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his position is located in the Division of Cybersecurity, Office of Electric Reliability. The division participates in the standards and interpretation development process, review of proposed new or modified reliability standards and interpretations filed with the Commission, and compliance, auditing and enforcement of the standards to best protect and improve the reliability and cybersecurity of the bulk power system.
Major duties of a Supervisory Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Advisor include:
Serve as subject matter expert and authoritative technical advisor on electric power reliability, including cyber security, SCADA or CIP.
Manage a group of technical cybersecurity analysts and auditors of cybersecurity-related standards, incidents and issues related to CIP protection of the bulk power system.
Conduct extensive technical analysis of CIP standards and make oral and/or written recommendations to senior level officials.
Serve as subject matter expert in OER, the Commission and other Federal agencies on matters concerning cyber security and CIP.
Develop rulemakings, orders and policy statements that will enhance bulk power system reliability.
Job family (Series)
1101 General Business And Industry
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must meet specialized experience.
Must provide most recent SF-50 containing grade/step information.
Successfully complete a background investigation.
Some travel may be required.
Your resume must clearly document how you meet the specialized experience in order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this vacancy. You must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. All required documents must be received by the closing of this announcement. For this vacancy you must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 showing your current grade level. If you do not submit a required document, (e.g. most recent SF-50, transcripts, etc.) your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration. FERC employees must submit all the required documentation to include the SF-50 and transcripts (if appropriate).
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This position is excluded from the bargaining unit.
More than one selection for similar positions may be made from this announcement and the program office for that selection may vary. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s).
Please note - only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
In order to meet the minimum requirements for this position, you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 level. Specialized Experience is defined as:Significant responsibility and experience in examining complex cybersecurity regulatory issues of the electric industry, especially for standards development, compliance, and/or auditing.
For information on the requirements of the Supervisory Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Advisor please click the link below:
Supervisory Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Advisor
Department Of Energy