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Strategic Risk Specialist

Location: Wrentham
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

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.About usNational Grid is hiring a Strategic Risk Specialist for our security operations team in Waltham, MA. 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 roleSenior Risk Specialist - Global Security, IT - Waltham, MA. Are you excited about working in Energy, Critical Infrastructure and Operational Technology and have in-depth risk management experience? We have a unique opportunity in cyber security for a Strategic Risk Specialist to assess IT, OT & Critical Infrastructure within the energy sector. The primary purpose of the team is to perform and maintain strategic cyber security risk assessments and improvement plans for IT and OT environments across Gas, Electric and System Operator environments including substations, control centres, compressors, terminals and interconnectors. As Strategic Risk Specialist you will conduct iterative quality assessment of vulnerability, security controls, threat and business impact to better understand evolving risks and in turn inform current and future security strategy. Key Accountabilities include:

  • Leading strategic and system level cyber security risk assessments for new or existing IT, CNI and OT environments, analysing attack paths and architectures to identify and present critical risks and potential remediations
  • Delivering high quality quantitative and qualitative strategic reporting for business stakeholders & senior leadersAbout youIdeally you will have:
    • Significant demonstratable experience utilising risk assessment methodologies (e.g. NIST 800-30, ISO27001, FAIR)
    • Significant demonstratable experience working with industry best practices and security control frameworks (NIST 800 53, ISO 27001, IEC 62443, NIST CSF)
    • Significant demonstratable experience implementing security risk management frameworks & security strategy
    • Ability to communicate complex messages both orally & in writing using quantitative & qualitative measures to senior leaders across the business
    • Confidence to challenge, take ownership of complex challenges, lead risk assessments, agree and build future improvement plans
    • Experience assessing IT & OT environmentsMore informationWe encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible. National Grids recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.Grade: Band D1Competencies: Data Management, Stakeholder Managment, Performance Excellence, Project ManagementFor more information please contact: Sukhi.Shina2@nationalgrid.comThis 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. 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.

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER), Brockton , Strategic Risk Specialist, Other , Wrentham, Massachusetts

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