UNS Energy Corporation Compliance Systems Analyst or Senior in Tucson, Arizona

UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit http://www.uns.com.

Tucson Electric Power provides safe, reliable electric service to approximately 414,000 customers in Southern Arizona. Although our company has been in business for more than 120 years, we continue to look for innovative ways of providing value, comfort, convenience and security to our customers every day. We’re evaluating cutting-edge energy technologies, reshaping our energy portfolio and expanding our renewable power and energy-efficiency programs. While our line of work can be challenging, it can also be rewarding. Our team of dedicated professionals values engagement, enthusiasm, innovation and collaboration.

In return, TEP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

We are currently seeking a talented individual for the position of Compliance System Analyst. The successful candidate will oversee the development and management of information systems that support NERC CIP and other compliance programs. Design IT solutions based on business requirements. Assist IT personnel and business clients in the use of processes, information technology and application systems that support compliance programs.

Position-Related Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing and implementing operational standards and processes that meet the needs for business area compliance with NERC CIP standards and requirements.
  • Assist in directing operational activities to ensure UniSource compliance with NERC CIP requirements, WECC data requests and mitigation plans.
  • Coordinate SME activity from IS, EMS, Substations and Generation networks to meet the needs of the Regulatory Compliance, internal audit and external audit groups relative to NERC CIP compliance.
  • Transfer knowledge about the NERC CIP standards and company processes to others to help build the company’s knowledge base and culture of compliance.
  • Designs information systems to support business processes. Develops program specifications, data access, output reports, and input specifications or designs.
  • Assures that new or modified application systems are consistent with the operating requirements of existing interfaces to other systems.
  • Performs feasibility evaluations, estimates system analysis and programming time, computer resources, and related costs.
  • Coordinates with clients to define business problems, develop system requirements and determine solutions, including evaluating alternatives to satisfy the requirements.
  • Provides suggestions to clients or management for the improvement of existing or proposed systems to enhance the functionality being delivered.
  • Assists clients with understanding the operations and capabilities of their information systems.
  • Utilizes project management techniques to develop project plans and track progress to optimize project resources. Coordinates project priorities with team members and other team leads.
  • Participates in a team environment and performs assignments as requested by the group or team lead. Performs the project leader role for small to medium projects by assigning, directing and reviewing the work of team members.
  • Plans multiple project assignments and coordinates priorities with team leads and clients.
  • Continually increases understanding of utility business functions and processes.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by management.
  • Serves as a mentor to other personnel to enhance their capabilities.
  • Efficiently utilizes Information Services standards, tools, equipment, and training.
  • Conforms to corporate procedures and Information Services guidelines.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge regarding current and future NERC CIP standards, requirements and other information related to NERC CIP compliance. Maintain knowledge of other standards the company must comply with, such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

(Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related disciplines is required.
  • Experience with devices used in the production, transmission and distribution of energy is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with and understanding of information systems used in a utility is preferred.
  • Regulatory experience, preferably with NERC, NERC CIP or Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of information technology, security, hardware and software, and demonstrated ability to keep abreast of new technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to multitask effectively and to work with ambiguity.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A high degree of human relation skills are required to develop and maintain positive relations with other areas of the company.
  • This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.
  • Compliance Systems Analyst: A minimum of 4 years of experience in the Engineering or Information Services fields with demonstrated experience in project management, systems analysis and systems design.
  • Senior Compliance Systems Analyst: A minimum of 10 years of experience in the Engineering or information Services fields with demonstrated experience and expertise in project management, systems analysis and systems design.

Company: Tucson Electric Power

Location: Tucson, AZ

Job Category: Information Technology

Position Type: Unclassified