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Security Risk Analyst Job

Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: MN - Minneapolis, US, 55401

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company?  Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We’re seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you’re looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.



Position Summary
Executes critical aspects of the Enterprise Security Risk Management function of Vendors/Third Parties. Works with the security teams and collaborates with the business and supply chain teams to assess Information Security risks for Vendors/Third Parties. Identifies, documents, communicates and manages findings to closure.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Process enterprise security findings for Vendor/Third Parties and facilitate security findings management process.
  • Perform risk assessments and ensure 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 management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in an information security function. (One year of IT Experience may be considered as a substitute for 1 years of security experience.)
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a concentration in computer science, technology, or business, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 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 || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 70080:Security Governance & Risk Svc || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 18917

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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