NERC CIP Compliance Analyst

Plainfield, IN 46168

Post Date: 01/29/2018 Job ID: 27201 Industry: Other Area(s)

This position is responsible for the oversight of ensuring compliance with all NERC CIP compliance requirements for which the Transmission Department is the responsible entity. The position coordinates activities within Transmission for self-certifications, audit preparation, self-reports, and mitigation plans, among other activities. The successful candidate will be expected to promote an understanding of compliance responsibilities for Transmission Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and facilitate education, information and training in an effort to achieve and sustain compliance success and enhanced transmission reliability. The candidate will also be expected to participate on working groups and task force activities to represent   interests and acquire information on best practices that can be implemented in Transmission.
Leads the development, support, and contributes to the on-going strategy of the NERC, FERC or CIP compliance program to meet regulatory and company requirements.
Demonstrates broader knowledge of NERC, FERC or CIP compliance controls, regulatory matters, and business applications.
Provides consultation, interpretation, administration, and development as well as implementation of contractual, regulatory, and reliability documents.
Reviews and recommends responses to legal and regulatory inquiries.
Knowledgeable and proficient of tools and procedures for the NERC, FERC or CIP program.
Serves as an interface between team members, business units, support groups, corporate areas, contractors, and vendors to ensure appropriate communication and problem resolution.
Ability to lead a large complex project or several small complex projects 
Assists project manager in controlling the applicable funding and expenditures to provide for the availability of resources to manage projects and programs cost effectively.
Identifies, resolves and escalates, as needed, more complex project issues
Serves as a team leader and provides direction to project team
Performs technical project work as needed to complete project deliverables Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of NERC policy, standards, processes and controls. Executes, defines and provides direction for internal functional processes and procedures. 
Demonstrates broad knowledge of NERC processes and resources
Develops measures to identify areas for improvement.
Provides input on process improvements to NERC compliance program.
Provides excellent customer support to deliver compliance results to internal and external parties
Consults with and informs customers regarding business, regulatory and compliance matters. 
Communicates problems and resolutions to management and/or customers


Bachelor’ s Degree in a related field or a combination of education plus 6 years utility, cyber security, auditing, compliance, regulatory or related experience OR At least 8 years utility, cyber security, auditing, compliance, regulatory or related experience.

Desired Qualifications 
4 years’ experience working with NERC standards and requirements.
Understanding of basic principles of power system protection theory, practices, and application
Working knowledge of transmission stations & equipment, and associated safety policies, practices, and procedures 
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