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IT Security Manager

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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Req ID: R00935006

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IT Security Manager 

Full Time Perm 

Salary:$125,800 - $188,600, plus annual bonus 

Shift: Hybrid – 2 days onsite 3 days remote 

Location: Columbus, OH 


At NiSource, our cybersecurity leaders are pivotal in upholding the integrity and resilience of our information systems. The roles of Cybersecurity are dedicated to establishing and reinforcing strong defenses and robust systems to secure our critical cyber infrastructure. 


Cybersecurity leaders are expected to blend technical acumen with strategic foresight. They employ comprehensive cybersecurity knowledge to craft and advance security solutions that are integral to the business’s continuous operation and efficiency, bolstering the trust of our customers in our services. 


Position is centered around the strategic integration of security within our architectural and operational frameworks. Has a proven record of embedding security considerations naturally into the fabric of our business processes to enhance protection and service reliability. 


Are tasked with overseeing highly proficient cybersecurity professionals from engineering and architecture teams that have responsibility for securing NiSource's critical infrastructure, while also guiding strategic direction and fostering innovation. They ensure NiSource's security measures are not only current but also scalable to meet future challenges. 


Representing our dedication to cybersecurity, these leaders are a cornerstone of our business strategy, ensuring NiSource stands as a trusted and secure provider of essential services. 


Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Enterprise Cloud Security Engineering & Architecture: Ensuring the secure integration and operation of cloud-based infrastructure and services within the cybersecurity environment.  

  • Application Security: Providing technical expertise in the development and enhancement of secure applications, integrating security throughout the software development lifecycle.  

  • Network Security: Designing, developing, and implementing robust network operations and architecture, with a focus on advanced network security solutions and monitoring capabilities. 

  • Threat Intelligence & Analysis: Analyzing and interpreting threat data, employing frameworks such as NIST CSF, and enhancing security measures based on actionable intelligence. 

  • Incident Response & Forensic Analysis: Responding to and investigating cybersecurity incidents, performing forensic analysis, and ensuring rapid recovery and continuity of operations.  

  •  Identity & Access Management: Managing access controls and identity systems, including the implementation of federated identity, MFA, SSO, and privileged access management.  

  • Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking: Conducting controlled security assessments to identify vulnerabilities and strengthen the security posture against potential breaches.  

  • Regulatory & Compliance Knowledge: Ensuring all cybersecurity practices are in line with regulatory requirements and industry standards for compliance and governance.  

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning: Leveraging AI and ML to enhance cybersecurity initiatives, from threat detection to automated incident response.  


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. 


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field is preferred. Professional experience, military service, relevant certifications, substantial industry tenure, or technical training may be considered as a substitute for formal education.  

  • Demonstrated proficiency in cybersecurity principles, IT infrastructure, application security, and an understanding of network security protocols and cryptography.  

  • Familiarity with cloud security practices including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS models.  

  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST CSF.  

  • 5+ years of hands-on technical experience in cybersecurity, with a strong emphasis on threat detection and response.  

  • Expertise with SIEM tools, threat detection technologies, and threat intelligence analysis.  

  • Proven ability in identifying and remediating security vulnerabilities and risks.  


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Advanced degrees or professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or equivalent 

  • Experience with AI and ML technologies in enhancing cybersecurity measures and responses 

  • Expertise in secure software development life cycle practices 

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor, and develop high-performing cybersecurity teams 

  • Contributions to cybersecurity research or thought leadership within industry forums 




This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position 


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Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$125,800.00 - $188,600.00

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