NERC CIP Compliance Analyst

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Date: Sep 17, 2022

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

The NERC CIP Compliance Analyst will be primarily responsible for providing compliance oversight, guidance, and direction necessary to maintain ongoing compliance with the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) physical and cyber security standards. This position is a key member of the high-performing Electric Reliability Compliance Program team.

Job Responsibilities

•    Demonstrate good technical cyber security and programmatic knowledge of all NERC CIP standards applicable to SRP.
•    Coordinate with business units to develop and support activities needed to address any identified CIP compliance deficiencies.
•    Manage and facilitate potential non-compliance discussions. Apply technical and CIP compliance expertise in problem-solving and delivering solutions to achieve compliance.
•    Assist in the development and maintenance of documentation for CIP-related programs, processes, and procedures.
•    Facilitate the response to regulatory compliance monitoring events, enforcement actions, compliance filings, data-reporting, and data requests.
•    Provide consistent interpretation of NERC CIP standard requirement language and WECC compliance monitoring approaches and work with business unit personnel to apply processes, procedures, and technology to ensure compliance.
•    Communicate relevant and pertinent NERC compliance information in a clear and concise manner, and conduct NERC CIP presentations or compliance process training for the business units as necessary.
•    Keep up with compliance requirements, industry developments, and amendments to regulations.  Participate in industry and trade groups to share information and benchmark compliance program against best practices and differing interpretations.
•    Engage in professional communication with compliance regulators.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years of experience at Level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to Senior Level requires a minimum of three-years of experience at Level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.

Additional Information

Additional Information
•    Occasional travel to industry organizational functions and SRP facilities. 
•    Depending on assignment, frequent requirement to work with confidential data such as BCSI.  

Preferred skills:
•    Experience in the cyber security, IT infrastructure or NERC CIP compliance fields.
•    Experience planning, scheduling, and monitoring tasks for projects. 
•    Strong oral and written communication skills.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal or external compliance issues which may be sensitive in nature.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14829



Hybrid Workplace


SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement


In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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