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Security Risk Analyst Job at Xcel Energy in Minneapolis, MN

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Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Position Summary
Executes critical aspects of the Enterprise Security Risk Management function. Partners with the business to document and measure risk inherent to systems, assets, and information. Works with the security teams and collaborates with the business to assess IT risks. Tracks risk remediation items. Oversees the risk review process and reporting across the enterprise.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Oversees the risk acceptance process across the enterprise to ensure risks are documented and accepted at the correct levels of the organization. Validates remediation plans are in place to reduce risk where possible. Manages cycle to reassess accepted risks, obtain sign-off, and provide reporting.
  • Assists business partners with completing risk assessments and ensuring the correct documentation is captured to support the risk assessment process. Translates technical language into business terms to facilitate understanding of risk to the business.
  • Maintains documentation and templates in the GRC toolset and makes recommendations for and implements tool and process improvements.
  • Collaborates with senior and lead risk analysts on activities related to risk modeling, comprehensive periodic risk assessments, and regulatory reporting standards and expectations, and the development of communication and presentations for internal and external audiences.
  • Collaborates with senior and lead risk analysts on activities related to risk modeling, comprehensive periodic risk assessments, and regulatory reporting standards and expectations, and the development of communication and presentations for internal and external audiences.


Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a security function. (One year of working in a highly regulated environment e.g. Utilities, Financial, may substitute for up to 18 months experience in a security function.)
  • 2 years of experience with risk assessments, audit or control testing.
  • Knowledge of security and lifecycle management, including auditing methodology or technology risk assessments.
  • Self-starter; adaptable to change; motivated to set personal and program goals and proactively track performance against goals and initiatives.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with peers and stakeholders across business units.
  • Experience working with information security policies, standards, industry best practices and/or frameworks (e.g., ISO 27K, NIST 800-53, FISMA, BITS, etc.).
  • Knowledge of IT Security tools and technologies used in an enterprise environment.

Preferred Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in a security or risk related field.
  • Security or Risk-related certifications (CRISC, CISSP, CISA, etc.)

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 70080:Security Governance & Risk Svc || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 10348

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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