Sr Cyber Defense Systems Engineer – Real Time

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Location: KENNETT SQUARE, PA, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 232162
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2021

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!


- Continually monitor, refine & improve upon the security technologies utilized by the ISOC and Cybersecurity for monitoring. Perform system administration on specialized cyber defense applications and systems (e.g., ticketing system, SIEM, appliances, etc.) to include installation, configuration, maintenance, backup and restoration. - Build, install, configure, and test dedicated cyber defense hardware. 30%
- Deploy new OT data source feeds into Splunk & develops initial content for monitoring. Engage with and maintain close relationship with ISOC & OT  teams to understand use case needs. Monitor Splunk infrastructure performance. 30%
- Develop and Deploy security event monitoring detections, alerts, and use cases. 15%
- Installation, configuration, and maintenance of cyber security applications. 15%
- Create and maintain extensive documentation of system configuration and maintenance procedures. 10%



- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (IT), or a related discipline, and typically 5 to 8 years of solid, diverse experience in cyber security systems operations, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
- Knowledge of Splunk administration concepts.    
- Skill in conducting system/server planning, management, and maintenance.    
- Skill in correcting physical and technical problems that impact system/server performance.
- Demonstrated advanced knowledge in Cyber SOC operations, particularly in Cyber Security Systems Engineering
- Familiarity working in restricted network and with NERC CIP classified assets
- Experience and capability with one or more scripting languages including perl, python, shell scripting including bash and other shells
- Experience managing vendor relationships, obtaining support from vendors
- Proven analytical and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of systems testing and evaluation methods.        

- Graduate degree in cyber security or related area of expertise.
- 3+ years of experience as administrator of a Security Event Monitoring solution in a large enterprise environment
- Ability to demonstrate analytical skills, technical knowledge, and practical application of cyber and information security principles to business leaders and technical staff.
- Industry certifications including Splunk and cyber security certifications 
- Skill in using security event correlation tools.
- Knowledge of system life cycle management principles, including software security and usability.    
- Demonstrated knowledge of cyber defense policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Knowledge of local specialized system requirements (e.g., Industrial Control Systems that may not use standard information technology [IT]) for safety, performance, and reliability.    

Provides OS and application level support for fleet of servers maintained by ICS SOC. Maintains all aspects of NERC CIP compliance for servers and appliances. 


Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


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