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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas IT Cyber Security Analyst I - III in Little Rock, Arkansas

Salary Range

$80,000 - $105,000 a year


IT Cyber Security Analyst I - III

Little Rock, AR, USA

IT Security and Compliance / Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

An IT Cyber Security Analystparticipates in identifying, evaluating, implementing and monitoring appropriate security mitigation to provide assurance in the security of Cooperative cyber infrastructure and information. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to generate quality problem solving ideas, along-side your peers; while maintaining a high degree of situational awareness to real IT problems. All while, continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.


  • 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.

  • Assists in the development, implementation and review of security plans, policies and procedures.

  • Assists in presenting end-user IT security training and awareness programs on security policies and guidelines.

  • 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.

  • Maintains compliant work processes according to applicable regulatory standards and Cooperative policies and programs.

  • Assists in the development and evaluation of IT disaster recovery plans.

  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain NERC CIP clearance access

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to work outside normal business hours

  • Ability to be in an on-call rotation to assist with troubleshooting security related issues.

Security Analyst II

  • Minimum 2 years of related experience.

Security Analyst III

  • Minimum 5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • CISSP or Equivalent



  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short – Term Disability

  • Long-Term Disability

  • Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program


Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2019-1953