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NERC Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION ------ Conduct NERC CIP Cyber Vulnerability Assessments (CVA) of substation/generation facilities across all client operating locations. 

• Travel to substations and plants 
• Safe conduct within substations and plant facilities 
• Gather information about identified devices through visual inspection or directing local personnel’s actions 
• Conduct ping sweeps and device configuration assessments in order to verify the information provided by the site contact 
• Meetings with Network Engineering, Substation Engineering, Planning & Protection and Maintenance personnel based off site visits and prior to visits 
• Document results of substation and plant visits 
• Analyze results of information gathered and ping sweeps 
• Document results of analysis 
• All other duties as assigned by Cyber Security personnel 

QUALIFICATIONS ------------ 

• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and verbally 
• Ability to travel in client's service area 
• Ability to move in potentially hazard environments safely (will be walking in and around electric substations with tight rows of energized electrical equipment) 
• Ability to pass all training requirements for access to: NERC CIP Restricted and Sensitive Material; Unescorted access to CIP facilities; cleint Cyber Assets, Substations, & Generation facilities 
• Basic knowledge of common operating systems 
• Basic knowledge of networking principles 
• Proficient with the following software packages: Microsoft Office; Adobe Acrobat; NMAP(ability to create and run ping sweeps and interpret results); NetCat; Rapid7 NeXpose experience is a plus 
• Ability to review technical data and apply it to written documentation 
• Ability to track and review multiple project sites at one time 
• Valid State issued driver’s license 


NOTE: 
This project will include extensive travel that will span cleint’s entire operating footprint across Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

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