JOIN THE CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION! HELP PROTECT U.S. CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE!
Become an Attorney at Southern California Edison (SCE) and work on Cybersecurity/National Security and other regulatory and transactional issues. Help us build a better tomorrow!
In this role, you’ll develop cutting edge programs designed to protect SCE, its customers, and even U.S. national security, from external threats such as criminal hackers and terrorist organizations. The successful candidate will handle or assist in a variety of services relating to cybersecurity and physical security. The ideal candidate will also have a mix of regulatory, litigation, and legislative policy experience and/or commercial contract negotiating, drafting, and interpretation experience (or be willing to expand into these various skillsets). You must be able to work independently and be attentive to detail. We also are seeking a candidate who has the ability to simultaneously manage a large variety of assignments, work quickly and effectively under pressure, and prioritize activities.
As an Attorney at SCE, you will focus on keeping our electric grid, and information about it, safe from human and digital threats. Through that work you will also help protect public safety, SCE’s customers, and SCE’s business interests. Finally, by helping keep Edison safe, you will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?
A day in the life – Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!
• Develop internal cyber/physical security risk management and regulatory compliance programs.
• Develop incident response plans to guide the company through security incidents.
• Interpret federal and state laws/regulations involving cybersecurity, physical security, and national security. This includes civil laws/regulations as well as criminal laws. May also include privacy laws/regulations.
• Lead internal investigations on cybersecurity, physical security, and information security issues.
• Develop regulatory and legislative policy proposals involving cybersecurity, physical security, and national security. Advocate for those proposals before legislative and executive branch officials.
• Support other groups with SCE’s legal organization, which based on a selected candidate’s experience may include:
• Represent SCE before the regulatory agencies, such as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the California
Public Utilities Commission, on proceedings involving rulemaking for cybersecurity and physical security, enforcement and
compliance issues, and other regulatory proceedings; or
• Review, negotiate, and draft a wide variety of contracts, including power purchase agreements, energy storage
agreements, software licensing, software as a service, consulting, construction, general procurement, and other
• Interact with SCE personnel in other departments and external third parties to be able to understand and advise on complex legal, technical, and sensitive issues.
• Contribute to cross-functional or departmental projects and teams.
• Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.
• Current member in good standing of the State Bar of California, or willingness and ability to become accredited as such.
• Four to eight years of experience practicing law or technical work experience performed at a digital forensics firm. Your combined experience can be at a law firm, corporate in-house setting, or government authority.
• Strong academic credentials.
• Experience working in privacy and/or cybersecurity, physical security, and/or national security. Ideally, this experience will include work performed within the US energy sector or other US critical infrastructure sector such as Communications, the Defense Industrial Base, or Financial Services. Military, law enforcement, or past government experience working on security matters is also a plus.
• Experience interacting with non-lawyer clients and stakeholders. This includes business, technical, and legislative policy clients.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team including the ability to promote positive cooperation within the legal team, with other Company personnel, and with outside counsel.
• Technical knowledge relating to cybersecurity, physical security, business continuity, or national security.
• Cyber or privacy-related certifications. Examples include: (1) IAPP CIPP, (2) SANS Institute GLEG, (3) ISC2 CISSP, and (4) academic concentration in cyber/national security and/or technology.
You should know …
• Visit our Candidate Resource page (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/Candidate-Resources) to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, the hiring process, and more!
• Relocation may apply to this position.
• This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access our Information Guides (https://www.edison.com/home/careers/guides-for-pre-employment-tests.html) to reference test: Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles (Test 8203). Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.
The people at SCE don’t just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.
At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.