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Specialist Sr - Cyber Security Coordinator, Maintenance

Juliette, GA

Job Description

This position performs technical and analytical services essential to the control systems for the operation of Plant Scherer. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining plant integrity by performing NERC/CIP updates on control systems, will be Single Point Contact for the plant, communicate updates and information to plant personnel and to the OT Cyber Team, and to keep Plant Scherer in Compliance with all NERC/CIP and Southern Company (SCS) Standards of Excellence (SOE). The incumbent will also be expected to perform all work safely while in the plant performing daily activities.

Position will be filled depending on the level of experience.

Job Experience and Education:

  • Two-year technical degree from a certified technical institution or military equivalent required

  • General knowledge in Distributed Control Systems and PLCs is desired

  • Experienced in Foxboro Control Systems, GE Mark VIe Controls, Bently Nevada, Spectrum CEMS software, and MAXIMO ® software is a plus

  • Plant Operations experience is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Detail Oriented.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Develop and maintain technical documentation such as reports, network diagrams, etc.

  • Must have good problem-solving skills in troubleshooting/understanding Microsoft Office Computer Applications.

  • Understand the NERC CIP requirements for assets containing Low Impact BES Cyber Systems.

  • Detailed knowledge of plant control and data acquisition systems is desired.

  • Knowledge of data communication principles, network topology, and networking protocols is preferred.

  • Knowledge of OT cyber security tools is preferred.

  • Ability to classify priorities and escalate issues based on severity.

  • Ability to work with limited direction and contribute individually.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to create and maintain positive working relationships

  • Must be able to support a 24/7 work schedule, including weekend and holiday shift work when necessary

Behavioral Attributes

  • The successful candidate must support the Company's safety "Safety Excellence" philosophy.

  • Candidate must exemplify Our Values and be a team player with a positive attitude.

  • Incumbent must be highly motivated, value continuous learning and be adaptable to a changing work environment.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills; demonstrates initiative and possess the ability to multi-task.

This position has been identified as a role that will require the use of a Georgia Power fleet vehicle. The following will be required if you are selected for this position:

Must have at least one year of verifiable driving experience (Must hold a valid driver’s license for the class vehicle to be operated. Driving permits are not typically considered a valid driver’s license).

Must have no revocation of driving privileges within the 36 months prior to application, no convictions of major traffic violations (DUI, hit and run, reckless driving, etc.) within the 12 months prior to application, or any pending charges for a major traffic violation at the time of application.

Must consent to a continuous monitoring of your Motor Vehicle Record

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Identification: 6448

Job Category: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power


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