Security Admin Job Description

Security Admin Job Description

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Security admin provides protocol analysis using in-depth knowledge of protocols like TCP/IP, IPX, SNA, H323, SIP, etc.

Security Admin Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

High level of proficiency with firewalls (like ACL, VPN ..), routing protocols, sub-netting, OSI-layered model, TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP
Implements and supports Cisco Routers and Routing Protocols (like BGP, EIGRP OSPF ..)
Pcard holder for departmental purchases of office supplies and other essential purchases
Complete customer access requests
Termination of security access upon user departure
Complete and file requests to comply with auditing standards
Utilize systems to ensure requests are resolved in accordance with established Service Level Agreement's
Provide support for security access related issues
May be involved with Business continuity, disaster recovery or security compliance measures
Develop security architecture and guiding principles at macro & micro level across all cloud initiatives

Security Admin Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Security Admin

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, ITIL, CCNA, SSL, IAM, ISC2, IDS, GCED, SEC501, GSEC

Education for Security Admin

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the security admin job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Education, Computer Science, Management, Technical, Business, Business/Administration, Information Systems, Government, Supervision, Information Technology

Skills for Security Admin

Desired skills for security admin include:

Microsoft Office
Network protocols and packet analysis
RADIUS and TACACS+ protocols
TCP/IP networking
Firewalls
NISPOM
Protocols
Can perform requirements gathering & design
DIACAP
DNS

Desired experience for security admin includes:

Develop & build Security (both tools & processes) into the Cloud Services delivery standards
Lead, coach and mentor Cloud Services team to incorporate security while developing highly scalable, distributed applications involving Cloud Ops, DevOps and Security teams
Provide leadership in security remediation activities, if necessary
Developing technical and security specifications for the targeted applications/workloads in the Cloud Services service catalog
Ensure secure migration methods are defined and followed to move workloads from On-Premises to defined cloud providers
Solid background in general security practices around IDM, IAM, SAML, NGFW, SIEM technologies

Security Admin Examples

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Security Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of security admin. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security admin
  • Work closely with the ISSO to ensure compliance with NISPOM, JAFAN 6/3 and JSIG/RMF
  • Candidate will be required to meet the criteria to be appointed COMSEC Custodian to manage site account
  • Engineer and support a growing environment that includes several System Center components, Active Directory, Group Policy, mobile device OS and Software Deployments
  • Manage multiple images/task sequences for deploying PC’s to the organization
  • Patching systems via SCCM to comply with a monthly schedule
  • Manage Active Directory Group Policies to configure all systems
  • Develop, Test and deploy automation scripts
  • Document all aspects of the environment and processes
  • Support and manage Change Control process
  • Support the efforts of the Helpdesk team as third level support, including train, mentor, develop jr team members
Qualifications for security admin
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience with Certifications
  • Suitable for fresh graduate
  • Strong Amazon Web Services (AWS) expertise with a security mindset is critical to success in this role
  • A background in Network security architecture, IaaS, PaaS will be a huge plus
  • Background in ITIL and Change Management practices and procedures
  • High-level communication skills are essential to successfully translate business requests to technology and security requirements
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Security Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a security admin. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security admin
  • Work closely with other Systems Administrators to achieve optimal configurations
  • Run audit reports against Microsoft environment for compliance
  • Test and recommend new hardware and software
  • Provide remote support as needed
  • Other IT duties and assistance as needed
  • 15-25% travel required within the first 2 years
  • Serve as a key administrator/custodian as necessary to satisfy organizational needs by participating in orchestrated processes as directed by dedicated process management personnel
  • Perform hands-on management of cryptographic based solutions and related equipment
  • Candidate will be performing cryptography keys administration tasks to support client business projects and on-going delivery of keys for payment cards, ATMs, POSes and other areas where cryptography keys are needed
  • Design, test, implementation, and support an enterprise WLAN solution
Qualifications for security admin
  • Enthusiasm, proactive attitude and ability to create indirect influence is critical to be successful in this role
  • Requires travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)
  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Cyber Security,National Security Studies, or Government preferred
  • A minimum of five years of experience in a National Industrial Security Program is required
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government is essential
  • Limited travel required - may include but not limited to educational seminars, industrial security meetings, program related meetings, to maintain compliance with Government and Customer requirements, rules and regulations
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Security Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of security admin. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for security admin
  • Design, implement, and report on security system and end user activity audits
  • Monitor server logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection logs, and network traffic (wired & wireless) for unusual or suspicious activity, interpret and make recommendations for resolution
  • Assess need for any security reconfigurations (minor or significant) and execute as required
  • Work with application and functional teams to encourage a security mindset throughout product development processes from concept to testing and implementation
  • Define and blueprint technical and administrative controls that are necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets, protecting them from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction, to solve complex problems, balancing business needs against potential risks, threats and vulnerabilities
  • Responsible for development relating to big data program
  • Antivirus system
  • System monitoring agent
  • Logging agents/services
  • Other future systems
Qualifications for security admin
  • At least 3 years experience in IT Skills
  • Manages network design and security, troubleshoots and/or debugs network-related problems
  • At least 8 years experience in managing Windows and OSX systems, including Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and Windows 7
  • At least 8 years experience in building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows systems in multi tenant/heterogeneous enterprise environments
  • At least 8 year experience administering Antimalware systems
  • At least 8 year experience administering full disk encryption software
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Security Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of security admin. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security admin
  • Participate in on-call 24x7 rotation for operational support incidents
  • Interfaces with others, associated departments within the organization as necessary
  • Ability to work independently if needed and know appropriate escalation path and timeline
  • Develops junior staff for cross-platform expertise and senior-level support
  • Identifies tasks which require automation and automate them
  • Accepts and manages escalations
  • Ability to provide recommendations for an alternative solution - "no" is sometimes not an option so what are the alternatives?
  • Ability to run towards challenges even if you at first do not know where to start
  • Prior experience and ability to demonstrate configuring Qualys, Nessus, scanning tools
  • Knowledge of security & risk frameworks, standards, and best practices
Qualifications for security admin
  • Previous cash handling experience is mandatory
  • Experience provisioning and maintaining LDAP with SSH and PKI authentication
  • Strong Microsoft Excel knowledge, including exposure to using pivot tables, macros, and VLOOKUP function to analyze complex data
  • Proficiency working with access control list (ACLs), TCP/IP
  • Conducts IT research, analyzes and synthesizes information
  • Experience overseeing and approving installation and test of the Security System
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Security Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of security admin. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security admin
  • Evaluates, recommends, and implements strategies for LAN/WAN hardware and software requirements and capabilities related to internal and external customer needs
  • Conducts special studies, projects and surveys and produces related reports
  • Communicates directly with the Sales staff to review client requirements
  • Works independently and with clients to analyze client requirements in order to assess and minimize risk
  • Responsible for creating solutions that help in ingesting customers data
  • Maintain and document status on all ingestions and extractions
  • Communicate progress on ingestions/extractions to customers
  • Monitor systems/alerts and respond to ensure continuous import/export of data
  • Develop processes and procedures to improve efficiencies, accuracy and timeliness
  • Interact with engineering to understand software limitations
Qualifications for security admin
  • Ability to act as the principal LMSSC Industrial Security customer representative and technical requirements representative to all system support providers, including LMSSC Facilities, LMEBS and IT organizations, and other contractors
  • Cybersecurity certifications preferred
  • 3-8 year(s) experience working within the IT industry as a systems or network administrator
  • Scripting experience (perl, python, or powershell) a huge plus
  • Must possess core competencies in networking (LAN/WAN)
  • Must possess a working knowledge of the various operating systems

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