Director Regulatory Compliance - NERC CIP Cyber Security

Job title : Director Regulatory Compliance - NERC CIP Cyber Security
Location : Houston
Job-type : Permanent
Salary high : 180000
Salary low : 145000

​Piper Maddox has been engaged by America's largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Founded in 1984, they use advanced technologies to generate power in an efficient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Currently seeking a Regulatory Compliance Director with Cyber Security experience in the Energy Industry. This candidate will be responsible for the effective implementation of the organization's compliance reporting activities with an emphasis on Cyber Security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with various internal departments to ensure compliance with Cyber Security rules set forth by the various external regulatory organizations, including (but not limited to): FERC, NERC, Regional Entities, TSA, and Texas Rail Road Commission.

  • Serve as a liaison between the company, Legal, and regulatory entities on Cyber Security related compliance-related needs including, but not limited to, data requests, audits, and internal/external self-reporting.

  • Research new and emerging Cyber Security regulatory activities affecting the company and update affected business groups and Senior Management as needed.

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to prepare responses to regulatory requests for information, including but not limited to compliance audits, spot-checks, and self-certifications.

Key Requirements:

  • Energy industry experience is a must.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with at least ten years combined experience working in IT, Cyber Security, and Regulatory Compliance. 

  • Cyber Security related certifications are highly desired (CISA, CISSP, etc.).

  • Experience with various Cyber Security related hardware/software solutions including (but not limited to): IDS, IPS, Firewalls, Password Vaults, Vulnerability Scanners, Anti-Virus/Malware Solutions, etc.

  • Ability to understand and interpret Firewall ACLs. 


Houston, TX with 25% travel time.


$1450,000 - $180,000 depending on experience.

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