Tyson Foods Analyst Security in Springdale, Arkansas


Req ID:


Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and mitigating threats to internal information technology (IT) systems and/or networks. Performs highly-specialized review and evaluation of incoming cybersecurity information to determine its usefulness for intelligence. Provides specialized denial and deception operations and collection of cybersecurity information that may be used to develop intelligence. Investigates information security events or crimes related to information technology (IT) systems, networks, and digital evidence.


Education: Minimum 2-year degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science, engineering, information systems, security, or another other technical area.

Experience: Required skills/qualifications: Working knowledge of common operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.) and basic endpoint security principles. Knowledge of (and a strong desire to learn) common networking services and protocols (TCP/IP, SSH, FTP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SSL, etc.). Rudimentary understanding of (and a strong desire to learn) 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.

Role Specific Responsibilities: Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following: Reference NIST SP 800-181. Work Role(s): OM-DTA-002, PR-CDA-001, PR-CIR-001, AN-TWA-001, AN-EXP-001, AN-ASA-001, IN-INV-001, IN-FOR-002.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in Information Security, Security Operations, Incident Response, etc. (or related field).

  • Prior experience detecting, analyzing and/or responding to security incidents.

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

  • Hands-on experience with common security technologies (IDS, Firewall, SIEM, etc.).

  • Knowledge of common security analysis tools & techniques. 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.

Facility Name (Location):

Corporate 265

Pay Type:



Analyst Security







Job Function:

Information Technology

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

Additionally, looking for Risk/Policy Management experience as follows:

Core Activities

  • Conducts independent comprehensive risk assessments of existing or new information technology (IT) solutions/products, to support protection of Tyson information systems.

  • Ensures and monitors IT compliance with industry and government rules and regulations.

  • Reports IT performance against defined security controls and metrics.

  • Understands the trade-offs required to manage the different levels of risk across the organization.

  • Supports information security awareness programs to ensure staff members across the organization understand the trade-off between risk and return.

  • Coordinates with technology and business groups to assess, implement, and monitor IT-related security risks/hazards.


  • Experience in the information technology field analyzing and applying information security, risk management, policy, and governance practices.

  • Knowledge of current industry methods for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating information technology (IT) security assessments, monitoring, detection, and remediation tools and procedures utilizing standards-based concepts and capabilities.

  • Experience with IT, cybersecurity, and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing and storage, and transmission of information or data.

  • Knowledge of national and international regulatory compliances and frameworks such as ISO, SOX, NIST, GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, etc.

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.