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Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Security Platforms Analyst 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.

We are currently seeking applicants for a Security Platforms Analyst in the Enterprise Security department of our Information Services Division located in Springfield, MO. This role will be responsible for configuring, supporting, and operating software applications and integrations with high reliability for our organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for some of the most sophisticated systems at AECI, including our Identity Access Management, Unified Communications, and Artificial Intelligence-based Threat Detection and Alerting.

  • Gain a deep understanding of the technical products you support, the business processes encompassed by those products, the business partners who own product capabilities, and users who perform their daily work inside products.

  • Leads evaluation, design, and analysis for the implementation of a solutions architecture across a group of specific business applications or technologies.

  • Facilitates the design and configuration of standard and custom software configurations.

  • Acts as a consultant on a broad range of technologies, platforms, and vendor offerings to drive targeted business outcomes.

  • Organize full-lifecycle projects that result in product enhancements, upgrades, and other system improvements that are designed “from the user-out.”

  • Provide pre and post-release end-user support, change management, issue resolution, testing, and training to enhance and optimize user adoption and usage of new features.

  • Supports activities as needed for security guards including: incident investigations, incident response, site assessment, security consultations, and event security.

  • Provides guidance and AECI representation with local law enforcement agencies and government entities in absence of Physical Security Supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Sciences, or other related technical field of commensurate experience.

  • At least 5 years of experience managing the lifecycle of enterprise-level products such as Genetec, SharePoint, CISCO KITT, and Vintra is preferred, but all levels will be considered.

  • Preferred experience utilizing programming languages/tools for automation and development such as C, C#, PowerShell, or Python.

  • Skilled in SQL/DDL: TSQL query writing, relational database concepts, joining tables, record editing (insert, update, delete), aggregations, Programmatic data querying.

  • Experience in UX Specialization such as Usability analysis, Application design, Form design, Report design, dashboard design, UX design, UI design.

  • Prior experience with military or law enforcement with Use of Force a plus but not required.

  • Ability to meet and maintain annual certifications and weapons qualifications.

    AECI provides a competitive total compensation package, including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!

To apply for a position, please visit 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.

Internal/External Posting Date: 9/21/2021

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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. Associate 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.