Exelon Sr Physical Security System Project Specialist - NERC/CIP Compliance in Bethesda, Maryland

Primary Purpose of Position

Engage in job duties outlined below, to reduce risk exposure in areas of cyber and physical security; and to promote our mission of safeguarding the people, property, reputation and shareholder value of the corporation.

• Maintain the NERC CIP-006 physical security compliance program and develop/manage supporting documentation

• Perform NERC CIP-006 program support activities, which include (but are not limited to) Self- Certification/Self-Assessment development, compliance investigation/documentation, user training development and presentation and maintenance of audit quality evidence

• Prepare Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets (RSAW) and evidence documentation in support of regional entity audits; act as the subject matter expert for all registered Exelon entities, providing testimony and presenting evidence

• Provide project oversight to requirements gathering, scoping, design, execution, and other critical project activities

• Participate in annual physical security and compliance organization activities, including systems testing, drills, and program/documentation reviews

• Research, guide, and implement integrated, cost-efficient physical security systems (e.g. CCTV, Access Control, intrusion detection & alarm systems, etc.) for the Company’s regulated and significant operating facilities

• Act as the subject matter expert (SME) on electronic security systems by communicating to engineers, vendors/integrators, manufacturers, internal IT organization groups, business leads, and end users; provide all necessary coordination between internal and external groups

• Maintain security system operational controls and provide high-level core system troubleshooting expertise

• Pursue and implement corrective actions from hardware failure identification to isolate system and user errors, and recommend enhancements

• Act as a liaison to field operations, project managers, and Business Unit leadership in the areas of design and implementation of physical security systems, identifying and recommending electronic access control equipment, monitoring performance, and identifying synergy opportunities

• Support the security vulnerability assessment process by providing systems details, hardware recommendations, operational designs/enhancements and budget development

• Develop physical security standards for systems and operational support; implement system changes or upgrades

Position Duties and Accountabilities

Provide NERC program support activities, which include (but are not limited to) evidence management, self-assessment/certification, RSAW preparation, and audit presentation and support

Support various security projects by providing design recommendations, vendor engagement during the bid process, and implementation, testing, commissioning, project close out, and turnover effort monitoring

Drive operational support to corporate physical security systems, including the management of security integrator relationships, escalation of problem resolutions, and security operations center support, as needed. Provide site security systems preventative maintenance, site walk down support, and general physical security facility protection expert

Research, develop, and evaluate security products for implementation as corporate standards

Develop and maintain physical security documents, standards, and procedures


• 5 years of experience with integrated physical security, including enterprise systems environment, or significant direct work experience with NERC, FERC, and/or physical security system compliance

• 3 years of project management experience

• Significant exposure to NERC/FERC standards

• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

• Knowledge of PC/desktop workstation: Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio


• Bachelor’s degree

• 5 years of experience with integrated physical security systems

• NERC CIP-006 program experience

• Certifications: Certified Protection Professional

(CPP) or comparable industry designations

• Systems knowledge: ExacqVision Video platform, Tyco CCure Software House Access Control, Avigilon Rialto Video Analytics, DMP Burglar Alarm Systems, outdoor detection hardware

Job Security

Organization: BSC Information Technology

Title: Sr Physical Security System Project Specialist - NERC/CIP Compliance

Location: MD-Bethesda

Other Locations: US-DC-WASHINGTON

Requisition ID: 210704