Security Administrator Job Description

Security Administrator Job Description

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Security administrator provides support with security clearance processing IAW the NISPOM, DCIDs and ICDs, and other government directives.

Security Administrator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Verify visitor and conference attendee clearances, to include foreign nation clearances via Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and Scattered Castles
Administration of reporting and security products for identity management and access controls
Developing an automated process of access and entitlement auditing for all users
Developing and implementing role based access models in systems, applications, and databases
Developing audit plans for systems and processes
Researching and implementing security alerts and monitoring various tools
Reviewing new systems designs and major modifications for security implications prior to implementation
Managing risk program and perform process analysis and documentation
Addressing all risks with business units in order to implements control and improve processes
Collaborating with other teams to ensure compliance with the Information Security Policy and Federal Regulations such as HIPAA and SOX

Security Administrator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Security Administrator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, CISM, CCNA, CISA, GCIA, ITIL, ENSA, SAP, STS, AED

Education for Security Administrator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the security administrator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Computer Science, Education, Information Technology, Information Systems, Technical, Business, Engineering, Associates, Information Security, Technology

Skills for Security Administrator

Desired skills for security administrator include:

DoD directives
Experience using various databases
Proficient with MS Office
Scattered Castles

Desired experience for security administrator includes:

Conducting collaborative meetings between the applications, networking, server, database, and application teams to address collection of metrics, system controls and, process improvement
Creating reports that identify gaps and remediation recommendations
Automating process and generation of reports
Investigating any actual or potential information security violations, managing incident response program, managing security remediation efforts, and following up investigations with written reports
Researching new and emerging technologies and trends
Conducting Information Security Training and Awareness sessions to technical staff and end-users

Security Administrator Examples


Security Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of security administrator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for security administrator
  • Implement and manage the identity access management program and support any related technologies that are deployed to help facilitate the program
  • Implement and manage the threat and vulnerability management program by running routine information security assessments and manage the related risk acceptance workflow processes
  • Effectively report and escalate any identified threats or vulnerabilities that could pose unwarranted risk to all bank application and systems
  • Implement and manage the employee security awareness program to promote a culture of security and awareness, along with educating users on information security best practices
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information in accordance to regulating bodies such as, FFIEC, PCI and 12 C.F.R.§30 (GLBA)
  • Identify, escalate, and ultimately respond to any detected security violations in order to protect and prevent unauthorized access to network resources
  • Implement a variety of information security related policies and procedures that are in alignment with industry best practices and standards
  • Improve network security and efficiency by leveraging existing technologies and by recommending new technologies to aid in the process
  • Supervises and performs the daily pick up and delivery of confidential mail for the Lauder family
  • X-Rays all incoming packages in GM
Qualifications for security administrator
  • Ability to see potential failures in advance and react proactively
  • A degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or Business Administration with MIS course work is preferred
  • Utilizes “Smart Tech” Technology- Communicates daily with Retired and Active NYPD Bomb Technicians regarding suspicious mail which can be remotely viewed by Technicians
  • Monitors and documents all incoming visitors from outside mail contractors (maintains daily log)
  • Coordinate the pick-up by a private company of discarded fragrances for destruction from our brands for Uptown and Downtown
  • Initiates incident reports on all Mail related Security incidents

Security Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a security administrator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for security administrator
  • Train and inform Mailroom personnel on the latest Security measures
  • Ensures that mailroom personnel are maintaining a record of all packages that exit the building via private and/or messenger couriers
  • Be able to identify suspicious letters and packages to report to senior global security management
  • Monitor weekly testing of emergency communications internal public address system, 2 way radio system, panic alarms
  • Assists with the managing and logistical labeling of Tiscor for new and existing equipment
  • Asking action on requests from ITG and the business units for network and systems access
  • Create training aides and provide security briefings to personnel holding collateral and SCI clearances
  • Track all security training on personnel
  • Perform facility entry control functions and produce entry control badges
  • Maintain JPAS to ensure currency of personnel and send clearances for personnel who are going temporary duty (TDY) to other locations
Qualifications for security administrator
  • Bachelor¿s degree Information Technology
  • Banking or financial services organization experience
  • ISSA/ITIL certifications
  • Expert security admin knowledge of three of the six listed platforms
  • Sailpoint IAM
  • DBArtisan

Security Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a security administrator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for security administrator
  • Maintain personnel security folders and file plans
  • Participate in the Government's in-house and web-based security training program under the terms of the contractThis position is critical to the security of the facility and must be manned on all work days (Mon-Fri) from 0700-1600
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of all user accounts, groups, jobs, and access rights to the Agency and Secretariat’s on-line statewide Network/Application specific Systems including RACF, and Natural Security for Agency and Secretariat Staff Non Secretariat Staff
  • Provide availability for authenticated users to information systems, by managing role based and discretionary access controls
  • Perform all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems and to protect from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction
  • Provision end user access across multiple applications, domains, and security platforms
  • Proactively assess potential items of risk and opportunities of vulnerability
  • Ensure that user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security
  • Conduct accurate evaluation of the level of security required
  • Set up and manage automated manual access provisioning workflows
Qualifications for security administrator
  • 2 to 4 years data security administration experience
  • Change Auditor
  • Ability to lift or move boxes up to 50 lbs
  • At least 2 years experience in IT Audit and Compliance
  • Experience in security standards implementation and compliance
  • Minimum 2 years Experience with SAP GRC

Security Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a security administrator. 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 administrator
  • Provide secure movement of official classified or unclassified contract materials
  • Respond immediately to security-related incidents
  • Assist in finding the proper balance between enabling and securing in relation to the client's organization, culture and ecosystem
  • Submit and/or conduct searches and queries using corporate and customer specific databases
  • Interpret customer requests, validate that approval processes are followed
  • Identify, research, and provide remediation steps for vulnerabilities
  • Processing of requests for firewall rules or other Border Protection Team service offerings
  • Implement the Client Photo ID process including production of Client Photo ID's and exporting photos to Client information systems on Client's
  • Ongoing coordination with Client employees at large, receptionists, Facilities personnel and managers Security Function Owners at non -Foster City Client
  • Exercise skill in the use and operation of security systems including basic troubleshooting knowledge to ensure a problem is well understood and that repairs or modifications can be efficiently
Qualifications for security administrator
  • Knowledge of and experience with Defense Security Service ODAA processes and procedures
  • Applicants who wish to be considered must have a current SECRET DoD clearance
  • Access 1-2 Yrs
  • Active Directory 1-2 Yrs
  • IT Experience 1-2 Yrs
  • Problem solver 1-2 Yrs

Security Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a security administrator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for security administrator
  • Electronic Access Control System database administration, configuration and integrity of the enrolling, modification and deleting process of cardholder records including facilitating the Restricted Area Manager program
  • Maintain and track essential
  • Lock and Key Access Control System database administration, configuration and integrity of the enrolling, modification and deleting process of key holder records
  • Maintain inventory of Badge and Key related materials in a neat and orderly manner
  • Monitor and optimize database instances using available administration tools, scripts, and utilities
  • Apply, and ensure compliance with, all appropriate CN IT standards (Security, Architecture, Project Delivery Methodology, SOX)
  • Track and maintain clearances via JPAS for 2 CAGE codes
  • Deliver end to end clearance application process for both major projects and individual clearance applications
  • Chase delayed applications, responses, references etc for all clearance cases
  • Ensure accuracy of documentation received from employees, following up on any omissions before forwarding paperwork to the clients or other contracting authorities
Qualifications for security administrator
  • 1+ years’ experience working with Active Directory and Exchange
  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS or Computer Science OR High School Diploma + 4 years of equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of Active Directory administration experience
  • Industry certifications such as, MCITP, A+, Net+, MCDST, SSCP
  • Scripting skills, Visual Basic, MS PowerShell
  • Technical background with primary focus on security aspects (not mandatory)

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