Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Cyber Security Analyst (1939) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Cyber Security Analyst (1939)

Requisition ID 1939 - Posted 01/22/2019 - Regular - Full-time - Information Technology

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, customer-owned LES is one of the nation’s leading utility companies. We’re recognized for low costs, reliability, financial stability, innovation, environmental stewardship, community involvement and exceptional customer service. So, if you are looking for a career, and not just a job; if you value working in an atmosphere that values passion and talent, high personal standards, service excellence, the environment and the community in which we live- LES may be the place for you.

Job Title

Cyber Security Analyst

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$77,035.00 - $96,294.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Technology Services



Job Technical Skills – This position is responsible for strategic design and implementation of in-house information security systems and networked software architectures that support core organizational functions, and assure their high availability and integrity.

  • Exploration and integration of new cyber security tools, processes, capabilities, and architecture.

  • Tuning and development of security information and event monitoring systems use cases and other security control configurations.

  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction.

  • Monitors, detects, and diagnoses security incidents, intrusions, and vulnerability issues.

  • Initiates threat hunting investigations as a part of LES’ proactive cybersecurity strategy.

  • Conducts investigations into problematic activity and provides on-going communication with senior management.

  • Incident response activities.

Critical and Analytical Thinking – Seeking a candidate who critically reviews, analyzes, compares, and interprets information. Draws conclusions from relevant and/or missing information. Tests possible hypotheses to ensure the problem is correctly diagnosed and the best solution is found.

Decision Making – The successful candidate identifies and considers several different solutions before making decisions when needed. Makes effective decisions even when faced with time pressure or uncertain conditions. Recognizes when input from others is needed to make effective decisions. Weighs the costs, benefits, and implications of decisions before making them. Makes decisions that are in the best interests of the company, even when they are difficult or unpopular. Distinguishes underlying causes from symptoms when making decisions.

Prioritizing – This position requires an individual who appropriately weighs the importance of different criteria for prioritizing work, e.g. customer requirements, supervisor input, etc. Calculates or estimates business impact to determine what work must be completed and when. Balances tasks so that work on a range of priority levels gets completed, not just tasks deemed “high priority”. When leading others, ensures staff understands priorities and their role in completing each project from project beginning to end.


  • Associate degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or Network Administration technical degree in related field, and

  • Four years of progressively responsible cyber security or related experience in area of assignment, or

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

  • Bachelor degree preferred.


One or more of the following certifications:

  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification

  • GIAC Security Leadership Certification

  • Security+ Network+ SCCP



  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security

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