Digital Security & Compliance Engineer - Hybrid

Date:  Jun 5, 2024

Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company:  NRG

Welcome to the intersection of energy and home services. At NRG, we’re all about propelling the next generation of leaders forward. We are driven by our passion to create a smarter, cleaner and more connected future. We deliver innovative solutions that make our customers’ lives easier—helping them power, protect, and intelligently manage their homes and businesses. To do this, we need creative and talented people to join our company.

We offer a dynamic work environment and a unified and inclusive culture. NRG fosters a strong sense of belonging that leads to better collaboration and business performance. Our company programs are designed to help employees develop the skills they need for success now and in the future. In everything we do, we aim to champion our employees and bring value to our customers, investors and society.

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Job Summary: As a Digital Software Compliance Administrator, you will play a critical role in ensuring that NRG's software usage complies with licensing agreements and regulatory requirements. Your work will help maintain the legal and ethical integrity of software usage within the company. Your responsibilities will include administrative tasks, policy development, and staff training.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assessing Digital Home procedures for software and audit compliance with internal and external policies and regulations. Including data retention, availability, and accuracy.
  • Developing and updating internal procedures to improve audit and software compliance and efficiency.
  • Collecting and disseminating audit and software compliance information using reporting tools such as PowerBI.
  • Providing audit evidence fulfillment guidance and reminder notifications to NRG resources.
  • Communicating and training staff on audit and software compliance procedures and policies.
  • Administration of Home Digital software compliance, ensuring users and licenses remain in compliance with our contractual obligations.
  • Managing the on-time renewal of all Home Digital DNS Certificates through tooling such as AppViewX CERT+.
  • Working with Risk, InfoSec, Internal Audit, and 3rd party Audit agency teams to identify and investigate compliance issues.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Risk Management, Business Administration, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a Software Compliance Administrator or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry regulatory (SOX) requirements and practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft ADO (Azure DevOps Services) and PowerBI.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, and analytical skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with AppViewX CERT+ and Microsoft Power Automate or other RPA tools is a plus.


Why NRG is a great place to work:


•    Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes
•    A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission
•    Stock Purchase Plan 
•    Benefits on the first day of employment - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc.   
•    Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance
•    401 (k) plan to help save for retirement
•    Generous PTO plan, plus 8 company holidays, and 3 floating holidays
•    Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brands


NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability. Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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