IT Security Analyst in Thornton, CO at MYR Group Inc.

Date Posted: 6/6/2022

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    Thornton, CO
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Job Description

We are seeking an IT Security Analyst to help us carry out MYR Group’s information security strategy by monitoring and operating security technologies. You'll join a growing team as we expand our team with a new member to support our strategy and growth. We are bringing in the next generation of security tools, so you'll be operating on the cutting edge in an exciting time of growth within the MYR Group, Inc family of companies. This position will be located at our new corporate office in Thornton, CO, and we offer a hybrid schedule with 2 days of work from home and 3 days in the office per week.

Acting as a technology specialist within these tools, the IT Security Analyst has a breadth of knowledge in Operational IT concepts and execution affording an understanding of how to properly respond to information produced by the security toolset to protect technology and data assets handled by our corporate security team. The Security Analyst operates security technologies in accordance with policy and organizational goals, assists in response to security issues in applications and systems, evaluates, and addresses threats, and works with others to execute larger changes in a planned, deliberate manner.

Company Overview

With roots dating to 1891 and 7,900+ employees, MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) is a publicly-traded holding company of specialty electrical construction companies. MYR Group and our subsidiaries provide large-scale electrical construction services throughout the U.S. and western Canada. The following values guide and inspire us and help to shape our behavior and culture: Safety, Respect, Responsiveness, Creativity, Integrity, Initiative, and Teamwork. We are contributing to a clean energy future while fostering a safe, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Our culture is built on shared values and mutual respect, where teamwork and collaboration occur naturally.

Throughout our history, we have partnered with utilities, power companies, commercial clients, and developers to deliver some of the largest electrical infrastructure, notable commercial and industrial, and renewable energy projects. We are consistently recognized as one of the top five specialty electrical construction firms by Engineering News Record. Our efforts and accomplishments received worldwide recognition as we were named to Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies.


  • Support MYR Group’s efforts to secure technology and data assets and the business processes supported by both
  • Support MYR Group’s efforts to operate a secure and available technology environment
  • Act as an operator within the MYR Group information security toolset
  • Report on operation of MYR Group’s security toolset, describing unexpected states and remediating warnings and alerts
  • Learn service architectures to assist in identification of critical activities within those services for the purpose of recommending security controls.
  • Coordinate with other professionals to assist in vulnerability remediation
  • Report new threats based on observations within the security toolset and global threat environment
  • Advise on opportunities for secure automation of common tasks throughout IT
  • Perform manual review of automation outputs, validating data and critiquing surrounding processes
  • Maintain an understanding of emerging threats and threat trends
  • Participate in incident response activities including simulations
  • Participate in disaster recovery and business continuity planning and exercises
  • Assist in the resolution of operational IT issues as needed
  • Assist in the evaluation of subcontractors, vendors, suppliers and partners
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an IT role supporting enterprise security and operational technologies in a business environment of greater than 500 end users is required
  • Experience or knowledge of information security tools is preferred (endpoint protection, DNS filtering, email security, privileged access management, or vulnerability management software)
  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Current Security+ or similar certification or ability to attain within 6 months is required


  • Excellent analytical ability, consultative skills, and strong judgment skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, cross-functional and multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly with tact, brevity, and sensitivity
  • Have an inquisitive mind and be self-reliant to investigate issues and leverage resources.
  • Moderate understanding of workstations or server management and network fundamentals
  • Foundational knowledge understanding of information security concepts such as PKI, access management, log management and similar concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and support unfamiliar technologies
  • Ability to analyze threats and exposures to provide remediation guidance

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience ($68,000-$93,000) with weekly pay. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. 
  • Two days per week remote work option for non-field roles depending on position and performance.
  • Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.
  • Dental – 100% employer-paid premium.
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential.
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents.

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.