Homer Electric Association, Inc., is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Director of Cyber Security and Communications at our Kenai office. The position will act as the Cooperative's Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Senior Manager, as defined in the Alaska Railbelt CIP (AK-CIP) standards, with overall authority and responsibility for leading and managing implementation of, and continuing adherence to, the requirements within applicable state and/or federal CIP standards. In addition, the position will direct the Cooperative's communications, SCADA, and information technology services ensuring compliance with all applicable state and federal standards and regulations; and participate in and support the operation, maintenance, planning, and implementation of generation, transmission, substation, distribution, communication, and related control and SCADA systems to ensure continued regulatory compliance as equipment is operated, added, updated, or replaced.
A Bachelor's Degree in Information Technologies (IT), Engineering, Business Administration, or related field is required, along with 15 years of business/industry work experience, 5 years of which should be related to IT security, and 3 years supervisory experience. Knowledge, understanding, and experience with both North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Alaska Railbelt CIP requirements, is highly desirable. Experience working with communications technology, generating plant controls, and SCADA systems, preferably in the electric utility industry, is also highly preferable.
Homer Electric Association is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Recruiting will continue until a qualified applicant has been hired.
About Homer Electric Association, Inc.
Homer Electric Association, Inc. (HEA) is a member-owned electric utility serving the central and southern areas of the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. The Cooperative provides affordable, reliable, quality energy services to its members and is governed by a nine-member elected Board of Directors.
The 3,166-square-mile service territory includes the communities of Sterling, Soldotna, Kenai, Nikiski, Homer, and also the south side of Kachemak Bay from Halibut Cove to Nanwalek. The cooperative has over 33,000 meters on its system and maintains 2,407 miles of energized lines. HEA owns and operates three generation plants on the Kenai Peninsula. For more information, visit www.homerelectric.com.