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Network Security Administrator

Company: First Onsite
Location: Englewood
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION PURPOSE:The Network Security Administrator will provide network and security implementation, support, and problem resolution to all users, for THE COMPANY's growing number of locations. This role manages our network and security across the US, in collaboration with external partners. This position is primarily responsible for enterprise-wide security (administration and monitoring) to ensure that all systems are secure from unauthorized access, protected from inappropriate alteration, and available to authorized users in a timely fashion. The position is also responsible for network configuration and support.This role requires a self-starter who consistently demonstrates initiative and drive. The Network Security Administrator must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks and projects effectively.RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/FUNCTIONS/TASKS:ResponsibilitiesThe essential functions for this position include but are not strictly limited to:

  • Design, implement and manage multi-site (40+ locations) enterprise-level LAN/WAN
  • Lead the design, implementation, and enforcement of security policies that protect systems and data from access by unauthorized users
  • Maintains and informs the cybersecurity strategy by keeping up with security vulnerabilities, trends, and best practices
  • Leads and facilitates regular security testing, auditing, and remediation activities
  • Reviews logs and security reports from all systems to identify threats and vulnerabilities
  • Assess security risks, recommend, and implement improvements to reduce vulnerability
  • Pro-actively identify and own the management of incidents, events, and problems
  • Maintain network performance through network monitoring, analysis, and performance tuning
  • Develop and maintain security and network documentation
  • Manage escalations to vendor partners as appropriate
  • Provide Escalation Support to Service Desk Team for network and security related issues
  • Performing all other duties, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned by THE COMPANY's management
  • To perform the above functions, the Network Security Administrator must be present at THE COMPANY's Denver Tech Center office, as scheduled, (including some weekends) and work all required hoursQUALIFICATIONS:Technical Qualifications:
    • Extensive experience with configuring, maintaining, and monitoring security devices specifically firewalls, IDS/IPS, email and Internet filtering systems, and network monitoring software
    • Extensive experience with securing LAN and WAN internetworking technologies
    • Experience in a layered security environment, including virus protection, MFA, and Intune
    • Advanced Microsoft skills, including Active Directory, Windows 10, and Microsoft Office (O365)Behavioral Qualifications:
      • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and multi-task with minimal supervision
      • Ability to respond to escalated support cases with a sense of urgency
      • Ability to quickly learn technologies and products using documentation and internet resources
      • Ability to proactively identify solutions that will drive improved efficiencies
      • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, executives, and suppliers, in a wide range of situations
      • Ability to patiently explain concepts to our users in laymen's terms
      • Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, and conceptual skillsExperience:
        • Minimum eight+ years of hands-on experience in a technology organization, with successful experience in a security or network administration role
        • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent work experiencePREFERENCES:
          • Knowledge of Fortinet network and security product line
          • Experience with Crowdstrike security platform
          • ITIL certification desiredSPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
            • Duties are performed in the following work environments: 95% Office and 5% FieldWORK REQUIREMENTS:
              • Frequent deskbound work requiring the use of telephones, computer,s and mouse
              • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds for at least 100 feet; able to periodically lift more than 25 pounds for at least 100 feet, with the assistance of another member of THE COMPANY team
              • Able to walk, stand, sit, use hands to finger/pinch/grip, handle/feel objects, reach with hands and arms, climb and balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl, see, and hearThe salary range for this role is between $95,000 and $160,000. Specific compensation will be based on the skills, experience, seniority, merit, location, education, training, and need for travel of the selected candidateTHE COMPANY offers excellent benefits including: Medical, Dental, Life, Long Term Disability, PTO days, Paid Holidays and a 401(k) Retirement Plan.THE COMPANY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. THE COMPANY will not tolerate discrimination against any employee or applicants on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age; ancestry; childbirth or related medical condition; citizenship; color; creed; familial status; genetic information; height; weight; marital status; national origin; physical or mental disability or handicap; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; uniform service member status or veteran status.Third-party resume submissions are not accepted. Any resume submitted will be considered the property of THE COMPANY, and THE COMPANY will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Keywords: First Onsite, Denver , Network Security Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Englewood, Colorado

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