IT Security Administrator - #8483501
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc
Date: Dec 7, 2021
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Contract type: Full time
Ongoing refinement of security strategy, including standards and best practices, and recommend security enhancements as needed.
Perform periodic scans and penetration testing of networks to find vulnerabilities and make recommendations for improvement.
Research, recommends and implement changes to procedures and systems to enhance information systems security.
Ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements regarding information access, security, and privacy.
Configure and support security tools such as firewalls, endpoint protection software, patch management systems, etc.
Monitor and follow-up on suspicious activity detected by electronic sensors, network, and computer monitoring tools.
Work closely with third-party managed security service providers to identify and drive enhancements across multiple threat defense solutions and ensure continuous business operation.
In the event of a security incident, participate in incident response activities including technical and forensic investigation, and prepare reports with findings to management.
Work with vendors on providing product updates, bug fixes, and managing relations.
Work with network architecture as it relates to company IT security.
Work within Active Directory objects, group policies, and user permissions.
Educate the workforce on information security through training and building awareness.
Create and maintain clear and concise security-related documentation.
Define, develop, and report security metrics to management.
IT Security Administrator Education, Licenses & Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of five years’ experience in information technology security.
At least one IT security-related Certification such as Security +, GIAC GSEC, CISA or CISSP.
IT Security Administrator Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Hands-on experience with security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, authentication systems, remote access management, log management, and content filtering.
Strong technology background related to servers, wired and wireless networks, virtual private networks, and applications as well as network monitoring tools.
Knowledge of Windows Server, virtualization technologies, Cloud infrastructure, DNS, DHCP and Microsoft AD infrastructure, Cisco and Palo Alto security products.
Knowledge of VLANs, SIEM, EPP, EDR, MDR, IDS/IPS, DLP, and Vulnerability scanning.
Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies, and methods.
NIST or comparable control framework expertise.
Professional verbal and written communications
Work well on cross-functional teams to achieve objectives.
Self-starter, ambitious, and proactive related to customer responsiveness, due dates, and deliverables.
Ability to effectively problem solve and develop innovative solutions.
Attention to detail, thoroughness, clarity, and accuracy when accomplishing a task.
Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced and changing environment.
Effective time management and organization skills.
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