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

Salary Range

$57,500 - $98,700


IT Cyber Security Analyst I-III

Little Rock, AR, USA

IT Corporate Security

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.

A Cyber Security Analyst participates in identifying, evaluating, implementing and monitoring appropriate security mitigation to provide assurance in the security of the Cooperative cyber infrastructure and information. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.


  • Monitor 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.

  • 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.

  • Monitor 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 position will occasionally require work outside normal business hours.

  • Required participation in an on-call rotation among other employees in the Division, wherein the employee will assist the troubleshooting security-related issues reported by users.

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Other job-related education and/or experience may be suited for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the relevant Vice President.

Minimum Experience Required

  • Cyber Security Analyst II – 4 years

  • Cyber Security Analyst III - 6 years

Preferred Experience

  • Firewall, SIEM, Incident Response, Malware Prevention, VPN, IPSEC, Networking Troubleshooting, PKI, Vulnerability Management

Preferred Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • CISSP or Equivalent

  • GIAC

  • ISC2

  • NERC CIP Compliance


  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accruals

  • 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 2021-2351