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Senior Systems Analyst (EMS Compliance)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This position focuses on EMS (Energy Management Systems) compliance.  This role often leads teams in performing more complex cyber compliance program governance or development of policies, procedures, and tools to maintain a strong cyber compliance posture.  Specific duties include:

  • Maintains the cyber regulatory compliance program for processes, applications, and systems across business units.  
  • Leverages cyber security and operational best practices and detailed understanding of cyber regulatory requirements to define guidance for how compliance is achieved and to provide governance and oversight to the compliance and operational program.  
  • Will often provide technical guidance or evaluation of technical procedures towards achieving compliance; reduces or eliminates of audit findings; implements changes and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements. 
  • Often leads and participates in compliance-related projects requiring advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements as well as knowledge of appropriate security architecture, technology best practices and business area requirements, limitations, and unique system implementations. 
  • Ensures effective compliance processes and procedures are implemented for systems and applications. 
  • Evaluates processes for failure points and implements controls to mitigate those potential failures. 
  • Completes compliance-related data requests, investigates failures or breakdowns in processes and develops of plans for remediation or prevention of future incidents. 
  • Identifies opportunities for strengthening compliance controls proactively. 
  • Raises awareness of current and upcoming policies, regulations, and requirements, and develops solutions for compliance.  
  • Typically acts as the subject matter expert in one compliance standard or one or more major aspects of a compliance standard. 
  • Formulates and/or defines system scope and objectives, based on user needs and/or stakeholder requirements. 
  • Researches, investigates, devises and/or modifies procedures to solve complex problems, including but not limited to, systems architecture requirements and limitations, compliance solutions and mitigations, and other technical and non-technical requirements as necessitated by business needs. 
  • Responsible for working with multiple business units, in multi-platform environments, on multi-project assignments. 
  • Leads, guides, mentors and advises less experienced Systems Analysts. 
  • Monitored on projects' progress and results.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Requires a minimum of 5 to 7 years of in IT Technology or Auditing, or Compliance, or a related field. Requires at least 2-years of experience as an enterprise network discovery, inventory, and audit programs as an administrator responsible for developing, implementing, testing and utilizing the application to drive business needs. (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year).
  • Expertise as a system analyst developing and/or enhancing departmental and/or regulatory compliance procedures, processes, documentation, and training. Experience in a regulatory compliance environment pro-actively managing assets and evidence for protection against potential audits.
  • Experience supporting IT Compliance interactions with IT enterprise teams and ensuring that regulatory requirements are appropriately understood, and environmental impacts identified; particularly as it relates to EMS problems and solutions.
  • Identifies opportunities for strengthening compliance controls proactively. Implements changes and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements to reduce or eliminate audit findings
  • Undertakes compliance-related projects requiring advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements.
  • Completes compliance-related data/evidence requests and develops plans for remediation. Linux and Windows scripting for data mining, spreadsheets, various data sources.
  • Experience analyzing and implementing tools responsible for maintaining and managing baselines and patch management processes and ensuring the accurate collection of documentation and evidence supporting a compliance environment.
  • Applies standards such as NERC, NIST, FISMA, TSA, CFATS, SOX, PCI and the Company’s Code and Standards of Conduct. Such compliance and/or regulatory standards are currently federally, or state required standards that Dominion Energy, or mandated by the company to promote lawful conduct. The IT compliance team is responsible for ensuring that IT systems are in legal compliance required by required federal and/or state regulations or standards
  • Solid critical thinking skills, investigative root-cause analysis experience and proven analytical abilities. Strong technical writing skills.
  • Technical writing experience with procedure and policy development and the translation into operational steps.
  • Must pass a personnel risk assessment including 7 year background screening and annual cyber security training. 
  • Has the ability to manage confidential information with a high degree of integrity. 
  • Background in regulatory compliance preferred (utility, financial, healthcare, IT, legal, or other regulatory).

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

  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Business, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


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

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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1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture 

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
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·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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