Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.
Associated Electric Cooperative is expanding our cybersecurity operations and are seeking highly motivated candidates to fill several positions ranging from cybersecurity analyst to engineer. If you are a recent graduate or are experienced, we invite you to apply to join our team and help defend our nation’s critical infrastructure from cyber threats. These positions will work alongside a highly talented team of defenders with a mission to design, build and monitor systems that empower, protect, and connect our employees and electric utility infrastructure across three states.
Administer enterprise Information and Operational Technology vulnerability management programs.
SIEM administration and liaison between IT staff and security operations center.
Analysis and resolution for cybersecurity for AECI and its member cooperatives.
Engaging in Incident Response activities and seeing them to resolution.
Engage with internal and external stakeholders on threat hunting, alert analysis, and incident response.
Design innovative solutions to complex security and infrastructure challenges in a regulated critical infrastructure environment.
Works closely with all AECI business units to ensure cyber security and compliance best practices are documented and followed.
Architect lightweight, automated security frameworks based on risk, productivity impact, and return on investment.
Engage employees in the battle to protect our organization through interesting and engaging training.
Critical vulnerability assessments of AECI OT technology resources.
Create well-crafted incident response play books.
Participate on a 24/7 cyber security incident response and recovery team rotation.
Occasional travel to assist with Incident Response, meetings, training, and conferences.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
First and foremost, you must be passionate about Information Security!
Strong facilitation skills and a clear ability to build relationships with business stakeholders at all levels, including executives, auditors, and vendors.
OS Concepts: Windows Server, desktop, and Linux.
Network ninja abilities, including knowledge of secure network design and network traffic analysis using tools such as Wireshark or TCPdump.
Network (TCP/IP, Firewall Concepts).
Experience in SIEM management, including rule configurations for detection of malicious activity as well as general system maintenance activities.
Beginner to Intermediate level scripting skills (PowerShell, and / or Python).
Fundamental understanding of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS, and zero-trust architecture.
Strong ability to maintain, implement, and secure cloud services.
Proven problem-solving skills, and the ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems, driving solutions through to resolution.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment preserving the AECI cyber security culture.
Education and Experience:
A degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program or demonstrated comparable experience is required.
CISSP, GSEC, GCFA or OSWP certification is a plus for more advanced job roles.
AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!
To apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.
Internal Number: REQ-229
About Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc
Working at AECI is more than a job, it is a career filled with challenges, rewarding work experiences, state-of-the-art tools and exceptional benefits. We are a premier employer comprised of the best and the brightest in the industry. We are searching for talented, enthusiastic people to contribute to our team as we work to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At AECI, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, your opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry with a growing company are endless.
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