable of managing with changing priorities, and possess strong communications skills.

We are an equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/ individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Job Posting Title: Manager - IT Security

Reference Code: EXT-NB50104241-E-04

Contract Type: Full Time

Branch: UIL - 100 Orange

City: Orange