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National Grid’s Cyber Security team: protecting our people, our premises, and our digital systems.

It's a purpose that resonates across the company in everything we do.

We pride ourselves on providing an open culture of diverse security professionals who are passionate about our mission. We believe that each individual has something to offer and that each contribution makes us better. We provide the highest levels of security on critical national infrastructure and want to grow and maintain a workforce of security “craft” experts working on high-end security capabilities.

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Our vision

Our vision is to be recognized as a world-leading Security function in the energy sector and a trusted partner across National Grid businesses. Our mission, which we believe in and are excited by, is to create a world-class Security team to defend Critical National Infrastructure in the U.K. and U.S. and the millions of customer communities that we serve.

Our values and principles

As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency, and give them a great customer experience.

Our roles

Check out a few of our key Cyber Security roles, below:

National Grid is seeking an innovative, and experienced Cloud Platform Security Engineer to join the Cloud Engineering team. The Cloud engineer will have working experience and knowledge of operating systems (e.g.: Windows, UNIX/Linux) and databases, Microsoft Azure and/or Google Cloud platform and various scripting and programming languages (Java, Perl, Python, PowerShell etc.). Experience designing secure networks, systems and resilient application architectures. Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications.

National Grid is seeking an innovative, and experienced Risk Controls Analyst to join the Supply Chain Risk team. The successful candidate will provide ongoing support, advice and challenge for the 1st line of defense. Build knowledge of, establish and maintain good working relationships with IT, Security, Commercial, Procurement, Legal and supplier sponsors. Manage assurance profiles for a complex environment of suppliers providing services to National Grid. Must have knowledge of the 3 Line of Defense model for Risk Management. Able to demonstrate a high degree of credibility and influence senior stakeholders within the organization. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Excellent knowledge of information/cyber security and related principles. Thorough knowledge of IT and information/cyber security controls. Experience of relevant standards, frameworks and regulations including some of: NIS Directive, GDPR, NERC CIP, Sarbanes Oxley, PCI, NIST Cyber Security Framework, HIPAA, US Data Privacy related laws, CFATS, CCPA, MA 201, RIITPA, NIST 800-53, COBIT 5.

National Grid is seeking an innovative, and experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join the Security Platform End user Engineering team. The SREs are the primary technical resource for the complex and diverse platforms and systems. The successful candidate(s) will possess deep technical knowledge on a number of security technologies and have a solid understanding of information security and networking. Working experience and knowledge of operating systems (e.g.: Windows, UNIX/Linux) and databases. Must be able to work independently as well as work as part of a fast-moving team. Understanding of entire technology stack of networks, databases, applications and endpoints. Experience with modern end-point protection tools a must.

National Grid is seeking an innovative, and experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join the Security IAM SailPoint Engineering team. The SREs are the primary technical resource for the complex and diverse IAM platforms and systems. The successful candidate(s) will possess deep technical knowledge on a number of SailPoint security technologies and have a solid understanding of information security and SailPoint/Privileged Access technology implementations in an automated, measurable and repeatable manner.

National Grid is seeking an innovative, and experienced Developer to join the Security IAM Azure SSO Engineering team. The Developers are the primary technical resource for the development of IAM platforms and systems. The successful candidate(s) will possess deep technical knowledge on a number of IAM security technologies and have a solid understanding of information security and IAM technology implementations in an automated, measurable and repeatable manner.

The Security Solutions Architect serves as a security lead/visionary and will act as an expert in many areas of security, describing in business terms the impact of security policies, standards, technology standards and architecture on the business. This person will provide security direction to the program/project(s) based on the business requirements and focus areas.

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