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Cybersecurity Lead Associate - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 125577 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

This position will be responsible for leadership of Security Operations (SOC) staff to ensure Kiewit’s employees, systems and data are secured against cyber threats.  In addition to direct management of SOC staff, this position will work frequently with various IT and business teams inside of Kiewit to ensure the SOC has the appropriate tooling and input to protect against current and emerging threats. This position will report to the Cybersecurity Manager within the Kiewit Technology Group.

The SOC ensures and enhances the availability, reliability and accessibility of Information systems and tools, and demonstrates Kiewit’s Information Technology (IT) department’s vision and alignment to the business objectives and strategy.

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group’s (KTG) mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys apps to the field that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses the Kiewit Management System (KMS), which includes systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project, to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. Every day our employees make an impact the efficiency of the iconic projects Kiewit builds and you can too.


This position will be based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting.


  • Continuous monitoring and development of Kiewit’s SIEM and EDR platform
  • Attention to detail and the ability to understand how a given business function works end to end
  • Ability to gauge risk and then provide the most accurate response necessary for the alert and/or business process
  • Cross-department collaboration and communication to ensure appropriate processes, procedures and tools are installed, monitored, and effectively operating and alerting
  • Management and development of a diverse group of SOC analysts and administrators via regular team meetings, 1x1’s and career road mapping
  • Provides guidance and awareness of secure solutions and requirements
  • Ensures all service requests made to the SOC are handled in a timely manner while also providing outstanding customer service
  • Ensure monitoring of alerts and logs from enterprise security tools such as firewalls, IDS, anti-virus, data loss protection (DLP) and vulnerability scanners
  • Document and conform to processes related to security monitoring and detection
  • Prioritize workflow; addressing technical and non-technical escalations and satisfaction 
  • Perform cyber news analysis, security awareness training and recommend new analytic methods for detecting threats
  • Participate in knowledge sharing with other analysts to develop various levels of skill sets on the team
  • Support the information security function within the company as needed
  • Stay informed and educated on security industry trends, potential threats and vulnerabilities
  • Actively participates in security threat monitoring, attack methods, and incident response 


  • Bachelor's degree in computer related field such as Information Assurance, Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering (equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • 5 years related work experience required in Information Technology
  • Understanding of security related technologies such as cryptography, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, access lists, and application vulnerabilities
  • Familiarity with tools used in security operations, incident response, and forensics
  • Natural curiosity, and a desire to continually learn and improve
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Must be able to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative solutions
  • Must be able to provide guidance and feedback to help an employee or groups of employees strengthen their knowledge, skills and abilities to accomplish a task or solve a problem
  • Must have the ability to write technical information in a clear and concise manner and to be able to convey information appropriately for a variety of audiences
  • Must be highly motivated, self-starting and self-directed with the ability to multi-task, work independently and as a part of multiple teams
  • Ability to work off-hours when required and be part of an on-call rotation
  • Related work experience required in system administration, software development, security operations, or risk and governance a plus
  • Professional certifications such as CompTIA Network+, Security+, CISSP, CISM, OSCP or GIAC a plus
  • Experience collecting and using data to build compelling or engaging visuals is a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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