Software Systems Engineer - Cyber Security

Dominion Surry , VA 23883

Posted 5 months ago

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company's commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

Dominion is currently seeking a Software Systems Engineer to join our IT professionals to support the Nuclear Business Unit. There is one position which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidates education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. This position will be located at our Surry Power Station in Surry, VA. This position will focus on the implementation and maintenance of the nuclear cyber security program.

As part of the IT Nuclear Cyber Security Team, responsible for all cyber activities at the station, including, but not limited to:

  • Review industry guidance for cyber security and apply principles to critical systems and critical digital assets.

  • Identify gaps in cyber security controls and recommend technical or administrative solutions to remediate.

  • Analyze nuclear systems to determine how to implement cyber security controls.

  • Review Change Management Records and Design Change Packages for cyber security compliance and impacts.

  • Focus on the development or modifications to cyber security policies, standards, and procedures in support of programmatic requirements to meet our Cyber Security Plan.

  • Broad knowledge of security principles, practices, procedures, and defense-in-depth techniques.

  • Provide input in setting objectives, policy, and identifying critical issues.

  • Make decisions independently in planning, organizing, and conducting work assignments.

  • Performs scans on all portable media devices

  • Assist Engineering with Security Controls Analysis as being a part of the CSAT assessment team.

  • Participate as a member of the Nuclear CSIRT incident response team.

  • Analyze Level 3 and Level 4 levels for security breaches and assist station with ensuring that Surry Power Station is in compliance with approved NRC Cyber Security Plan

  • Individual will need to be a part of the Nuclear Critical Group as well as be approved to have access to the nuclear plant.

  • Provides assistance, advice, and solutions to co-workers.

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
3+ years of directly related experience required (network design and security, firewall configurations and management Windows or Linux Security operating systems security)

The sucessful candidate will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, characteristics, experiences, and/or abilities:

  • Experience with network design and security, firewall configurations and management Windows or Linux Security operating systems security

  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment, communicate with other team members or clients and make decisions appropriately after consultation to support assigned projects

  • Familiar with security principles, and defense-in-depth techniques

  • Familiar with SCADA or real time systems

  • Familiar with nuclear security controls analysis

  • Understanding of Nuclear Cyber Security

  • Must be dedicated to continuous improvement and implementation of cyber security and cyber compliance best practices to support strategic regulatory compliance objectives for the Nuclear Business Unit

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to present concepts, options or recommendations in a group setting

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software/collaboration tools

Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Network switches

  • Firewalls

  • Network security devices

  • Network security tools

  • Active Directory

  • Cyber forensics

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Business, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more. To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

You can experience the excitement of our company it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology, Engineering

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