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Duquesne Light Company Info Security Analyst II in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

Job Family: Information Technology

Discipline: Information Security / Operations

Career Level: Associate II

Department: Information Security / Operations

Overall Purpose:

We are seeking a Senior Information Security Analyst to be an individual contributor on the Cyber Security Operations and Engineering (SecOps) team, supporting corporate requirements. The Senior Information Security Analyst works under minimal supervision and is expected to understand the organization’s information security strategy and substantially contribute to the development, maintenance and implementation of the overall system-wide information security program needed for the protection of Duquesne Light. This includes managing significant bodies of work within the scope of the overall Cybersecurity program.

As part of the Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CIRT) the Senior Information Security Analyst possesses business acumen and can proficiently assess security risk while considering system operational needs and adherence to corporate requirements, anticipating, and articulating potential operational impacts of policy and controls changes. They will utilize various tools and methods to provide support to end users, technology teams, and projects on a regular and ad hoc basis. Responsible for working collaboratively and effectively with associates across the enterprise to conduct cybersecurity activities such as, but not limited to analyzing information security risk and threat data, monitoring and investigating anomalies, developing and promulgating security controls and risk mitigation recommendations, establishing standards, determining information security-related business needs and requirements for potential projects/initiatives and contributing to the system-wide information security training and awareness program.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and document technical controls for cloud, on-premises, and hybrid environments mapped to company policy and industry standards

  • Develop and document use case and runbooks to be used by the SecOps team

  • Investigate, respond, and remediate cyber events in the cloud and on premises environments

  • Provide system administration and support of SecOps systems and applications

  • Work collaboratively as part of a team, with moderate supervision to provide relevant input and feedback to develop and maintain documentation for all assigned responsibilities

  • Provide relevant input and feedback on the investigation and proposal of technologies and methodologies that can enhance Duquesne Light’s security and/or business continuity posture

  • Manage expectations and effectively communicates and collaborates with colleagues and project team members


Does not supervise others.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree

  • Proficient at technical writing and documenting procedures and processes

  • Hands on experience with a SIEM such as Splunk ES, QRadar, LogRhythm, or others

  • Hands on experience with EDR or XDR tools such as Crowdstrike, Cisco AMP, SentinelOne, or others

  • Hands on experience with Email Security tools such as Proofpoint, Barracuda, Mimecast, or others

  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Security tools

  • High-level of understanding and proficiency at securing public cloud environments

  • Position to be filled at the Analyst I, II or III level based upon relevant work experience.


  • Information Security certifications including Security+, CISSP, SANS GIAC

  • Relevant work experience between 3 and 5 years


Primary focus is on daily deliverables, outputs, and reporting. Typically, accountable for managing one’s own time and workflow. Responsibilities are generally tactical in nature and work is typically of moderate complexity requiring the incumbent to draw on previous knowledge to perform role. Continues to build knowledge base and develop capabilities by partnering with more experienced staff as needed.

Decision Impact:

Problems and issues faced are vague but may be recognizable based on experience. Accountable for some direct level of reasoning and decision making.

Specialized Skills:

  • Technical documentation

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with the ability to exhibit sound judgment and express verbal and written information effectively.

  • Good written communication and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with people and translate complex concepts into easy-to-follow ideas and present to all levels of the organization.

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Comfortable to work with minimal instructions and be self-motivated to achieve results.

  • Time management skills

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.