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ConEdison NERC Compliance (Systems Specialist) in New York, New York

NERC Compliance (Systems Specialist)

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Posting Expiration Date:Feb 29, 2024

Schedule Type:Full-Time

Minimum Salary:$105000

Maximum Salary:$140000

Organization:System & Transmission Ops

Department:System Operation Department

Section:STO Computer Operations

Location:NY-New York-West End Avenue Control Ctr

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Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • The System Specialist is responsible for reviewing internal and external standards and procedures, developing guidelines, policies and procedures, monitoring compliance with all policies and procedures as related to the overall physical and electronic security of essential computer systems and work in support of the operations managers to ensure compliance to all NERC standards that are applicable to the operation of the Con Edison bulk electric system.

  • Be committed to fostering a Zero Harm culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Achieving Operational Excellence, Developing an effective Cost Management Culture and Enhancing Customers' Experience.

  • Be committed to taking special interest in our internal and external customers, developing a proactive, customer centric culture to foster trust and confidence among customers and improve value for our stakeholders.

  • Lead in design, development and implementation of computer applications to provide better utilization of Department resources and more efficient operation of our compliance program.

  • Seek and accept responsibility to evaluate current practices, implement changes for improvement and work in leadership role with other Department teammates in order to manage compliance.

  • Promote best practices and use of cybersecurity tools and follow procedures and guidelines to ensure complete compliance with the regulatory requirements, including NERC CIP and FERC Standards of Conduct requirements.

  • Lead by example in enforcing the Department's change management process related to changes in accordance with regulatory and departmental procedures, guidelines and processes to ensure their compliance to applicable standards. Ensure the timing of the changes does not jeopardize the availability and reliability of the systems.

  • Perform the role of Subject Matter Expert (SME) in regard to having complete understanding all cyber security regulatory standards requirements and measures and ensuring compliance with them are addressed in System Operation procedures, practices and/or tools.

  • Take a lead role in developing and maintaining compliance tracking criteria and records for all applicable standards.

  • Take a lead role in reviewing, commenting and preparing for proposed or revised applicable regulatory standards, evaluating the impact and efforts necessary to comply with each standard, working to develop protocols and procedural revision to comply with the revisions and preparing related documentations needed for compliance.

  • Ensure the timely, accurate and well documented submittal of data to regulatory agencies, as required to address compliance requirements and reviews.

  • Configure and maintain tools and systems used to access and monitor physical and electronic security perimeters and critical assets.

  • Assist in the development of compliance violation Mitigation Plans. Monitor and report on the status of Mitigation Plans implementation.

  • Conduct evaluations of employee and contractor adherence to policies and ensure compliance with applicable standards.

  • Develop and maintain training awareness materials for employees and contractors in accordance with regulatory and departmental requirements.

  • Take a lead role in coordinating and preparing for on-site and off-site, internal and external audits, ensuring the timely preparation and submittal of necessary documentation.

  • Participate in industry activities (meetings, forums, workshops, Webinars, etc.) related to applicable standards.

  • Provide backup in carrying out the responsibilities of the Facility Security Officer (FSO).

  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field and at least 6 years relevant experience. or

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field and at least 4 years relevant experience.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Experience in writing procedures required. Required

  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to interact with personnel on all levels. Required

  • Strong computer proficiency including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Required

  • Education focus on cybersecurity is preferred. Preferred

  • Regulatory field experience or regulatory related auditing experience is preferred. Preferred

  • Fundamental knowledge and understanding of power transmission, distribution, and generation principles. Preferred

  • Understanding of energy utility industry is preferred. Preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities. Preferred

  • Must have good knowledge of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards. Preferred

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Technical Difficulty Statement

  • For technical issues, please contact us at [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.