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Southern California Edison Cybersecurity Governance Advisor in Rosemead, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Cybersecurity Governance Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll develop and write industrial control system (ICS) / operational technology (OT)/administrative (IT) focused cybersecurity policies, standards, and technical requirements by researching current ICS/OT focused industry frameworks, the admin network, vulnerabilities, and risk trends and evaluating how they could impact SCE’s ICS/OT/IT for the electric grid to assure the safe and reliable operation of the bulk electric system (BES), using the NIST framework. Additionally, you will apply in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity policies and standards to strengthen SCE cybersecurity requirements for IT and OT hardware and software. Utilize cutting edge cyber technology tools and threat intelligence in making secure design recommendations for ICS/OT and the admin network. As a Cybersecurity Governance Advisor , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Lead, develop, maintain, and write ICS/OT and administrative focused cybersecurity policies, standards, and guidelines by researching current industry and government frameworks, vulnerabilities, and risk trends, and how they could impact the enterprise. Coordinate training and awareness campaigns with various organizations. This will be done in coordination with key stakeholders in IT, Transmission & Distribution (T&D), Enterprise Information Governance, Legal, and others. Define the direction for new cyber processes, policies, and operational plans across SCE.

  • Work with OUs and vendors/3rd parties to review requested deviations from SCE’s applicable cyber standards/policies through establishing an attestation process and metrics. If needed, work with those suppliers to develop and/or recommend appropriate mitigation/remediation countermeasures in operational and nonoperational environments.

  • Develop recommendations for improvements in cybersecurity business processes related to identifying, processing, and managing cyber risk for ICS/OT. Develop cybersecurity metrics to gauge how SCE is following cyber standards, policies, and technical requirements.

  • Analyze current/future IT and OT vendors, hardware, software, etc. that may be incorporated into SCE’s operational environment as SCE continues to modernize the electric grid, which would continue to expand SCE’s cyber exposure in the future.

  • Respond to audits, participate in cybersecurity-related committees, and act as a cybersecurity lead on to explain policy impacts to all levels of the company.


The essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Seven (7) or more years of combined experience working with cybersecurity policies or frameworks for either IT or ICS/OT.

  • Experience working within a Cybersecurity Framework (ISO, NIST).

  • Experience in leading/supporting multiple projects and strong presentation skill.

The preferred

  • GIAC, CISSP, or GICSP certifications.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in cybersecurity performing process analysis, project analysis/support and/or project management/policy and standards writing or a related function.

  • Cybersecurity/risk management governance, including development, maintenance, and implementation of cybersecurity policies and standards, particularly for ICS/OT.

  • Working knowledge of standard electric industry PLC and SCADA/HMI systems.

You should know…

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access our Information Guides ( to reference test: (Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles - Test 8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.

  • US Citizenship required as part of Critical Infrastructure security protocols.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727. #L1-WT1