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    If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked number one in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings!

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    Responsibilities

    Our employees gain valuable work experience that provides them with the career boost that they are seeking. We need people like you to help us move the industry forward and continue to shape the future of energy policy.

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid. Join us and help make a difference! 

    This position is located in the Office of Energy Infrastructure Security.  The Office provides leadership, expertise, and assistance to the Commission in identifying, communicating, and seeking comprehensive solutions to significant potential cyber and physical security risks to the energy infrastructure under the Commission’s jurisdiction.  The Office will both formulate and make recommendations for Commission action and undertake collaborative engagement with other federal and state agencies and the energy industry to work to identify and communicate risks and vulnerabilities to this nation’s energy infrastructure and assist with the development of collaborative mitigation actions to minimize such risks.

    The Major duties of an IT Specialist (INFOSEC) are: 

    • Employee serves as a subject matter expert and an authoritative technical advisor for the Office Director, front office, and management especially on issues of energy infrastructure cybersecurity.
    • As a Commission representative, serve as a subject matter expert on industrial control systems security with regulated company representatives including making presentations, speeches and writing highly complex white papers on various technical topics related to cybersecurity.
    • Work with other Offices serving as a subject matter expert on the development and analysis of cybersecurity, industrial control system security, and other security issues related to energy infrastructure.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567662500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.