Senior Security Administrator

Our client is an Atlanta based financial institution.

The Sr. Security Administrator leads security initiatives to safeguard the organization from emerging threats and drive the continuous improvement of the company's overall security position.

Ensures compliance with various regulatory laws and mandates for financial institutions. The Sr. Security Administrator will work under the direct supervision of the IT management team to achieve departmental and organizational goals.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates.
  • Ensure network (LAN/WAN, telecommunications, and voice) security access and protect against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction.
  • Plan security systems by evaluating network and security technologies; develop requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related security and network devices; designs public key infrastructures (PKIs), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures as well as hardware and software; adhering to industry standards.
  • Troubleshoot network access problems and implement network security policies and procedures.
  • Install, configure, and manage endpoint security solutions such as AV (anti-virus), DLP (data loss prevention), application whitelisting, and next generation anti-malware solutions.
  • Plan and implement an organizational security awareness training program.
  • Implement security systems by specifying intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; directing equipment and software installation and calibration; preparing preventive and reactive measures; creating, transmitting, and maintaining keys; providing technical support; completing documentation.
  • Document security events through incident management.
  • Document and provide various security information for audits and exams.
  • Maintain, improve, and keep up-to-date security policies residing in the Information Security Program.
  • Provide one-on-one end user problem resolution over the phone for credit union approved software and hardware.
  • Maintain security by monitoring and ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures; conducting incident response analyses; developing and conducting training programs.
  • Install new releases and system upgrades for all security appliances and evaluate and install patches.
  • Embrace ongoing education and learn/apply new skills and software applications.
Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Network Security, Network Hardware Configuration, Network Protocols, Networking Standards, Firewalls, VPN Technologies, Endpoint Security, Email Gateways, MDM, SSO, NIST, FIPS, GLBA, and DLP.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with technical staff and other senior management/credit union staff as appropriate.
  • Strong relationship building and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to use basic manual tools for servicing personal computer equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems, Workstations, Microsoft Office, and other software packages to diagnose equipment, software or operational problems.
  • Working knowledge of using, troubleshooting, and maintaining computer and networking equipment.
Education or Formal Training: Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience

Experience: Seven to ten years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CISSP or equivalent certifications required.

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Information Technology

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