Corporate Security Compliance, Principal

San Francisco, California
13 Jul 2016
14 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, "Together, Building a Better California" is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

Information Systems Technology Services is a unified organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions.
The security function is led by PG&E's Vice President - Chief Information Security Officer and is responsible for security and risk management across the organization.
The Corporate Security Function partners with Cybersecurity and is responsible for the physical security and risk management of all PG&E assets and resources.

Position Summary

The NERC Corporate Security Compliance Consultant provides leadership and guidance associated with all aspects of FERC/NERC compliance that directly impact
physical security training and background requirements. Works closely with key Line of Business (LOB) contacts to build strong relationships and address potential issues and concerns that could affect the company's ability to remain in compliance.


Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or GED

• 8 years of relevant experience in a physical security and/or compliance position.
• Experience in implementing NERC/CIP requirements, specifically NERC CIP-004 and NERC CIP-006.
• Hold a valid Driver's license.
• Requires being in the office Monday-Friday during normal work hours, but may include special after hours assignments.
• Minimum of 30% travel within the service territory is required.
• Must be able to qualify for NERC/CIP clearance.

Desired Qualifications ---------------------------
BS/BA or equivalent work experience

• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to build and maintain strong partnerships across various groups and organizations
• Strong teamwork skills
• Strong facilitation skills
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Results orientation
• Ability to influence and negotiate
• Solid understanding of infrastructure and security


• Evaluate and interpret new NERC requirements and develop/implement new processes, department standards and procedures to ensure compliance.
• Ensure Corporate Security Department (CSD) is meeting the audit requirements for all NERC security regulations.
• Participate on the NERC working committee and maintain a strong working relationship with committee members.
• Maintain a proactive role with revisions/versions of NERC standards to position CSD for future changes and budget needs.
• Work with Fairfield Security Control (FSC) personnel to coordinate activities and interface with the Lines of Business on NERC/CIP compliance.
• Coordinate activities related to NERC/CIP requirements, disaster recovering planning, background investigation and training, and physical security within CSD and the FSC by working closely with all impacted Line of Business teams, as well as ISTS groups as appropriate, on physical and cyber physical security requirements.
• Facilitate and provide oversight and leadership for all CSD NERC operational activities such as testing and repair of NERC facilities and updating NERC/CSD databases.
• Standardize and work to automate NERC processes for physical security and communicate to LOBs to ensure understanding and compliance
• Track and report status associated with compliance requirements and remediation activities specific to physical security and access control requirements
• Track and resolve all open issues related to NERC requirements and compliance activities
• Partner with PG&E Academy to review, maintain, and update NERC/CIP training to ensure compliance.
• Develop and maintain budget.