Direct hire opportunity with our client for a Security Administrator.
Open to remote candidates, greater Pittsburgh area preferred, but will consider outside of Pittsburgh.
Open to a junior to senior level Security Administrator (3 to 10+ years of experience).
This role will focus on IT security for desktop, mobile and network environments.
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITES
Monitor computer networks for security issues.
Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents.
Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.
Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
Work with security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.
Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
Stay current on IT security trends and news.
Develop company-wide best practices for IT security.
Perform penetration testing.
Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management.
Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards.
Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or related field.
2 to 10+ years of security administration experience
Experience configuring and maintaining firewalls and IDS/IPS devices.
Knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policies and Network Services
Experience in planning, design, implementation and documentation of securing networks.
Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
Strong technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Security Administrator - 21711
Internal Number: 21711
About Oxford Solutions, Inc.
Since 1998, Oxford Solutions has solidified our reputation as a reliable, cost-effective staffing solutions provider…whether it’s a mission-critical project of any magnitude, or simply to fill a necessary temporary opening to keep operations running smoothly.