More than power, we're about people. At Great River Energy (GRE), people are our first priority--both customers and employees. Here, you will find a team-centered environment that's rewarding, challenging, and exciting. As a cooperative-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota's second largest utility based on generating capacity.
We are seeking an experienced IT Security Analyst in our Maple Grove, MN location. This opportunity will be responsible for ensuring availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the enterprise infrastructure and operating environments by monitoring and analyzing cyber security threats using tools for detecting and responding to security events. Get in on this chance to help us shape our security operations future.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Acting as an enterprise central point of contact for analyzing, responding to and coordinating recovery to events related to cyber security incidents or suspicious activity.
Implementing advancements to security operations and building best practices to minimizing service disruptions.
Developing and providing stakeholders with regular KPI reports on cyber security incidents, suspicious activities, and internal and external security threats to the enterprise infrastructure and operating environments.
Creating requirements for enforcing security best practices through people, process and tools with integration into existing IT operational processes.
Partnering with others throughout the organization to foster our security culture and continuous program improvement.
Knowledge typically acquired through:
Bachelor’s degree in a technology or security related field and at least 2-3 years’ experience in an IT security or operations role OR 2 plus years post high school education in a technology or security related field and 4 plus years’ experience building and supporting security applications and infrastructure.
Experience in maturing a security operations center in a mid-sized organization requiring broad knowledge of IT and utility industry or critical infrastructure.
Experience with enterprise class security tools required including the following: Tripwire, Splunk, Tenable, and intrusion and anomaly detection tools. Experience analyzing data output, tuning, and updating whitelists to keep the tools current and output relevant.
Ability to prioritize multiple demands based on business impact and remain calm in high-pressure environment.
Stellar written and verbal communication skills. Experience creating standard operation procedures, process documentation, and translating technical security issues into business risk.
Proven problem analysis and incident response/management skills; ability to make appropriate decisions crossing multiple disciplines; appropriately escalates issues to higher levels.
Advanced knowledge of and skill in vulnerability management concepts, intrusion prevention/detection methodologies, network forensics, and security monitoring tools.
Skill in accomplishing work through others using collaboration and negotiation.
Self-starter with ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
Qualified candidates will find we have a lot to offer comprehensive benefits package, wellness programs, continuing education, generous retirement plan, a team based collaborative culture and more! Qualified candidates, please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com under the Careers tab by March 1, 2021. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.
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About Great River Energy
Powering what’s possible Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people. A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.