Tyson Foods Senior Analyst, Security in Springdale, Arkansas


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Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position performs analysis and development of the integration, testing, operations, and maintenance of security systems and infrastructure. Configures security infrastructure and tools (e.g. firewalls, IDS/IPS, vulnerability management). Ensures that security infrastructure and tools are properly maintained, updated, and are working to specification. Provides technical support to customers who need assistance. Performs network security analysis to understand vulnerabilities and can create, coordinate, and execute plans for mitigation. Implements network security controls and assists with the evaluation of organization security policies and procedures.


Education: Minimum 4 degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science, engineering, information systems, security, or another other technical area.


Required Skills/qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Information/Cyber Security or related area with relevant experience.

  • Working knowledge of common operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.) and basic endpoint security principles.

  • Hands-on experience with common networking services and protocols (TCP/IP, SSH, FTP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SSL, etc.).

  • Experience with maintaining and operating common security technologies (IDS, Firewall, SIEM, etc.).

  • Exceptional organizational abilities and attention to detail. The ability to think creatively to find elegant solutions to complex problems.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • The desire to work both independently and collaboratively with a larger team.

  • A willingness to be challenged along with a strong appetite for learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security, Security Operations, Incident Response, etc. (or related field).

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and correlate information from a wide variety of enterprise technologies.

  • Demonstrated experience managing firewalls and other security technologies.

  • Understanding of common security threats, attack vectors, vulnerabilities and exploits.

  • CompTIA Network+/Security+, GIAC (GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, GCFA, GCFE, etc.), CISSP, CEH or related certification(s) desired.

Role Specific Responsibilities: Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following: Scheduled on-call responsibilities. Reference NIST SP 800-181. Work Role(s): SP-SRP-001, OM-STS-001, OM-NET-001, OM-ADM-001, OM-ANA-001, PR-INF-001, SP-SRP-001.

Travel: Some travel may be required; both domestic and international. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.

Facility Name (Location):

Corporate 265

Pay Type:



Senior Analyst, Security







Job Function:

Information Technology

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.