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Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. ICS Cybersecurity Engineer in Springfield, Missouri

Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.

As an ICS Cybersecurity Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the cybersecurity of power plant controls, contributing to risk management, asset protection, and compliance adherence. Your responsibilities will encompass control system modernization projects, cybersecurity program implementation, compliance management, and plant control system support. Join our team and contribute to safeguarding the future of power generation! Opportunity to work on cutting-edge cybersecurity initiatives in a vital industry. If you're ready to plug into a career that's both impactful and fulfilling, apply today!

What You’ll Be doing:

  • Evaluate power plant control systems for cybersecurity needs, develop project cybersecurity design, and manage the lifecycle of platforms and systems to ensure reliability and security

  • Maintain power plant control system network and asset documentation, configuration history, standardization and modernization information for all generating assets

  • Implement and maintain cybersecurity frameworks, conduct assessments, and collaborate with stakeholders to ensure compliance with industry standards

  • Perform periodic assessments of cybersecurity at the plants and assist to further the maturity model of the program

  • Administer and maintain critical systems, provide cybersecurity and engineering support, and facilitate integration of security measures into plant operations

What You’ll Need:

  • Engineering and Cybersecurity experience in the power industry working on instrumentation and controls systems

  • Possess working knowledge of computer hardware/software including the Microsoft Office family of products

  • Experience supporting cybersecurity for distributed control systems manufactured by ABB, Emerson Process, GE and Siemens-Westinghouse is preferred.

  • Possess an excellent aptitude for computer operation, networking and communications

  • Excellent organizational, communications, interpersonal, and supervisory skills are required

  • Possess the desire to research/learn new technologies almost on a daily basis for the purpose of system support

  • Project management experience preferred

    As an employer of choice and a certified Great Place to Work, Associated provides employees competitive compensation, 401k with an employer match, health, paid leave for family planning (including adoption), paid disability leave and other benefits. We support employees in their journey to physical, financial, emotional and social well-being and we encourage employees to enjoy time away with Paid Time Off, paid holidays and volunteerism in community events. Associated’s culture includes workforce flexibility options with opportunities for personal and professional growth including tuition reimbursement and development planning resources. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!

    To learn more and apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.

External Posting: 3/25/24

An equal opportunity employer and provider/disability/veteran. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf)

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Discover a POWERful opportunity at Associated Electric Cooperative.About 910,000 homes, farms and businesses count on their rural electric cooperatives to deliver electricity 24/7. And they do with power from Associated Electric, the wholesale power supplier to six regional generation and transmission cooperatives (G&Ts) that serve 51 local electric cooperatives in Missouri, southeast Iowa and northeast Oklahoma. Each employee at Associated Electric plays a part in providing economic and reliable power to member-owners. Associated employs about 700 people full time at one Arkansas and three Missouri locations, offering employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of technical, operational and professional disciplines. The cooperative is committed to employees and provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, as well as opportunities for personal and professional development. Associated Electric has many strengths: tremendous generation and transmission assets; a strong balance sheet; and a dedicated, talented workforce. If you are ready to work with a company whose financial position and credit ratings continue to be among the best in the country and in a work environment where leaders truly care about the well-being of the workforce, you have come to the right place.

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