Information Security Analyst III - Technical

Information Technology St. Louis, Missouri


Information Security Analyst III


Full-time employment opportunity with a dynamic and multi-faceted resource for economic development in the St. Louis region.

About Us


Since 1950, we have partnered with private and public organizations on hundreds of projects that have created thousands of jobs on both sides of the Mississippi River.


BSD operates with a focus on making a positive impact on the region and the nation, better connecting the Bi-State area to the rest of the world. We are impacting neighborhoods, large and small, in Illinois and in Missouri, with investments that are shaped by our unique perspective of the region and its potential.


Why Work Here

  • Work for a company that strives to make a positive impact in the region
  • Earn competitive salary
  • Free access to 8 gyms at our facilities 24/7 with Personal Trainers available
  • Discounted memberships with Club Fitness
  • Wellness program that provides free health screenings
  • Discounted cellular phone service
  • Free MetroLink and MetroBus access
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage effective on your 1st day
  • 4 weeks earned PTO
  • Your Birthday is a floating holiday
  • Company sponsored 401(k plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Eligible for federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program
  • Hybrid Work, will be in the office 3 days a week.



The Role

The Information Security Analyst is responsible for improving and maintaining a comprehensive Information Security Program for Bi-State Development.  It would include working with all aspects of the BSD environment including the SCADA network and radio maintenance teams to ensure compliance to all mandates from the FTA, Homeland Security Department, and any other governing body Bi-State must adhere to. This role seeks to protect against the unauthorized access, modification, or destruction of Bi-State Development’s systems and information assets. On an on-going basis, this position will manage all activities across Bi-State Development (BSD) to ensure ongoing data security and validation with current security standards.  


  • Research the latest information technology security trends, to keep current and promote use of the latest technology to protect our information by creating recommendations for company-wide best practices.
  • Coordinate/Conduct frequent simulated cyber-attacks and penetration testing to look for vulnerabilities in the computer systems and take care of these before an outside cyber-attack.
  • Tracking and coordinating known cyber vulnerabilities following them to completion and ensuring all are properly closed out.  
  • Assist in system monitoring and remediation to manage security alerts and identify/reduce false positives.
  • Development cyber security related strategies and approaches including a cybersecurity breach contingency and recovery plan.
  • Research new tools and technologies to assist in the cyber security area.
  • Coordination with external entities on critical cyber matters.
  • Work with other IT Security team members to share information and promote a secure and proactive IT security environment. 
  • Work with emergency management and COOP Planners to ensure that the Information Technology’s recovery plan is fully coordinated with the COOP and emergency plans.
  • Investigate and document security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents including assessing damage potential.
  • Perform computer forensics as needed.
  • Implement and maintain vendor supplied security hardware components & software packages.
  • Perform diagnostics for security problems and identify and analyze security risks. 
  • Coordination of security assessments with internal audit and external vendors.
  • Assist in developing security awareness and training programs for IT and employees who work with sensitive data.
  •     Create and manage Cyber Security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Work with confidential information obtained through security scans and assessments of BSD systems.
  • Report status and progress on efforts to management as necessary. 
  • Other related security duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


  • Knowledge of NIST Cyber Security Framework, CIS Security Controls.
  • Experience with network and application security including firewalls, VLANs, routers, switches, Linux, Microsoft Windows and VMware operating systems, Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server databases, ecommerce, PCs.
  • Experience performing penetration testing.
  • Experience setting up firewall rules.
  • Experience performing computer forensics.
  • Experience with designing, implementing and managing an enterprise-wide security program.
  • Experience working with outside vendors to coordinate testing and resolution of security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience writing recovery plans, updating policies/procedures and documenting security breaches.
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively communicate technical information to colleagues and management.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and multitask when appropriate in potentially high demand scenarios.
  • Ability to solve problems and provide solutions that are technically, financially, and administratively responsible.
  • Ability to provide competent, realistic estimates for cost, effort, and time requirements for assigned initiatives.
  • Completion of one of the following recognized professional certifications: QSA (Qualified Security Assessor), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)




Degree: B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience required. MS preferred


Years: Minimum of two (2) years of cybersecurity experience and a total of 5 or more years’ experience in Information Technology related areas.

Field: Computer Science or related field

Field: Information Technology or related field


Bi-State Development is committed to providing an Equal Employment Opportunity experience for all employees, applicants, vendors and customers with an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.