Tri-County Electric Cooperative
  • Aledo, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary

Cybersecurity Analysts participate in identifying, evaluating, implementing and monitoring appropriate security mitigation to provide assurance in the security of Cooperative cyber infrastructure and information.

Essential Job Functions

  • Installing, implementing, administering, monitoring, and maintaining security architecture technology processes and solutions including security information and event management (SIEM), anti-malware, intrusion detection, public key management, certificate management, physical security management, and identity & password management solutions.
  • Monitors security-events from servers, firewalls and intrusion detection sensors (IDS) for potential security breaches or violations of policy.
  • Assists in the identification, handling and resolution of cyber security incidents; manages and maintains cyber security tools.
  • Perform vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying, and defending against threats, and initiate mitigation responses.
  • Performs change management and configuration activities, security controls testing, system baseline activities, vulnerability testing and analysis, and network traffic analysis to ensure system reliability and security.
  • Maintains hardware and software systems related to electronic physical access control and monitoring systems.
  • Utilize risk management principles from established frameworks (NIST/CIS) to help improve cybersecurity performance and reduce risk across the Cooperative.
  • Performing activities needed to achieve and demonstrate regulatory compliance with security standards such as PCI and NERC CIP.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and review of security plans, policies and procedures.
  • Assists in risk assessments and implementing mitigation plans for Cooperative cyber systems.
  • Monitors security bulletins for vulnerabilities applicable to Cooperative information systems, makes mitigation recommendations to systems owners and tracks progress in applying mitigation.
  • Assists in presenting end-user IT security training and awareness programs on security policies and guidelines.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest security issues and briefing management of emerging threats including both general threats and those specifically targeting the electric sector and industrial control systems.
  • Assist in the development and testing of disaster recovery plans with the Infrastructure and Enterprise teams.
  • Work within budget for company projects and provide regular status updates to IT Infrastructure Manager.
  • Assist IT Infrastructure Manager in planning and providing Disaster Recovery procedures for network systems.
  • Assist IT Infrastructure Manager in planning and budgeting for future needs of the Cybersecurity infrastructure.
  • Complete all assigned work in an accurate, timely, and efficient manner.
  • All other duties as assigned by IT Infrastructure Manager.

Position Requirements

  • Education Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity or a related IT field or equivalent experience/training
    • Information Security certifications may include, but not be limited to Security+, ACSE, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GSEC, GCIH, and CEH.
  • Experience
    • 1-4 years of relevant experience including professional experience
    • Demonstrated ability to develop IT security standards and procedures
    • Knowledge of national and international regulatory compliances and frameworks such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, PCI, and NERC CIP
  • Essential Skills
    • Must be able to fluently read and speak the English language.
    • Must be able to cognitively understand, analyze, and interpret general mathematic properties (Ex: Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide).
    • Must have basic skills in the Microsoft Office products to produce quality documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
    • Must be able to work in high stress environments.
    • Must be able to prioritize and manage workload, seeking IT Infrastructure Manager assistance as necessary.
    • Must be able to respond to urgent issues quickly, and other issues in a timely manner.
    • Must be able to troubleshoot technical issues.
    • Must be able to research for solutions to technical problems.
    • Must be able to present accurate information to members and co-workers.
    • Must be able to functionally operate a computer terminal, utilizing monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
    • Must be able to enter minimum 150 characters per minute on standard 10-key.
    • Must maintain strong written skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling).
    • Must be able to work cooperatively with other employees within the same office setting.
    • Must be able to work in a team environment.
    • Must abide by all corporate standards, policies, by-laws, and regulations.
    • Exceptional leadership and management skills.
    • Detail-oriented and persuasive.
    • Ability to handle stressful, and/or emergency situations, in a calm and organized manner.
    • Must be very motivated and able to work in a team-oriented environment with assigned responsibilities and be able to complete all assigned goals and objectives in an accurate and timely manner while following up with members and/or fellow employees to insure high-quality service.


  • IT Infrastructure Manager - Report to and carry out instructions.
  • District Managers / Staff Members - Work with cooperatively in providing resources to their department as approved by IT Manager.
  • Fellow employees - Work cooperatively in providing strong internal customer service and member services.

Physical Demands

(Scale: Rarely = Less than 5%, Occasionally = 5% - 25%, Frequently = More than 25%)

  • Heavy lifting or moving of materials: Occasionally - Up to 50 pounds.
  • Operates Equipment: Frequently
  • Operates Office Machines: Frequently
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Awkward Position (stooping, bending etc.): Frequently
  • Climbing Maximum: Rarely - 10 feet maximum height
  • Eye-hand Coordination: Frequently
  • Location: Indoor 95% of time, Outdoor 5%
  • Work Conditions: Occasional after-hours and weekends
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