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Duke Energy Senior NERC CIP Compliance Analyst in United States

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This role is primarily responsible for providing support and contribution into developing and implementing expectations, strategies, objectives, initiatives and measures pertaining to NERC Compliance.

This is the third level of the NERC Compliance Analyst classification hierarchy. Employees at this level manage work in multiple areas of specialization, with minimal supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. They are fully competent in use of concepts and procedures. They identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve.

Duties and Responsibilities:

NERC Compliance Program

  • Provides support and contributes to the on-going strategy of the NERC Compliance program to meet regulatory and company requirements.

  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of NERC Compliance controls, regulatory matters, security, business applications, critical infrastructure.

  • Provides support towards consultation, interpretation, administration, and implementation of contractual, regulatory, and reliability documents.

  • Composes responses to legal and regulatory inquiries.

  • Knowledgeable and proficient in use of tools and procedures for the NERC Compliance program.

  • Serves as an interface between team members, business units, support groups, corporate areas, contractors, and vendors to ensure appropriate communication and problem resolution.

Project Management

  • Plans and performs large complex individual assignments, or leads small projects

  • Assists project manager with developing project work breakdown structures and estimates for completion

  • Identifies and resolves complex project issues

  • Serves as a team leader and provides direction to project team

  • Performs technical project work as needed to complete project deliverables

Process and Controls Awareness

  • In-depth knowledge of NERC CIP Compliance policy, standards, processes and controls.

  • Executes, defines and recommends direction for internal and NERC CIP Compliance functional processes and procedures.

  • In-depth knowledge of NERC CIP Compliance processes and resources

  • Able to measure and identify areas for improvement

  • Provides input on process improvements to NERC CIP Compliance program.

Customer Relationship Management

  • Provides good customer support to deliver compliance results to internal and external parties

  • Consults with and informs customers regarding regulatory and/or compliance matters.

  • Communicates problems and resolutions to management and/or customers

  • Coordinates necessary meeting forums and subject matter to communicate compliance requirements

  • Proactively engages in training and development programs to improve and maintain job performance and promote professional growth and development.

  • Motivates program and project participants to work as a cohesive team within their work unit, department, and company to meet the needs and expectations of corporate compliance program and processes.

  • In-depth knowledge of NERC Compliance and its impact on business operations and support functions

    Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering

  • In addition to required degree, four (4) years minimum of related work experience

  • In lieu of Bachelors degree and four (4) years minimum of related work experience listed above, High School/GED AND eight (8) years of related work experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with at least 2 years NERC CIP Compliance experience

  • Experience with audit skills, controls, security and related industry regulatory issues

  • Demonstrates good listening skills and puts forth the effort to understand others points of view

  • Has the ability to manage confidential information with a high degree of integrity

  • Responds well to supervisors, is easy to challenge and develop, and is easily coachable

  • Able to work effectively with broadly defined direction requiring a great degree of judgment; recognizes appropriate times to raise issues and provide status updates.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little direct supervision or review

  • Demonstrated excellent listening and communication skills; able to present complex information in an understandable manner both verbal and written to multiple levels of the organization including department management as well as regulatory entities and other utility representatives

  • Demonstrated ability to absorb change and continue with positive results

  • Exhibits confidence and a proper level of assertiveness when needed; displays maturity in approach and ability to effectively handle stress and frustration

Specific Requirements

  • Must pass a personnel risk assessment including 7-year background screening and annual cyber security training

Working Conditions

  • Hybrid – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable commute to a Duke Energy facility

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Brighter opportunities. Brighter futures. Duke Energy values ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we’re dedicated to providing a work environment where all people are valued, respected and able to reach their full potential. Duke Energy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including but not limited to lactation, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military status, or protected veteran status. Duke Energy complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination.