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National Grid Lead Security Endpoint Engineer in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Title: Lead Security Endpoint Engineer

About us

National Grid is hiring a Lead Security Endpoint Engineer/Cyber Endpoint Engineers for our security operations team based in either Syracuse or Massachusetts!

National Grid is a global leader in the Energy Services industry and is looking to add additional Lead Cyber Security Engineers in their Endpoint Security team . This is a full-time opportunity, and we are hiring more than one person for the team. The management organization is top-notch, there is a path for career growth and the benefits are fantastic. In the Endpoint Security team, you will be using an Agile approach focused on Endpoint Security technologies and processes. The purpose will be to bring the best security solutions to posture their endpoints (workstations, servers, etc.) to be protected and reduce risk, wherever possible.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of

change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and

always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

About the role

National Grid is looking for Lead Security Endpoint Engineer/Cyber Endpoint Engineers who have strong attention to detail, as well as the proven ability to collaborate and share technical knowledge around automation and security best practices. This role will contribute to the development and execution of the overall strategy and roadmap for endpoint security at the company. This position will be responsible for deploying new solutions (i.e. endpoint detection and response capabilities) as well improve upon existing solutions to provide the best level of protection.

The primary focus areas for the Endpoint Security Team:

  • Review and analyze all security solutions currently deployed on endpoint assets (workstations and servers)

  • Implement security solutions allowing for reduction of agents where possible

  • Identify & implement automation capabilities to reduce the human touchpoint when operational issues occur

  • Build documentation and playbooks for strong processes to support the security posture on systems

  • Partner with other stakeholders to ensure that solutions are improved upon post implementation

  • Identify out of the box solutions for managing security on endpoints

  • Work to ensure integration from our endpoint toolsets into our SIEM solution and ensure stakeholder requirements are met

Daily responsibilities as a member of the team:

  • Identify process improvements for automation of security hardening checks on workstations, servers, and databases

  • Proactively work closely with Security Architecture team to identify new features, functionalities, improvements for existing solutions & designs on new security solutions to improve the posture on endpoints

  • Identify security control gaps in production and propose solutions for implementation

  • Train Security Operations team members on playbooks for production implementation & maintenance.

  • Determines automation opportunities and acts as the subject matter expert to help guide and shape how automation is enabled

  • Create and maintain useful, well-structured and error free documentation

  • Communicate complicated issues clearly and succinctly to various levels of the business & senior management

  • Mitigate risk by following established procedures and monitoring controls, spotting key errors, and demonstrating strong ethical behavior

About you

Required Technical Skills:

  • Strong Information Security experience in Network and Endpoint Security (i.e. DLP, Endpoint Detection and Response, File Integrity, and SIEM)

  • In depth knowledge of Operating Systems (Linux/Windows), technology/web platforms (Server, Network, Application, Databases, Cloud)

  • Strong scripting and programming knowledge with good understanding of language fundamentals (Python, PowerShell, Chef, Perl, Ruby etc.)

  • Strong, demonstrable experience in Cybersecurity engineering, design, implementation and documentation

  • Knowledge of industry-standard Information Security frameworks, policies and procedures

  • Good understanding of network and infrastructure (Networking protocol knowledge is an advantage- TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, firewalls, proxies, IDS, IPS etc.)

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Experience working in Agile squads

  • Security certifications (CEH, CCSP, CISSP, OSCP) and ITIL V3 certification

  • Networking protocol knowledge is an advantage - TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, firewalls, proxies, IDS, IPS etc

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver

superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to

join the National Grid team

In accordance with guidelines regarding companies classified as Federal contractors and consistent with our core commitment of safety, National Grid has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

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