Analyst Cyber Security 2

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Date: Sep 26, 2023

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!


Open till filled

Pay Grade

12, 14, 16, 17

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.

Position Summary

The Cyber Security Analyst will help plan and carry out security measures to protect CPS Energy information systems.  Tasks include but are not limited to the following areas:  Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Architecture and Engineering, Communications and Network Security, Identify and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Serves as an internal information security consultant to the organization.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures
  • Initiates, facilitates and promotes activities to create information security awareness within the organization.
  • Performs information security risk assessments and serves as an internal expert for information security related issues.
  • Reviews all system-related security plans throughout the organization's corporate network.
  • Monitors compliance with information security policies and procedures, referring problems to the appropriate department manager or business area.
  • Supports the security incident response process.
  • Provides input in selection of system software & hardware, with emphasis on security and compliance requirements.
  • Provides incident and problem resolution.
  • Supports development of security deliverables for enhancements to production systems and new development.
  • Implements ongoing improvements to security configurations and operating procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Working knowledge of information technology security principles and methods
Working knowledge of vulnerability information dissemination sources (alerts, advisories, bulletins)
Working knowledge of key concepts in security management (vulnerability management, patch management, incident response)
Proficient in collecting data from a variety of cyber defense resources
Practiced in recognizing and categorizing various types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks
Demonstrated experience using security event correlation tools (SIEM)
Proficient with conduct vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in information systems
Ability to apply techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions using various detection technologies
Demonstrated ability to interpret the information collected by network tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in information technology or security (System Administration or Help Desk)
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver


Demonstrating Initiative
Interacting with People at Different Levels
Establishing Relationships
Working with Ambiguity
Communicates Effectively
Using Computers and Technology

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Information Technology, Information Technology Security, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or Information Security experience will be considered as a substitute for degree. One of following certifications (CEH, CFR, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA-Security, CHFI, CySA+, GCFA, CIH) must be acquired.

Required Certifications

Candidate must possess at least one of the below certifications, others may be substituted depending on experience
CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
CFR – CyberSec First Responder
CCNA Cyber Ops – Cisco Certified Network Associate – Cyber Ops
CCNA-Security – Cisco Certified Network Associate - Security
CHFI – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
CySA+ – Cybersecurity Analyst +
GCFA – GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst
GCIH – GIAC Certified Incident Handler

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi- functioning printer and calculator.
Ability to travel to and from meetings, training sessions or other business related events. After hours work may be required.
Works various fluctuating schedules to include rotating shift work, call duty, extended hours and weekends.

Physical Demands

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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