Eugene Water & Electric Board Senior Cyber Security Specialist in Eugene, Oregon

Senior Cyber Security Specialist



Senior Cyber Security Specialist


$80,058.78 - $100,073.38 Annually


Eugene, OR

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The Eugene Water & Electric Board seeks a Senior Cyber Security Specialist to formulate cyber security architecture and design strategies to align cyber security with organizational strategies. This position oversees the auditing function for cyber security and compliance controls. The successful candidate provides application, monitoring and analysis support for cyber security while maintaining the health and stability of security related systems and devices. They assist in defining security architecture, principles, and requirements for use in IT projects and perform project compliance assessments with regards to security architecture, policies and procedures. They will have expertise with supporting/managing existing security tools and provide recommendations for upgrading and/or replacing those tools.

The Senior Cyber Security Specialist will provide subject mater expertise supporting the security and compliance of EWEB's systems. They will monitor and assess systems, networks and policies to ensure appropriate security efforts and results.

This position will be open until filled. First round of application review will begin on September 8th.

Why This Job

The Senior Cyber Security Specialist is essential to fulfilling the organizations regulatory compliance goals, and will develop and implement preventative, investigative and compensating compliance controls utilizing best practices to monitor and facilitate compliance. They will assist in preparing, implementing and monitoring compliance and organizational security. If you enjoy working with a diverse set of technology and a great team of cyber security professionals this is the job for you.

EWEB offers employees a progressive working culture devoted to providing excellent public service. Our employees work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, innovation, involvement, teamwork and professional development are supported and encouraged. EWEB is also committed to providing a work environment conducive to the safety, health, and well-being of its workforce, and offers great benefits, including but not limited to health care, vacation and sick leave, pension, holidays, and credit union.

EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve.

Minimum Training and Experience Required

Requirements As A Qualification & Progression

Minimum Experience: Five years of progressive experience in cyber security or information security, compliance, or vulnerability management. Knowledge of technology and security topics including network security, application security, or database security.

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related field.

Desirable education, experience, training and certifications: Security related training or certifications. Experience working with NERC CIP standards.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.

Valid driver license: Yes, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of appointment.

Professional license or registration: None.

Post-offer background check required: Yes.

Post-offer drug test required: No.

Post-offer physical / functional test required: No.

Apprenticeship or other education/training required as a condition of employment, progression or advancement: None.

Supplemental Information


Supervision or Functional or Technical Oversight Exercised: Exercises technical oversight over designated staff.

Type and frequency of personal contact required (general public, customers, organizations, and EWEB employees): Daily contact with EWEB employees; some contact with peers in other local public agencies; occasional professional contact with vendors and personnel from other organizations.

We offer an extensive benefits package to help our employees stay healthy and plan for their financial futures:

Competitive wages

Vacation , sick leave, holidays

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Life insurance

Short and long-term disability insurance

Flexible spending account and VEBA/HRA

Retirement pension plan

Deferred compensation plan

Wellness programs

Credit Union

A summary of EWEB's benefits is available at

Complete details regarding coverage are located in the plan documents, summary plan descriptions, labor contracts and administrative policies that are provided to new employees.

EWEB is pleased to offer a competitive benefit package, however EWEB reserves the right to make modification or additions to these benefits, or to eliminate the benefits for former, current, or future employees at any time. Such right expressly includes the authority to modify the conditions for eligibility and entitlement for benefits, the level of coverage and the amount of required contributions for such benefit.