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Associate or ET Protection & Control System Field Compliance Analyst

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"The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.”



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This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This position will be filled as an Associate ET Protection & Control System Field Compliance Analyst or ET Protection & Control System Field Compliance Analyst, based on the qualificiatons of the successful candidate. Successful candidates must be able to report to the primary service office and location in Richmond, VA as business needs dictate. 

 

Associate ET Protection & Control System Field Compliance Analyst - This role works under direct and immediate supervision of management and team leads to assist with routine tasks in support the Electric Transmission Field Operations (ETFO) Cyber Compliance Program. The incumbent will be required to develop an understanding of North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements and assignments. Support the team on weekly cyber vulnerability assessments, which includes completing assessment procedures, obtaining substation diagrams, reviewing asset lists and an onsite substation inspection. Utilize remote engineering applications to obtain asset information and perform shared account updates. Develop and maintain an awareness of ETFO Cyber Compliance Program updates and regulatory requirements. Participate in annual cyber security incident response exercise to ensure readiness and preparedness of ETFO’s cyber security and incident response program. Coordinate with substation engineering, field personnel, and operation centers to complete scheduled compliance activities as needed. Assist the team in scheduling maintenance activities using transmission outage applications. Must have the ability to forecast upcoming deadlines and schedule accordingly

 

ET Protection & Control System Field Compliance Analyst - This role is to execute cyber security initiatives in accordance with the Electric Transmission Field Operations (ETFO) Cyber Compliance Program. Responsible for developing and maintaining awareness of regulatory requirements, industry trends, and potential impacts to ETFO’s Cyber Compliance Program. Support the installation and maintenance of protective relay equipment, SCADA, network and security equipment in Power Delivery systems. Utilize cyber security systems deployed in protection of ICS/DCS assets, including asset inventory systems, change management, patch management, file integrity, anti-virus, whitelisting, and firewall rule request applications. Perform compliance and troubleshooting activities (ESNET, Power System Center). Coordinate patch management and cyber asset management activities. Develop and revise baseline configuration documentation as needed per NERC CIP requirements. Analyze potential cyber security incidents, security alerts and perform security assessments under the direction of team leads and management. Participate in annual cyber security incident response exercises.

 

  • Coordinate with IT for firewall rule change requests and network equipment implementation on the control system network as needed. Coordinate with substation engineering, field personnel, and operation centers to complete scheduled compliance activities as needed
  • Schedule maintenance activities using the outage application. Develop and track mitigation plans for updates that will not be implemented in accordance with NERC Patch Implementation requirements.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Associate ET Protection & Control System Field Compliance Analyst - 1-2 years of experience in Information Technology/Operations Technology (IT/OT), cyber security, firewall rule development, and management of Windows operating systems security – or – a combination of this experience and Industrial Control System (ICS) experience. (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications; A master’s degree can count as one year experience)

 

Must be able to perform assignments designed to develop knowledge, skills and abilities requiring application of policies, procedures, techniques and other criteria in executing all aspects of the job. Must be able to perform routine work assignments, but over time demonstrate the ability to perform more complex assignments. Must be able to work under established policies and procedures to meet set deadlines and program requirements.

 

ET Protection & Control System Field Compliance Analyst - At least 4+ years of experience in Information Technology/Operations Technology (IT/OT), cyber security, firewall rule development, and management of Windows operating systems security – or – 4 years of a combination of this experience and Industrial Control System (ICS) experience. (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications; A master’s degree can count as one year experience)

 

Both titles:

  • Must have a general ‘hands on’ understanding of cyber security processes and technologies, malware prevention.
  • Must have some experience with security technologies including; firewalls, logging and monitoring tools, antivirus tools, malware prevention, incident response and recovery tools, asset inventory systems.
  • Must have a good understanding of NERC CIP standards and requirements.
  • Must have a good understanding of ETFO Cyber Security program and its application.
  • Must have an understanding of ICS networks while applying cyber security controls.
  • Must have an understanding of automated and manual patch management systems.
  • Experience in security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and ICS network architecture.
  • Must have an understanding of vulnerability assessment tools (i.e. NMAP, NESSUS, and Wireshark).
  • Must have an understanding of multiple Substation Communication architectures and Relay protection platforms.
  • Must have an understanding of substation awareness including a working knowledge of substation design, architecture, physical security measures, electronic security measures, and safety best practices.
  • Must have the ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology and regulatory requirements to meet business needs.
  • Strong level of commitment to meeting compliance deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to work independently and in a team environment to identify errors and implement solutions with under the direction of senior team members.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Competency in verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid driver license is required as this position will operate a Dominion Energy vehicle or one on behalf of Dominion Energy
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above).
     
Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:

 Associate

 Bachelor

 

Disciplines Preferred:

               Computer Science

               Electrical Engineering

               Engineering Technology

               Information Technology

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Working Conditions
Heat Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Travel Up to 25%
Other Working Conditions
Test Description

 

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Other Information


We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here dombenefits.com.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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