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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 

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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