Cybersecurity Analyst (I, II, or III)

  • Chelan County PUD
  • Wenatchee, WA, USA
  • Mar 30, 2022
Full-time Computer Science Cybersecurity Data Analysis Data Science Data Security Information Security Information Technology (IT) Training

Job Description


Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.

We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.

Rated by Forbes in 2017 and 2019 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!

We are a small town to some and big city to others. We invest in our children and believe that education is the key to our future success.

We live a life of abundant choices and enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away. The area is also known for producing quality wines.

Consider Chelan PUD as a career choice today! The community is waiting for you.

Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled


Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume, summarizing interest in the position, and any experience with the following: administration of IT systems in an enterprise network, cybersecurity analysis, penetration testing, incident response, vulnerability management and threat mitigation.

Incomplete materials will not be considered.

To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF or WORD document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.

This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  The first review date for application materials is scheduled for April 13.

Interested parties are also invited to contact Human Resources at to discuss the position.


In addition to a competitive starting salary range of $60,320 - $75,400 (Cyber Security Analyst I) $74,080  - $92,600 (Cyber Security Analyst II) $89,120 - $111,400 (Cyber Security Analyst III) (based on qualifications, skills and abilities), Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year. 

Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months.


This position will be filled at the Cyber Security Analyst I, II or III level, contingent upon the skills and experience of the selected candidate.

The Cybersecurity Analyst continuously monitors IT Systems, evaluates threats that could potentially breach the network and responds to security events.  Stays abreast of latest developments in the cybersecurity threat landscape, examines and investigates data, audits IT system security, identifies vulnerabilities, prioritizes patching based on risk, all with the goal of detecting and mitigating cybersecurity risk to the District.

Please note that this is not a remote position and requires residence within a reasonable recruiting distance to our Wenatchee, WA offices. 

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Analyst I & II  % TIME

Analyst III % TIME

Cybersecurity Analysis, Detection and Response: Continuously monitor network traffic and systems for security anomalies, intrusions, or breaches.  Perform research and use systems and tools in place, such as SIEM, NAC and other Security Monitoring systems to ensure thorough and efficient analysis. Monitor all endpoints to ensure they adhere to cybersecurity standards.  Ensure endpoint protection and patches are up to date and ensure they are remediated if they fall out of compliance. Respond to attempted efforts to compromise security controls using documented procedures. Participate in incident response exercises.



Cybersecurity Vulnerability and Threat Mitigation: Perform regular vulnerability assessments and security analysis of information technology systems. Create reports showing risk and priorities and share findings with appropriate stakeholders and coordinate with them to implement security patches and other mitigations. Assist in performing phishing assessments and user awareness training.



IT Security System and Program Administration: Perform routine configuration changes to Cybersecurity systems such as Firewalls and Email Gateways, using established guidelines, to provide optimal functionality while maintaining a high level of security.  Update the Cybersecurity Team SharePoint site with relevant security information including links to cybersecurity training, and informational articles. Assist with case escalation from the service desk.  Work with higher level analysts to resolve more complex escalated issues.




Knowledge Sharing and Mentoring: Provide technical expertise, training, and feedback.  Provide back-up as needed. Serve as a point of escalation, working with team members to resolve problems.




Additional Responsibilities

As an essential function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.

Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC). Employees with access to confidential employee records and information are required to restrict access from any unauthorized person, except on a need to know basis.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Post Secondary Education

The educational entry requirements are listed below.  Equivalent experience (year for year) may substitute for required education.

Education Level

Education Details



Bachelor's Degree

(B.S., B.A.) in a Computer Sciences field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.




Minimum Experience


Minimum experience requirements are listed below.  Experience requirements are additive to education requirements. Additional education may not substitute for experience.


Experience Details



Cyber Security Analyst I

No prior experience required.




1+ years experience performing IT System or Network Administration duties in an enterprise environment.




1+ years of related experience performing IT cybersecurity analysis in an enterprise environment. 







Cyber Security Analyst II

2+ years related experience performing cybersecurity analysis in an enterprise environment.




District IT or utility operational industry experience







Cyber Security Analyst III

5+ years related experience performing cybersecurity analysis in an enterprise environment.




District IT or utility operational industry experience





A valid driver's license is required for this position (verified upon hire).  A valid Washington State driver's license is required within 30 days of employment.


Pursuant to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) standards, Chelan County Public Utility District #1 conducts background screening of personnel who have access to the District's critical physical and/or cyber assets.


Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law.

EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers page in English and Spanish. 

Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)


$60,320 -$111,400