DER Security Corp is delivering a revolutionary technology capable of securing Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and the energy grid against the world’s most sophisticated adversaries. With leadership from the SunSpec Alliance, Sandia National Laboratories, and the cybersecurity industry, the DERSec team is delivering the world’s first Energy-Informed Cybersecurity Protection, Detection, and Response software solution for interoperable solar+storage and EV charging systems.


Thomas Tansy, CEO

Tom Tansy is CEO of DER Security Corp. Tom is also Chairman of the SunSpec Alliance ( where he leads the distributed energy industry’s efforts to establish data and communication standards that enable seamless integration of solar PV and storage into the Smart Grid. He previously founded companies that were later acquired by Microsoft, Cisco, and F5 Corporation.



Venkat Prabhala is an experienced financial executive with extensive experience in technology ventures. Venkat has directed finance and enabled the sale of multiple cybersecurity companies.


Jay Johnson is the Chief Technology Officer at DER Security Corp.  Jay is coordinating the construction of cybersecurity protection, detection, and response technologies for EV chargers, renewable energy installations, and energy storage systems. Previously, Jay was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories.


Dr. Bill Anderson is Chief Revenue Officer at DER Security. Bill has extensive experience founding and operating security software companies. Bill has held executive roles in technology, product management and marketing and has performed multiple successful M&A transactions at public and private technology companies.


DER Security Corp has the following job opening:

DER Security Corp is seeking a full time Software Engineer position (40 HW) at 1 Wells Rd, Scotts Valley, CA 95066 for a competitive salary.

Software Engineer: Develop, test, & document code for the assigned projects. Participate in architecture & design discussions. Research technology advances of IEEE 1547 & IEEE 2030.5 in the data communication protocol areas as well as secure grid connection software layer using RESTful web services, Python, AWS, Git, JavaScript, Linux, HTTP, XML, JSON. Travel within the USA required. Requirements: Masters in Comp Sci or Software Engineering and Software Management. We offer comprehensive benefits. To apply send your resume to the above address.



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