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2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

NERC CIP & Systems Compliance Analyst

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Support the network, systems, and applications administrators by performing and monitoring NERC CIP, SOC1 and internal compliance activities associated with electronic access controls, patch management, change management, configuration management, incident response, and recovery plans. The CIP and Systems Compliance Analyst will provide and complete procedure templates, forms, and work instructions that successfully support these activities.


Performance of Analytical Compliance Activities

  • Work with team members to develop knowledge of the various regulatory requirements and the department's role in ensuring ISO-NE’s compliance with those requirements
  • Provide guidance and assist IT departments with completing moderate to complex compliance activities and forms
  • Perform all assigned CIP compliance activities within the required time frames
  • Participate in the evidence collection and quality assurance reviews within the assigned time frames
  • Successfully address all compliance related service desk incidents and IT Asset Workflow tickets following appropriate procedures and timelines as documented
  • Perform quality assurance (QA) reviews and validation reviews of CIP-related implementations (processes, procedures, internal controls) and associated evidence to ensure compliance with ISO-NE’s NERC CIP program and process documents
  • Perform analysis of baseline configurations, ports & service justifications and update baselines

  • Perform initial analysis and triage of logging events and escalate to appropriate IT administrators as needed
  • Work with applicable IT departments by investigating compliance related problems or inquiries and recommends, facilitates, and coordinates solution
  • Use computer systems to obtain logs, real time information, operational records and other data for reliability and security compliance needs
  • Assist with the development of dashboards and metrics to ensure the health of the compliance program
  • Review data and identify trends in non-compliance. Make and implement recommendations to mitigate recurrence
  • Prepares and distributes standard reports per schedule.  Prepares ad hoc reports as requested
  • Participate in the evolution and selection of system applications for support of the CIP compliance program and processes
  • Solicit input from subject matter experts (SMEs) and effectively develop processes and tools to assist the SMEs.

Procedures/Forms Development Activities

  • Support the ongoing CIP compliance by enhancing and maintaining the compliance documentation
  • Develop and implement work instructions to support compliance activities
  • Create detailed swim-lane diagrams of procedures and processes

Audit Activities

  • Participate in NERC CIP Self Report activities ensuring a timely filing, and carrying out short and long term mitigation plans where appropriate
  • Gather data in preparation for audits
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or related fields or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’ experience working with information systems and networks
  • 3+ years of in NERC compliance, project management, risk management, or document management
  • Experience with working with firewalls, access control, authentication, anti-virus, patching, and change management
Location and Benefits

ISO New England is located in Holyoke, MA. The company provides a base salary plus bonus, competitive Medical and Dental plan, paid vacation, 401k with company match, retirement plan and more. All benefits start on your first day.

Equal Opportunity

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Drug-Free Environment

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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