Security Systems Administrator

Job Title: Security Systems Administrator

Location: New York, USA

Salary: $100 – $105K

Job Summary

Reporting to the CISO, the Security Systems Administrator troubleshoots network access problems and implements network security policies and procedures of the company. Ensures network (LAN/WAN, telecommunications, and voice) security access and protects against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction.

Responsibilities

  • Installing, administering, and troubleshooting network security solutions.
  • Updating software with the latest security patches and ensuring the proper defenses are present for each network resource.
  • Performing vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying and defending against threats, and developing disaster recovery plans.
  • Configuring security systems, analyzing security requirements, and recommending improvements.
  • Monitoring network traffic for suspicious behavior.
  • Creating network policies and authorization roles and defending against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction.
  • Consulting with staff, managers, and executives about the best security practices and providing technical advice.
  • Configuring and supporting security tools, such as firewalls and anti-virus software.
  • Training staff to understand and use security protocols.

Qualifications

  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a security administrator
  • Advanced training certifications is required.
  • A strong understanding and knowledge of computer, network, and security systems.
  • Good teaching, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills


Job Location: New York USA

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