Security Analyst--Full Time (Luverne, MN or Cannon Falls, MN)


Position Summary: 

The Security Analyst is responsible for a broad range of duties including the day-to-day management of information security tools and devices, project implementation of security initiatives, and will include significant monitoring responsibilities for the security administration of a wide variety of IT systems across the company. This is a regular full time position located in either Luverne, MN or Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for technical security: solutions, controls and architecture
  • Provide technical security administrative duties for infrastructure related to, encryption, intrusion detection systems, vulnerability scanning, security monitoring tools, authentication, access control systems, and their associated logs and processes
  • Work closely with managed firewall and manage router vendors to ensure configuration of systems is secure
  • Monitor system logs, reports, alerts, and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret activity and make recommendations for resolution
  • Implement an internal vulnerability assessment program and perform periodic scans
  • Communicate deficiencies in security systems to appropriate staff 
  • Recommend changes that will improve every aspect of company security
  • Assist with documentation and procedures to help the bank in case there are any security breaches
  • Assist with security training including instructing staff on proper security measures both in the office and online
  • Research and stay up-to-date on current security threats and vulnerabilities to relevant information systems
  • Provide tactical/strategic input on overall network and system planning

Key Competencies/Success Factors: 

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent multi-tasking abilities
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics and integrity
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a team environment


Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Network and Security Administration or at least three years of in-depth experience in one or more information security fields. 
  • Experience administering security technologies and/or programs. 
  • Working knowledge of security best practices and vulnerability assessment tools.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits. Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Attn: Marlene Trageser 

First Farmers & Merchants 

PO Box 729 

Pipestone, MN 56164

No phone calls please.