Background Investigation Security Risk Analyst

Exelon Corporation   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Less than 5 years

Posted 29 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Engage in job duties outlined below, to reduce risk exposure in areas of cyber and physical security; and to promote our mission of safeguarding the people, property, reputation and shareholder value of the corporation.


- Perform analytical duties in support of security investigations, re-investigations and functions in order to determine trustworthiness of individuals who will work or provide services for the company

- Mitigate security and compliance risks associated with insider threats (e.g. fraud, theft, domestic terrorism, workplace violence, and reputational damage) by performing personnel risk assessments and adjudicating background investigations

- Follow regulatory procedures and controls (e.g., NERC, FERC) to ensure that necessary background investigations are conducted for employees, applicants for employment, and contractors

- Serve as an advisor on background investigation security concepts and policies and provide interpretation and guidance to stakeholders and leadership

- Review and evaluate reports of investigations and other data to determine if persons employed, or to be employed meet security standards for employment

- Maintain investigative files, ensure that access to information is restricted and disseminated in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, and procedures

- Maintain awareness and comply to all local, state, and federal laws related to background screening and coordinate cases with Legal, HR, and Security as needed

- Support the continuous improvement of all processes and vendor solutions by reporting deficiencies and potential solutions

- Deliver background investigatory analysis for one or more assigned Business Units

- Create and deliver professional presentations and reports, both written and oral, to key stakeholders

- Attend briefings and other training sponsored by the security industry; incorporate policy and program changes into the background investigation program

- Maintain investigative files; ensure that access to information is restricted and disseminated in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, and procedures

- Monitor the Background Investigations support mailbox and database

- Create reports and provide analysis for senior team members and management


- Perform personnel security adjudication coordination and processing activities to determine whether an applicant meets background investigation requirements. Track background investigation adjudications through completion

- Perform background investigation programmatic, procedural, and compliance activities

- Research backgrounds, analyze data, and update personnel security systems, records, and databases

- Develop and generate reports and documents; maintain background investigation policies and procedures




- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

- 3 years of investigative or analyst experience

- Knowledge of PC/desktop workstation applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

- Knowledge of personnel security and adjudication

- Strong multi-tasking abilities

- Possess a keen attention to detail

- Must be capable of working as a team member, be a self-starter, and be able to understand and complete tasks

- Strong communication skills, both written and oral


- Understanding of security-related risk and compliance practices, tools, and techniques